• The Taking of Annie Thorne

  • 'Some writers have it, and C. J. Tudor has it big time. The Taking of Annie Thorne is terrific in every way' Lee Child

    The new spine-tingling, sinister thriller from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Chalk Man . . .
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    Then . . .

    One night, Annie went missing. Disappeared from her own bed. There were searches, appeals. Everyone thought the worst. And then, miraculously, after forty-eight hours, she came back. But she couldn't, or wouldn't, say what had happened to her.

    Something happened to my sister. I can't explain what. I just know that when she came back, she wasn't the same. She wasn't my Annie.

    I didn't want to admit, even to myself, that sometimes I was scared to death of my own little sister.

    Now. . .

    The email arrived in my inbox two months ago. I almost deleted it straight away, but then I clicked OPEN:

    I know what happened to your sister. It's happening again . . .
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    'Confirms Tudor as Britain's female Stephen King. There is a creeping dread on every page' Daily Mail

    'Shows that her excellent The Chalk Man was no one-off in matching Stephen King for creepiness' Sunday Express's Bestseller Predictions 2019

    'Written with such skill it's hard to believe this is only her second book. It gives King a run for his money' James Oswald, author of the Inspector McLean series

    'Dark, gothic and utterly compelling' J. P. Delaney, author of Believe Me and The Girl Before

    'Deliciously creepy . . . An absolute corker of a book' Riley Sager, bestselling author of The Last Time I Lied

    'I loved everything about this book' Alice Feeney, author of Sometimes I Lie

    'Tudor's 2018 The Chalk Man was a standout mystery novel with a fresh voice and a spooky plot. This is even better' Washington Post
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    Praise for C. J. Tudor . . .

    'If you like my stuff, you'll like this' Stephen King

    'Wonderfully creepy - like a cold blade on the back of your neck' Lee Child

    'A tense gripper with a leave-the-lights-on shock ending' Sunday Times

    'A must-read for all horror fans' Daily Express

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