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The Carrier by Sophie Hannah
  

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A chilling novel from the queen of psychological suspense. Tim Breary has confessed, and even provided the police with evidence. The only thing he hasn't given them is a motive. He claims to have no idea why he murdered his wife ...

If you like Sophie Hannah you might also like to read books by Helen Dunmore, Jeanette Winterson and Melvin Burgess.

Synopsis

The Carrier by Sophie Hannah

When her plane is delayed overnight, Gaby Struthers finds herself forced to share a hotel room with a stranger: a terrified young woman named Lauren Cookson - but why is she scared of Gaby in particular? Lauren won't explain. Instead, she blurts out something about an innocent man going to prison for a murder he didn't commit, and Gaby soon suspects that Lauren's presence on her flight can't be a coincidence. Because the murder victim is Francine Breary, the wife of the only man Gaby has ever truly loved.

Reviews

'A writer of prodigious talent ... This is a jaw-droppingly assured book which sometimes feels as if there's a plot twist on every page ... This reader was left speechless with admiration ... a truly sensational book.'
Daily Express on LASTING DAMAGE

'A remarkable novel, and an adventure to read ... A first-class whodunit that will keep you reading long into the night.'
Scotsman on A ROOM SWEPT WHITE

'For those who demand emotional intelligence and literary verve from their thrillers, Sophie Hannah is the writer of choice.'
Guardian

'One of the great unmissables of this genre - intelligent, classy and with a wonderfully Gothic imagination.'
The Times

About the Author

Sophie Hannah

Sophie Hannah is a best-selling, award-winning poet. Her latest collection, First of the Last Chances, was chosen for the Poetry Book Society’s Next Generation promotion in June 2004. She regularly performs her poetry to live audiences nationwide and abroad, and recently won first prize in the Daphne Du Maurier Festival Short Story Competition for her psychological suspense story The Octopus Nest. Sophie lives in West Yorkshire with her husband and two children.

Click here to read an interview with Sophie Hannah about her new Poirot novel The Monogram Murders.

Click here to read an interview with Sophie Hannah about the story behind her novels A Game for all the Family and The Narrow Bed.

Author Photo © Philippa Gedge

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Publication date

30th November 1999

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Sophie Hannah

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Hardback

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
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9780340980729

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