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  • Published: 1 May 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409081685
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 560

Awakening




A terrifying, heart-racing up-all-night thriller perfect for fans of Gillian Flynn and Tess Gerritsen

A terrifying, heart-racing up-all-night thriller perfect for fans of Gillian Flynn and Tess Gerritsen

You know that feeling? The one that makes you want to glance over your shoulder?

All Clara Benning wants is a peaceful life as a wildlife vet, and to hide her disfigurement from the world.

But now she doesn't have a choice.

Because a man has died from a suspicious snake bite, and Clara's concern leads her to the abandoned house at the end of the lane, and an unspeakable tragedy that occured half a century ago.

'A cracking story' Guardian

Sharon Bolton (previously S. J. Bolton) is the author of six critically acclaimed novels. She has been shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger for Crime Novel of the Year, the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year and the CWA Dagger in the Library.

Sharon lives near Oxford with her husband and young son.

For more information about the author and her books, or to check out her addictive blog, visit www.sharonbolton.com. You can also join her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SJBoltonCrime

  • Published: 1 May 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409081685
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 560

About the author

Sharon Bolton

Sharon Bolton (previously S. J. Bolton) is the critically acclaimed author of some of the most bone-chilling crime books ever written. She has been shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger for Crime Novel of the Year and the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. In 2014 she won the CWA Dagger in the Library for her whole body of work.

Sharon lives near Oxford with her husband and young son.

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Praise for Awakening

Bolton goes for the gothic with gusto here...a powerful cocktail of creepiness

Time Out

Truly grim (in a good way). An original and atmospheric chiller

Daily Mail

Assured and original. Sacrifice was good: Awakening is even better

SIMON BECKETT

A tour de force - totally grips from beginning to end

JENNI MURRAY

Full marks...Bolton racks up the tension in preparation for a nail-biting finale

Yorkshire Post

Devilishly clever... a terrifying climax... a classy, fast-moving and gripping thriller...You wouldn't want to miss it!

Lancashire Evening Post

Chilling, eerie and intense

News of the World (****)

This book writhes and glides and slithers its way into the readers psyche...Bolton creates memorable characters and knows precisely how to ratchet up the tension and tell a cracking story... a new British crime writer who is sure to make her mark

Guardian

S.J. Bolton has elevated herself to the High Priestess of English Rural Gothic. If she carries on like this she will have worshippers in their millions.

The Times

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