From the groundbreaking author of 55 comes an extraordinary new thriller...
Lorcan and Naiyana are desperate to move their young family far away from the hustle and bustle of modern city life.
The abandoned town of Kallayee seems like the perfect getaway: no one has lived there for decades. It will be peaceful. Quiet. Secure.
But life in Kallayee isn’t quite as straightforward as they hope. Lights flicker at night. Car tracks appear in the dust even when the family hasn’t driven anywhere. And six-year-old Dylan is certain he can hear strange sounds.
Lorcan and Naiyana refuse to leave. No one can talk sense into them.
And now, no one can talk to them at all.
They’ve simply vanished.
* * * Readers love 55 by James Delargy* * *
‘A pulse-pounding psycho-thriller . . . splendidly-engineered plot and a masterly sense of pace allied to a haunting background make for a powerful debut’ Crime Time
‘A clever concept for this fast-moving debut, fleshed out with a sympathetic hero haunted by grim memories’ Sunday Times Crime Club
'If you liked the Dry you will like this' 5*, Amazon reader
'I enjoy a good psychological thriller and this was up there with the best' 5*, Amazon reader
‘I loved this book from start to finish . . . the ending is still on my mind today’ 5*, Amazon reader
‘A real page-turner. Gets a grip on you from the start. Best book I’ve read in years!’ 5*, Amazon reader
‘I found it impossible to tear myself away from this small, isolated community as they stumbled into a territory more hostile and unpredictable than any place on earth. LOVED IT’ 5*, Amazon reader
James Delargy was born and raised in Ireland and lived in South Africa, Australia and Scotland, before ending up in semi-rural England where he now lives. He incorporates this diverse knowledge of towns, cities, landscape and culture picked up on his travels into his writing. 55 is his first novel.
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