Come a Little Closer (Paperback)Karen Perry (author)
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THE MUST-READ PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF GIRL UNKNOWN & YOUR CLOSEST FRIEND
'An intense drama. A clever novel in which everyone is hiding something, and keeps the reader guessing' Sunday Times
FRIEND. NEIGHBOUR. KILLER?
Leah's new to Wyndham Park. Lonely and suffering from insomnia, she befriends her upstairs neighbour Anton.
Anton has only recently returned to the street and is lonely too.
He's been gone for nineteen years - but he hasn't told Leah the reason why.
That nineteen years ago he was imprisoned for killing his wife. A wife who looked a bit like Leah . . .
Was he wrongly convicted?
Or is Leah befriending a killer intent on luring her closer and closer?
'This slippery thriller conjures an intense sense of claustrophobia, delivering some deftly crafted surprises' Sunday Mirror
'THRILLING' My Weekly
Praise for Karen Perry
'Like Gone Girl . . . it's the most gripping thing I've read for ages' Evening Standard
'A brilliant binge-read thriller with a real roller coaster of an ending' Heat
'If you're a fan of menacing psychological thrillers that chill to the bone, this book is for you' Sunday Independent
'Genuinely surprising' Guardian
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 277 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 24 mm
This slippery thriller conjures an intense sense of claustrophobia, delivering some deftly crafted surprises * Sunday Mirror *
Reminiscent of Du Maurier's Rebecca . . . Intriguing, compelling and shocking, Perry pulls you into a web of deceit that will enthralled and entertain you. I loved it. -- Liz Nugent
Slick, engrossing, twisted and addictive. Domestic crime drama at its best. Highly recommended -- Jo Spain
Nicely paced and twisty, this welcome addition to the new trend of 'noxious neighbours' fiction will have you questioning what really goes on behind closed doors * Crime Monthly *
Delightfully slippery thriller. It expertly conjures up an intense sense of claustrophobia as well as delivering some deftly crafted surprises * The People *
Praise for Karen Perry * - *
Like Gone Girl . . . it's the most gripping thing I've read for ages * Evening Standard *
A brilliant binge-read thriller with a real roller coaster of an ending * Heat *
Original and impressively contemporary with an excellent final twist * Daily Mail *
Builds to an incredibly tense finale before delivering an amazing final twist * Sunday Mirror *
Truly remarkable . . . Grips your heart from the first pages and simply never lets go
If you're a fan of menacing psychological thrillers that chill to the bone, this book is for you
Beautifully written, with just the right balance of teasing the reader with clues and hitting them with revelations * Telegraph *
Genuinely surprising * Guardian *
Don't be surprised if you devour it in one sitting
Full of intrigue and incident and keeps us guessing until the very last page
It's that most powerful thing, a beautifully written mystery driven by its exploration of the characters' innermost hearts
Unputdownable, leading to a stunning conclusion you won't see coming
Tense, unpredictable, blending a thriller with an intimate family story to produce a most compelling read
Cleverly written. A tense domestic thriller that is full of surprises * Irish Mail on Sunday *
One of the most richly satisfying psychological thrillers of the year, a book that hooks the reader from the first page * Irish Independent *
Perry is excellent at ratcheting up the tension at just the right moment, and the pages just keep turning at a rate of knots * Connaught Telegraph *
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“A chilling suspense novel with some well-crafted twists”
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An enjoyable psychological thriller with some good twists and an unexpected ending, however I didn't feel some of the characters - Mark, Jake and Greg - were as well written as others.
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