The Lost (Paperback)Simon Beckett (author)
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You fall asleep in the playground.
Your son is gone.
10 years later, will you finally get the truth?
Ten years ago, the disappearance of firearms police officer Jonah Colley's young son almost destroyed him.
A plea for help from an old friend leads Jonah to Slaughter Quay, and the discovery of four bodies. Attacked and left for dead, he is the only survivor.
Under suspicion himself, he uncovers a network of secrets and lies about the people he thought he knew - forcing him to question what really happened all those years ago...
'A terrific thriller from one of our finest crime writers at the top of his game.' Peter James
'A roaring, full-throated thriller.' Daily Mail
'First in a new series, this is a tense and twisty tale.' The Sun
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 198 x 128 x 26 mm
a roaring, full-throated thriller -- Geoffrey Wansell * Daily Mail *
A brutal, kinetic thrill ride. -- Lisa Howells * Crime Monthly *
Beckett is an expert in doling out information in the right-sized snippets and at the right intervals to keep the tension high. -- Natasha Cooper * Literary Review *
First in a new series, this is a tense and twisty tale. -- Bill Todd * The Sun *
It's a cleverly plotted, page-turner of a thriller. *BOOK OF THE MONTH* * Choice Magazine *
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