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  • Published: 19 March 2019
  • ISBN: 9781787630437
  • Imprint: Bantam Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $32.99

One False Move




Robert Goddard is 'the master of the triple double-cross' (The Times) he delights in misleading and surprising his audience and ONE FALSE MOVE is classic Goddard; a twisting mystery that quickly becomes a heart-stopping thriller.

What value can be put on a human mind?

How Joe Roberts does what he does is a mystery. He has a brain that seems able to outperform a computer. To a games company like Venstrom that promises big profits if his abilities can be properly exploited. So they send Nicole Nevinson to track him down and make him an offer too good to refuse.

But Venstrom aren’t the only people interested in Joe. His current boss, a shady businessman, is already making serious money out of Joe’s talents and isn’ going to let him go without a fight. And then there are other forces, with still darker intentions, who have their own plans for him.

Almost before she knows it, Nicole’s crossed an invisible line into a world where the game being played has rules she doesn’t understand and where no-one can help her win.

But win she must. Because the battle now isn’t just for Joe’s mind, it’s for Nicole’s life.

  • Published: 19 March 2019
  • ISBN: 9781787630437
  • Imprint: Bantam Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $32.99

About the author

Robert Goddard

Robert Goddard's first novel, Past Caring, was an instant bestseller. Since then, his books have captivated readers worldwide with their edge-of-the-seat pace and their labyrinthine plotting. He has won awards in the UK, the US and acrossEurope and his books have been translated into over thirty languages. In 2019, he won the Crime Writers’ Association’s highest accolade, the Diamond Dagger, for a lifetime achievement in Crime Writing.

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Praise for One False Move

In One False Move, [Goddard] is at the peak of his powers

Sunday Times

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