**THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER**
AN INVITATION TO DIE FOR….
Nora hasn't seen Clare for ten years. Not since the day Nora walked out of her old life and never looked back.
Until, out of the blue, an invitation to Clare’s hen party arrives. A weekend in a remote cottage - the perfect opportunity for Nora to reconnect with her best friend, to put the past behind her.
But something goes wrong.
And as secrets and lies unravel, out in the dark, dark wood the past will finally catch up with Nora.
'Genuinely chilling and totally compulsive'
'You won't be able to put down this creepy page-turner'
'A tense, terrifying novel'
Clare Mackintosh, author of I Let You Go
A slickly plotted, whip smart thriller - genuinely chilling and totally compulsive
[A] chilling psychological thriller...a tense, claustrophobic marriage of secrets, tequila shots and shotguns
If the premise might be the sort that Agatha Christie would have toyed with had she been a 21st-century graduate, Ware’s analysis of the power-games some women revel in – and the toxicity in the undertow of some female friendships – is more reminiscent of Sophie Hannah, Christobel Kent, or even Gillian Flynn and Harriet Lane
You won’t be able to put down this creepy page-turner
Thrilling, gripping & well-written
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