The Second Stranger: One detective. One murderer. But which is which?


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SKU: 9781408725238 Category: Tag: Author: Martin GriffinPublication Date: 19th Jan 2023Format: Paperback / softbackPages: 304Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group



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‘If there is a finer crime debut this year, it will be a surprise’ DAILY MAIL

‘Clever and bold’ LISA GARDNER

‘The book everyone’s going to be talking about’ KAREN DIONNE

‘A brilliant debut from an excellent new voice ‘ MY WEEKLY

Remie Yorke has one shift left at the Mackinnon Hotel in the remote Scottish Highlands before she leaves for good. Then Storm Ezra hits.

As temperatures plummet and phone lines go down, an injured man stumbles inside. PC Don Gaines was in a terrible accident on the mountain road. The only other survivor: the prisoner his team was transporting.

When a second stranger arrives, Remie reluctantly lets him in from the blizzard. He, too, is hurt. He claims to be a police officer. His name is also Don Gaines.

Someone is lying and, with no means of escape, Remie must work out who. If the cold doesn’t kill her, one of these men will get there first . . .

What real readers are saying about The Second Stranger

‘Plenty of heart-stopping moments, twists and turns. A fast-paced story, atmospheric, intriguing, with a great ending. I loved it’

‘I enjoyed the excellent descriptions of the hotel, weather and conditions . . . I felt every gust of wind and slammed door’

‘A swiftly moving and menacing plot. The remote, atmospheric and unsettling backdrop make this eerie, chilling and unpredictable suspense’

‘The suspense and drama build throughout . . . Very clever and unexpected’

‘I could not put it down. Would definitely recommend!’

The Second Stranger: One detective. One murderer. But which is which?