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One Step Too Far (Paperback)
  • One Step Too Far (Paperback)

One Step Too Far (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 24/04/2014
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Tina Seskis's stunning debut novel, One Step Too Far, is a gripping and haunting psychological thriller. An apparently happy marriage. A beautiful son. A lovely home. So what makes Emily Coleman get up one morning and walk right out of her life? How will she survive? And what is the date that looms, threatening to force her to confront her past? No-one has ever guessed her secret. Will you? If you love The Girl on the Train we promise that you will love One Step Too Far, an absolutely unputdownable story of secrets and heartbreak. Praise for One Step Too Far: "Taut, compelling...a storming read." (The Bookseller Books of the Year 2013). "A genius tale with a twist." (Stylist magazine). "A gripping thriller that will delight fans of the unexpected twist ending." (Grazia). "Intriguing...dreamily tense...a really absorbing read." (USA Today). "Seskis expertly depicts the new life of a runaway wife, Emily Coleman...a diverting read." (Publishers Weekly). "A haunting psychological thriller...believable yet shocking with a great twist, this is well worth a read." (The Sun). "A whip-smart thriller that keeps you guessing right up until the final shocking twist." (Mirror). "On occasion, haven't we all wanted to ditch our responsibilities, change our name and run off into a new life? Emily (or is it Catherine?) takes the plunge in this smartly written thriller." (Time Out). "A skilfully done novel by a writer to watch." (Booklist). "A compelling roller-coaster of a story with a shocking twist." (Lovereading.co.uk). "Funny, entertaining , warm and human." (Christian, globaljunkie.net). "A cleverly written story, one that keeps you guessing the outcome right to the very end." (fordsthoughts.co). "This book will likely be the talk of summer beach read...it has all of the right ingredients...suspense, drama, and plot twists extraordinaire." (booksandgamesandmoreohmy.blogspot.co.uk). "Amazing...if you usually read showbiz, celebrity. 'girlie' novels, this is the perfect crossover into thriller territory." (scarlettlondon.com). "The twist in the tale is one of the best I've read, I literally gasped as I didn't see it coming at all." (cleopatralovesbooks.wordpress.com). "I was stunned...I found myself saying, "Well done, Ms. Seskis, well done."" (abookaddictsmusings.blogspot.co.uk). "Be prepared...One Step Too Far is a fantastic mystery, keeping you hooked throughout. " (bertass-reviews-anything.blogspot. co.uk). "Tina Seskis is the new master of suspense fun-lit." (theopenreader.net). "Emily's secret keeps the pages turning, compulsively and obsessively, to the very end...Emily's quest to start afresh is both extraordinary and heart-breaking." (sisimka.wordpress.com). "This book has everything: twists and turns, twins - good and evil, jealousy, pregnancies, adultery and above all, a delicious mystery." (reflectionswithcoffee.com).

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781405917933

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“Stunningly brilliant”

One Step to Far is stunningly brilliant, with very clever twists. I really enjoyed the character Emily Coleman although she had done a bad thing that is what made her really interesting to read. I found that Emily... More

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12th May 2014
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“One Step Too Far”

Emily leaves her seemingly perfect and idyllic life, running away from her family to London. Growing up with a twin sister who has a lot of personal problems, Emily is the opposite until she runs away. Clearly... More

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7th February 2014
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“Readable but frustrating.”

A terrible event causes an otherwise happily married mother to abandon her family and the reader is left to second guess the nature of the event almost to the end of the novel. It’s an intriguing premise but one I... More

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26th August 2013
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