Breathless

Breathless

This year’s most gripping thriller and Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month

Summary

<h2>Discover the chilling and exhilarating SUNDAY TIMES CRIME BOOK OF THE MONTH</h2>
THERE'S A KILLER ON THE MOUNTAIN - AND YOU MIGHT BE NEXT . . .

'A high-altitude, high-stakes thriller. I loved it' MATT HAIG
'Had me on the edge of my seat. A must read for 2022' SARAH PEARSE
'Suffocatingly tense, highly original and exhilarating' DAILY EXPRESS
'Tense, chilling and terrifying' CLAIRE DOUGLAS
'Chilling, vivid and entirely unique' ABIGAIL DEAN
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When struggling journalist Cecily Wong is invited to join an expedition to climb one of the world's tallest mountains, it seems like the chance of a lifetime.

She doesn't realise how deadly the climb will be.

As their small team starts to climb, things start to go wrong. There's a theft. Then an accident. Then a mysterious note, pinned to her tent: there's a murderer on the mountain.

The higher they get, the more dangerous the climb becomes, and the more they need to trust one another.

<h2>And that's when Cecily finds the first body . . .</h2>
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'Gripping. Thrilling. A visceral account of a novice's struggles with thin air and exhaustion' Sunday Times, Crime Book of the Month

'It was so tense, the air in my bedroom felt as thin as in the mountains. A total triumph' Gillian McAllister, bestselling author of THAT NIGHT

'A great page-turner' HILARY DUFF

'An addictive, tightly plotted thriller that will leave you chilled to the bone' Lucy Clarke, bestselling author of THE CASTAWAYS

'The ultimate high-altitude mountain thriller. Ice-cold, twisting, deadly' Janice Hallett, bestselling author of THE APPEAL

'Nail-biting, chilling, totally exhilarating - a true triumph' Stacey Halls, bestselling author of THE FAMILIARS

'A real page-turner. Tense, terrifying and fascinating in equal measure' Catherine Cooper, bestselling author of THE CHALET

'A truly terrifying thriller with a tense and twisty plot. Superbly executed' Allie Reynolds, bestselling author of SHIVER

Reviews

  • Breathless is a high-altitude, high-stakes thriller that combines fascinating, authentic mountaineering experience with pure thriller entertainment. The suspense rises like the Nepalese mountain it is set on. Reminded me of the best of Michael Crichton, where in-depth knowledge and a masterful plot work together to create a tense adrenaline-fuelled ride. I loved it
    Matt Haig, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Midnight Library

About the author

Amy McCulloch

Amy McCulloch is the Chinese-White author of eight novels for children and young adults, including the #1 bestselling YA novel The Magpie Society: One for Sorrow. In September 2019, she became the youngest Canadian woman to climb Mt Manaslu in Nepal -- the world's eighth highest mountain. She also summited the highest mountain in the Americas, Aconcagua, in -45C and 90kmph winds, and has visited all seven continents. Breathless is her adult fiction debut.
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