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The Boy at the Door : This summer's most addictive psychological thriller full of twists you won't see coming

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The psychological thriller everyone will be talking about this summer. Perfect for fans of Friend Request, He Said/She Said and The Couple Next Door. 'Unsettling, layered, bold, unpredictable, dark. EXCELLENT' Will Dean, author of Dark Pines.

What would you do for the perfect life?

Would you LIE? Would you CHEAT? Would you KILL?

Cecilia Wilborg has THE PERFECT LIFE. A handsome husband, two beautiful daughters and a luxurious house in the picture-postcard town of Sandefjord.

But Cecilia also has A DARK SECRET. A secret so damaging it can never be brought to light.

Then Tobias enters her life. He is a small, friendless eight-year-old boy who just wants to find a home. But he threatens to bring Cecilia's world crashing down.

'STUNNING ... Intricate and twisted with dark secrets emerging at every turn' ALEXANDRA BURT, author of Sunday Times Bestseller Little Girl Gone.

'Heartbreaking and HEAD-SPINNING' MARY TORJUSSEN, author of Gone Without a Trace.

'Remarkable ... GRIPS LIKE A VICE' CRIME TIME.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 145 x 228 x 35mm | 586g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1786699230
  • 9781786699237
  • 705,790

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'A novel of remarkable accomplishment that sets its nuanced and intriguing characters in the context of a plot that grips like a vice' Crime Time. 'Unsettling, layered, bold, unpredictable, dark. EXCELLENT' Will Dean. 'Dahl savagely delineates the price of living in a society that insists women must try to be perfect wives and mothers and have successful careers, too, or they'll be inevitably made to feel they're never good enough' Publishers Weekly, Starred Review. 'Atmospheric and beautifully written ... combines complex and believable characters with a heart-breaking and head-spinning plot' Mary Torjussen. 'Stunning ... an extraordinary plot; intricate and twisted with dark secrets emerging at every turn. An engaging mystery with an ending you won't see coming' Alexandra Burt.
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About Alex Dahl

Alex Dahl is a half-American, half-Norwegian author. Born in Oslo, she wrote The Boy at the Door while living in Sandefjord.
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93 ratings
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4 48% (45)
3 19% (18)
2 5% (5)
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