The Companion


by Thomson, Lesley | Fiction & related items
Published 02/02/2023 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (Head of Zeus — an Aries Book) in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 400 pages

ISBN: 9781801109284 Category:


A SUNDAY TIMES BEST CRIME BOOK OF 2022In a grand old mansion in the middle of the Sussex countryside, seven people have seen more than they should… The new chilling thriller from Lesley Thomson.

In a small communityJames Ritchie was looking forward to spending the day with his son, though he was a little late picking him up from his ex-wife, Anna.

In the middle of nowhereLater that afternoon, they are found dead, the victims of a double stabbing. Anna will never see her family again.

You need to keep your secrets close…

As DI Toni Kemp unravels the case, she is brought to a grand country mansion, long ago converted into flats. In this quiet, peaceful place, seven long-term residents have seen more than they should.

But this is a tight-knit group – and they are good at keeping secrets…

PRAISE FOR THE COMPANION:’Like the best of Barbara Vine and Agatha Christie crossed with the unique Lesley Thomson brilliance.’ Elly Griffiths’This modern take on the country-house mystery shocks from the off.’ The Times’Colourful characters and devious plotting.’ Ian Rankin’Electrifying, gritty.’ Woman’s Own

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Weight 0.278 kg