This is a Richard & Judy book club choice a Sunday Times top ten bestseller. “Extremely hard to put down!” (Sophie Hannah).
Shortlisted for the Ian Fleming Silver Dagger 2015. “Chilling and hypnotically suspenseful…an instant classic.” (Lee Child). ‘Hello there.’ I looked at the pale, freckled hand on the back of the empty bar seat next to me in the business class lounge of Heathrow airport, then up into the stranger’s face. ‘Do I know you?’ Delayed in London, Ted Severson meets a woman at the airport bar.
Over cocktails they tell each other rather more than they should, and a dark plan is hatched – but are either of them being serious, could they actually go through with it and, if they did, what would be their chances of getting away with it? Back in Boston, Ted’s wife Miranda is busy site managing the construction of their dream home, a beautiful house out on the Maine coastline.
But what secrets is she carrying and to what lengths might she go to protect the vision she has of her deserved future? This is a sublimely plotted novel of trust and betrayal, The Kind Worth Killing will keep you gripped and guessing late into the night.