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  • Published: 19 July 2022
  • ISBN: 9781787633278
  • Imprint: Bantam Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $32.99

The Apartment Upstairs




The Queen of the killer twist is back . . . in this gripping thriller that looks at how secure we feel in our own homes, and what happens when that security is threatened. That murder you heard about on the news? It isn't always someone else's story . . .

THE TWISTY NEW THRILLER FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE RUMOUR

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 emerges between them. Together, the two women could uncover secrets that have long been buried. Even while someone wants to stop them digging . . .

  • Published: 19 July 2022
  • ISBN: 9781787633278
  • Imprint: Bantam Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $32.99

About the author

Lesley Kara

Lesley Kara is an alumna of the Faber Academy ‘Writing a Novel’ course. She lives on the North Essex coast. She is the author of two published novels: The Rumour, a Sunday Times Top 10 and Kindle No. 1 bestseller, and the critically acclaimed Who Did You Tell?. Her third novel, The Dare, is coming soon.

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Praise for The Apartment Upstairs

Kara uses the old box of tricks so effectively, misdirecting your attention with expert cunning and then biffing you on the back of the head with her twists.

Daily Mirror (praise for THE DARE)

A powerful, compelling tale about dark secrets that won't stay buried, with a palpable sense of dread that builds on every page

T. M. Logan, Sunday Times bestselling author of THE HOLIDAY, THE CATCH and TRUST ME

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