The Fire Child (Hardback)
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Hardback 400 Pages / Published: 16/06/2016
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The chilling new psychological thriller by S. K. Tremayne, author of the Sunday Times No. 1 bestseller, THE ICE TWINS.

When Rachel marries dark, handsome David, everything seems to fall into place. Swept from single life in London to the beautiful Carnhallow House in Cornwall, she gains wealth, love, and an affectionate stepson, Jamie.

But then Jamie's behaviour changes, and Rachel's perfect life begins to unravel. He makes disturbing predictions, claiming to be haunted by the spectre of his late mother - David's previous wife. Is this Jamie's way of punishing Rachel, or is he far more traumatized than she thought?

As Rachel starts digging into the past, she begins to grow suspicious of her husband. Why is he so reluctant to discuss Jamie's outbursts? And what exactly happened to cause his ex-wife's untimely death, less than two years ago? As summer slips away and December looms, Rachel begins to fear there might be truth in Jamie's words:

`You will be dead by Christmas.'

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780008105839
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 510 g
Dimensions: 222 x 141 x 35 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

Praise for THE FIRE CHILD:

`Brilliantly eerie' Good Housekeeping

`You will race through the final pages, desperate to find out the truth. Thought-provoking, genuinely scary, and compulsive - fantastic stuff' Sunday Mirror

`A brilliant and compulsive thriller' Heat

`Packed full of plot twists and turns, this book had me gripped from the start. I slept with the light on for several nights afterwards' Sun, Book of the Week

`A grip-lit hit' Mail on Sunday

`This excellent thriller won't disappoint' Closer

`If you liked Tremayne's bestseller The Ice Twins, and spooky Gothic horror stories where things go bump in the night, then this is for you' Daily Mail

`Atmospheric and haunting' Independent on Sunday

`The author of last year's bestseller The Ice Twins is back with this dark, atmospheric thriller.' Fabulous

`A true psychological thriller, readers will be kept guessing over the many twists that surface throughout the novel. A chilling read' Woman

Praise for THE ICE TWINS:

`A magnificently creepy thriller' Spectator

`Beautifully paced, teeming with psychological shivers, The Ice Twins is a notable debut' The Times, Best Crime Thrillers

`Gripping, sad, and desperately poignant, this is a debut to die for' Daily Mail

`Stunning' Mail on Sunday

`The Ice Twins has grip, pace and bags of atmosphere ... It also has one of the cleverest endings of recent thrillers' Sunday Times

`Unbearably gripping and suspenseful' Sophie Hannah

`Strange and moving ... complex and dramatic ... the advantages and hardships of island life are well depicted and the Gothic mood is suitably creepy' Sunday Herald

`Chilling and utterly compulsive ... builds to an incredibly tense and shiver-inducing conclusion' Sunday Mirror

'Very eerie' Marie Claire

`Chilling' Look

`A tense psychological thriller that builds with every page' Sunday Post

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Ann Noddles at Durham

“Tension building”

Having read The Ice Twins by S K Tremayne, I was hoping I wouldn't be disappointed with Fire Child and it certainly lived up to my expectations. S K Treymane has a way of building atmospheric and chilling tension... More

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Bookread2day

“An author to keep a watch for!”

The Fire Child is from the best selling author of The Ice Twins. This new novel The Fire Child with a suspenseful atmosphere made me shriver in fear. David Kerthan's first wife Nina died at an accident at... More

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“Wonderful”


Gosh, where do I start with this book? There is so much to say that I could probably waffle on for hours and yet I am struggling to find words. I have truly loved every paragraph, sentence and probably every word of... More

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