‘Chris Brookmyre is a genius, every new book of his is a cause for celebration’ — RICHARD OSMAN
‘Keeps you guessing until the very end – after an avalanche of revelations and twists’ — THE TIMES (BOOK OF THE MONTH)
One hen weekend, seven secrets… but only one worth killing for
Jen’s hen party is going to be out of control…
She’s rented a luxury getaway on its own private island. The helicopter won’t be back for seventy-two hours. They are alone. They think.
As well as Jen, there’s the pop diva and the estranged ex-bandmate, the tennis pro and the fashion guru, the embittered ex-sister-in-law and the mouthy future sister-in-law.
It’s a combustible cocktail, one that takes little time to ignite, and in the midst of the drunken chaos, one of them disappears. Then a message tells them that unless someone confesses her terrible secret to the others, their missing friend will be killed.
Problem is, everybody has a secret. And nobody wants to tell.
PRAISE FOR CHRIS BROOKMYRE
‘Strikingly original and definitively Brookmyre – there’s nothing he can’t do’
‘I recommend The Cut SO HIGHLY! A fast-paced thriller, lovely characters, [and] it kept me guessing’
‘A twisty spiralling rabbit hole of a book that draws you deeper with every chapter. Brilliantly original, compulsively readable, right to the final page’
‘Dark, heartfelt, stylish and thrilling, the kind of wonderfully original tale I just adore. Chris Brookmyre is a storytelling mastermind’
‘This is a special novel. A brilliant, original, up-to-the-minute tale with all of the dark, edgy, humorous brilliance we’ve come to expect from one of the finest crime fiction writers in the world’