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Quercus Publishing
FORMAT: Paperback / softback
ISBN: 9781529418910
RRP: £8.99
PAGES: 432
PUBLICATION DATE: December 8, 2022

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Runaway: An impressive high-stakes mystery thriller

By (author) Peter May

THE 12 MILLION COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE LEWIS TRILOGY, THE ENZO FILES AND THE CHINA THRILLERSAWARD WINNING AUTHOR OF THE CWA DAGGER IN THE LIBRARY 2021’Peter May is one of the most accomplished novelists writing today.’ Undiscovered Scotland’No one can create a more eloquently written suspense novel than Peter May.’ New York Journal of BooksFIVE DREAMS OF FAMEGlasgow, 1965. Jack Mackay dares not imagine a life of predictability and routine. The headstrong seventeen-year-old has one thing on his mind – London – and successfully convinces his four friends, and fellow band mates, to join him in abandoning their homes to pursue a goal of musical stardom.FIVE DECADES OF FEARGlasgow, 2015. Jack Mackay dares not look back on a life of failure and mediocrity. The heavy-hearted sixty-seven-year old is still haunted by the cruel fate that befell him and his friends some fifty years before, and how he did and did not act when it mattered most – a memory he has run from all his adult life.London, 2015. A man lies dead in a bedsit. His killer looks on, remorseless. What started with five teenagers five decades before will now be finished.LOVED ENTRY ISLAND? Read the first book in Peter May’s acclaimed Lewis Trilogy, THE BLACKHOUSELOVE PETER MAY? Buy his new thriller, THE NIGHT GATE

Reviews of Runaway: An impressive high-stakes mystery thriller

The two time streams are woven together skilfully and the book ends with an intensely moving glimmer of renewed hope * Spectator *

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