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The Apartment Upstairs

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THE TWISTY NEW THRILLER FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE RUMOUR 'Startlingly original . . . It's hard to think of a recent novel than can match it for an almost unbearable level of suspense' Sunday Times 'I loved this absorbing, twisty mystery - Lesley Kara has done it again!' Shari Lapena, No.1 bestselling author of The Couple Next Door Scarlett's aunt lived - and was brutally murdered - in the apartment upstairs. But Scarlett is determined that life should return to some kind of normal, even if that means living with just a ceiling between her and the scene of such a devastating crime. After all, this is her home. She's safe here. Isn't she? Dee is busy balancing her job as a funeral director with organizing an event to mark the disappearance of her best friend, ten years ago. So she's got enough on her plate without worrying about the threatening messages that are appearing on her company's Facebook page. When Scarlett approaches Dee about planning her aunt's funeral, an unexpected link between them emerges. Together, the two women could uncover secrets that have long been buried. Even while someone wants to stop them digging . . . _____ 'A powerful, compelling tale about dark secrets that won't stay buried' T. M. Logan, bestselling author of The Holiday and The Curfew 'Twisty and tense, another great read from Lesley Kara' B.A. Paris, bestselling author of The Therapist and The Dilemma 'The Apartment Upstairs is the sort of read that will have you listening out for creaks in the floorboards from other rooms. Lesley Kara is incomparable.' Jack Jordan, author of Do No Harm 'A shocking crime, an intriguing cast of suspects and a compelling mystery make this thriller a thoroughly gripping and twisty read.' B.P. Walter, author of The Dinner Guest _____ Readers are raving about The Apartment Upstairs! 'Lots of twists and turns and red herrings to keep you guessing' ***** 'A brilliant read, I devoured this in the space of a few hours as I could not put it down at all!!' ***** 'This story is so good and very addictive' ***** 'A tense and twisting tale with a menacing undercurrent' *****

About This Edition

ISBN: 9780552177238
Publication date: 2nd February 2023
Author: Lesley Kara
Publisher: Penguin (Transworld) an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 384 pages
Genres: Thriller and Suspense
Psychological thriller
Crime and mystery: women sleuths
Crime and Mystery: Private Investigator / Amateur Detectives
Modern and Contemporary Fiction
Narrative theme: Love and relationships
Narrative theme: Death, grief, loss
Narrative theme: Sense of place
Narrative theme: Identity / belonging