Past Life (Paperback)Dominic Nolan (author)
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DETECTIVE ABIGAIL BOONE LOST EVERYTHING...EVEN HER MEMORY
'BEAUTIFULLY WRITTEN' DAILY MAIL
'ONE HELL OF A DEBUT.' HEAT
'A GREAT STORY TOLD WITH REAL POISE' SIMON KERNICK, SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
Waking up, she couldn't remember anything. Who she was. Who had taken her.
Detective Abigail Boone has been missing for four days when she is finally found, confused and broken. Suffering retrograde amnesia, she is a stranger to her despairing husband and bewildered son.
Hopelessly lost in her own life, with no leads on her abduction, Boone's only instinct is to revisit the case she was investigating when she vanished: the baffling disappearance of a young woman, Sarah Still.
Defying her family and the police, Boone obsessively follows a deadly trail to the darkest edges of human cruelty. But even if she finds Sarah, will Boone ever be the same again?
From a blistering new voice in crime fiction, PAST LIFE is a gripping and razor-sharp thriller perfect for fans of authors such as Ian Rankin, Tim Weaver, Susie Steiner, Joseph Knox and Don Winslow.
'GRABS YOU AND REFUSES TO LET GO TILL THE VERY END' ALEX GRAY
'A SMART, DISTINCTIVE DEBUT' SUNDAY MIRROR
'CRIME AS IT SHOULD BE WRITTEN...GRIPPING, ADDICTIVE, A THRILL OF A RIDE.' Jo Spain, international bestseller
'I LOVED IT...IT'S TAUT, BEAUTIFULLY WRITTEN AND AT SOME POINTS THE TENSION IS ALMOST TOO MUCH TO BEAR.' Harriet Tyce
'AN ASTONISHING DEBUT' Woman's Own
'I REALLY LOVED THIS...A TWISTING, HEART-WRENCHING STORY WITH WONDERFULLY VIVID CHARACTERS' Claire McGowan
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 300 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 30 mm
A smart, distinctive debut * Sunday Mirror *
A great story told with real poise * Simon Kernick *
A beautifully written debut... * Daily Mail *
An astonishing debut * Woman's Own *
I loved it. Boone is such a compelling character. It's taut, beautifully written and at some points the tension is almost too much to bear * Harriet Tyce *
A smart debut from a distinctive new voice * The People *
I really loved this...a twisting, heart-wrenching story with wonderfully vivid characters * Claire McGowan *
Memory is at the centre of Nolan's bold and sharply written book...In a genre oversaturated by samey stories, Past Life is a dark crime fiction debut that feels fresh, smart and thrilling * Culturefly *
A policewoman suffering amnesia must find the truth about her own violent kidnapping in Dominic Nolan's thrilling, roller coaster debut. Tense, gripping and full of twists and turns, this read will keep you on the edge of your seat. * Dead Good Books *
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