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The Woods

The Woods

A spellbinding standalone thriller about a family whose secrets refuse to remain buried, set in the haunting beauty of the Welsh countryside. If you love Tana French, Clare Mackintosh and Fiona Cummins, you’ll adore THE WOODS.

Two girls went down to the woods
But only one came back

‘Dark and thoroughly compulsive . . . a definite ‘up all nighter’! KATE HAMER

There’s a lot from Tess’s childhood that she would rather forget. The family who moved next door and brought chaos to their quiet lives. The two local girls who were murdered, their killer never found. In fact, the only thing she can’t remember is the one thing she wishes she could.

Ten years ago, Tess’s older sister died. Ruled a tragic accident, the only witness was Tess herself, but she has never been able to remember what happened that night in the woods.

Now living in London, Tess has resolved to put the trauma behind her. But when an emergency call from her father forces her back to the family home, Tess discovers that, sometimes, the past cannot be laid to rest . . .


‘Scary, pacy and compelling’ CLAIRE DOUGLAS

‘Unputdownable’ LAURA MARSHALL

‘Kept us utterly spooked – and utterly hooked’ HEAT

‘A vivid portrait of buried tensionsDAILY MAIL

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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

On Sale: 23rd January 2020

Price: £16.99

ISBN-13: 9780751571561


A dark and thoroughly compulsive tale. At once a page turning thriller and an exploration of the tumultuous yet inextricable ties between sisters. A definite 'up all nighter!'
Kate Hamer, author of The Girl in the Red Coat
I absolutely loved it. An intriguing and atmospheric exploration of deaths which have haunted three families for years, and the violent dark secrets which have long since been forgotten. Brilliant!
Rachel Blok, author of 'Under the Ice'