Lucy Clarke’s latest book dances along the knife edge of psychological suspense into the depths of a dark and desolate wilderness within the Norwegian landscape.

The four main characters are fierce, secretive and they have their own agendas. What I loved most about them was their powerhouse unit – when it was needed the most. Despite their differences, their physical and emotional distance, the hike does bring them together in as many ways as it tears them apart…

The hike is ugly, raw and beautiful all at the same time. The slow burn of suspense and tension builds nicely through the first half with enough to give underlying fear and an edge. The isolation and wilderness of the hike clashes with the claustrophobia of not quite being alone to create a wonderfully atmospheric novel that you won’t be able to put down.

Lucy is the queen of destination thrillers and you always know that wherever she goes within the pages of her book, she’s been and seen it for herself as much as possible, minus the murdery bits. Lucy’s books come alive because of her dedication to setting the scene. And perhaps the loveliest surprise within this dark story is that she brings it all home right at the end.

About the Book

Wish you were here?
Think again . . .

Maggie, Liz, Helena & Joni. Old friends bound by history, adventures, old secrets.

And now, bound by murder.

They lace up their hiking boots for the adventure of a lifetime in the Norwegian wilderness: a place of towering mountains, glass-like lakes, log cabins and forests stolen from a fairytale.

It’s the perfect place to lose yourself – until a broken body is found at the bottom of a ravine.

Somewhere out there, someone knows exactly why a woman has died. And in this deep, dark wilderness, there’s a killer on the trail…

About The Author

Sunday Times bestseller, Lucy Clarke, writes from a beach hut, using the inspiration from the wild south coast to craft her stories. Her debut novel, THE SEA SISTERS, was a Richard & Judy Book Club pick, and she has since published A SINGLE BREATH, THE BLUE/NO ESCAPE, LAST SEEN, YOU LET ME IN, and THE CASTAWAYS, which was a Waterstones Thriller of the Month. Lucy’s seventh novel, ONE OF THE GIRLS, is ‘an electric, sun-soaked thriller’, released in May 2022.

Lucy’s books are published in twenty territories. THE BLUE, is currently being filmed for a major international TV series for Paramount+ and will be on screens in 2023.

Lucy is a passionate traveller and fresh air enthusiast. She’s married to a professional windsurfer and, together with their two children, they spend their winters travelling and their summers at home by the sea.

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This book can be purchased in our store either on its own or in a book box. It’s available for pre-order and includes a signed bookplate.

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