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Dying for Christmas Tis the Season to be Dead by Tammy Cohen
  

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A dark, mixed-up, pretty terrifying kidnapping tale with some horrific twists and an ending you really do not see coming. Dominic kidnaps Jessica while she is shopping in Oxford Street. Right from the start his motive seems strange but he is obviously a psychopath so a motive is irrelevant. He has a wife who disappeared, we assume dead, and it seems Jessica has only twelve days to live before he will kill her too. Missing persons detective Kim is on the case and what a case. Talk about bluff and double cross and treachery and deceit, this is great stuff really nicely worked out.

If you like Tammy Cohen you might also like to read books by Sophie Hannah, Helen Fitzgerald and M. J. Arlidge.

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Synopsis

Dying for Christmas Tis the Season to be Dead by Tammy Cohen

I am missing. Held captive by a blue-eyed stranger. To mark the twelve days of Christmas, he gives me a gift every day, each more horrible than the last. The twelfth day is getting closer. After that, there'll be no more Christmas cheer for me. No mince pies, no carols. No way out...But I have a secret. No-one has guessed it. Will you?


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Reviews

Fast, wickedly funny, hugely enjoyable. * Sunday Mirror * [keeps] you in suspense until the end * Candis * This thriller... packs a killer twist * Prima * Dark and gloriously addictive... clear your diary, put your phone on silent and enjoy. * Bex Dawkins - myblightersrock.wordpress.com * compulsive reading at its absolute best * www.bookaddictshaun.co.uk * a great anti-Christmas tale * Cleopatra Loves Books Blog * Chilling, twisty and addictive. I finished the last few pages walking from the train station, bumping into people, because I couldn't put it down. * JULIE COHEN (author of Dear Thing) * A deliciously dark winter's tale that delivers twist after twist as it races towards its shocking conclusion. The perfect thriller to curl up with this Christmas. * MARK EDWARDS (author of The Magpies) * I read Dying For Christmas peering out from between my fingers in fright - but I could NOT put it down. The twist left me reeling! I love all Tammy's books and this one is no exception. * LOUISE VOSS (co-author of From the Cradle) * Makes Gone Girl look like a beginners guide to gaslighting. * @PLMcElroy * Disturbing, compelling and utter genius. * @caroline_S * Dying for Christmas is one of the darkest and most ingenious pyschological thrillers on the market at the moment. * CultureFly.co.uk * Morally complex, disturbing and very gripping. * Woman and Home * What starts out to be a chiller turns into a brain-twisting shocker. All rather clever, really. * Sunday Sport * Exciting, chillingly complex ...a delicious dark twist at the end. * Publishers Weekly US *


About the Author

Tammy Cohen

Tammy Cohen (who previously wrote under her formal name Tamar Cohen) has a growing backlist of acclaimed novels of domestic noir including:The Mistress's Revenge, The War of the Wives, and Someone Else's Wedding. Her break-out psychological suspense thriller was The Broken, followed by Dying for Christmas, First One Missing and When She Was Bad.

She lives in North London with her partner and three (nearly) grown children, plus one badly behaved dog.

Author photo © Johnny Ring

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Book Info

Publication date

20th November 2014

Author

Tammy Cohen

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Publisher

Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd

Format

Paperback
400 pages

Categories

Crime & mystery

ISBN

9781784160173

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