The Killer Next Door

  • von Alex Marwood
  • Sprecher: Imogen Church
  • 12 Std. 6 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch

Beschreibung

The electrifying new thriller from the author of the word-of-mouth best-selling sensation The Wicked Girls, Alex Marwood.
No. 23 has a secret. In this bedsit-riddled south London wreck, lorded over by a lecherous landlord, something waits to be discovered. Yet all six residents have something to hide. Collette and Cher are on the run; Thomas is a reluctant loner; while a gorgeous Iranian asylum seeker and a 'quiet man' nobody sees try to stay hidden. And watching over them all is Vesta - or so she thinks.
In the dead of night, a terrible accident pushes the neighbours into an uneasy alliance. But one of them is a killer, expertly hiding their pastime, all the while closing in on their next victim.... As a cloying heatwave suffocates the city, events build to an electrifying climax in this dark, original, and irresistibly compelling thriller.

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Kritikerstimmen

"If you read Alex Marwood's The Wicked Girls, her new one - The Killer Next Door - is even better. Scary as hell. Great characters." (Stephen King)
"Utterly gripping; Marwood's ability to show the sinister side of everyday life is unparalleled." (Jenny Colgan)
"Nasty, compelling, and original, the author has done it again with her second novel." (The Sun)

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Hilfreichste

Unexpectedly brilliant.

I thoroughly enjoyed this audiobook; it was well written with a cast of skilfully drawn characters that tells a tale set in London without allowing the setting to overshadow the action. Also, beautifully read. Highly recommended.
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- Simone Karp

very good story!

such an interesting story! couldn't stop listening .... great charakters, very authentic. i'd love to listen to sone other stories of the author
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- Desiree

Weitere Infos zum Hörbuch

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 19.06.2014
  • Verlag: Hachette Audio UK