Jane Harper’s writing is so smooth and she creates her plots so masterfully, that you cannot help but be completely gripped by her books. The Survivors is no exception and I especially loved the remote setting with its beautiful beaches and the constant, restless presence of the sea. She excels at portraying families in all their complexity – secrets from the past, hurts that were never healed and parents and children of all ages trying to find their way towards each other.
Buried in the story of Kieran and his family the reader hears the uneasy hum of the disappearance of a girl twelve years ago – a hum which becomes insistently loud when the body of another girl is discovered on a beach. A brilliantly perceptive novel with a plot that grips from the moment you begin reading, The Survivors is a deeply satisfying and compelling read that will stay with you for a very long time.
by Jane Harper
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
'You won't put this novel down until you've uncovered every last skeleton in the closet. I loved it ' Louise Candlish
A body on a beach.
Secrets that have been waiting to be uncovered for 12 years.
And a family torn apart by guilt and trauma...
Praise for The Survivors
'Once again Harper demonstrates how good she is at portraying the fear and menace that lurk in ordinary lives' Daily Mail
'Multi-layered, atmospheric and brilliantly written' Sun
'With The Survivors, Jane Harper proves she's unquestionably the real deal' Val McDermid
'A new book by Harper is always an event' Sunday Times