Bad Tourists

Bad Tourists

Escape to the Maldives with the hottest friends to killers beach read thriller


'A sublime thriller, an absolute scorcher. I loved it!' Andrea Mara, bestselling author of No One Saw a Thing

'A twisty, turny, deliciously dark thriller set in paradise. I couldn’t put it down.' Clare Pooley

Is it ever a good idea to go on holiday with friends?

Darcy, Camilla and Kate have each come on this trip of a lifetime for a reason - to celebrate a divorce, to find love, to try to put a traumatic past behind them.

Their dream getaway? The Sapphire Island Resort in the Maldives. With crystal-clear waters and sun-drenched white sand beaches, relaxation is guaranteed.

But all is not as it seems in paradise, and this is no ordinary friendship.

They've got nine days to go . . . and old wounds are already reopening.

Will they all make the return journey?


  • With a genius premise, Bad Tourists hooks from the first page and doesn't let go until the nail-biting final chapter when the cleverly woven threads pull together for a perfect ending. A sublime thriller, an absolute scorcher. I loved it!
    Andrea Mara, author of No.1 Sunday Times bestseller No One Saw a Thing

About the author

Caro Carver

Caro Carver lives in Scotland with her husband and four children. She is Reader in Creative Writing at the University of Glasgow, teaches for the Faber Academy and the Curtis Brown Academy, and regularly speaks on panels and hosts events on writing. Caro is happiest when travelling and takes inspiration from her travels to write her books. Bad Tourists, her first book written under the pseudonym of Caro Carver, will be published by Transworld in Summer 2024. She is also published by HarperCollins as C.J. Cooke for her gothic thrillers.
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