Eleven guests. Three nights. One murderer...A haunting and atmospheric thriller from rising star of crime fiction Rachael Blok.
In a crumbling old mansion in the English countryside, eleven people gather, each one famous in their field. They have been invited for a three-day house party, to celebrate the launch of a groundbreaking virtual reality game that promises to unite the worlds of technology, politics and the environment. DCI Marten Jansen has been summoned to join the house party. His instructions are to offer police protection in case of an outside attack. Instead, he finds simmering tensions, long-buried secrets – and a murderer in their midst...
Rachael Blok’s novels blend elements of police procedural and psychological thriller, and she has won critical acclaim for her lyrical prose, ratcheting tensions and atmosphere of foreboding.
Praise for Rachael Blok:
“A blistering mystery.” ERIN KELLY
“You will suspect everyone in this unbearably tense tale of betrayal and revenge.” A.S. HATCH.
“Gripping and original.” CLARE EMPSON.
“Assured and compelling ... The author is as deft about human relationships as she is about creating an increasingly foreboding atmosphere.” ELLY GRIFFITHS.