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THE RUNAWAY SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER AND THRILLER OF THE YEAR YOU DON'T KNOW HER. BUT SHE KNOWS YOU.

THE RUNAWAY SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER AND THRILLER OF THE YEAR, NOW A MAJOR FILM STARRING EMILY BLUNT

'Really great suspense novel. Kept me up most of the night. The alcoholic narrator is dead perfect' STEPHEN KING

Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She’s even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one of the houses. ‘Jess and Jason’, she calls them. Their life – as she sees it – is perfect. If only Rachel could be that happy.

And then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough.

Now everything’s changed. Now Rachel has a chance to become a part of the lives she’s only watched from afar.

Now they’ll see; she’s much more than just the girl on the train…

Reviews

Really great suspense novel. Kept me up most of the night. The alcoholic narrator is dead perfect.

STEPHEN KING

The thriller scene will have to up its game if it's to match Hawkins this year

Observer

My vote for unreliable narrator of the year

The Times

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  • Paperback

    9781784161750

    September 19, 2016

    Black Swan

    416 pages

    RRP $22.99

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  • Paperback

    9780552779777

    May 2, 2016

    Black Swan

    416 pages

    RRP $22.99

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  • Audio Book

    9781846574399

    April 15, 2015

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  • EBook

    9781448171682

    January 15, 2015

    Transworld Digital

    416 pages

    RRP $32.99

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Extract

Rachel 
Friday, 5 July 2013
Morning

There is a pile of clothing on the side of the train tracks. Light-blue cloth – a shirt, perhaps – jumbled up with something dirty white. It’s probably rubbish, part of a load fly-tipped into the scrubby little wood up the bank. It could have been left behind by the engineers who work this part of the track, they’re here often enough. Or it could be something else.  
 

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