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Keep Him Close (Hardback)
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Keep Him Close (Hardback)

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Hardback 336 Pages / Published: 19/03/2020
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A formidable feat of domestic noir from the author of the Waterstones Thriller of the Month If I Die Before I Wake. Two mothers have both lost a son: one has been murdered, the other stands accused of murder. With its heart-rending story of grief, wonderful characterisation and unexpected plot, Keep Him Close cements Koch’s place as one of the most exciting new crime writers of our day.

One son lied, one son died.

Alice's son is dead. Indigo's son is accused of murder.

Indigo is determined to prove her beloved Kane is innocent. Searching for evidence, she is helped by a kind stranger who takes an interest in her situation. Little does she know that her new friend has her own agenda.

Alice can't tell Indigo who she really is. She wants to understand why her son was killed - and she needs to make sure that Indigo's efforts to free Kane don't put her remaining family at risk. But how long will it take for Indigo to discover her identity? And what other secrets will come out as she digs deeper?

No one knows a son like his mother. But neither Alice nor Indigo know the whole truth about their boys, and what happened between them on that fateful night.

Keep Him Close is a dark domestic drama from an award-winning writer.

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9781787301016
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 585 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 31 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'A magnetic, all consuming read. A heart-breaking suspense which deals with love in all its forms.' - Gytha Lodge, author of She Lies in Wait

'Intriguing, heart-breaking...a mystery novel with a beautiful character study at its heart.' - Melanie Golding, author of Little Darlings

'A moving account of family relationships and mainly low-level but devastating criminality' - Natasha Cooper, The Literary Review

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“A Wonderful Book”

I had already read "If I die Before I Wake "and thoroughly enjoyed it so I was looking forward to reading Keep Him Close and I wasn't disappointed .What a brilliant read,it starts very dramatically and... More

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“Twisty & Tense”

Thank you to Emily for arranging an early review copy for me, I was a big fan of her debut earlier this year so I couldn't wait to see what book 2 was all about!
So another family related crime thriller this time... More

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“Family drama”

This novel is both family drama and psychological thriller. The protagonists are two mothers who would do anything for their own sons. One of them, Alice, is trying to find out how her teenage son Benny died, while... More

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