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    • Publication date:20 Apr 2017
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Want You Gone

By Chris Brookmyre

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Want You Gone is the superb new psychological thriller from million-plus bestseller Chris Brookmyre - perfect for readers of Susie Steiner.

From the award-winning, million-selling author of Black Widow comes a twist-filled story of secrets and lies.

What if your deepest secret was revealed?

Sam Morpeth is growing up way too fast, left to fend for a younger sister when their mother goes to prison and watching her dreams of university evaporate. But Sam learns what it is to be truly powerless when a stranger begins to blackmail her.

Who would you turn to?

Meanwhile, reporter Jack Parlabane has finally got his career back on track, but his success has left him indebted to a volatile, criminal source. Now that debt is being called in, and it could cost him everything.

What would you be capable of?

Thrown together by a vindictive and mysterious mutual enemy, Sam and Jack are about to discover they might be each other's only hope.

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  • Publication date: 20 Apr 2017
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A thriller combining its author's storytelling verve with a bravura display of technical know-how. (Thriller of the Month) — Sunday Times
Chris Brookmyre has scaled new heights of invention. — TLS
One of the most ingenious thrillers I've read in a long time. — Washington Post
Want You Gone is vintage Brookmyre - equal parts adrenaline and empathy, a plot that opens out like a Japanese flower dropped in hot water, and characters so real you want to reach through the page and save them. — Diana Gabaldon
A sharp and funny writer — Carl Hiaasen
Entertaining... nothing is allowed to sap the pace of the action. — Scotsman
This book's a rush. — Peterborough Telegraph
[A] fast-paced, action-packed, twisty thriller . . . expect tension, suspense, impeccable plotting and scary possibilities. — Choice
The most compelling thriller I've read all year — John Gilstrap
Pure literary dynamite — Lorenzo Carcaterra, author of Sleepers and The Wolf
Brookmyre is a master of creating tension... I was up all night reading this book. — Mystery Scene
It storms along with revelations aplenty. Brookmyre takes all the plot strands and twists them one way then the other. — Crime Fiction Lover
Pacey, gripping, absorbing, enthralling and all the other superlatives you can throw its way, Chris Brookmyre's Want You Gone is an absolute treat from beginning to end. — Chris High
A thriller combining its author's storytelling verve with a bravura display of technical know-how. (Thriller of the Month)
Chris Brookmyre has scaled new heights of invention.
One of the most ingenious thrillers I've read in a long time.
Want You Gone is vintage Brookmyre - equal parts adrenaline and empathy, a plot that opens out like a Japanese flower dropped in hot water, and characters so real you want to reach through the page and save them.
A sharp and funny writer
Entertaining... nothing is allowed to sap the pace of the action.
This book's a rush.
[A] fast-paced, action-packed, twisty thriller . . . expect tension, suspense, impeccable plotting and scary possibilities.
The most compelling thriller I've read all year
Pure literary dynamite
Brookmyre is a master of creating tension... I was up all night reading this book.
It storms along with revelations aplenty. Brookmyre takes all the plot strands and twists them one way then the other.
Pacey, gripping, absorbing, enthralling and all the other superlatives you can throw its way, Chris Brookmyre's Want You Gone is an absolute treat from beginning to end.
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