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Hostage

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Audiobook Downloadable / ISBN-13: 9781405543118

Price: £19.99

ON SALE: 22nd June 2021

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

THE #1 BESTSELLER IS BACK WITH HER BIGGEST THRILLER YET . . .

‘A NAIL-BITER OF A THRILLER’ SHARI LAPENA
‘HYPNOTICALLY GOOD’ LEE CHILD
‘FEELS LIKE A BLOCKBUSTER MOVIE’ LISA JEWELL
‘A THRILLING, CHILLING GUT-PUNCH OF A BOOK’ RED

You can save hundreds of lives.
Or the one that matters most . . .

The atmosphere on board the first non-stop flight from London to Sydney is electric. Celebrities are rumoured to be among the passengers in business class, and the world is watching the landmark journey.

Flight attendant Mina is trying to focus on the passengers, instead of her troubled five-year-old daughter back at home – or the cataclysmic problems in her marriage.

But soon after the plane takes off, Mina receives a chilling anonymous note. Someone wants to make sure the plane never reaches its destination. They’re demanding her cooperation . . . and they know exactly how to get it.

It’s twenty hours to landing.
A lot can happen in twenty hours . . .

‘A propulsive read – will have you questioning “what would you do?” at every turn‘ KARIN SLAUGHTER

‘Taking the locked room mystery to a new, white-knuckle extreme, this is electrifyingHEAT

‘When Clare Mackintosh goes high concept, she doesn’t mess around‘ LINWOOD BARCLAY

‘An incredibly tense read that has a satisfyingly clever endingGOOD HOUSEKEEPING

‘A smart pay-offTHE TIMES, THE BEST THRILLERS FOR JUNE

‘A banger of a book with a truly agonising “what would you do?”‘ RUTH WARE

‘Why did no one warn me how bloody addictive it is?’ TAMMY COHEN

‘I got wrong-footed, then I got whiplash! Mind-blowing‘ SANDIE JONES

‘I dare anyone to read this high-octane, tense thriller on a flight’ PRIMA

‘The year’s most intriguing high-concept plot’ DAILY EXPRESS

‘A stunning twistLITERARY REVIEW

‘Mackintosh has raised her gamePUBLISHERS WEEKLY STARRED REVIEW

Heart-stoppingCRIME FICTION MONTHLY

Addictive and gripping from the first to the last page’ ***** READER REVIEW

Sensational, the storytelling is next level’ ***** READER REVIEW

Best book of the year so far! Totally gripping‘ ***** READER REVIEW

‘Absolutely jaw-dropping‘ ***** READER REVIEW

Reviews

Hypnotically good
LEE CHILD
A propulsive read - Hostage will have you questioning 'what would you do?' at every turn
KARIN SLAUGHTER
Feels like a blockbuster movie; edge of seat, nail biting, propulsive, compulsive, thrilling and just so beautifully done
LISA JEWELL
A nail-biter of a thriller with an unexpected gut-punch at the end - a fantastic read!
SHARI LAPENA
When Clare Mackintosh goes high concept, she doesn't mess around . . . A true page-turner that will have producers lining up with movie offers
LINWOOD BARCLAY
Always a compelling storyteller, ex-cop Clare Mackintosh has devised the year's most intriguing high-concept plot
DAILY EXPRESS
I am still on the floor! I thought I knew where it was going, then I got wrong-footed, then I got whiplash! A mind-blowing read
SANDIE JONES
Surprising twists propel the story to an unexpected finale. Mackintosh has raised her game
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY STARRED REVIEW
I dare anyone to read this high-octane, tense thriller on a flight
PRIMA
A thrilling, chilling gut punch of a book
RED
Heart-stopping
CRIME FICTION MONTHLY
Clare Mackintosh has an enviable talent for creating credible families and putting them in enough jeopardy to make the story fly while stirring up emotions of all kinds
LITERARY REVIEW
This is an incredibly tense read that has a satisfyingly clever ending
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING
A smart pay-off
THE TIMES, THE BEST THRILLERS FOR JUNE
A banger of a book with a truly agonising 'what would you do?'
RUTH WARE
Why did no one warn me how bloody addictive it is?
TAMMY COHEN
Taking the locked room mystery to a new, white-knuckle extreme, this is electrifying
HEAT