Elizabeth Haynes
Also by this author
Human RemainsRevenge of the Tide

Into the Darkest Corner

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Longlisted   —CWA Dagger in the Library2015

Winner   —Amazon Best Book of the Year2011

Bestseller   —New York Times2012

Winner   —Amazon Editors’ Choice Best Crime Novel2011

Winner   —Amazon Rising Stars2011

Selected   —Yahoo Top Ten Life Changing Books2013

Longlisted   —CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger2011

Shortlisted   —Waverton Good Read Award2010

Shortlisted   —People’s Book Prize for Fiction2010

Winner   —Prix des Lecteurs2012

Selected   —TV Book Club2012

This is an edgy and powerful first novel, utterly convincing in its portrayal of obsession, and a tour de force of suspense.

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Catherine has been enjoying the single life for long enough to know a good catch when she sees one. Gorgeous, charismatic, spontaneous – Lee seems almost too perfect to be true. And her friends clearly agree, as each in turn falls under his spell.

But there is a darker side to Lee. His erratic, controlling and sometimes frightening behaviour means that Catherine is increasingly isolated. Driven into the darkest corner of her world, and trusting no one, she plans a meticulous escape. Four years later, struggling to overcome her demons, Catherine dares to believe she might be safe from harm. Until one phone call changes everything.

Elizabeth Haynes is also the author of Revenge of the Tide and Human Remains.

Bleach House Library

28 October 2013
To say this was nail biting is a complete understatement. I loved this book from the first page. It was brilliantly written and compelling from the first word. I hated finishing the book and am waiting for the next one.
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14 February 2011
A very impressive first novel. The pain and frustration of OCD is brilliantly evoked and I winced every time Cathy embarked on yet another ritual. The contrast between Cathy's two lives is cleverly drawn and the hesitancy in her new relationship is very believable. This is a fantastic personal read with plenty for a reading group to discuss.
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