The Memory Wood

Random House

The must-read novel of 2020. Chilling, moving and unputdownable, The Memory Wood is a thriller like no other.

'An intense, atmospheric, and truly original thriller' Shari Lapena, author of The Couple Next Door

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Elijah has lived in the Memory Wood for as long as he can remember. It’s the only home he’s ever known.

Elissa has only just arrived. And she’ll do everything she can to escape.

When Elijah stumbles across thirteen-year-old Elissa, in the woods where her abductor is hiding her, he refuses to alert the police. Because in his twelve years, Elijah has never had a proper friend. And he doesn’t want Elissa to leave.

Not only that, Elijah knows how this can end. After all, Elissa isn’t the first girl he’s found inside the Memory Wood.

As her abductor’s behaviour grows more erratic, Elissa realises that outwitting strange, lonely Elijah is her only hope of survival. Their cat-and-mouse game of deception and betrayal will determine both their fates, and whether either of them will ever leave the Memory Wood . . .

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WHAT READERS ARE SAYING:

'Very, very clever'

'Brilliantly written'

'So tense'

'It’s going to be one of those books that I remember for a long time.'

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About the author

Sam Lloyd grew up in Hampshire, making up stories and building secret hideaways in his local woods. These days he lives in Surrey with his wife, three young sons and a dog that likes to howl. He enjoys craft beer, strong coffee and (rarely) a little silence. The Memory Wood is his debut thriller.
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Additional Information

Publisher
Random House
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Published on
Feb 20, 2020
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Pages
400
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ISBN
9781473568907
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Features
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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