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Publisher Description

'If there has been a better mystery suspense story written in this decade, I can't think of it' STEPHEN KING

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Apologies for the general email, but I desperately need your help.

My goddaughter, Coco Jackson, disappeared from her family's holiday home in Bournemouth on the night of Sunday/Monday August 29/30th, the bank holiday weekend just gone. Coco is three years old.


When identical twin Coco goes missing during a family celebration, there is a media frenzy. Her parents are rich and influential, as are the friends they were with at their holiday home by the sea.

But what really happened to Coco?

Over two intense weekends - the first when Coco goes missing and the second twelve years later at the funeral of her father - the darkest of secrets will gradually be revealed...

Taut, emotive and utterly compelling, THE DARKEST SECRET is an unputdownable 'ripped from the headlines' novel that you will want to talk about with everyone you know.

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Praise for Alex Marwood

'So good I wish I'd written it myself'
VAL McDERMID

'Without a doubt, she is one of crime fiction's brightest stars. Not to be missed'

MEGAN ABBOTT

'Alex Marwood has become one of my must-read crime writers'

SOPHIE HANNAH

'I cancel all engagements for a new novel from Alex Marwood'

ERIN KELLY

'Crime writing at its best'

LISA JEWELL

'I can't wait to see what Alex Marwood comes up with next'

JOJO MOYES

GENRE
Crime & Thrillers
RELEASED
2016
January 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
400
Pages
PUBLISHER
Little, Brown Book Group
SIZE
1.6
MB

Customer Reviews

jim smith 6 ,

The darkest secret

Good story very tense loved it

kirst1973 ,

Terrible ending!

I really enjoyed this book to a point! Great mix of vile characters and quite clever “time jumps” sadly the ending was pretty disappointing! So many questions left unanswered and makes you feel abit cheated! So many things were hinted at throughout the story and pretty much all of them were never mentioned again?? Shame as it had me gripped for at least half of the story...

Katy Kardashain ,

Gripping and chilling

An insight into the individuals caught up in a twisted mystery. Well written and well characterised.

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