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Something in the Sea by Yves Bonavero
  

Something in the Sea

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Ever wondered whether your partner is being less than honest and is leading another life? What would you do if you then found out? Here, Bonavero, a first time novelist, has written a disturbing yet riveting story that youâll find hard to put down.

If you like Yves Bonavero you might also like to read books by Rosie Thomas, Robert Goddard and Sam Llewellyn.

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Something in the Sea by Yves Bonavero

Itâs a steamy, sultry day of a hot Mediterranean summer. Terence, a rich London lawyer, his beautiful wife Cathy, a doctor, and their young daughter Lucy are relaxing on the yacht that is Terenceâs pride and joy.

Suddenly, a storm whips up from nowhere and Terence battles into the night to save the lives of his family. Battered and bruised, they limp into Dubrovnik harbour. Unable to go ashore until daybreak, Cathy tends to her daughterâs injuries when a large motor-cruiser pulls up alongside the yacht. Its wounded skipper, the enigmatic Kurt, comes aboard the familyâs yacht also seeking medical help. As the darkest hours slowly tick by, Terence and Cathy have to listen to Kurtâs disturbing story …

At sunrise, Terence is a changed man, desperate to cling to his wife and daughter, and accordingly willing to change his life — a life about which, it transpires, he has been somewhat less than candid.

Reviews

'The plot is tight and exciting, and the writing has great authority ... I enjoyed reading it enormously' Sara Maitland

'I think it's remarkable ... a genuinely compelling, almost hypnotic story' Richard Holmes

'I was gripped and enthralled' William Boyd

About the Author

Yves Bonavero was born and educated in Paris. In his early twenties, Yves moved to London where he spent fourteen years in the City, rising to lead a major financial conglomerate. He left the City at the age of thirty-seven to pursue his interest in languages, literature, philosophy and cinema, going on to found Bonaparte Films. In 1996 Yves went to Oxford to read Philosophy and German as a mature student; he graduated with a First Class degree in 1999. Encouraged by his Oxford literature tutors, he began to write psychological thrillers.

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Book Info

Publication date

3rd April 2006

Author

Yves Bonavero

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Publisher

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

Format

Paperback

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Debuts of the Month
Literary Fiction
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ISBN

9780747578499

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