The Night Shift

A Novel

    • 4.3 • 95 Ratings
    • $14.99
    • $14.99

Publisher Description

From the author of the breakout thriller Every Last Fear, comes Alex Finlay's electrifying next novel The Night Shift, about a pair of small-town murders fifteen years apart—and the ties that bind them.

One of the Best or Most Anticipated Books of 2022: Newsweek • PopSugar • E! News Goodreads • Book Riot • BookBub • The Nerd Daily • SheReads Novel Suspects Crime by the Book • London Times

A Library Reads Selection—Best Book Voted By Librarians for March 2022

“The night was expected to bring tragedy.” So begins one of the most highly-anticipated thrillers in recent years.

It’s New Year’s Eve 1999. Y2K is expected to end in chaos: planes falling from the sky, elevators plunging to earth, world markets collapsing. A digital apocalypse. None of that happens. But at a Blockbuster Video in New Jersey, four teenagers working late at the store are attacked. Only one inexplicably survives. Police quickly identify a suspect, the boyfriend of one of the victims, who flees and is never seen again.

Fifteen years later, more teenage employees are attacked at an ice cream store in the same town, and again only one makes it out alive.

In the aftermath of the latest crime, three lives intersect: the lone survivor of the Blockbuster massacre who’s forced to relive the horrors of her tragedy; the brother of the fugitive accused, who’s convinced the police have the wrong suspect; and FBI agent Sarah Keller who must delve into the secrets of both nights—stirring up memories of teen love and lies—to uncover the truth about murders on the night shift.

Twisty, poignant, and redemptive, The Night Shift is a story about the legacy of trauma and how the broken can come out on the other side, and it solidifies Finlay as one of the new leading voices in the world of thrillers.

GENRE
Mysteries & Thrillers
RELEASED
2022
March 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
368
Pages
PUBLISHER
St. Martin's Publishing Group
SELLER
Macmillan
SIZE
3.3
MB

Customer Reviews

Andiprincessnessness ,

The Farmer

Very good book. Never saw the twist & turns this book took.

crypticcal ,

Nope

I just— The Night Shift was a miss for me, and that’s okay. I felt the characters were one dimensional and overly cliched. It was a sloOoOow burn and I was bored. I really didn’t care for Special Agent Keller. Maybe it’s because I grew up on Criminal Minds and she didn’t live up to Emily Prentiss? I really wanted to like this book, and it wasn’t terrible, it just fell flat. Er— was flat, and never really built to begin with so didn’t have anywhere to fall from. 🫣

carocross ,

Superb

This guy really knows how to write a thriller! I read a lot and most books are simple. Finlay keeps me in suspense. I don’t see what’s coming. And that’s good! Great characters too. Can’t wait for his next book!

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