That Night (Paperback)
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That Night (Paperback)

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Paperback 480 Pages / Published: 08/07/2021
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A propulsive, unbearably suspenseful thriller that asks the reader to imagine how they would react in such a situation, That Night sees a brother and sister descend into a spiral of lies and betrayal following a tragic accident on a family holiday. 

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING RICHARD & JUDY SUMMER PICK AND THIS SUMMER'S MOST COMPULSIVE NOVEL

'Incredibly tense and gripping' ADELE PARKS
'Kept me guessing and kept me fooled. Clever, pacy and so gripping that my heart raced' C.L. TAYOR
'This absolutely blew me away. Properly unputdownable'
5***** READER REVIEW
'Another unputdownable what-would-you-do thriller, rich with McAllister's trademark twists and emotional depth'
ERIN KELLY
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What would you do to protect your family?

ANYTHING.

During a family holiday in Italy, you get an urgent call from your sister.

There's been an accident: she hit a man with her car and he's dead.

She's overcome with terror - fearing years in a foreign jail away from her child.

She asks for your help. It wasn't her fault, not really. She'd cover for you, so will you do the same for her?

But when the police come calling, the lies start. And you each begin to doubt your trust in one another.

What really happened that night?

Who is lying to who?

And who will be the first to crack? . . .
________

'From its propulsive opening to its devastating finale, That Night explores the terrible cost of family loyalty and the lines all of us might cross for those we love. Her best yet' TM LOGAN

'Tautly plotted and beautifully written. Gillian McAllister just gets better and better' Clare Mackintosh

'That Night was like watching a gripping, tense and claustrophobic box set! My heart was in my mouth the whole time. Her best yet' Claire Douglas

'Almost unbearably tense and an utterly absorbing read' Rosamund Lupton

'Had me absolutely gripped. Claustrophobic and tense and completely absorbing' Jane Fallon

'Beautifully written and incredibly gripping . . . it gave me genuine shivers. Masterfully done' Beth O'Leary

'So slippery, you will struggle to catch your breath. Gillian McAllister has secured her throne as the queen of the moral dilemma' Holly Seddon

'That Night is yet another triumph, intricately plotted and beautifully written' Jill Mansell

'That Night crept into my every waking thought. A claustrophobic, twisty novel that will have you asking "what would I do?"' Lia Louis

READERS ARE HOOKED BY THAT NIGHT:

'A masterpiece' 5***** Reader Review

'I'm speechless . . . cannot recommend enough' 5***** Reader Review

'A pressure cooker of panic, excitement, fear, anger . . . I cannot rave about this enough!' 5***** Reader Review

'WOW! WOW! WOW! The twists and shocks blew me away' 5***** Reader Review

Praise for Gillian McAllister

'I read it in a breathless day and a half' Lisa Jewell

'Perfection. Intriguing and compelling' Clare Mackintosh

'As tense as a piano string' Sunday Times

'Addictive, clever, twisty' Sun

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781405942447
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 321 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 27 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Beautifully written and incredibly gripping, THAT NIGHT asks us a terrifying question: would you bury a body to protect your family? There is a breathless, almost claustrophobic tension to the story - it gave me genuine shivers. Gillian writes human emotion with immense skill, and the dynamic between the three siblings in this book is just masterfully done. I can't wait to see what Gillian writes next -- Beth O'Leary
Vividly written, furiously tense, impossible to put down. I zoomed through it, desperate to know what happens -- B P Walter, author of The Dinner Guest
Incredibly tense and gripping * Adele Parks *
That Night was like watching a gripping, tense and claustrophobic box set! My heart was in my mouth the whole time. Her best yet -- Claire Douglas
Included in 'Top Ten Bestselling Books for Summer 2021' * You Magazine *
From its propulsive opening to its devastating finale, That Night explores the terrible cost of family loyalty and the lines all of us might cross for those we love. Her best yet -- TM Logan, author of The Holiday and Trust Me
So slippery, you will struggle to catch your breath. With That Night, Gillian McAllister has secured her throne as the queen of the moral dilemma -- Holly Seddon
A cracking what-would-you-do thriller * Fabulous Magazine *
Gillian McAllister just gets better and better. I loved this tautly plotted and beautifully written look at siblings and secrets -- Clare Mackintosh
That Night is exactly the type of book to be read poolside, cocktail in hand, in roughly two or three sittings * Refinery29 *
It's a rare book that outfoxes me but That Night kept me guessing and kept me fooled. Clever, pacy and so gripping that my heart raced -- C.L. Taylor
A propulsive, compelling thriller with a killer premise that will have you asking, 'What would I do?' -- Lucy Clarke
That Night is yet another triumph, intricately plotted and beautifully written, it's going to be huge -- Jill Mansell
Another unputdownable what-would-you-do thriller, rich with McAllister's trademark twists and emotional depth -- Erin Kelly
I absolutely loved That Night . . . A fantastic read. It's my kind of page turner - perfectly calibrated psychological suspense -- Shari Lapena
OH MY GOD! Had me absolutely gripped. It's such a stressful read (in a really good way). Claustrophobic and tense and completely absorbing. Just brilliant -- Jane Fallon
I inhaled the entire thing in one day and I DO NOT know how she does it. What an absolute corker * Lindsey Kelk *
That Night crept into my every waking thought. A claustrophobic, twisty novel that will have you asking "what would I do?" -- Lia Louis
Brilliantly addictive and dark -- Russell Kane
Praise for Gillian McAllister * - *
I read it in a breathless day and a half. I loved every page
As tense as a piano string * Sunday Times *
An exceptional thriller with a thumping, emotional heart * Heat *
Addictive, clever, twisty * Sun *
I loved this gripping and thought-provoking read
Tense, compelling, with a clever grand reveal * Daily Mail *
One of the best courtroom dramas I've ever read
Kept me glued to every page * Good Housekeeping *
Gripping, cleverly-constructed, and heart-wrenching. Truly original
Intelligent. Compulsive. Heart-wrenching. Unforgettable
Brilliantly written
A thrilling mystery with a strong emotional heart * Woman & Home *
Ingeniously constructed, with real flesh-and-blood characters and cliff-hanging suspense

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“Another great thriller by Gillian McAllister”

A thrilling story with Frannie, Cathy and Joe (three siblings) becoming involved in what appears to have been a terrible car accident.

The family members are on vacation in Verona, staying in their holiday villa.... More

Paperback edition
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“How far would you go to protect your siblings???”

This is my first book by Gillian McAllister and I did enjoy it. I felt it was a well written thriller and it did make me think............how far would you go to protect your siblings...........not this far, for... More

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“Starts slow but ends with a WOW”

4.25*
I am a fan of this authors books.
The Plant siblings, Frannie, Cathy and Joe are very close, they work together they live close to each other. They holiday together at their villa in Italy. The relationship... More

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