Come a Little Closer



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Pre-order now: the new gripping psychological thriller from the bestselling author of Girl Unknown and Your Closest FriendLeah is in love. It should be the happiest summer of her life, but she can't help feeling lonely with Jake's attention divided between her, his ex-wife and his young son. As insomnia sets in, the walls of their new basement flat feel as if they're closing in around her. Until she meets her upstairs neighbour, Anton, who has recently moved back in after a long absence from the street. He's a sympathetic ear when Jake can't be, and even though others on the street seem strangely hostile towards him, Leah soon comes to rely on Anton and their secret conversations in the night. Leah has no idea that nineteen years before, Anton was convicted of killing his wife. A wife who looked a little bit like Leah. He has always said he didn't do it. Is Leah his redemption? Or is she befriending a killer intent on luring her closer



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Reminiscent of Du Maurier's Rebecca . . . Intriguing, compelling and shocking, Perry pulls you into a web of deceit that will enthralled and entertain you. I loved it. Slick, engrossing, twisted and addictive. Domestic crime drama at its best. Highly recommended Praise for Karen Perry - Like Gone Girl . . . it's the most gripping thing I've read for ages Evening Standard A brilliant binge-read thriller with a real roller coaster of an ending Heat Original and impressively contemporary with an excellent final twist Daily Mail Builds to an incredibly tense finale before delivering an amazing final twist Sunday Mirror Stunning Simon Mayo Radio 2 Book Club Truly remarkable . . . Grips your heart from the first pages and simply never lets go Jeffery Deaver If you're a fan of menacing psychological thrillers that chill to the bone, this book is for you Sunday Independent Beautifully written, with just the right balance of teasing the reader with clues and hitting them with revelations Telegraph - Best Crime Fiction of 2015 Genuinely surprising Guardian Don't be surprised if you devour it in one sitting Crime Fiction Lovers Full of intrigue and incident and keeps us guessing until the very last page Liz Nugent It's that most powerful thing, a beautifully written mystery driven by its exploration of the characters' innermost hearts Tana French Unputdownable, leading to a stunning conclusion you won't see coming Michelle Richmond Tense, unpredictable, blending a thriller with an intimate family story to produce a most compelling read John Boyne Cleverly written. A tense domestic thriller that is full of surprises Irish Mail on Sunday One of the most richly satisfying psychological thrillers of the year, a book that hooks the reader from the first page Irish Independent Perry is excellent at ratcheting up the tension at just the right moment, and the pages just keep turning at a rate of knots Connaught Telegraph