Hostage (Hardback)
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Hostage (Hardback)

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Hardback 400 Pages / Published: 22/06/2021
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Boasting brilliant plotting and captivating characters, Mackintosh’s thriller places a flight attendant in front of an impossible decision and offers psychological suspense at its most acute.

You can save hundreds of lives.
Or the one that matters most ...

The atmosphere on board the inaugural non-stop flight from London to Sydney is electric. Numerous celebrities are rumoured to be among the passengers in business class and journalists will be waiting on the ground to greet the plane.

Mina is one of a hand-picked team of flight attendants chosen for the landmark journey. She's trying to focus on the task in hand, and not worry about her troubled five-year-old daughter back at home with her husband. Or the cataclysmic problems in her marriage.

But the plane has barely taken off when Mina receives a chilling note from an anonymous passenger, someone intent on ensuring the plane never reaches its destination. Someone who needs Mina's assistance and who knows exactly how to make her comply.

It's twenty hours to landing.
A lot can happen in twenty hours ...

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9780751577068
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 660 g
Dimensions: 242 x 162 x 38 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'Hypnotically good.' - Lee Child

'A nail-biter of a thriller with an unexpected gut-punch at the end - a fantastic read!' - Shari Lapena

'A propulsive read - Hostage will have you questioning 'what would you do?' at every turn' - Karin Slaughter

'Feels like a blockbuster movie; edge of seat, nail biting, propulsive, compulsive, thrilling and just so beautifully done' - Lisa Jewell

'When Clare Mackintosh goes high concept, she doesn't mess around ... A true page-turner that will have producers lining up with movie offers.' - Linwood Barclay

'Always a compelling storyteller, ex-cop Clare Mackintosh has devised the year's most intriguing high-concept plot' - The Daily Express

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“Well Worth the Wait!!”

It felt like an age for this book to be released but Clare Mackintosh does it again... she never disappoints. No spoilers here but let it be notes that this book will keep you on the edge of your seat (on the plane)... More

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Sarah C

“A brilliantly crafted gripping, pacy read”

5 star review
Clare Mackintosh is one of my top two authors so it was with great excitement & also a little trepidation, (would it live up to her previous brilliant novels?), that I read her latest book Hostage.... More

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“Hostage - what would you do when lives depend on your next action?”

Oh my word! What a journey I have just been on - a non stop flight from London to Sydney between the pages of the new book from Clare Mackintosh called Hostage. This book is surely on course to be a best seller for... More

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