Get 2 top 10 audiobooks free with a LoveReading exclusive

LoveReading has teamed up with Audiobooks.com to give you the chance to get 2 free audiobooks when you sign up. Try it for 30 days for free with no strings attached. You can cancel anytime, although we're sure you'll love it. Click the button to find out more:

Find out more

The Dynamite Room

by Jason Hewitt

eBooks of the Month Thriller and Suspense

The Dynamite Room Synopsis

July 1940. 11 year-old Lydia walks through a village in rural Suffolk on a baking hot day. She is wearing a gas mask. The shops and houses are empty, windows boarded up and sandbags green with mildew, the village seemingly deserted. Leaving it behind, she strikes off down a country lane through the salt marshes to a large Edwardian house -- the house she grew up in. Lydia finds it empty too, the windows covered in black-out blinds. Her family are gone. Late that night he comes, a soldier, gun in hand and heralding a full-blown German invasion. There are, he explains to her, certain rules she must now abide by. He won't hurt Lydia, but she cannot leave the house. Is he telling the truth? What is he looking for? Why is he so familiar? And how does he already know Lydia's name? Eerie, thrilling and piercingly sad, The Dynamite Room evokes the great tradition of war classics yet achieves a strikingly original and contemporary resonance. Hypnotically compelling, it explores, in the most extreme of circumstances, the bonds we share that make us human.

If you loved this, you might like these...

The Last Thing She Told Me
Gallowstree Lane
The Cult on Fog Island
The Rumour

All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781471127427
Publication date: 17/07/2014
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781471127403
Publication date: 27/03/2014
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781471127403
Publication date: 27th March 2014
Author: Jason Hewitt
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Hardback
Genres: eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories:

About Jason Hewitt

Jason Hewitt is a playwright and actor. He was born in Oxford, and lives in London. The Dynamite Room is his first novel.

More About Jason Hewitt

More Books By Jason Hewitt

Cover for The Dynamite Room by Jason Hewitt
View All Books By Jason Hewitt

Share this book