Bad Tourists: Escape to the Maldives with the hottest new friends-to-killers crime thriller beach read of 2024

· Random House
62% price drop on 16 Jul

About this eBook

The White Lotus meets Lucy Foley's The Guest List in this chilling, sun-soaked thriller about three vengeful women, a beautiful island resort, and the darkest of secrets. ⭐

'A sublime thriller, an absolute scorcher. I loved it!' - ANDREA MARA, No. 1 bestselling author of No One Saw a Thing

'A whip-smart, fun, and stylish novel - I raced through it.' GILLIAN McALLISTER, No.1 bestselling author of Wrong Place, Wrong Time

Best friends Darcy, Camilla and Kate have just landed in to the Maldives for a luxury holiday at the exclusive Sapphire Island Resort.

They can't wait for ten days of scorching sun, crystal-clear waters, white-sand beaches - and the chance to put a traumatic shared past behind them.

But what awaits them is a murderous revenge plot that none of them saw coming.

Or did they?



‘377 pages of pure brilliance. I held my breath the whole way through - completely hooked and totally binge worthy! An easy 5 stars from me!!’ - ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Reader Review

‘This is THE perfect holiday read’ - ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Reader Review

‘All I can say is WOW. What a wild ride!’ - ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Reader Review

'Secrets and lies abound in this sun-drenched suspense with twists and turns aplenty, a deftly drawn cast and a propulsive and immersive plot. Compelling and entertaining. The Sapphire Island Resort is calling...' - ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Reader Review

'Had me on edge throughout' - ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Reader Review

'A brilliant book, which will make an excellent summer read!' - ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Reader Review

'Holy cow this did not end at all how I thought. Amazing book!' - ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Reader Review

'Well I wasn’t expecting that! The setting was perfect, the plot-building fantastic and the characters all complemented each other perfectly. Bad Tourists is definitely going to be a summer blockbuster.' - ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Reader Review

'This was so fast paced that I had to hold myself down while reading. The perfect summer thriller that I’ll be thinking about for a while! LOVED it!' - ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Reader Review

About the author

Caro Carver lives in Scotland with her husband and four children. She is Reader in Creative Writing at the University of Glasgow, teaches for the Faber Academy and the Curtis Brown Academy, and regularly speaks on panels and hosts events on writing. Caro is happiest when travelling and takes inspiration from her travels to write her books. Bad Tourists is Caro's first psychological destination thriller, launching a new strand to her writing career She is also published by HarperCollins as C.J. Cooke for her gothic thrillers.

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