The Search Party (Hardback)
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The Search Party (Hardback)

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Hardback 352 Pages / Published: 20/08/2020
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THE TOP 10 EBOOK BESTSELLER

'HUGELY GRIPPING' Mark Billingham
'HEART-STOPPING' Elly Griffiths
'WHAT A READ!' Stuart Turton

16-year-old Sadie Saunders is missing.

Five friends set out into the woods to find her.

But they're not just friends...

THEY'RE SUSPECTS.

You see, this was never a search party.

It's a witch hunt.

And not everyone will make it home alive...

THE CHALK MAN meets THE HUNTING PARTY in this gripping story; witness four suspects as, alongside DI Fleet, you attempt to discover the truth about what happened to Sadie...
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WHAT AUTHORS ARE SAYING ABOUT SIMON LELIC

'What a read! It's proper clever. Loved it' STUART TURTON

'A bloody good read and the very definition of unpredictable ' JOHN MARRS

'Clever and atmospheric' MARK EDWARDS

'Skilful and compelling' OBSERVER, THRILLER OF THE MONTH

'A brilliantly tense tale' ARAMINTA HALL

'A marvel: intricate, complex and utterly gripping' ALEX LAKE

'Expect twists aplenty' WOMAN'S WEEKLY

'Simon Lelic just gets better and better' DERVLA MCTIERNAN

'A chillingly complex, well-crafted web' JANE CORRY

'A skilfully-woven mystery that oozes with tension' T M LOGAN

'A thriller that grabs you by the throat and never lets go' ELLY GRIFFITHS

'Atmospheric and chilling. Fantastic read!' CARLA KOVACH
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WHAT READERS ARE SAYING ABOUT SIMON LELIC


'The unpredictable twists kept coming, just when I thought I'd worked out what was going on' Reviewer, Netgalley

'I read it in one session . . . a fabulous read' Alison, Netgalley

'The story gradually formed from a variety of perspectives with the picture gradually becoming clear and an outcome that I didn't see coming' Carol, Netgalley

'Wow. Didn't want to put this down' Lucy, Netgalley

'The ending was an absolute belter. I did NOT see it coming and yet it made perfect sense' Roxanne, Netgalley

'I LOVED this . . . extraordinarily addictive' Liz, Netgalley

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780241422687
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 605 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 32 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Clever and atmospheric, with shades of Stand By Me -- Mark Edwards
A brilliantly tense tale with a whirlwind of an ending that's like riding a rollercoaster -- Araminta Hall
A bloody good read and the very definition of unpredictable ... Twisty, creepy, brilliantly paced and with a denouement I never saw coming -- John Marrs
A chillingly complex, well-crafted web. The voices cry out from Simon Lelic's pages as if they are standing right next to you -- Jane Corry
The Search Party is a marvel: intricate, complex and utterly gripping -- Alex Lake
A thriller that grabs you by the throat and never lets go. Taut, compelling and occasionally terrifying -- Elly Griffiths
Unpredictable, wildly original and with an ending that made me gasp, this is thriller writing at its very best -- Nuala Ellwood
Psychologically compelling and deeply moving ... Simon Lelic just gets better and better -- Dervla McTiernan
Wow! I have been totally gripped by this riveting read for the past few days. I was captivated by the chapters told from the search party's perspective. I felt as though I was right there in their heads. The setting was perfect, atmospheric and chilling. The story, riveting and compelling. The characters, intriguing and suspenseful. Fantastic read! -- Carla Kovach
Simon Lelic is on my radar from this point forward. The Search Party is taut, beautifully written, and scary as hell, with more twists than a mountain road -- Christina Dalcher
I loved this book, from one of my favourite authors. You'll definitely want to read this absorbing, creepy, and totally unputdownable novel -- Luca Veste
I raced through The Search Party, unable to put it down. It's tense, twisty and intricately plotted, with characters that stay with you long after you've read the last page -- Laura Marshall
A brilliantly original story with an immediately intriguing cast of characters and a compelling mystery that kept me hooked throughout. With his insightful characterisation combined with a gripping plot, Lelic has just recruited a brand new fan -- Philippa East
A masterful, original ... A thriller and a half -- Michael Wood

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