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Magpie (Paperback)Sophie Draper (author)
Drenched in foreboding and an inescapable feeling of dread, Sophie Draper’s chilly domestic thriller uncovers double lives and dark secrets at the heart of a suburban family. Effortlessly keeping pace with her previous bestseller Cuckoo, Magpie refuses to relinquish its grip until the final page.
She's married to him. But does she know him at all?
Claire lives with her family in a beautiful house overlooking the water. But she feels as if she's married to a stranger - one who is leading a double life. As soon as she can get their son Joe away from him, she's determined to leave Duncan.
But finding out the truth about Duncan's secret life leads to consequences Claire never planned for. Now Joe is missing, and she's struggling to piece together the events of the night that tore them all apart.
Alone in an isolated cottage, hiding from Duncan, Claire tries to unravel the lies they've told each other, and themselves. Something happened to her family ... But can she face the truth?
A dark mystery with a twist - perfect for fans of Ruth Ware and C. J. Tudor.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 24 mm
'Chilling and heart-rending, a creepy, atmospheric story with a beautifully-drawn, bleak setting and memorably flawed characters.' - Roz Watkins
'Beautifully written, with a chilling mystery at its core, Magpie is a suspenseful and twisty pleasure of a read.' - Howard Linskey
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“A deliciously creepy story”
I read, reviewed and loved Sophie's debut novel 'Cuckoo' and I couldn't wait to get hold of a copy of her follow up novel called 'Magpie'. It sounded like the deliciously creepy sort of... More
“Powerful, dark and atmospheric novel set in rural Derbyshire”
My thanks to Avon Books U.K. for an eARC via NetGalley of ‘Magpie’ by Sophie Draper in exchange for an honest review.
Claire lives with her husband, Duncan, and teenage son, Joe, in a beautiful house in rural... More
“Atmospheric Compelling Story”
Magpie is a very atmospheric ,compelling story .Clair and Duncan and their teenage son Joe live in a fabulous converted barn overlooking a reservoir.It sounds idyllic but Clair hates the house and is only waiting... More
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