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The Marsh King's Daughter

The Marsh King's Daughter

‘If you only read one thriller this year, make it this’ CLARE MACKINTOSH, number one bestselling author of I Let You Go

‘Emotionally and intellectually thrilling, tremendously exciting’
SUNDAY EXPRESS

‘Unlike anything else I’ve read. Haunting and unputdownable’ LAURA MARSHALL, number one bestselling author of Friend Request

***THE KINDLE BESTSELLER AND SOON TO BE A MAJOR FILM***

You’d recognise my mother’s name if I told it to you. You’d wonder, briefly, where is she now? And didn’t she have a daughter while she was missing?

And whatever happened to the little girl?


Helena’s home is like anyone else’s, with a husband, two daughters and a job she enjoys. But no one knows the truth about her dark and twisted childhood.

Born into captivity and brought up in an isolated cabin until she was twelve, Helena was raised by her terrified, broken mother and the man who held them both prisoner – Helena’s own father.

Now with news that he has escaped from prison, Helena instinctively knows that her father is coming for her and if she wants to keep her family safe, she must find him – before he finds her. Even if that means returning to the darkest parts of her past, the scariest place imaginable, home.

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n unforgettable, read-in-one-sitting thriller packed with gripping suspense.
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‘Sensationally good, I loved this book’ LEE CHILD

‘Gorgeously written eerie suspense’ KARIN SLAUGHTER

‘SO GOOD’
LAURA MARSHALL

‘You won’t be able to stop turning the pages’ MEGAN ABBOTT

A wonderful book… Mesmerising’ ALEX MARWOOD

‘A nail-biter’ COSMOPOLITAN

A knockout’ SARAH HILARY

‘I was absolutely gripped‘ GILLY MACMILLAN

Eerie and breathtaking, terrific and terrifying’ TÉA OBREHT

‘Original and exciting, with a thrilling ending’ MARK EDWARDS

*** HOME will soon be a major film starring Oscar-winner Alicia Vikander, adapted by Elle Smith and The Revenant script-writer Mark L Smith and directed by Morten Tyldum, director of The Imitation Game ***

Previously published as Home
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 30th June 2020

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9780751581751

Reviews

Sensationally good psychological suspense - I loved this book
LEE CHILD
Sensational . . . if you only read one thriller this year, make it this
CLARE MACKINTOSH
This gorgeously written eerie suspense novel gave me chills... I loved it
KARIN SLAUGHTER
Troubling, sinuous and powerfully told, you won't be able to stop turning the pages
MEGAN ABBOTT
Original and exciting, with a thrilling ending. If you liked Room, you'll love it
MARK EDWARDS
I don't use the word "brilliant" often, but no other adjective feels adequate to describe this amazing novel . . . an exceptional achievement
DAVID MORRELL
A real tour-de-force. Beautifully written, heart-pounding action, finely drawn characters
GILLY MACMILLAN
Eerie and breathtaking, terrific and terrifying in the best possible way
TÉA OBREHT
Oh, such a wonderful book... I am completely blown away. Just mesmerising
ALEX MARWOOD
Loved it . . . Haunting and compelling
TOM WOOD
This is Room meets The Revenant and has screenplay adaptation shot through it like a stick of rock... the plot is fantastic but it is the characters that set this book alight...LOVED LOVED LOVED THIS BOOK
L.V. HAY
Unlike anything else I've read. Haunting and unputdownable
LAURA MARSHALL
Exceptional...Helena's conflicting emotions about her father and her own identity elevate this powerful story
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY STARRED REVIEW
Subtle, brilliant and mature . . . superb . . . as good as a thriller can be
NEW YORK TIMES
A constantly surprising novel which never takes the obvious route, it is emotionally and intellectually thrilling as well as tremendously exciting
SUNDAY EXPRESS
Tension-filled thriller... Disturbing and atmospheric - it gripped me from the first page
WOMAN & HOME
Although there are shades of Emma Donahue's Room here, Dionne explores more thoroughly the relationship between captor and captive, the heavy anchoring of a familial bond and the exploitation of childhood innocence... Riveting
EVENING STANDARD
My God - what a writer, what a book. Kept me gripped
MARK HILL
Utterly amazing... I loved it
JENNY ASHCROFT
The prose is sinuous and lush; the storytelling is relentless... Home is set to make the season's other thrillers look undernourished.
IRISH TIMES