Dead Man's Gift and Other Stories
  • Dead Man's Gift and Other Stories

  • Simon Kernick

    One book. Five thrillers. No holds barred.


    MP Tim Horton arrives home to find his seven-year-old son has been abducted – and the nanny brutally murdered.

    The kidnapping gang’s demands are simple: Tim must sacrifice his own life to save his son’s.

    A dead man’s gift…


    Six former school-friends have been reunited on a remote island.

    Separated since a fateful night twenty-one years ago, when their friend Rachel was killed, they're afraid for their lives – because the man arrested for Rachel's murder has been released.

    They think he's coming for them. They're almost right.

    Plus three more thrillers guaranteed to keep you gripped to the page. Can you withstand five full-strength doses of Simon Kernick?

Simon Kernick is one of Britain’s most exciting thriller writers. He arrived on the crime writing scene with his highly acclaimed debut novel The Business of Dying, the story of a corrupt cop moonlighting as a hitman. Simon's big breakthrough came with his novel Relentless which was the biggest selling thriller of 2007. His most recent crime thrillers include The Last Ten Seconds, The Payback and Siege. Simon talks both on and off the record to members of the Met’s Special Branch and the Anti-Terrorist Branch and the Serious and Organised Crime Agency, so he gets to hear first hand what actually happens in the dark and murky underbelly of UK crime. To find out more about his thrillers, visit;;