Safe House

Chris Ewan
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ISBN 9780571282210 Format Paperback
Published 07/03/2013 Length 464 pages

About Book

When There's Nowhere Left to Hide . . .

When Rob Hale wakes up in hospital after a motorcycle crash he is told that Lena, the woman he claims was travelling with him, doesn't exist. The woman he describes bears a striking resemblance to his recently deceased sister, Laura, but has he really only imagined her?

Rob sets out to find the answers to who Lena is and where she has gone. He is aided by Rebecca Lewis, a London-based PI, who has come to the Isle of Man at the behest of his parents to investigate his sister's suicide. But who is Rebecca really and how did she know his sister?

Together Rob and Rebecca follow the clues to discover who took Lena. In doing so they discover that even on an island where most people know each other, everyone hides a secret, and that sometimes your best option isn't to hide but to stay and fight.

  • About Chris Ewan

    Chris Ewan is the award-winning author of The Good Thief's Guide to ... series of mystery novels, which are in development with 20th Century Fox Television on behalf of showrunner Hart Hanson (Bones). His debut, The Good Thief's Guide to Amsterdam, won the Long Barn Books First Novel Award and is published in eleven countries, and Amsterdam, Paris, Vegas and Venice, have all been shortlisted for CrimeFest's Last Laugh Award.

    Born in Taunton in 1976, he now lives in the Isle of Man with his wife, Jo, and their daughter. Safe House, his first stand-alone thriller, was a number one bestseller in 2012 and was shortlisted for the Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award. Dead Line, his second thriller, was published in 2013.

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