Carrie’s best friend has an accident and can no longer make the round-the world trip they’d planned together, so Carrie decides to go it alone. Violet is also travelling alone, after splitting up with her boyfriend in Thailand. She is also desperate for a ticket on the Trans-Siberian Express, but there is nothing available. When the two women meet in a Beijing Hotel, Carrie makes the impulsive decision to invite Violet to take her best friend’s place.
Thrown together in a strange country, and the cramped cabin of the train, the women soon form a bond. But as the journey continues, through Mongolia and into Russia, things start to unravel – because one of these women is not who she claims to be …
A tense and twisted psychological thriller about obsession, manipulation and toxic friendships, VIOLET also reminds us that there’s a reason why mother told us not to talk to strangers …
'A perfectly plotted, dark, peppered-with-humour, thriller' * Hayley Webster * 'Twisted, gripping and totally addictive' -- Paddy Magrane 'A Lonely Planet handbook twinned with Single White Female' -- Marnie Riches 'Fast-paced, darkly thrilling noir' -- Mason Cross 'Sick and twisted' -- Syd Moore 'Classy and sexy' -- Louise Beech 'Gripping, illuminating and truly unique' -- David Mark 'A clever, cutting, addictive read that kicks impulsive to the ground, and stomps all over spontaneity .... Violet is a fabulously unsettling ride' * LoveReading * 'I recommend it unreservedly to anyone who likes a twisted tale of obsession and toxic friendships' * 17 Degrees Magazine * 'The journey and the train ride are a perfect setting for this psychological thriller, toxic sure but also deliciously entertaining' * New Books Magazine *
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