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Crime by the Book
ALL OF THEM ARE FRIENDS. ONE OF THEM IS A KILLER.
"A ripping, riveting murder mystery - wily as Agatha Christie, charged with real menace, real depth. Perfect for fans of Ruth Ware." - A.J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window
During the languid days of the Christmas break, a group of thirtysomething friends from Oxford meet to welcome in the New Year together, a tradition they began as students ten years ago. For this vacation, they've chosen an idyllic and isolated estate in the Scottish Highlands-the perfect place to get away and unwind by themselves.
The trip began innocently enough: admiring the stunning if foreboding scenery, champagne in front of a crackling fire, and reminiscences about the past. But after a decade, the weight of secret resentments has grown too heavy for the group's tenuous nostalgia to bear. Amid the boisterous revelry of New Year's Eve, the cord holding them together snaps.
Now, on New Year's Day, one of them is dead . . . and another of them did it.
DON'T BE LEFT OUT. JOIN THE PARTY NOW.
As he comes closer I see that his features are frozen with shock. I know this look. I have seen it before. This is the expression of someone who has witnessed something horrific, beyond the bounds of ...
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I read this one of Lucy's books from having read the guest list.
Gripping from the start I would say.
Creative writing at its best. I love when a book gives lead characters a great opening. A strong prologue that made me intrigued. Chilling read.