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Don't Let Go by Michel Bussi
  

Don't Let Go

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A captivating, fiendishly puzzling crime drama with an exotic, fascinating backdrop. Martial, Liane, and their daughter Sopha are on holiday on the island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean, then Liane disappears and Martial finds himself the only suspect. The main pair in the investigating team are simply fabulous characters, in particular Christos, who would rather sit back with a glass of rum than work for a living. Michel Bussi has the wonderful ability to take you on a completely different journey with each book he writes, yet each is a compelling, high-octane, outstanding read. I found my thoughts tumbling over each other as Bussi took me into the minds of the characters. The daughter Sopha talks in the the first person, creating incredibly intimate and powerful moments in time. Translations of certain local words sit waiting for you, allowing a discovery of the place and people. ‘Don’t Let Go’ twists and writhes, constantly moving forward, tension escalates until the final heart-stopping moments. ~ Liz Robinson

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Don't Let Go by Michel Bussi

In an idyllic resort on the island of La Reunion, Liane Bellion and her husband Martial are enjoying the perfect moment with their 6-year-old daughter. Turquoise skies, blue sea, palm trees, a warm breeze. Then Liane disappears. She went up to her hotel room between 3 and 4pm and never came back. Her husband, worried, had gone to the room along with the concierge - the room was empty but there was blood everywhere. Despite his protestations of innocence, the police view Martial as their prime suspect. He was the only other person who went to the hotel room between 3 and 4pm according to the staff of the hotel. Then he disappears along with his daughter. With Martial as prime suspect, helicopters scan the island, racial tensions surface, and more corpses are found. Is he really his wife's killer? And if he isn't, why does he appear to be so guilty?

Reviews

Praise for Michel Bussi:

'A novel so extraordinary that it reminded me of reading Steig Larsson for the very first time ... Bussi breaks every rule in the book, but I doubt I'll read a more brilliant crime novel this year' Sunday Times on AFTER THE CRASH

'Thriller of the month' Good Housekeeping on AFTER THE CRASH

'A richly satisfying story...a hugely enjoyable ride.' Irish Independent on AFTER THE CRASH

'The novel ends with one of the most reverberating shocks in modern crime fiction' SUNDAY TIMES on BLACK WATER LILIES

'A work of genius befitting the masterpiece by Monet at its heart ... Simply stunning' DAILY EXPRESS on BLACK WATER LILIES

About the Author

Michel Bussi

Michel Bussi is the author of the bestseller After the Crash. In France he has published eight bestselling thrillers and in 2013 alone, his books sold half a million copies in his native country. He has won fifteen literary awards, making him one of France's most prestigious crime authors. When not writing fiction, he is a Professor of Geography at the University of Rouen and a political commentator.

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Book Info

Publication date

27th April 2017

Author

Michel Bussi

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Author's Website

www.michelbussi.fr/

Publisher

Weidenfeld & Nicolson an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Hardback
336 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Thriller / Suspense
Exclusive Pre-Publication
Literary Fiction

Crime & mystery
Thriller / suspense
Fiction in translation

ISBN

9781474601788

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