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The Split : The most gripping, twisty thriller of the year (A Richard & Judy Book Club pick)

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A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK

SHE'LL NEVER STOP RUNNING.
BUT HE'LL NEVER STOP LOOKING.

A year ago Felicity Lloyd fled England to South Georgia, one of the most remote islands in the world, escaping her past and the man she once loved. Can she keep running her whole life?

Freddie Lloyd has served time for murder - and now he wants her back. Wherever she is, he won't stop until he finds her. Will he be able to track her to the ends of the earth?

TOGETHER THEY'LL FIND THEMSELVES TRAPPED ON THE ICE AND IN DANGER. WHO WILL SURVIVE?

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'A deadly game of cat-and-mouse at the edge of the world.' Erin Kelly

'Powerfully atmospheric, unguessably twisty.' Elly Griffiths

'I'm a huge Sharon Bolton fan, and this is her best yet.' Lee Child

'THE SPLIT grips like permafrost.' JP Delaney
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 36mm | 280g
  • Trapeze
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1409174212
  • 9781409174219
  • 10,291

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Powerfully atmospheric, unguessably twisty. Elly Griffiths
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I love Sharon Bolton's book and this [...] isolated landscape of the South Atlantic she writes about so well * Claire McGowan * A page-turner full of shock twists. * Bella Magazine * This dark tale has more than a few twists and turns to keep you guessing. -- Lisa Howells * Crime Monthly * Atmospheric [...], a dark and disturbing page-turner. * Choice Magazine * The remoteness of the location bestows a sense of brooding tension, which is coupled to heart-stopping action sequences, making this into an extraordinary thriller. This is intelligent crime writing at its very best; not to be missed. * SHOTS eMag * A compulsive page-turner * Prima * Bolton's depiction of this stark, beautiful, remote wilderness is a balm to the soul in these restricted times and her complicated mystery a welcome diversion from reality. -- Alison Flood * The Observer, New Review * extremely entertaining [with] characters who have relationships that work -- Natasha Cooper * Literary Review * THE SPLIT is terrific: vivid, tense and superbly paced. A masterclass in using the setting to drive the plot, in Cambridge and icy South Georgia. Highly recommended. * Jane Casey * Nail-biting, heart-pounding suspense that leaps from one dizzying twist to another. THE SPLIT grips like permafrost. * JP Delaney * I'm a huge Sharon Bolton fan, and this is her best yet * Lee Child * Atmospheric and beautifully-written. A deadly game of cat-and-mouse at the edge of the world. * Erin Kelly * Original, compelling and unsettling. I loved it. * Rachel Abbott * dark, fascinating and full of surprises * Mark Edwards * Powerfully atmospheric, unguessably twisty. * Elly Griffiths *
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About Sharon Bolton

Sharon (formerly S J) Bolton grew up in a cotton-mill town in Lancashire and had an eclectic early career in marketing and public relations. She gave it up in 2000 to become a mother and a writer.
Her first novel, Sacrifice, was voted Best New Read by Amazon.uk, whilst her second, Awakening, won the 2010 Mary Higgins Clark Award (part of the prestigious Edgars) in the US. She has been shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger, the Theakston's Prize for Best Thriller, the International Thriller Writers' Best First Novel award, the Prix Du Polar in France and the Martin Beck award in Sweden.
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Rating details

2,880 ratings
3.81 out of 5 stars
5 26% (752)
4 40% (1,151)
3 25% (718)
2 7% (191)
1 2% (68)
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