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Living a lie for 21 years – and now the past has caught up with him… A first-rate thriller from the SUNDAY TIMES No.1 bestselling author of SIX YEARS.

Grace Lawson is living a happy, straightforward life in the suburbs with her husband, Jack, and two young children. But that security is about to come to a brutal end.

For when Grace picks up a set of holiday snaps, amongst them is one shot that doesn’t fit: a faded image of a life that Grace doesn’t recognise and of her husband as she never knew him.

Within 12 hours, Jack has disappeared, a brutal hitman is stalking her family and the safe world she knows has been turned upside down. And all Grace can see is that the past is coming back to haunt the present and people are getting hurt…

Reviews

In the hands of Harlan Coben you are kept guessing - and intrigued - until the last line... Just when you think you understand everything, Coben introduces a surprising twist. And then he does it again. And again. His previous books have been massive bestsellers, and if you read this one you will understand why
GUARDIAN
Harlan Coben is the modern master of the hook-and-twist - luring you in on the first page, only to shock you on the last
Dan Brown.
A puzzle book par excellence... I loved it
INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
Always a spellbinding story teller, he is up there with other big leaguers like Elmore Leonard and Michael Connelly, and rightly so
DAILY MAIL
One of the top crime writers in the world
DAILY MIRROR