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Are You Afraid Of The Dark? by Sidney Sheldon
  

Are You Afraid Of The Dark?

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Wow, he doesn’t let up. It’s been four years since we had one of these international blockbusters and he’s got seventeen bestsellers under his belt. He still delivers a cracking good plot-based yarn with unexpected twists and good characters. You’ll love it.

Comparison: John Grisham, Jeffrey Archer, James Patterson.

Similar this month: David Baldacci, Nelson DeMille.

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Synopsis

Are You Afraid Of The Dark? by Sidney Sheldon

In New York, Denver, Paris and Berlin, four people have died separately in apparent accidents.

Two women – the widows of two of the dead – find themselves under ruthless attack and are drawn together in fear, confusion and for mutual protection. But are they being targeted because one of them is the prosecution witness at a famous criminal trial? Or is there a connection to the mystery behind their husband’s deaths?

Meanwhile, Tanner Kingsley, Chief Executive of an international Think Tank created only seven years ago, is on the cusp of an amazing discovery which could alter the future of the world. If properly handled, the outcome of this could deliver unbelievable power into the company’s hands. But are the mysterious deaths connected to this volatile secret? And can it be further protected?

Thrown together, the women could not be more different: Diane Stevens is a well-connected, affluent artist from the Upper East Side. Kelly Harris is an African-American model who, having grown up in a rough Philadelphia neighbourhood with a new ‘uncle’ every month, believed she had at last found safety and contentment in Paris, married to a brilliant scientist.

Taut with suspense and vivid characterization, and with an unnervingly realistic premise that could alter our lives, ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK is Sheldon at the top of his form.

Reviews

‘Sheldon is an author working at the height of his power’
New York Times

‘Fast-moving… engrossing… Sidney Sheldon is a master at giving the public what it wants.’
LA Times

About the Author

Sidney Sheldon

Sidney Sheldon, whose highly successful writing career spanned over 50 years, garnered international praise and recognition in four diverse fields. The winner of an Oscar, a Tony, and an Edgar Allan Poe Award from the Mystery Writers of America, Sheldon had over 250 television scripts, twenty five major motion pictures, six Broadway plays and fourteen novels (with sales figures well over 200 million) to his credit, ranking him as one of the world’s most prolific writers.

Sheldon was also one of the few major authors to have all his novels filmed as major motion pictures or blockbuster mini-series for television. His novels are published in 56 languages, including Russian, Turkish, Japanese, Dutch, Portuguese, Korean, Hebrew, Greek and Indonesian, in 100 countries worldwide.

Sidney Sheldon died on January 30 2007.

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Book Info

Publication date

19th March 2005

Author

Sidney Sheldon

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Publisher

Harpercollins Publishers

Format

Paperback
416 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Books for the Boys
Relationship Stories
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Thriller / suspense

ISBN

9780007165162

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