The Split (Hardback)Sharon Bolton (author)
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SHE'LL NEVER STOP RUNNING.
BUT HE'LL NEVER STOP LOOKING.
A year ago Felicity Lloyd fled England to South Georgia, one of the most remote islands in the world, escaping her past and the man she once loved. Can she keep running her whole life?
Freddie Lloyd has served time for murder - and now he wants her back. Wherever she is, he won't stop until he finds her. Will he be able to track her to the ends of the earth?
TOGETHER THEY'LL FIND THEMSELVES TRAPPED ON THE ICE AND IN DANGER. WHO WILL SURVIVE?
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'A deadly game of cat-and-mouse at the edge of the world.' Erin Kelly
'Powerfully atmospheric, unguessably twisty.' Elly Griffiths
'I'm a huge Sharon Bolton fan, and this is her best yet.' Lee Child
'THE SPLIT grips like permafrost.' JP Delaney
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 620 g
Dimensions: 236 x 160 x 38 mm
dark, fascinating and full of surprises * Mark Edwards *
I love Sharon Bolton's book and this twisty tale takes us back to the spooky isolated landscape of the South Atlantic she writes about so well * Claire McGowan *
Original, compelling and unsettling. I loved it. * Rachel Abbott *
Atmospheric and beautifully-written. A deadly game of cat-and-mouse at the edge of the world. * Erin Kelly *
I'm a huge Sharon Bolton fan, and this is her best yet * Lee Child *
Nail-biting, heart-pounding suspense that leaps from one dizzying twist to another. THE SPLIT grips like permafrost. * JP Delaney *
THE SPLIT is terrific: vivid, tense and superbly paced. A masterclass in using the setting to drive the plot, in Cambridge and icy South Georgia. Highly recommended. * Jane Casey *
extremely entertaining [with] characters who have relationships that work -- Natasha Cooper * Literary Review *
Bolton's depiction of this stark, beautiful, remote wilderness is a balm to the soul in these restricted times and her complicated mystery a welcome diversion from reality. -- Alison Flood * The Observer, New Review *
A compulsive page-turner * Prima *
The remoteness of the location bestows a sense of brooding tension, which is coupled to heart-stopping action sequences, making this into an extraordinary thriller. This is intelligent crime writing at its very best; not to be missed. * SHOTS eMag *
Atmospheric [...], a dark and disturbing page-turner. * Choice Magazine *
This dark tale has more than a few twists and turns to keep you guessing. -- Lisa Howells * Crime Monthly *
A page-turner full of shock twists. * Bella Magazine *
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“Chase into the southern most area of the world.”
The author presents a very well done story of the results of a split personality. That is the inhabiting of one body by two or more separate identities that may not be aware of the existence of the others. The... More
“Tense & atmospheric”
I have a long list of books to read, carefully stacked in proper order. Then I get a book by Sharon Bolton. And all my plans go out the window, along with the list. Every single time.
But here comes the hard... More
“Taut, Tense and Terrifying”
This book is like a runaway train. Starting nice and slow, gradually picking up pace until it's in full flight. It is a very tense, thrilling novel .A lot is based in South Georgia where it is very very... More
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