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Ben McPherson - Author

About the Author

Ben McPherson is a television producer, director, and writer. He studied Modern Languages at King's College, Cambridge, and worked for many years in film and television production. From 1998 to 2007 he was a director and producer for the BBC. In 1998 Ben met the woman he would go on to marry at the Coach and Horses in Soho. Similarities to the characters in his novel, A Line of Blood, end there. Ben speaks fluent Norwegian and lives in Oslo with his wife and son. In 2012 he covered the Breivik trial for TheForeigner.no. He is now a columnist for Aftenposten, Norway's leading quality daily newspaper.

 

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The Island

The Island

Author: Ben McPherson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2021

The chilling new psychological thriller by Ben McPherson, author of A LINE OF BLOOD. A horrifying nightmare... A summer camp for teens, on a beautiful island. It should have been a haven. But it soon becomes hell on earth when two men start shooting. A country in shock... The families gather, desperately hoping their children have survived. Some have their prayers answered. Some must confront their worst nightmare. A family that will never be the same again... Cal and Elsa's daughter Licia was on the island, but no one can find any trace of her. Delving into their daughter's life, they uncover some shocking secrets. What really happened to Licia that day? Did she survive the shooting, or is she gone forever? 'Emotional, painful and utterly memorable' Alex Marwood, bestselling author of The Wicked Girls

The Island

The Island

Author: Ben McPherson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/08/2020

The chilling new psychological thriller by Ben McPherson, author of A LINE OF BLOOD. A shocking act of violence... It should have been the safest place on earth. A summer camp for teens, on a beautiful island off the coast of Oslo. But what started out as a haven becomes hell on earth as two men start shooting. A family torn apart... With Norway in shock, the families gather, desperately hoping their children have survived. Some have their prayers answered. Some must confront their worst nightmare. But for one family, this is just the beginning... A daughter gone missing... Cal and Elsa's daughter Licia was on the island that day. But the police can find no trace of her - dead or alive. Stuck in limbo, Cal and Elsa delve into their daughter's life. The secrets they uncover are shocking. But they still don't know - did Licia survive the shooting? Or is she gone forever? 'Emotional, painful and utterly memorable' Alex Marwood, bestselling author of The Wicked Girls

The Island

The Island

Author: Ben McPherson Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/08/2020

The chilling new psychological thriller by Ben McPherson, author of A LINE OF BLOOD. A shocking act of violence... It should have been the safest place on earth. A summer camp for teens, on a beautiful island off the coast of Oslo. But what started out as a haven becomes hell on earth as two men start shooting. A family torn apart... With Norway in shock, the families gather, desperately hoping their children have survived. Some have their prayers answered. Some must confront their worst nightmare. But for one family, this is just the beginning... A daughter gone missing... Cal and Elsa's daughter Licia was on the island that day. But the police can find no trace of her - dead or alive. Stuck in limbo, Cal and Elsa delve into their daughter's life. The secrets they uncover are shocking. But they still don't know - did Licia survive the shooting? Or is she gone forever? 'Emotional, painful and utterly memorable' Alex Marwood, bestselling author of The Wicked Girls

Line of Blood

Line of Blood

Author: Ben McPherson Format: eBook Release Date: 26/03/2015

A chilling psychological thriller about family - the ties that bind us, and the lies that destroy us. Perfect for fans of The Girl on the Train and I Let You Go.You find your neighbour dead in his bath.Your son is with you. He sees everything.You discover your wife has been in the man's house.It seems she knew him.Now the police need to speak to you.One night turns Alex Mercer's life upside down. He loves his family and he wants to protect them, but there is too much he doesn't know.He doesn't know how the cracks in his and Millicent's marriage have affected their son, Max. Or how Millicent's bracelet came to be under the neighbour's bed. He doesn't know how to be a father to Max when his own world is shattering into pieces.Then the murder investigation begins...