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  • Published: 30 January 2024
  • ISBN: 9781405948272
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $22.99

The Drift

All four of C. J. Tudor's novels have been Sunday Times Top 10 bestsellers and the fifth is her most twistiest yet?

Lisa was the only survivor of a school shooting perpetrated by one of her classmates. Before turning the gun on himself he said 'All of this is because of you.'
Years later Lisa is returning home for the first time in decades with her young daughter Ripley. But when Ripley saves a man's life - and unwittingly steps into the spotlight - she knows they must hide. Because a man is hunting people connected to Lisa's past. Five people have already perished at his hands and now he has his sights set on number six. Lisa.

  • Published: 30 January 2024
  • ISBN: 9781405948272
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $22.99

About the author

C. J. Tudor

C. J. Tudor's love of writing, especially the dark and macabre, started young. When her peers were reading Judy Blume, she was devouring Stephen King and James Herbert.

Over the years she has had a variety of jobs, including trainee reporter, radio scriptwriter, dog walker, voiceover artist, television presenter, copywriter and, now, author.

C. J. Tudor's first novel, The Chalk Man, was a Sunday Times bestseller and sold in over forty countries. Her second novel, The Taking of Annie Thorne, was also
a Sunday Times bestseller as was her third novel, The Other People. All three books are in development for TV. Her fourth novel, The Burning Girls, was a Richard and Judy Book Club selection and has been adapted for television by award-winning screenwriter Hans Rosenfeldt (creator of The Bridge and Marcella). It will debut on Paramount Plus in 2023. The Drift is her fifth novel and has also been optioned for the screen. C.J. Tudor is also the author of A Sliver of Darkness, a collection of short stories.

She lives in Sussex with her family.

Twitter @CJTudor

Facebook @CJTudorOfficial

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Praise for The Drift

Praise for C. J. Tudor


C. J. Tudor is terrific. I can't wait to see what she does next

Harlan Coben

If you like my stuff, you'll like this

Stephen King

Some writers have it and some don't. C. J. Tudor has it big time

Lee Child

Britain's female Stephen King

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