Ten Days: A completely gripping psychological thriller with a shocking twist

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‘One hell of a psychological thriller which I couldn’t get enough of. One more chapter I kept telling myself then before I knew it I had devoured it in one sitting! It is fan-flipping-tastic… Wow…. wow… wow what a story. I loved everything about it, each page leaving me wanting more… utterly addictive.’ Baker's Not So Secret Book Blog, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


Can her own dark secret set her free?


Day one. As my eyes adjust to the darkness, I slowly start to recognise my surroundings: the small hole in the door and a narrow window allowing only a small chink of light. The jewellery given to me by my loving husband is gone and I am wearing someone else’s clothes. The room is exactly as the first woman described. And the second. And the third… It’s then I know, I am the fifth woman to be taken.


Just days before, I had interviewed the third victim for the local paper. Her story was the same as those before her: an ordinary woman, locked away for ten days then released with no explanation, and nothing – nothing she could think of – to link her to the others. Throughout the ordeal, her abductor stayed eerily silent.


I tell myself I’ll be safe; that I can brave the loneliness and survive just like the others. But as the days pass, I can’t help thinking of the fourth victim who is still missing.


And then I hear the voice coming through the door. ‘You said everything would be fine. But it wasn’t was it?’ It is then that I realise. If I am to make it out alive, I need to revisit a dark secret of my own that I have spent a lifetime trying to forget.


An absolutely unputdownable psychological thriller with a truly brilliant twist, perfect for fans of Lisa Jewell, T.M. Logan and C.L. Taylor.


This book was previously titled Invisible Victim.


Readers are hooked on Ten Days:


OH MY GOSH… I have a reading hangover from the amount of sleep I lost just to finish… I totally didn't see the twist coming. A heart-wrenching psychological thriller that will stay with me for a long time.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


Hooked from page one and so invested in it I was up at 6.30 on Sunday morning so I could finish it… I devoured every page of this fab psychological thriller.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


‘It had me clicking the pages as fast as I could to find out what was going on and there were plenty of twists. I was drawn in to the story from the start and couldn't stop reading, every time saying just one more chapter! Fabulous!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


A truly brilliant read!... her psychological thrillers are in a league of their own! An absolute must read, but don't expect to get much sleep before turning the last page!!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


‘Mel Sherratt will blindside you about halfway through the book. It is a curveball that you won’t see coming but it will keep you on your toes.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


‘A fast-paced thriller that will have your heart racing until the very endA chilling, heart-pounding thriller that will surely keep you up at night!Two Girls and a Book Obsession, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


Wow started this book last night and finished in less than a day. I was hooked, so many twists and turns. The characters were so well written, if you are looking for a book to take your mind off life this is definitely for you.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


It’s not very often a book can shock me like this! Dark, disturbing and absolutely brilliant!’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


Wow… This is a brilliant, gritty, unputdownable thriller that kept me glued to every page. I read it in one day.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Ratings and reviews

7 reviews
Michelle De Alwis
June 28, 2021
Wow. I have read several books from Mel Sherratt that I really enjoyed and Invisible victim is even better than her previous ones. Four women have been abducted. No one knows why and what is the link is between the four women. But ten days later they are returned all but one, traumatised, never really getting over what happened to them in that time. Eva Farmer is a journalist and is investigating the disappearances when she is abducted and experiences the same fate as the others. But after interviewing the three women that she interviewed, she has some inkling what happens to them and hopes she too is released in ten days. She wakes up on the first day after being drugged in a cellar in a dirty tracksuit that is not her own and a closed door with a hatch. At first, she doesn’t know if the person man or woman until she grabs the hand of the abductor and finds out that its female and the trauma they had as a child, to understand why they are doing what they are doing. This is a another brilliant, gritty, unputdownable thriller from Mel Sherratt that kept me glued to every page. I read it in one day. This is a story of victims of terrible grimes especially with children can be overlooked and disappear through the system and why some of them turn to crime themselves to absolute themselves of the guilt they have. It is a cleverly written to see both sides of the story.
5 people found this review helpful
ReadAlongWithSue Ward
June 28, 2021
Did Mel Sherratt pull of another psychological thriller? You bet she did. I’m so glad I can still read this authors books. I love her romance/contemporary books and now veering into the thriller types I love. I love her DI series but I was burnt out on that genre so shelved any DI crime series in mostly all authors. But now I’ve enjoyed one of my favourite authors books again. That’s twice in a month, yippee. The plot in this story is very good, and I would have never guessed what was revealed. The main culprit was very well done and nasty but I found myself also understanding them yet hating what they did. I can’t imagine the life they experienced and I can’t imagine being locked up either with just one small bit of food per day (if you’re lucky) and no one to speak to. How did this affect me? My reading never wavered. I was stuck like glue each evening I could read more. I do hope she continues to write more in this genre I’d be the first to pick it up!
5 people found this review helpful

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