In The Dark

In The Dark

from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Close to Home

Summary

Do you know what they're hiding in the house next door?
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'Your next riveting, twisty read!' Shari Lapena
'Twist follows twist at a breath-taking pace' Daily Mail
'The new queen of the cliffhanger' John Marrs

A woman and child are found locked in a basement room, barely alive.

No one knows who they are - the woman can't speak, and there are no missing persons reports that match their profile. The elderly man who owns the house claims he has never seen them before.

The inhabitants of the quiet Oxford street are in shock. How could this happen right under their noses? But DI Adam Fawley knows that nothing is impossible.

And that no one is as innocent as they seem . . .

The second twisty, up-all-night thriller from the Sunday Times bestselling Cara Hunter. For fans of Shari Lapena, Claire Douglas and Lisa Jewell.

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Authors can't get enough of In the Dark


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Cancel everything. You're not going anywhere until you finish reading' Emily Koch, Keep Him Close

'Classy, agile, fresh, unpredictable and utterly compelling' Nicci French, The Unheard

'A real gripper of a read' Peter James, Picture You Dead

'One of the best crime thrillers I have ever read' Kathryn Croft, The Lying Wife

'Kept me up into the late hours. Clever and wonderfully complex!' Jane Corry, We All Have Our Secrets

'Cara Hunter is a brilliant plotter, but it's her masterfully drawn characters that really make her novels stand out'
Rachel Abbott, Close Your Eyes

'A twisty, utterly compulsive read with an ending you won't see coming. I gobbled it up in one satisfying sitting' Emma Kavanagh, The Devil You Know

And readers are loving this series, too

'All hail the new queen of all things crime'
Penny, Netgalley

'Mind-bending brilliance' Kath, Netgalley

'Packed full of twists' Gary, Netgalley

'Definitely for fans of Lisa Gardner, Karin Slaughter and the like' Fiona, Netgalley

'Captivating: full of mystery, tension, moral dilemma . . . outstanding' Peter, Netgalley

'This series just gets better and better' Tina, Netgalley

Reviews

  • Disturbingly real, highly clever and it totally kept me guessing. I loved it
    CJ Skuse

About the author

Cara Hunter

Cara Hunter is the author of the Sunday Times bestselling crime novels Close to Home, In the Dark, No Way Out, All the Rage and The Whole Truth all featuring DI Adam Fawley and his Oxford-based police team. Close to Home was a Richard and Judy Book Club pick and was shortlisted for Crime Book of the Year in the British Book Awards 2019. No Way Out was selected by the Sunday Times as one of the 100 best crime novels since 1945. And The Whole Truth was a Richard and Judy pick in 2021. Cara's novels have sold more than a million copies worldwide, and the TV rights to the series have now been acquired by the Fremantle group. She lives in Oxford, on a street not unlike those featured in her books.
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