The Lost (Paperback)Simon Beckett (author)
One day, your son disappears from the playground.
Ten years later, will you finally get the truth?
The disappearance of firearms police officer Jonah Colley's young son almost destroyed him. A phone call from an old friend leads Jonah to the warehouse Slaughter Quay, and the discovery of four bodies, with a link to his son's case. Attacked and left for dead in the dark, Jonah is the only survivor.
Under suspicion himself for what happened at Slaughter Quay, Jonah uncovers a network of secrets and lies about the people closest to him - forcing him to question what really happened to his son 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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