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- DescriptionCompletely blew me away Lisa Hall, author of the No.1 bestselling psychological thriller Between You and Me. A brilliant and gripping thriller that everyone is talking about...Tall Oaks is an idyllic small town, until the disappearance of a young child throws the tight-knit community into crisis. Jess Monroe, the boy's distraught mother, is simultaneously leading the search and battling her own grief and self-destructive behaviour. Her neighbours watch on, their sympathy masking a string of dark secrets. This is a small town where thing is as it seems, and everyone has something to hide. And as the investigation draws towards a climax, prepare for a devastating final twist...Dark but laugh-out-loud funny, full of suspense and packed with twists, this brilliant new thriller is like thing you've read before. SEE WHAT THE WORLD IS ALREADY SAYING ABOUT THIS BRILLIANT DEBUT NOVEL It's rare that a vel can be both brilliantly comic and tragic, and balance the two so effortlessly The Sun An absolute delight...Highly original Guardian I always kw when a book has completely blown me away - as a reader, I want to weep because I've finished it and I will never again get to experience it for the first time, and as a writer, it makes me want to weep because I wish I had written it myself. THIS IS ONE OF THOSE BOOKS. Lisa Hall, author of the No.1 Bestseller Between You and Me One of the best books I've read this year Jo Spain, bestselling author of With Our Blessing A gripping debut Mail on Sunday Chris Whitaker builds an entire town in the reader's head and masterfully inhabits it with comic, poignant, gripping life. Tall Oaks becomes a part of you. David Whitehouse, author of Bed and Mobile Library
- Author BiographyChris Whitaker's debut novel, Tall Oaks, was published in 2016. It was a Guardian crime book of the month as well as featuring in Crime Time's top 100 books of 2016 and BuzzFeed's incredible summer reads. Emma Flint (author of Little Deaths) called it her 'Crime pick of the year', while Sarah Hilary said 'Noir has an anarchic new voice'. Chris lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and two young sons.
- Author(s)Chris Whitaker
- Date of Publication08/09/2016
- SubjectCrime, Thriller & Adventure
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Weight295 g
- Width130 mm
- Height200 mm
- Spine25 mm
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