The Interview

The Interview

3.58 (1,938 ratings by Goodreads)
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3.58 (1,938 ratings by Goodreads)
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Description

The Interview is a gripping locked-room thriller from C. M. Ewan, the acclaimed author of A Window Breaks and the half-a-million-copy bestseller Safe House.

It's 5 p.m. on a Friday.

You have been called to an interview for your dream job.

In a stunning office thirteen floors above the city below, you are all alone with the man interviewing you.

Everyone else has gone home for the weekend.

The interview gets more and more disturbing.

You're feeling scared.

Your only way out is to answer a seemingly impossible question.

If you can't . . . what happens next?


What authors are saying . . .

'C.M. Ewan never once drops the pace in this heart-pounding rollercoaster of a thriller that had me up all night' - Clare Mackintosh, author of Hostage

'A brilliant hook, a breakneck game of cat and mouse, and twists galore' - Tim Weaver, author of The Shadow at the Door

'A fast-paced twisty read that races along like an action movie' - Sarah Pinborough, author of Insomnia

'I can't stop thinking about The Interview. I loved it' - Sarah Hilary, author of Fragile

'I couldn't put The Interview down. Totally brilliant' - B A Paris, author of The Therapist

'A terrifying, heart-stopping ride' - Sharon Bolton, author of The Split

'So tense and twisty. An absolute nail-biter of a novel!' - Gilly Macmillan, author of The Long Weekend

What readers are saying . . .

'Oh boy did I enjoy this book! The definition of a keep you up all night, read in one sitting thriller'

'I read this beauty in a day, had so much else to do but just couldn't put it down'

'Wow, this book blew me away! I was hooked immediately and found the concept, both exciting and highly original'

'YOU GUYS! If you haven't read this book, DO IT NOW!'
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Product details

  • Hardback | 448 pages
  • 164 x 241 x 43mm | 678g
  • MACMILLAN
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1529095522
  • 9781529095524
  • 42,477

Review quote

C M Ewan never once drops the pace in this heart-pounding rollercoaster of a thriller that had me up all night. -- Clare Mackintosh, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Hostage A brilliant hook, a breakneck game of cat and mouse, and twists galore: Ewan always delivers . . . -- Tim Weaver, author of the David Raker series A terrifying, heart-stopping ride and a highly original and deeply disturbing thriller. I've been a Chris Ewan fan for a while, but in this book he soars to another level entirely. -- Sharon Bolton, author of The Split I couldn't put The Interview down. Totally brilliant -- B A Paris C. M. Ewan has created the most incredible cat and mouse game in his propulsive novel, The Interview. He is an absolute master of the knife-edge thriller. -- Liv Matthews, author of The Prank I can't stop thinking about The Interview. I loved it -- Sarah Hilary, author of Fragile CM Ewan has a well-deserved reputation as one of Britain's best thriller writers. The Interview is a tense, twisting novel that will keep you gripped until the very last page. -- Adam Hamdy, author of Black 13 and Red Wolves A fast-paced and incredibly tense locked room thriller. Kept me guessing all the way to the end. It makes the job interviews in The Apprentice look like a walk in the park . . . -- John Marrs, author of The One This was so tense and twisty! An absolute nail biter of a novel. It inspires me to double down on the writing career as I'm never, ever going to a job interview again! -- Gilly Macmillan, author of To Tell You The Truth A slick, adrenalin-soaked corporate thriller that will keep you right on the edge of your seat -- Catherine Ryan Howard, author of 56 Days It's brilliant. This startling novel upends the reader's cocky expectations. I have never found it so difficult to resist flipping ahead to see if what I think is happening is happening. Don't do it! You'll be wrong and you'll miss half the fun. -- Hart Hanson, the creator/showrunner of Bones A fast-paced twisty read that races along like an action movie -- Sarah Pinborough This is the sort of novel you read with your heart in your mouth. When you think you know where it's going, there's another plot-altering twist . . . a terrific, quite frightening read. * Belfast Telegraph * What a fantastic thriller. A clever set up and a relentlessly gripping, surprising and vividly written story. -- Cath Staincliffe, author of Running out of Road Gripping. * Choice Magazine *
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About C. M. Ewan

C. M. Ewan is a pseudonym for Chris Ewan, the critically acclaimed and bestselling author of many mystery and thriller novels. Chris's first standalone thriller, Safe House, was a bestseller in the UK and was shortlisted for the Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award. He is also the author of the thrillers The Interview, Dead Line, Dark Tides, Long Time Lost and A Window Breaks as well as The Good Thief's Guide series of mystery novels. The Good Thief's Guide to Amsterdam won the Long Barn Books First Novel Award and has been published in thirteen countries. Chris lives with his wife and their two children in Somerset, where he writes full-time.
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Rating details

1,938 ratings
3.58 out of 5 stars
5 22% (425)
4 34% (650)
3 29% (563)
2 12% (228)
1 4% (72)
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