The Hunter

The Hunter

The gripping and atmospheric new crime drama from the Sunday Times bestselling author of THE SEARCHER


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It’s a blazing summer when two men arrive in a small village in the West of Ireland. They’re coming to get rich, but what they bring is trouble.

Waiting for them is Cal Hooper, a retired Chicago detective who moved to rural Ireland looking for some peace. He’s found it, more or less – in his relationship with local woman Lena, and the bond he’s formed with tearaway teenager Trey Reddy. As the two men circle the townland with talk of a scheme to find gold in the mountainside, Cal gets ready to do whatever it takes to protect Trey. Because one of them is no stranger: he’s Trey’s father. But Trey doesn’t want protecting. What she wants is revenge.

Crackling with tension, THE HUNTER explores what we’ll do for our loved ones, what we’ll do for revenge, and what we sacrifice when the two collide.

©2024 Tana French (P)2024 Penguin Audio


  • Spectacular. Beautifully crafted characters and full of tension... I was on edge from page one
    Shelley Burr

About the author

Tana French

Tana French is the Sunday Times and New York Times-bestselling author of In the Woods, The Likeness, Faithful Place, Broken Harbour, The Secret Place, The Trespasser and The Wych Elm. Her books have won awards including the Edgar, Anthony, Barry and Macavity awards, the LA Times Book Prize for Best Mystery/Thriller and the Irish Book Award for Best Crime Fiction. She grew up in Ireland, Italy, the US and Malawi, and trained as an actor at Trinity College Dublin. She lives in Dublin with her family.
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