One Dark Night: An absolutely gripping crime thriller with unputdownable mystery and suspense

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He sees his wife’s eyes watching him in the rear-view mirror, the kids up on their knees to get a better look. That’s when he hears the scream…

 

You’re driving home from a family outing one afternoon, when a speeding car cuts you up, nearly causing you to crash. Like anyone would, you pull over to confront the driver.

 

But a glance into the backseat of the speeding car reveals a woman fighting to escape. She is terrified and she’s screaming for your help: these men have murdered her husband…

 

What would you do?

 

An addictive thriller with plenty of twists – fans of Harlan CobenJames Patterson and Robert Dugoni will be completely hooked. 

 

What readers are saying about One Dark Night :

Grips you from the get-go and you don’t want to let go until the end!!!... Hold onto your hats, you’re in for one hell of a ride.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars

 

An incredible, unable to put down novel! I read this in one day because I just couldn’t stop! I absolutely loved So many twist and turns that I was in shock! The ending was my favourite by far!Buried in a Book, 5 stars

 

Sit down, buckle up, and get ready for one heck of an adrenaline rush! This book starts off fast and never really lets up. From the opening event to the wrap-up, I was enthralled and couldn’t read fast enough.Fireflies and Free Kicks, 5 stars

 

A non-stop, all action thriller of a readnail-bitingThe action just kept coming and coming it was really gripping. A fantastic plot and amazing set of characters to keep you hooked from page one and not let go till the last page It’s a belter of a novel!!’ Goodreads reviewer

 

‘A scary, thrilling ride. You really never know what is going on. Loved this novel and I highly recommend it to anyone who likes a great suspense novel.’ Goodreads reviewer

 

‘Really enjoyeda gripping thriller that never once loses pace or addictive quality… heart-stoppinga fast paced action thrillerTerrific storytelling. Recommended.’ Liz Loves Books

 

A gripping thriller, Tom Bale is on top form with this one!Bibliophile Book Club

 

What readers are saying about Tom Bale:

‘A whirlwind of a book, it will pick you up, spin you around and throw you back down to the ground with a bang!!! #ALLTHESTARS for this one!!!’ Bibliophile Book Club

 

‘I read through this in a few hours because I really couldn’t put it down… An absolutely brilliant, thrilling and heart-pumping read.’ Jen Med’s Book Reviews

 

‘Fantastic plot, great characters and a storyline that drew me in from the first page and kept me in its grip until I reached the very last page.’ The Book Review Café

 

‘A rollercoaster of high-octane action that just won't let go. Highly recommended!’ Kim Slater, author of Safe With Me

 

‘A well-paced story, keeping me hooked until the very last page… This is the best book I’ve read this year.BB Cavendish Reads

 

‘Once again, Tom Bale has masterfully woven together a tale of heart stopping suspense! I'm hooked for life and cannot wait until his next book!’ The Suspense is Thrilling Me


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Publisher
Bookouture
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Published on
Oct 23, 2018
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Pages
472
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ISBN
9781786817044
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Crime
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Hard-Boiled
Fiction / Thrillers / Crime
Fiction / Thrillers / General
Fiction / Thrillers / Psychological
Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
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