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The Lost Hours

by Susan Lewis

Thriller and Suspense Books of the Month Crime and Mystery

LoveReading Expert Review of The Lost Hours

A dramatic and entertaining story unfolds when DNA evidence means one of three related men are suddenly suspect in a 20 year old murder.

Drama and tension sit centre stage in this striking novel where family members are suddenly pitted against each other. Recent DNA evidence means one of three related men sit as prime suspect for a murder that occurred 20 years previously, formerly classed as among the great and good of Exmoor, suspicion now reigns supreme. Susan Lewis writes books that you can just throw yourself into and completely let go. Fascinating and thought-provoking, this novel crosses genres, yet family and friends are very much at the heart of the storyline. Susan Lewis sets the scene with care and attention, revealing the detail of the main characters lives from work to home, through to their relationships. This is a group of people who seemingly have it all. Annie sits centre stage, and we witness her life as it implodes. With a large cast including a policing team, and the past making an appearance, suspense and anticipation increases through to the dramatic conclusion. A favourite character of mine from past novels makes an appearance, and I’m sure Susan Lewis fans will be pleased to see her. The Lost Hours is a satisfying and lively family drama, perfect for those who like a few twists and turns along the way.

Liz Robinson

The Lost Hours Synopsis

Don't miss the gripping new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author! Pre-order now! A loving marriage... Golden couple Annie and David Crayce have it all. A perfect marriage, three beautiful children and a thriving family business. Life couldn't be better. Until the unthinkable happens... A long-buried crime... Suddenly, David is the prime suspect of a murder committed twenty years ago. As the police investigate the cold case, so does Annie. But it all comes down to a few lost hours she can't solve. Now Annie must prove the man she loves is innocent. The clock is ticking...

About This Edition

ISBN: 9780008286972
Publication date: 5th August 2021
Author: Susan Lewis
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 464 pages
Primary Genre Thriller and Suspense
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Acclaim for Susan Lewis:

'A gripping read' Bella

'A gripping and compelling tale of justice and forgiveness,' The Courier

'A compelling, timely mystery' Lisa Ballantyne

'My Lies, Your Lies has gone straight to the top of my favourite Susan reads.

Full of drama, intrigue with so many twists and turns, I promise you'll be surprised and captivated right to the end' Carmel Harrington

'Rich, seamless and masterful storytelling with so many 'oh my god' twisty moments... Absolute genius. I was totally gripped' Rebecca Thornton

'Susan Lewis has a gift for telling warm family stories that also take you by surprise.' Jane Corry

'A master storyteller' Diane Chamberlain

'Utterly compelling' Sun

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Publication date: 05/08/2021
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About Susan Lewis

Susan Lewis  is the internationally bestselling author of over forty books across the genres of family drama, thriller, suspense and crime. She is also the author of Just One More Day and One Day at a Time, the moving memoirs of her childhood in Bristol during the 1960s. Following periods of living in Los Angeles and the South of France, she currently lives in Gloucestershire with her husband, James and mischievous dogs, Coco and Lulu. Author photo © Anthony Thompson    

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