A Slow Fire Burning
‘An addictive whodunnit’
‘Here are characters who are real and likeable, even when they are complicated and flawed. Paula Hawkins is a genius’
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Three women, connected by one brutal crime.
Three women, determined to right the wrongs done to them.
Three women, with everything to hide.
When it comes to revenge, even good people are capable of terrible things.
But only one person killed Daniel Sutherland.
How long can their secrets smoulder, before they explode into flame?
The new SCORCHING bestseller from #1 author of THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN and INTO THE WATER
‘From the first sentence to the last, this explosive, startling novel grabs you by the throat and doesn’t let go. Fiendishly clever’
‘Shocking, moving, full of heart’
‘Twists and turns like a great thriller should, but it’s also deep, intelligent and intensely human’
‘This twisted story with its cast of damaged characters builds to a brilliant conclusion.’
‘Gripping and intriguing, I loved every moment’
S J Watson
‘Superbly told… utterly compelling’
‘Paula Hawkins’ best novel yet’
From the first sentence to the last, this explosive, startling novel grabs you by the throat and doesn't let go. Fiendishly clever and with a wonderful sense of place too. Go read! * Kate Mosse * I love Paula Hawkins, and this is why - A Slow Fire Burning twists and turns like a great thriller should, but it's also deep, intelligent and intensely human . . . the characters are just like people you know . . . or maybe even just like you yourself. Hawkins is proving herself a worthy 21st century heir to Barbara Vine and Patricia Highsmith. * Lee Child * My Book of the Month, for which I predict big things . . . An intriguing, unputdownable thriller that is as much about the compelling, damaged characters as it is about the intricate plot. * Alice O'Keeffe, The Bookseller * With a beautifully wrought cast of characters who are real and likeable even when they are complicated and flawed, a fantastic, picturesque London setting, twists and turns galore and exquisite prose, this is a high class read. Paula Hawkins is a genius. * Lisa Jewell * Paula Hawkins's plotting is meticulous. A Slow Fire Burning is a clever onion of a book, expertly peeled. * Belinda Bauer *
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