'Another masterful trouble-in-paradise book from Sabine Durrant, whose sharp observations strip bare the darkness we all try to hide. The suspense sizzles off every page' ERIN KELLY
'Plenty of Ripleyish peril to keep the nerves on edge' CLARE CHAMBERS
'Sun-soaked brilliance' SARAH HILARY
The heat is intense.
The secrets are stifling.
She just needs to escape . . .
Nine guests arrive at a remote villa in the south of France.
They know each other well. Or think they do.
But at least one of them has plenty to hide - and nowhere to run.
Under the relentless sun, loyalties will be tested, secrets revealed, and tensions pushed to the point of no return.
The sensational new novel from the universally acclaimed Sabine Durrant - destined to be the thriller of summer 2022.
Praise for Sabine Durrant's previous thrillers:
'Seriously superior psychological thriller' Star pick, SUNDAY TIMES Crime Club
'Masterly' Louise Candlish
'Incredible!' Lucy Atkins
'Riveting' Clare Mackintosh
'Extraordinary' Mark Edwards
'Intelligent, twisty' OBSERVER
'Accomplished and addictive' SUNDAY TIMES
'Stupendously addictive' Deborah Moggach
'Pace, place, characters, plot ... it's a masterclass' Gill Hornby
'Deliciously sly and profoundly moving' JP Delaney
'Elegant and astute' Louise O'Neill
'Engrossing psychological crime' LITERARY REVIEW