THE CLASSIC LOST THRILLER FROM THE ICONIC NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER
'Shockingly good' The Sun
'A prescient, high-octane thriller' Daily Express
'Totally on the money - and ripe for this republication' i Newspaper
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It always starts with a small lie. That's how you stop noticing the bigger ones.
After his friend suspects something strange going on at the satellite facility where they both work - and then goes missing - Martin Hepton doesn't believe the official line of "long-term sick leave"...
Refusing to stop asking questions, he leaves his old life behind, aware that someone is shadowing his every move. But why?
The only hope he has is his ex-girlfriend Jill Watson - the only journalist who will believe his story.
But neither of them can believe the puzzle they're piecing together - or just how shocking the secret is that everybody wants to stay hidden...
DISCOVER THE CLASSIC LOST THRILLER FROM THE ICONIC NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER.
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'Rankin is a master storyteller'
'Great fiction, full stop'
'Ian Rankin is a genius'
'One of Britain's leading novelists in any genre'
'A virtuoso of the craft'
'Rankin is a phenomenon'
'Britain's No.1 crime writer'
'Quite simply, crime writing of the highest order'
'Worthy of Agatha Christie at her best'