Very few people get the opportunity to stay here.
And some don’t get to leave …
Zoey doesn’t remember anything about last night. But she knows something went badly wrong. For she is no longer in New York. She’s woken up in the desert, in a white building she doesn’t recognise, and she’s alone.
When she discovers she’s been admitted to The Sanctuary, a discreet, mysterious, isolated refuge from normal life, to avoid jail, she is stunned. She knows she has secrets, troubles, but she thought she had everything under control. But as she spends more time with other residents, she begins to open up about what she’s running from. Until she realises that not everyone in The Sanctuary has her best interests at heart, and someone might even be a killer . . .
Praise for THE DARK:
‘Outstanding … Haughton writes vividly about a claustrophobic community … her novel really is a superlative locked-room mystery’ Sunday Times (Crime Book of the Month)
‘Haughton has created a fantastically atmospheric setting … it’s a chilling race to the finish to discover whodunnit’ Observer
‘A sense of growing menace pervades … the freezing wasteland and claustrophobic workings of the research station are finely rendered’ Financial Times
‘The kind of heart-pounding, sleep-stealing read that you want to recommend to everyone you meet. An absolutely thrilling book’ CASS GREEN
‘Chilling and atmospheric . . . had me turning the pages late into the night’ MARK EDWARDS
‘Tense, thrilling and unpredictable, with one of the most unique and dangerous settings imaginable’ ALLIE REYNOLDS
‘Set against the dangerous sub-zero temperatures end endless night of the Antarctic… Brilliantly atmospheric and terrifying’ CATHERINE COOPER
This locked-room thriller wowed me. Perfect pacing and a cinematic vibe * Prima * An atmospheric and satisfyingly twisty tale * Heat * This is a great slice of creepy escapism * Observer * Fast-paced and an eclectic range of believable characters and a great setting, this book will keep you guessing right to the end * Catherine Cooper, author of The Chalet * This brilliant thriller has a creeping sense of dread that will have you hooked * Sun on Sunday * Clever and atmospheric, Haughton's story weaves a delicate web of intrigue and mystery. * Daily Mail *
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