The Taking of Annie Thorne

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Author : C. J. Tudor
Detail : “Some writers have it, and a few do not. C. J. Tudor has it success – The Taking of Annie Thorne is terrific in each way’ Lee kid

‘Dark, gothic and totally compelling, The Taking of Annie Thorne does a rare combination – an environment of unsettling evil along side richly nuanced characterisation’ J. P. Delaney

‘Deliciously creepy, and written with such talent and fluency it’s arduous to believe this is often solely her second book. so i believe it provides King a last his money’ James Lee Harvey Oswald

The new spine-tingling, sinister adventure story from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Chalk Man . . .
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One night, Annie went missing. Disappeared from her own bed. there have been searches, appeals. everybody thought the worst. And then, miraculously, when cardinal hours, she came back. however she could not, or would not, say what had happened to her.

Something happened to my sister. i can not justify what. I simply recognize that once she came back, she wasn’t an equivalent. She wasn’t my Annie.

I did not wish to admit, even to myself, that generally i used to be frightened to death of my very own sister.
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‘With reminder Pet Sematary associate degreed an well-rounded aura of creepiness, The Taking of Annie Thorne cements C. J. Tudor’s position as a serious new talent at the dark heart of crime writing. Brilliant.’ Fiona Cummins, author of Rattle

‘Deliciously creepy, impeccably aforethought and laced with each wicked humor and real shocks, The Taking of Annie Thorne is that the reasonably read-under-the-covers adventure story you did not assume folks wrote any longer. Lucky for U.S., C. J. Tudor still will. associate degree absolute corker of a book’ James Whitcomb Riley Sager, big apple Times bestselling author of ultimate ladies and therefore the Last Time I song

‘I blue-eyed it. the standard of her writing meant it absolutely was associate degree absolute pleasure to scan, also as being genuinely terrific. It created my hair stand on end! Genius’ Emma Curtis author of 1 very little Mistake
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Praise for C. J. Tudor . . .

‘If you wish my stuff, you may like this’ author King

‘Wonderfully creepy – sort of a cold blade on the rear of your neck’ Lee kid

‘A tense gripper with a leave-the-lights-on shock ending’ Sunday Times

‘A major new talent’ Sunday Mirror

‘A must-read for all horror fans’ Daily specific”

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Author - C. J. Tudor
Publisher - Charnwood
Pages - 384
ISBN - 9781444840834


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Detail - When Joe Thorne was fifteen, his little sister, Annie, disappeared. At the time, Joe thought it was the worst thing in the world that could ever happen. And then she came back. But she couldn't, or wouldn't, say what had happened to her. Now Joe has returned to the village where he grew up, to work as a teacher. Joe has bad debts - and bad people - he needs to escape. He's also received an anonymous email: I KNOW WHAT HAPPENED TO YOUR SISTER. But coming back to the place he grew up means opening old wounds, and confronting old enemies and the things they did. Joe is about to discover that places, like people, have secrets. The deeper you go, the darker they get. And sometimes, you should never come back.

The Hiding Place :

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Author - C. J. Tudor
Publisher - Ballantine Books
Pages - 288
ISBN - 9781524761028


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Detail - "The Hiding Place is terrific in every way."--Lee Child From the acclaimed author of The Chalk Man comes an unputdownable psychological thriller about a man who returns home to settle old scores--and uncovers a secret darker than he could have imagined. Joe never wanted to come back to Arnhill. After the way things ended with his old gang--the betrayal, the suicide--and what happened when his sister went missing, the last thing he wanted to do was return to his hometown. But Joe doesn't have a choice, not after a chilling email surfaces in his inbox: I know what happened to your sister. It's happening again . . . Lying his way into a teaching job at his former high school is the easy part. Facing off with onetime friends who aren't too happy to have him back in town--while avoiding the enemies he's made in the years since--is tougher. But the hardest part of all will be returning to the abandoned mine where his life changed forever, and finally confronting the horrifying truth about Arnhill, his sister, and himself. Because for Joe, the worst moment of his life wasn't the day his sister went missing. It was the day she came back.

The Hiding Place : A Novel

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Author - C. J. Tudor
Publisher - Doubleday Canada
Pages - 320
ISBN - 0385690118


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Detail - The thrilling second novel from the author of The Chalk Man, about a teacher with a hidden agenda who returns to settle scores at a school he once attended, only to uncover a darker secret than he could have imagined. Joe never wanted to come back to Arnhill. After the way things ended with his old gang--the betrayal, the suicide, the murder--and after what happened when his sister went missing, the last thing he wanted to do was return to his hometown. But Joe doesn't have a choice. Because judging by what was done to that poor Morton kid, what happened all those years ago to Joe's sister is happening again. And only Joe knows who is really at fault. Lying his way into a teaching job at his former high school is the easy part. Facing off with former friends who are none too happy to have him back in town--while avoiding the enemies he's made in the years since--is tougher. But the hardest part of all will be returning to that abandoned mine where it all went wrong and his life changed forever, and finally confronting the shocking, horrifying truth about Arnhill, his sister and himself. Because for Joe, the worst moment of his life wasn't the day his sister went missing. It was the day she came back. With the same virtuosic command of character and pacing she displayed in The Chalk Man, C.J. Tudor has once again crafted an extraordinary novel that brilliantly blends harrowing psychological suspense, a devilishly puzzling mystery, and enough shocks and thrills to satisfy even the most seasoned reader.

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Author - C. J. Tudor
Publisher - Crown
Pages - 304
ISBN - 1524761036


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Detail - “The Hiding Place is terrific in every way.”—Lee Child From the acclaimed author of The Chalk Man comes an unputdownable psychological thriller about a man who returns home to settle old scores—and uncovers a secret darker than he could have imagined. Joe never wanted to come back to Arnhill. After the way things ended with his old gang—the betrayal, the suicide—and what happened when his sister went missing, the last thing he wanted to do was return to his hometown. But Joe doesn’t have a choice, not after a chilling email surfaces in his inbox: I know what happened to your sister. It’s happening again . . . Lying his way into a teaching job at his former high school is the easy part. Facing off with onetime friends who aren’t too happy to have him back in town—while avoiding the enemies he’s made in the years since—is tougher. But the hardest part of all will be returning to the abandoned mine where his life changed forever, and finally confronting the horrifying truth about Arnhill, his sister, and himself. Because for Joe, the worst moment of his life wasn’t the day his sister went missing. It was the day she came back.

The Other People :

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Author - C. J. Tudor
Publisher - Penguin UK
Pages - 416
ISBN - 1405939648


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Detail - The chilling new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Chalk Man and The Taking of Annie Thorne 'C. J. Tudor is terrific. I can't wait to see what she does next' Harlan Coben 'A mesmerizingly chilling and atmospheric page-turner' J.P. Delaney, bestselling author of The Girl Before Driving home one night, Gabe sees the face of a little girl he knows in the rear window of the car in front. She mouths one word - 'Daddy'. He never sees his five-year-old daughter, Izzy, again. The police believe she's dead. But three years later, Gabe still drives the roads, searching for the car that took Izzy, never giving up hope . . . Fran and her daughter, Alice, aren't searching - but running. Always one step ahead of the people who want to hurt them. Because Fran knows the truth about Gabe's daughter - and she knows what those chasing her and Alice will do if they ever catch them . . . 'Hugely enjoyable and deliciously creepy' Alex Michaelides, author of The Silent Patient 'A creepy, intense novel that drew me right in and never let go' Samantha Downing, author of My Lovely Wife 'Utterly magnificent. Such a beautifully weaved and satisfyingly complex tale, with just the right level of spookiness' James Oswald, author of the Inspector McLean series 'Chilling and utterly gripping. Loved the twists and the well-drawn everyday details. A fantastic new book from the Queen of Creepy' Will Dean, author of Dark Pines 'A darkly compelling tale of justice, revenge and the darkness lurking at the edges of everyday life - with an utterly propulsive plot that makes it very, very hard to put down' T. M. Logan, author of The Holiday 'C. J. Tudor's best novel to date . . . utterly emotionally believable . . . gripping and thoroughly entertaining' Sarah Pinborough, author of Behind Her Eyes Praise for C. J. Tudor: 'If you like my stuff, you'll like this' Stephen King 'Britain's female Stephen King' Daily Mail 'Some writers have it, and C. J. Tudor has it big time. The Taking of Annie Thorne is terrific in every way' Lee Child 'Her books have the ability to simultaneously make you unable to stop reading while wishing you could bury the book somewhere deep underground where it can't be found. Compelling and haunting' Sunday Express

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Publisher - Doubleday UK
Pages - 432
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Detail - 'The best kind of thriller - step by all-too-plausible step we're sucked into frantic, breathless action ... Perfect." LEE CHILD You never know where danger may come from... 6.45am. A sweltering London rush hour. And in the last 27 minutes, seven people have been murdered. In a series of coordinated attacks, seven men and women across London have been targeted. For journalist Famie Madden, the horror unfolds as she arrives for the morning shift. The victims have one thing in common- they make up the investigations team at the news agency where Famie works. The question everyone's asking- what were they working on that could prompt such brutal devastation? As Famie starts to receive mysterious messages, she must find out whether she is being warned of the next attack, or being told that she will be the next victim...

The Burning Girls :

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Author - C. J. Tudor
Publisher - Penguin UK
Pages - 400
ISBN - 1405939672


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Detail - Pre-order the darkly compelling new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Chalk Man, The Taking of Annie Thorne and The Other People 500 years ago: eight martyrs were burnt to death 30 years ago: two teenagers vanished without trace Two months ago: the vicar committed suicide Welcome to Chapel Croft. For Rev Jack Brooks and teenage daughter Flo it's supposed to be a fresh start. New job, new home. But, as Jack knows, the past isn't easily forgotten. And in a close-knit community where the residents seem as proud as they are haunted by Chapel Croft's history, Jack must tread carefully. Ancient superstitions as well as a mistrust of outsiders will be hard to overcome. Yet right away Jack has more frightening concerns. Why is Flo plagued by visions of burning girls? Who's sending them sinister, threatening messages? And why did no one mention that the last vicar killed himself? Chapel Croft's secrets lie deep and dark as the tomb. Jack wouldn't touch them if not for Flo - anything to protect Flo. But the past is catching up with Chapel Croft - and with Jack. For old ghosts with scores to settle will never rest . . . Praise for C. J. Tudor: 'C. J. Tudor is terrific. I can't wait to see what she does next' Harlan Coben 'Britain's female Stephen King' Daily Mail 'A mesmerizingly chilling and atmospheric page-turner' J.P. Delaney 'Her books have the ability to simultaneously make you unable to stop reading while wishing you could bury the book somewhere deep underground where it can't be found. Compelling and haunting' Sunday Express 'Some writers have it, and some don't. C. J. Tudor has it big time' Lee Child 'A dark star is born' A. J. Finn

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