Two Nights in Lisbon
A woman wakes up to discover her new husband is missing and sets out on a wild race of power, politics, and revenge in this international thriller from New York Times bestselling author Chris Pavone.
You think you know a person…
Ariel Pryce wakes up in Lisbon, alone. Her husband is gone – no warning, no note, not answering his phone. Something is wrong.
She starts with hotel security, then the police, then the US embassy, at each confronting questions she can’t fully answer: What exactly is John doing in Lisbon? Why would he drag her along on his business trip? Who would want to harm him? And why does Ariel know so little about her new husband?
The clock is ticking. Ariel is running out of time. But the one person in the world who can help her is the one person she doesn’t want to ask…
A complex, intelligent, multi-layered thriller, Two Nights in Lisbon is filled with twists, turns, husbands, wives, secrets and lies – and it will linger long after you turn the surprising final page.
Two Nights in Lisbon was an instant New York Times bestseller in May 2022!
Praise for Two Nights in Lisbon:
‘This is smart suspense at its very best.’ John Grisham
‘Timely, important, layered with ticking suspense.’ Lee Child
‘The finest thriller I’ve read in a very long time… This is sophisticated, of-the-moment suspense of the highest order.’ C.M. Ewan
‘Intelligent, utterly compelling and deeply satisfying.’ Peter James
‘Pavone has become one of the most skilled creators of menace and suspense in the world.’ Daily Mail
‘As close to unputdownable as you can get.’ Stephen King
'I defy anyone to read the first twenty pages of this breakneck novel, then try to put it down for five minutes. This is smart suspense at its very best' -- John Grisham 'I absolutely loved Chris Pavone's Two Nights in Lisbon, an unputdownable thriller that's his best novel yet. It stars a strong and savvy heroine who wakes up one morning to find her husband missing, and the action never lets up. This is a masterly, sleek, and sophisticated novel about love, marriage, and truth. Read it!' -- Lisa Scottoline 'Aside from the elegant writing and compelling characters, Two Nights in Lisbon manages to be a total barn burner, with twisty surprises from start to finish. I couldn't predict a thing, nor could I put it down' -- Lisa Lutz 'Two Nights in Lisbon is such a richly satisfying novel in so many different ways: it is a tense, intricately plotted thriller; a nuanced and moving character study; a sharp-eyed social critique; an immersive tour of a fascinating city and culture. I finished this book and immediately wanted to read it again' -- Lou Berney 'Two Nights in Lisbon is sensationally good - timely, important, layered with ticking suspense, driven by an ominous drumbeat that accelerates like a panicked heart. My thriller of the year so far' -- Lee Child 'Chris Pavone's pacey, well-plotted thrillers are riveting and great fun to read, and Two Nights in Lisbon is his best yet. This one is not to be missed' -- Karin Slaughter 'There's no such thing as a book you can't put down, but this one was close' -- Stephen King 'Weaving together hairpin Hitchcockian suspense and true moral heft, Chris Pavone's Two Nights in Lisbon is his best yet - utterly timely and brimming over with surprise, nuance, cunning, and a palpable weight' -- Megan Abbott 'An elegantly twisting, lyrical, rocket-paced international thriller of the first order. With sterling prose, layered characters, searing insights, and gripping suspense, Chris Pavone writes with a deep knowledge of the world we live in - its many injustices, flaws, and the bending, dangerous road we sometimes must take to justice' -- Lisa Unger
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