Your Closest Friend (Paperback)Karen Perry (author)
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'This brilliant binge-read thriller has a real roller coaster of an ending' Heat
Keep your friends close. And your enemies closer.
Cara shouldn't have survived the attack. But at the last moment, a stranger snatched her to safety.
In the hours that followed, she told her Good Samaritan secrets she'd never told a soul.
Not even her husband. Especially not her husband.
In the aftermath, Cara is home, healed and safe. Which is when the anonymous threats begin.
Someone knows things about her that they shouldn't.
Cara's Good Samaritan offers to help - to save her all over again.
That night, Cara made a friend for life. But what if she isn't a friend at all?
'Original and impressively contemporary with an excellent final twist' Daily Mail
'If you're a fan of menacing psychological thrillers that chill you to the bone, this book is for you' Sunday Independent
'One of the most tense openings I've ever read - I loved this clever thriller' Claire Douglas, bestselling author of Do Not Disturb
'This thriller had us gripped right from the start' Take a Break
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 287 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm
With one of the most tense and heart-pumping openings I've ever read, I loved this clever thriller about obsession and toxic friendships -- Claire Douglas * bestselling author of Do Not Disturb *
Original and impressively contemporary with an excellent final twist * Daily Mail *
This thriller starts with a bang . . . a tightly woven thriller that completely sucks you in from the beginning . . . compelling. Another triumph * RTE Guide *
This thriller had us gripped right from the start * Take a Break *
A compelling thriller * Sunday Mirror *
A tightly-paced rocket ride that delivers a brilliant portrait of one woman driven to the edge by another woman's utter obsession. It reminds us that old secrets can bubble away in the background just waiting for the right time to reappear and destroy lives. If you're a fan of menacing psychological thrillers that chill to the bone, this book is for you * Sunday Independent *
This character-driven thriller is smart and compelling * The People *
Praise for Karen Perry * - *
Like Gone Girl . . . It's the most gripping thing I've read for ages * Evening Standard *
Builds to an incredibly tense finale - before delivering an amazing final twist. Riveting stuff * Sunday Mirror *
Stunning -- Simon Mayo Radio 2 Book Club
Truly remarkable . . . Grips your heart from the first pages and simply never lets go -- Jeffery Deaver
Beautifully written, with just the right balance of teasing the reader with clues and hitting them with revelations -- Best Crime Fiction of 2015 * Telegraph *
Don't be surprised if you devour it in one sitting -- Crime Fiction Lovers
Full of intrigue and incident and keeps us guessing until the very last page -- Liz Nugent
It's that most powerful thing, a beautifully written mystery driven by its exploration of the characters' innermost hearts -- Tana French
Genuinely surprising * Guardian *
Unputdownable, leading to a stunning conclusion you won't see coming -- Michelle Richmond
This tense, unpredictable novel blends a thriller with an intimate family story to produce a most compelling read -- John Boyne
Cleverly written. A tense domestic thriller that is full of surprises * Irish Mail on Sunday *
One of the most richly satisfying psychological thrillers of 2016, a book that hooks the reader from the first page * Irish Independent *
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