Andrew Taylor

Crime and Historical Novelist

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Holiday bliss?

Chris was expecting a quiet weekend, just him and Smith, together at last. She'd invited him, hadn't she?


There's a lot more to Chris's visit than picnics on the beach or country walks. Smith practically ignores him, for starters. And then there's the "security" all around the house, and Smith's mother's preoccupation with some business problem. Over everything hovers an atmosphere of suspicion and distrust.

Animal Liberation...

And Chris needs liberating too when he's kidnapped from a rock concert. The more he thinks about it, the more frightened he becomes. Because the kidnappers have got the wrong person. Worse still, when they realise that, Chris's life won't be worth a bag of salt...

t-paced thriller..." The Daily Telegraph