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Dark Tides by Chris Ewan
  

Dark Tides

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This is a pretty horrific tale but it is written in such a simplistic style it might almost have been designed for young adults. Indeed it features a bunch of teenagers who set each other dares on “Hop-tu-naa”, the Isle of Man Hallowe’en. Then a prank goes badly wrong and one ends up in prison. Six years later our protagonist, Claire, is a police officer. Now the story starts to contain letters of vengeance and the body count mounts. Throughout the tale there is a feeling of menace that builds to an obvious climax. This is easy-read stuff; good escapism. ~ Sarah Broadhurst

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Dark Tides by Chris Ewan

From the number one bestselling author of safe house comes a story about friendship, family, secrets, lies, and the things we do for love. When Claire Cooper was eight, her mother disappeared during Hop-tu-naa, the Manx Halloween. When Claire was eighteen, she and her friends took part in a Hop-tu-naa dare that went terribly wrong. Now in her early twenties and a police officer, what happened that Hop-tu-naa night has come back to haunt them all, and Claire must confront her deepest fears in order to stop a killer from striking again. For fans of Stephen King and Harlan Coben, this is I know what you did summer meets. The wicker man from one of the country's new generation of thriller writers. Ewan has become a master storyteller. (Ann Cleeves). A rising star of the genre. (Simon Kernick).

About the Author

Chris Ewan

Chris Ewan is the award-winning author of The Good Thief's Guide to... series of mystery novels. His debut, The Good Thief's Guide to Amsterdam, won the Long Barn Books First Novel Award and is published in 10 countries, and Amsterdam, Paris and Vegas have all been shortlisted for CrimeFest's Last Laugh Award. Born in Taunton in 1976, he now lives in the Isle of Man with his wife, Jo.

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Publication date

27th August 2015

Author

Chris Ewan

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Publisher

Faber & Faber Crime an imprint of Faber & Faber

Format

Paperback
464 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Thriller / Suspense
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Crime & mystery

ISBN

9780571307456

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