The Rising Tide (Hardback)Sam Lloyd (author)
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'Beautifully written, incredibly evocative with a real sense of place and of the sea. Heart-stoppingly tense' Catherine Cooper, Sunday Times bestselling author of THE CHALET
The new pulse-pounding thriller from the bestselling author of THE MEMORY WOOD.
HOW DID IT COME TO THIS?
The news doesn't strike cleanly, like a guillotine's blade. Nothing so merciful. This news is a slovenly traveller, dragging its feet, gradually revealing its horrors. And it announces itself first with violence - the urgent hammering of fists on the front door.
Life can change in a heartbeat.
Lucy has everything she could wish for: a beautiful home high on the clifftops, a devoted husband and two beloved children.
Then one morning, time stops. Their family yacht is recovered, abandoned far out at sea. Lucy's husband is nowhere to be found and as the seconds tick by, she begins to wonder - what if he was the one who took the boat? And if so, where is he now?
As a once-in-a-generation storm frustrates the rescue operation, Lucy pieces together what happened onboard. And then she makes a fresh discovery. One that plunges her into a nightmare more shocking than any she could ever have imagined . . .
Praise for Sam Lloyd:
'Lloyd is a rare new thriller talent.' Daily Mail
'Stunning prose and compulsive reading.' Lesley Kara
'An intense, atmospheric, and truly original thriller.' Shari Lapena
'A beautifully written, fast-paced thriller.' Heat
'A darkly chilling and original novel . . . a series of twists keeps readers captivated until a shocking climax.' Daily Express
'Brilliant writing, a terrifying story, and characters so real it feels like you know them.' Samantha Downing
'A truly chilling story.' Woman & Home
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 622 g
Dimensions: 240 x 165 x 35 mm
Fiendishly clever. * Sunday Times *
Lloyd is terrific on atmosphere, channelling the hostile, volatile power of the sea both literally and metaphorically... He excels at taking readers to very dark places * Metro *
A cleverly crafted page-turner * Best *
Absorbing and deftly written . . . Each page promises the literary equivalent of a fresh jab to the solar plexus. * The Herald *
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Thank you to the publishers for this early review copy.
Having loved Sam's previous book (both standalone thrillers) I had high hopes for this one too.
So my verdict: Excellent, definite page turner.
The tension... More
Wow. I’ve read some excellent murder/crime/thriller books over the last year, but this one has to take first place. The storyline is incredible, and I was so hooked that some sad parts reduced me to tears; I really... More
“The Rising Tide by Sam Lloyd”
The Rising Tide by Sam Lloyd is his second book and it is a masterclass in storytelling, it is taut, keeps the reader engaged and is a nerve wracking roller coaster read. It is frightening, sad, moving, traumatic,... More
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