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  • Published: 27 April 2015
  • ISBN: 9781473535084
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 50

One By One: Before

(Part One)


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A direct to digital short-story in a race-against-time three-part adventure from the bestselling author of Ultimatum, Stay Alive and The Final Minute.

One week, three digital shorts.

The first part in a direct to digital short-story in a murder mystery three-part thriller from the bestselling author of Ultimatum, Stay Alive and The Final Minute.

Six ex school-friends have been brought together on a remote island.

They haven’t all been in contact since a fateful night twenty-one years ago, when their friend Rachel Skinner was found dead. The man arrested for her murder has now been acquitted, and the seven friends are fearing for their lives.

But are they hiding from the right person? Or have they fallen into a deadly trap?

  • Pub date: 27 April 2015
  • ISBN: 9781473535084
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 50

About the Author

Simon Kernick

Simon Kernick is one of Britain’s most exciting thriller writers. He arrived on the crime writing scene with his highly acclaimed debut novel The Business of Dying, the story of a corrupt cop moonlighting as a hitman. Simon's big breakthrough came with his novel Relentless which was the biggest selling thriller of 2007. His most recent crime thrillers include Siege, Ultimatum, Stay Alive and The Final Minute. He is also the author of the bestselling three-part serial thrillers Dead Man’s Gift and One By One.

Simon talks both on and off the record to members of the Counter Terrorism Command and the Serious and Organised Crime Agency, so he gets to hear first hand what actually happens in the dark and murky underbelly of UK crime.

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