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Darkhouse

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EVERYTHING YOU NEVER EXPECTED. Escaping New York for the beautiful Irish Isle seemed the best way to escape the past for NYPD detective Joe Lucchesi and his family. But following the death of a girl in the local village, Joe soon finds out that the killer is closer to his past than he would care to remember. From a broken childhood comes an unbreakable and deadly bond. In 1985 in a North Texas backwater, two teenage boys made a chilling pact that would unite them forever in a dark and twisted loyalty. Now one lies dead. And the man responsible is going to pay. When a routine investigation comes to a violent and tragic end, Detective Joe Lucchesi takes leave from the NYPD and moves with his wife and son to a quiet village on the south east coast of Ireland. They're happy. They're safe. And they're about to enter a nightmare more terrifying than the one they left behind. When a young girl goes missing and the village closes ranks, Detective Lucchesi sets out to find the truth and uncovers a sinister trail that leads from the other side of the Atlantic and cuts directly to the very heart of his family. His wife is lying. His son is lying. And a killer is lying in wait.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 112 x 170 x 42mm | 281.23g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0007195370
  • 9780007195374
  • 390,806

About Alex Barclay

Alex Barclay lives outside Dublin. Darkhouse is a debut novel.show more

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Darkhouse is a terrific debut by an exciting new writer' The Independent on Sunday 'With no-hold, non-stop action moving seamlessly between North Texas, New York and Waterford, Barclay confidently delivers a knockout first novel' The Irish Times 'This rips along and shows great technique for a debut novel. Take my word for it we will hear more of young Barclay' The Irish Independent 'Darkhouse meets all the criteria of a good thriller -- scary moments, twists, and page-turning hooks!Darkhouse will guarantee you a few sleepless nights' Irish Evening Echo 'Alex Barclay's dark, suspenseful novel is the chiller-thriller of the Summer' Saga Magazine 'Darkhouse is a ride worth buckling your belt for' Sunday Business Post 'Gripping!with shades of Patricia Cornwell' Sunday Tribuneshow more
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