The Other People

The Other People

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The chilling new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Chalk Man and The Taking of Annie Thorne

'C. J. Tudor is terrific. I can't wait to see what she does next' Harlan Coben

'A mesmerizingly chilling and atmospheric page-turner' J.P. Delaney, bestselling author of The Girl Before

Driving home one night, Gabe sees the face of a little girl he knows in the rear window of the car in front.
She mouths one word - 'Daddy'.

He never sees his five-year-old daughter, Izzy, again.

The police believe she's dead. But three years later, Gabe still drives the roads, searching for the car that took Izzy, never giving up hope . . .

Fran and her daughter, Alice, aren't searching - but running. Always one step ahead of the people who want to hurt them.

Because Fran knows the truth about Gabe's daughter - and she knows what those chasing her and Alice will do if they ever catch them . . .

'Hugely enjoyable and deliciously creepy' Alex Michaelides, author of The Silent Patient

'A creepy, intense novel that drew me right in and never let go' Samantha Downing, author of My Lovely Wife

'Utterly magnificent. Such a beautifully weaved and satisfyingly complex tale, with just the right level of spookiness' James Oswald, author of the Inspector McLean series

'Chilling and utterly gripping. Loved the twists and the well-drawn everyday details. A fantastic new book from the Queen of Creepy' Will Dean, author of Dark Pines

'A darkly compelling tale of justice, revenge and the darkness lurking at the edges of everyday life - with an utterly propulsive plot that makes it very, very hard to put down' T. M. Logan, author of The Holiday

'C. J. Tudor's best novel to date . . . utterly emotionally believable . . . gripping and thoroughly entertaining' Sarah Pinborough, author of Behind Her Eyes

Praise for C. J. Tudor:

'If you like my stuff, you'll like this' Stephen King

'Britain's female Stephen King' Daily Mail

'Some writers have it, and C. J. Tudor has it big time. The Taking of Annie Thorne is terrific in every way' Lee Child

'Her books have the ability to simultaneously make you unable to stop reading while wishing you could bury the book somewhere deep underground where it can't be found. Compelling and haunting' Sunday Express
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 129 x 198mm
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1405939621
  • 9781405939621
  • 71,411

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C. J. Tudor is terrific. I can't wait to see what she does next Harlan Coben
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Wonderfully gripping and doubt-inducing * Woman & Home * An intense novel that gets right to the heart of what it means to love and grieve * Woman * A dark star is born * A. J. Finn * Some writers have it, and some don't. C. J. Tudor has it big time * Lee Child * Britain's female Stephen King * Daily Mail * CJ Tudor taps into those things that woke you up in the night when you were a kid and then stay with you when you're an adult * Richard Armitage * Praise for C. J. Tudor * - * Kidnap mystery and horror suspense all rolled into one as a man is haunted by his abduction of his daughter while the woman who knows what happened is on the run for her life * Love it! * A novel with a formidable emotional pull * Financial Times * Complex thriller which is suffused with loss, longing and vengeance. Touches of the supernatural add to the spine-tingling thrills * The People * The chilling new novel by the bestselling author of The Chalk Manis an absolute page-turner. We'll just say the author isn't referred to as the 'Queen of Creepy' for nothing * That's Life * Vivid characterisation, lots of mystery as well as a twisting plot, it makes for a gripping page turner * NB Magazine * A chilling, atmospheric tale of justice, revenge, and the darkness lurking on the fringes of society * Daily Express * A well-crafted story that blends a mystery with some supernatural chills. You'll want to leave the light on * Best * A chilling psychological thriller, pulsing with atmosphere and plot twists * Candis * C. J. Tudor has crafted an intense novel that gets right to the heart of what it means to love and to grieve . . . Intriguing, dramatic and heartbreaking * Woman & Home * This book is chilling. It's the type of book you need to read with the lights on and the doors locked but it's so gripping you won't regret the mild night terrors * Yahoo! Style UK * Such intricate and enthralling storytelling. Evocative and creepy * Amanda Reynolds * Another black fist of doom, smashing into the feeble world . . . loved it! * Max Wesolowski * Diabolically clever and propulsive as a rollercoaster. If you like twisty thrillers that leave you guessing till the very last page, this is a must-read * Alma Katsu, author of The Hunger and The Deep * Sets the bar high for every other thriller this year * John Marrs * Excellent. A clever, tense and touching novel * Literary Review * I adored The Other People. I was absolutely gripped from start to finish. Deliciously dark, with realistic characters that you simultaneously root for, then recoil from * Caz Frear * Fabulous * Paul Burke, author of The Burning Men * It's rare to read something so downright terrifying but C.J. Tudor manages it time and again. The Other People grabs you by the throat and keeps on squeezing till the very last page. Clever. Original. Brilliant * Chris Whitaker * C. J. Tudor's best novel to date. This tale of the lengths some people will go to to ease their grief was utterly emotionally believable while still treading at the edges of the worlds of Stephen King and Dean Koontz. Gripping and thoroughly entertaining. I can't wait to see what she does next * Sarah Pinborough * C. J. Tudor is fast becoming one of my favourite authors. She has such a gift for storytelling. Couldn't turn the pages fast enough * Fiona Cummins, author of The Rattle * A darkly compelling tale of justice, revenge and the darkness lurking at the edges of everyday life - with an utterly propulsive plot that makes it very, very hard to put down * T. M. Logan, bestselling author of The Holiday * A father's desperate search for his vanished daughter provides the beating heart of this complex thriller, which is suffused with loss, longing and vengeance. Touches of the supernatural bring an extra dimension to the spine-tingling thrills * Sunday Mirror * An intense novel that gets right to the heart of what it means to love and to grieve. Intriguing, dramatic and heart-breaking * Woman & Home * Her books have the ability to simultaneously make you unable to stop reading while wishing you could bury the book somewhere deep underground where it can't be found anymore. Compelling and haunting * Sunday Express * Hugely enjoyable and deliciously creepy. I was hooked from its gripping opening, all the way through its many twists and turns. Ostensibly about a man searching for his missing daughter, it's a tale about loss, where nothing is quite as it seems; and, although you may think you've got it worked out, C. J. Tudor is always several steps ahead. A brilliant storyteller. * Alex Michaelides, author of The Silent Patient * The Other People is a creepy, intense novel that drew me right in and never let go. C. J. Tudor's books keep getting better and better, and this one won't let you stop reading until the very last page! * Samantha Downing, author of My Lovely Wife * Chilling and utterly gripping. Loved the twists and the well-drawn everyday details. A fantastic new book from the Queen of Creepy * Will Dean, bestselling author of Red Snow * Utterly magnificent. Such a beautifully weaved and satisfyingly complex tale, with just the right level of spookiness * James Oswald * C. J. Tudor has done it again. A mesmerizingly chilling and atmospheric page-turner * J. P. Delaney, author of The Girl Before * C. J. Tudor is terrific. I can't wait to see what she does next * Harlan Coben *
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About C. J. Tudor

C. J. Tudor's love of writing, especially the dark and macabre, started young. When her peers were reading Judy Blume, she was devouring Stephen King and James Herbert. Over the years she has had a variety of jobs, including trainee reporter, radio scriptwriter, dog walker, voiceover artist, television presenter, copywriter and, now, author. Her novels, The Chalk Man and The Taking of Annie Thorne, were Sunday Times bestsellers and have sold in over forty countries.
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