If I Die Before I Wake (Paperback)Emily Koch (author)
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Waterstones Thriller of the Month for March 2019
Shortlisted for the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger 2018.
Everyone believes Alex is in a coma, unlikely to ever wake up. As his family debate withdrawing life support, he can only listen. But he soon begins to suspect that his accident wasn't really an accident. Even worse, the perpetrator is still out there and Alex is not the only one in danger.
Alex must use a series of clues from his past to solve the mystery of who tried to kill him. He needs to protect those he loves - before they decide to let him go...
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 224 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20 mm
'This is a debut to be reckoned with.' - Barry Forshaw, The Guardian
'The author conveys a real sense of the true horror of being locked inside a body that won't move with a brain that still works. And she persuades us to stay with the story to its strangely exhilarating conclusion.' - Christina Appleyard, Daily Mail
'If I Die Before I Wake is a captivating thriller by an exciting new voice. I read it in two days because I had to know who did it! Koch keeps you guessing until the very end.' - Mary Lynn Bracht, author of White Chrysanthemum
'I loved If I Die Before I Wake. I was completely gripped - a sign of a true story-teller. It's utterly compelling and has an ending that will rip the heart out of you.' - Jo Spain, author of The Confession
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