The Wreckage (Hardback)Robin Morgan-Bentley (author)
Shortlisted for the CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger 2020
Things will never be the same again...
Ben is driving on the motorway, on his usual commute to the school where he works.
A day like any other, except for Adam, who in a last despairing act jumps in front of Ben's car, and in killing himself, turns the teacher's world upside down.
Wracked with guilt and desperate to clear his conscience, Ben develops a friendship with Alice, Adam's widow, and her 7-year-old son Max.
But as he tries to escape the trauma of the wreckage, could Ben go too far in trying to make amends?
Gripping and sinister, The Wreckage is guaranteed to keep you up all night...
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 520 g
Dimensions: 238 x 160 x 34 mm
'I was completely gripped from the very first page. I absolutely loved - and loathed - the slow, steady unfolding of your worst nightmare relationship. Robin Morgan-Bentley is a master of hold-your-breath suspense.' - Melanie Brown
'This thriller is so gripping because it could happen to anyone. The Wreckage is original, intelligent and utterly compelling. I loved it.' - Matt Lucas
'The tension builds beautifully and the twist hits you like a ten-ton truck.' - The Mail on Sunday
'...a thrilling, creep climax and a double-whammy twist. A more than promising debut.' - The Times
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What a very cleverly written debut
Drawn in straight away and couldn't turn the pages quick enough
Felt that I was on a rollercoaster of emotions with both characters
I knew something was coming, but did not... More
“Above average intelligent and thought-provoking psychological thriller.”
Told primarily in the voices of Alice and Ben, The Wreckage starts out as a straightforward story about Ben, who accidentally kills Alice’s husband with his car. It’s such an easy thing to have done. over in the blink... More
“An exhilarating debut”
Wow! What an exhilarating and breathtaking rollercoaster ride this was. The Wreckage is an utterly gripping debut. Cleverly crafted, perfectly paced and full of heart-stopping tension, I devoured this book, unable to... More
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