‘Superlative… No other thriller writer can make you break into a sweat and break your heart at the same time’
Nothing is as fragile as the memory of a child…
Malone, a child barely four years old, starts to claim that his mother isn’t his real mum. It seems impossible: his mother has birth certificates, photos of him as a child and even the paediatrician confirms this is her child.
The school psychologist is the only one who believes him. Desperate to find out the truth, he approaches Marianne Augresse, a police captain with better things to do with her time: hot on the heels of a a major criminal, she doesn’t think the wild fantasies of a child are something she should worry about.
But what if she’s wrong?
From the master of the historical spy thriller, a story set in the heart of the Polish resistance
September, 1939. The invading Germans blaze a trail of destruction across Poland. France and Britain declare war, but do nothing to help. And a Polish resistance movement takes shape under the shadow of occupation, enlisting those willing to risk death in the struggle for their nation’s survival. Among them is Captain Alexander de Milja, an officer in the Polish military intelligence service, a cartographer who now must learn a dangerous new role: spymaster in the anti-Nazi underground.
Beginning with a daring operation to smuggle the Polish National Gold Reserve to the government in exile, he slips into the shadowy and treacherous front lines of espionage; he moves through Europe, changing identities and staying one step ahead of capture. In Warsaw, he engineers a subversive campaign to strengthen the people’s will to resist. In Paris, he poses as a Russian poet, then as a Slovakian coal merchant, drinking champagne in black-market bistros with Nazis while uncovering information about German battle plans. And a love affair with a woman of the French Resistance leads him to make the greatest decision of his life.
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‘Had me turning the pages well into the night’ Harlan Coben
‘Extraordinary’ Sunday Times
‘Breathtakingly good’ Daily Mail
‘Stylish… More please!’ The Times
WELCOME TO A SCHOOL REUNION YOU WON’T FORGET
FRENCH RIVIERA, WINTER 1992
On a freezing night, as her high school campus is engulfed by a snowstorm, 19-year-old Vinca Rockwell runs away with Alexis, her philosophy teacher.
No one will ever see them again.
FRENCH RIVIERA, SPRING 2017
Formerly inseparable, Thomas, Maxime and Fanny – Vinca’s best friends – have not spoken in twenty-five years. But when they receive an invitation to their school reunion, they know they must go back one final time.
Because there is a body buried in that school…
…and they’re the ones who put it there.
THE BIGGEST #1, MEGA-BESTSELLING AUTHOR YOU’VE NEVER READ… UNTIL NOW
* THE #1 AUTHOR IN FRANCE
* A TOP 10 HIT AROUND THE WORLD
* OVER 33 MILLION COPIES OF GUILLAUME MUSSO’S NOVELS SOLD WORLDWIDE
* THE UNPUTDOWNABLE THRILLER OF SUMMER 2019
For fans of Joel Dicker’s THE TRUTH ABOUT THE HARRY QUEBERT AFFAIR, Harlan Coben’s TELL NO ONE and Gillian Flynn’s GONE GIRL. With the atmosphere of Donna Tartt’s THE SECRET HISTORY and David Lynch’s TWIN PEAKS
‘THE FRENCH SUSPENSE KING’ New York Times
‘It’s no wonder that Musso is one of France’s most loved, bestselling authors’
In 1999, after publishing three cult novels, celebrated author Nathan Fawles announces the end of his writing career and withdraws to Beaumont, a wild and beautiful island off the Mediterranean coast.
Autumn 2018. As Fawles’ novels continue to captivate readers, Mathilde Monney, a young Swiss journalist, arrives on the island, determined to unlock the writer’s secrets and secure his first interview in twenty years.
That same day, a woman’s body is discovered on the beach and the island is cordoned off by the authorities.
And so, begins a dangerous face off between Mathilde and Nathan, in which the line between truth and fiction becomes increasingly blurred…
Praise for Guillaume Musso and The Reunion
‘Breathtakingly good. Do not miss it’
‘One of the great thriller writers of our age’
‘Stylish and streamlined, nostalgic… More please’
‘Hugely enjoyable and beautifully staged, with an audacious authorial coup at the death that is simply breathtaking’
‘The French call it a coup de foudre: a strike of lightning. That’s how The Reunion zapped me, electrified me. For almost a decade, Guillaume Musso has reigned supreme as France’s most popular author, and with this he’s instantly poised to join the ranks of Stieg Larsson and Jo Nesbo’
A.J. Finn, author of The Woman in the Window
Paris 1940. The civilised, upper-class life of film producer Jean Casson ends with the German occupation of the city. Out of money and almost out of luck, Casson attempts to work with a German film company but finds himself drawn into the dark world of espionage and double agents. More used to evading jealous husbands than the secret police, Casson beomes a reluctant spy, torn between honour, patriotism, love and survival.
‘Each flick of the page suggests the tick of a countdown’ New York Times Books Review
‘Artfully well-orchestrated’ Sunday Times
‘Splendidly tense’ Los Angeles Times
The D-day landings – the fate of millions of men and the entire future of Europe depends on the right weather conditions on the English Channel on a single morning. A team of Allied scientists is charged with agreeing on an accurate forecast five days in advance. But is it even possible to predict the weather so far ahead? Will Wallace Ryman, reclusive pacifist and renowned forecaster, divulge his secrets to the team? Can Henry Meadows, a young maths prodigy, save the day? Or will turbulence prove even more elusive than imagined and events, like the weather, begin to spiral out of control?
FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND
‘A fascinating read: Wilbur Smith meets William Boyd in the warm seas and spice-scented air of Zanzibar’ New Statesman
‘A riveting thriller’ Observer
The year is 1998. Nick, a marine biologist, is working on coral reef protection off the idyllic island of Zanzibar. While on a trip to mainland Tanzania, he meets Miranda, who works in the US embassy there. As romance blooms, the couple could be forgiven for thinking they are living in paradise – until they find themselves embroiled in a desperate terrorist conspiracy.
From the bestselling author of the LAST KING OF SCOTLAND