THE EMOTIONAL, JAW-DROPPING SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER FROM THE NO.1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR. DON’T MISS CLARE’S NEW BOOK THE LAST PARTY – OUT NOW.
‘Hypnotically good’ LEE CHILD
‘Jaw-dropping twists’ LUCY FOLEY
‘The book of the summer’ SUN
It’s twenty hours to landing. A lot can happen in twenty hours . . .
You’re on board the first non-stop flight from London to Sydney. It’s a landmark journey, and the world is watching.
Shortly after take-off, you receive a chilling anonymous note.
There are people on this plane intent on bringing it down – and you’re the key to their plan.
You’d never help them, even if your life depended on it.
But they have your daughter . . . So now you have to choose.
DO YOU SAVE HUNDREDS OF LIVES? OR THE ONE THAT MATTERS MOST?
‘Feels like a blockbuster movie‘ LISA JEWELL
‘The queen of nail-biting suspense‘ IRISH INDEPENDENT
‘A nail-biter of a thriller’ SHARI LAPENA
‘A rip-roaring finale‘ GUARDIAN
‘Propulsive – will have you questioning “what would you do?” at every turn‘ KARIN SLAUGHTER
‘Mackintosh is a pro‘ NEW YORK TIMES
‘Taking the locked room mystery to a new, white-knuckle extreme, this is electrifying‘ HEAT
‘When Clare Mackintosh goes high concept, she doesn’t mess around‘ LINWOOD BARCLAY
‘An incredibly tense read that has a satisfyingly clever ending‘ GOOD HOUSEKEEPING
‘A thrilling rollercoaster of a story. It’ll leave you breathless‘ JANE FALLON
‘A smart pay-off‘ THE TIMES, THE BEST THRILLERS FOR JUNE
‘A tense, convincing, nail-biter of a thriller’ ADELE PARKS, PLATINUM MAGAZINE
‘A banger of a book with a truly agonising “what would you do?”‘ RUTH WARE
‘A thrilling, chilling gut-punch of a book’ RED
‘Why did no one warn me how bloody addictive it is?’ TAMMY COHEN
‘I dare anyone to read this high-octane, tense thriller on a flight’ PRIMA
‘I got wrong-footed, then I got whiplash! Mind-blowing‘ SANDIE JONES
‘The year’s most intriguing high-concept plot’ DAILY EXPRESS
‘Full of mystery, tension and emotion. An incredible thriller‘ ALLIE REYNOLDS
‘Buckle up for some edge-of-your-plane-seat action‘ FABULOUS
I dare anyone to read this high-octane, tense thriller on a flight
A banger of a book with a truly agonising 'what would you do?'
Tightly plotted, tense and with an unexpected twist, it's the book of the summer
A thrilling, chilling gut punch of a book
A tense, convincing, nail-biter of a thriller
A propulsive read - Hostage will have you questioning 'what would you do?' at every turn
I am still on the floor! I thought I knew where it was going, then I got wrong-footed, then I got whiplash! A mind-blowing read
Keeps the reader guessing until the final chapter
So tense you'll feel you're on board - get ready for this thrill ride
Clare Mackintosh has an enviable talent for creating credible families and putting them in enough jeopardy to make the story fly while stirring up emotions of all kinds
The queen of intensely paced thrillers is back with another gripping read
Surprising twists propel the story to an unexpected finale. Mackintosh has raised her game
Taking the locked room mystery to a new, white-knuckle extreme, this is electrifying
Incredibly gripping, incredibly brilliant and incredibly frightening . . . Definitely one of my reads of the year
A smart pay-off
A truly gripping and terrifying story
A nail-biter of a thriller with an unexpected gut-punch at the end - a fantastic read!
Fasten seatbelts for a deliciously turbulent ride with an ace story pilot!
An impossible situation which Clare Mackintosh tackles masterfully
Always a compelling storyteller, ex-cop Clare Mackintosh has devised the year's most intriguing high-concept plot
Feels like a blockbuster movie; edge of seat, nail biting, propulsive, compulsive, thrilling and just so beautifully done
Buckle up for some edge-of-your-plane-seat action with this read-in-one-sitting thriller!
Why did no one warn me how bloody addictive it is?
The most perfectly fabulous holiday read . . . clever yet entertaining, thoughtful yet provocative
Fasten your seatbelts. Hostage is a white-knuckle ride that takes the classic locked-room thriller airborne . . . Gripping
Page after page of unrelenting suspense . . . hard to put down as readers are willingly lured on by one plot twist after another . . . A gifted writer with a captivating voice
Mackintosh builds [the] dilemma into a rip-roaring finale
A chilling read that you won't want to put down
We're right there with Mina as she agonizes over what to do. Mackintosh is a pro
Hostage has everything: fascinating characters, amazing writing, perfect pace, full of mystery, tension and emotion. An incredible thriller
Clare Mackintosh is one of the most reliably excellent authors of domestic thrillers ... I read this book so, so quickly - it was hard to put down and one of those books that made it a real challenge to not flick to the end to see what was going to happen
An utterly riveting read - with so many jaw-dropping twists and turns you won't dare unfasten your seatbelt
A thrilling rollercoaster of a story. It'll leave you breathless
This is an incredibly tense read that has a satisfyingly clever ending
The ultimate modern take on the classic locked-room thriller . . . proves why [Mackintosh] is the queen of nail-biting suspense
When Clare Mackintosh goes high concept, she doesn't mess around . . . A true page-turner that will have producers lining up with movie offers