Shallow Grave meets The Secret History in this quirky psychological thriller
Bristol, 1988.Five young graduates on the threshold of their careers buy a house together in order to get a foot on the property ladder before prices spiral out of their reach. But it soon becomes the house share from hell.
After their New Year’s Eve party, they discover a body – and it’s clear they’ll be the first suspects. As each of them has a good reason from their past not to trust the police, they come up with a solution – one which forces them into a life of secrets and lies. But can they trust each other?
“The hugely talented Katharine Johnson has, again delivered a tense thriller! This is a compelling novel – up there with Erin Kelly and Sophie Hannah.”
Val Penny, author of The Edinburgh Crime Mysteries.
“Gripping and frighteningly realistic. The twists and turns kept me guessing to the very end.”
Jo Fenton, author of The Brotherhood.
This is a brilliant psychological thriller and murder mystery and I loved it!
I thought that the pace for this story was spot on, it helped build up the suspense and it held my attention from the very beginning right through to the fabulous ending! There were twists a plenty to keep my attention too.
The character were excellent and they were very well developed, I loved that they were believable and I thought they worked so well within the plot, the author has developed them brilliantly.
It is five stars from me for this one, a very well written psychological thriller that I thoroughly enjoyed – very highly recommended!!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Katharine Johnson was born in Bristol and now lives in Berkshire. She’s worked as a journalist on lots of magazines and has written a history book about Windsor. When not writing you’ll usually find her with a book in one hand and a coffee in the other, restoring a house in Italy, walking her spaniel or playing netball (although not usually at the same time.)
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