From the award-winning author of Spare Room, a new job saves a young woman from money troubles, but her office holds a deadly secret.
One hundred years ago, twenty-two young women died in a fire on this site. Is history about to repeat itself? . . .
Rachel, a young woman in serious debt, needs to find a job fast before she’s made homeless. She gets a lucky break when she is offered a great position in a successful company. But something about the place doesn’t feel right, and she discovers that the building was once a Victorian sweatshop with a tragic history.
Soon her new job becomes a living nightmare. Rachel desperately wants out but she has no other way of escaping her debts. She’s trapped. Then she makes a shocking discovery.
Haunted by the death of others and as the present and past begin to close in, Rachel needs to find answers before she finds herself in grave danger . . .
Praise for International Bestselling Author Dreda Say Mitchell and Her Work
“As good as it gets.” —Lee Child
“A truly original voice.” —Peter James
“Thrilling.” —Sunday Express Books of the Year
“Awesome tale from a talented writer.” —The Sun (UK)
“Fast-paced and full of twists and turns.” —Crime Scene Magazine
Dreda was awarded an MBE in Her Majesty the Queen’s 2020 New Year’s Honors List
Trap Door will appeal to readers of domestic noir, as well as fans of authors like Cara Hunter, Lisa Jewell, B. A. Paris, and Rachel Abbott.