ONE DEAD BODY. TWELVE SUSPECTS. TWENTY-FOUR-HOUR DARKNESS.
'The kind of heart-pounding, sleep-stealing read that you want to recommend to everyone you meet. An absolutely thrilling book' CASS GREEN
'Chilling and atmospheric . . . had me turning the pages late into the night' MARK EDWARDS
'Tense, thrilling and unpredictable, with one of the most unique and dangerous settings imaginable' ALLIE REYNOLDS
'Set against the dangerous sub-zero temperatures end endless night of the Antarctic... Brilliantly atmospheric and terrifying' CATHERINE COOPER
'Tense, twisted and quite literally chilling - a locked room mystery in a unique setting where no one can be trusted' SUSI HOLLIDAY
'Atmospheric, original and full of tension' AMANDA JENNINGS
'A real edge-of-the-seat plot. I loved it. Original and accomplished' J.A. CORRIGAN
In the most inhospitable environment - cut off from the rest of the world - there's a killer on the loose.
A&E doctor Kate North has been knocked out of her orbit by a personal tragedy. So when she's offered the opportunity to be an emergency replacement at the UN research station in Antarctica, she jumps at the chance. The previous doctor, Jean-Luc, died in a tragic accident while out on the ice.
The move seems an ideal solution for Kate: no one knows about her past; no one is checking up on her. But as total darkness descends for the winter, she begins to suspect that Jean-Luc's death wasn't accidental at all.
And the more questions she asks, the more dangerous it becomes . . .
Readers are already gripped by The Dark:
'A spin on the classic whodunnit. This book literally gave me heart palpitations' *****
'Darkly dangerous with a keen sense of place' ****
'What a GRIPPING BOOK --- I had to remind myself to breathe at times and unclench my jaw: that is how deep I got into it' *****
'Such a thrilling, gripping and page-turning read which I totally recommend to all who love dark thrillers!' ****
APPLE BOOKS REVIEW
YA author Emma Haughton makes a sparkling adult debut with this high-tension thriller set at a remote Antarctic research station. Casualty ward doctor Kate North takes up a post at the facility as a means of withdrawing from the devastating effects of a personal tragedy back home. However, she soon finds terror in the cold when she discovers there may be a killer among the group—a suspicion made even more chilling because there are no immediate means of escape and little contact with the outside world. This flawlessly plotted locked-room mystery is rendered doubly haunting by Haughton’s vivid descriptions of the cold and isolation and their warping effects on Kate and her colleagues. Within the suspense, Haughton writes knowledgeably and sensitively about mental health, crafting a pageturner with impressive emotional depth.