Publication Date: 02/02/2023 ISBN: 9781529040173 Category:

Into the Dark

Fiona Cummins

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publication Date: 02/02/2023 ISBN: 9781529040173 Category:
Paperback / Softback




Into the Dark is the gripping crime thriller from Fiona Cummins about revenge, greed, ambition and the true cost of friendship.

‘Complex. Inventive. Twisting. Unsettling’ – Sarah Vaughan, bestselling author of Anatomy of a Scandal

The Place: Seawings, a beautiful art deco home overlooking the sweep of the bay in Midtown-on-Sea.

The Crime: The gilded Holden family – Piper and Gray and their two teenage children – have vanished from the house without a trace.

The Detective: DS Saul Anguish, brilliant but with a dark past, treads the narrow line between light and shade.

One late autumn morning, Piper’s best friend arrives at Seawings to discover an eerie scene – the radio is playing, phones are charging on the worktop, the cars are in the garage. But the house is deserted.

In fifteen-year-old Riva Holden’s bedroom, scrawled across the mirror in blood, are three words:


What happens next?

Publisher Review

Breathless plotting and twist after twist -- Ian Rankin This kept me reading well Into The Dark last night - so many layers of darkness and twisty complexity -- Harriet Tyce, bestselling author of Blood Orange An absolute BELTER of a thriller. A superb plot, brilliantly executed and beautifully written -- Joanna Cannon, bestselling author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep An absolute masterclass in misdirection. Trust NO ONE. I loved it -- Sarah Hilary Classy, complex, filled with twists and dizzying reveals and TOTALLY addictive -- Chris Ewan, author of The Interview Gripping. Twisty. Complex. No one does 'dark with heart' better than Fiona Cummins -- Tammy Cohen Fiona Cummins evokes the dark arts of journalism and politics with an insider's relish in this rich, intricately woven novel of childhood crime and adult redemption. I finished it with my heart in my mouth. Highly recommended -- Louise Candlish on When I Was Ten Grips like a vice -- Val McDermid on When I Was Ten Absorbing, tense and beautifully paced -- Daily Mail on When I Was Ten Dark, creepy and ultimately compassionate . . . a chilling look at the consequences of a childhood gone wrong -- J. P. Delaney on When I Was Ten Utterly compelling; a true just-one-more-chapter thriller -- Clare Mackintosh on When I Was Ten Trust me - Cummins is a keeper -- Lee Child on The Collector

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