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Published by Orenda Books, 14 November
2019. ISBN: 978-1-912374-83-0 (PB)
reads: For nobody. That should alert the reader to the vibes in store in this
psychological thriller that will haunt you for a long time.
people from all walks of life, who are strangers to each other, arrive one
evening at precisely the same time to a spot on Chelsea Bridge. That very
morning in the post a letter had reached each of them that contained a pre-written
suicide note and a sheet of paper bearing just four words: Nothing Important
Happened Today. After each one ties a noose round his/her neck, they jump to
two horrified passengers on a train that’s taking them home, after a day’s
work, from Victoria Station, witness this weird, chilling event. Two of those witnesses
will be the next recruits to die in a similar mass suicide. The People of Choice is spreading tentacles around
the globe and is suggestive of a cult. But how can it be a cult if no one is
aware he/she is a member? How are these
people linked? And who’s the evil mastermind? Who is the Leader?
characters are assigned numbers and the author, without disclosing their names,
does tell us quite a lot about them while a social-media page that has lain
inactive for years suddenly undergoes a mysterious resurrection, garnering
thousands of followers.
police become involved, flounder and are under pressure to hunt down the
twisted perpetrators who are behind it all. Enter Detective Serjeant Pace who picks
up the case and fits the pieces of the jigsaw together to bring about an
partly in the third person and in the collective first person the author has
constructed an original storyline that’s gritty, riveting, impeccably plotted
and packing a punch.
is the international bestselling author of the January David series. He spent
his early years in Germany, but returned to the UK at age 11, when his sporting
career took off. He turned down a professional rugby contract to study theatre
and television at King Alfred’s, Winchester, where he set up a successful
theatre company. He currently runs his own fitness and nutrition company, while
working on his next thriller. He lives in Reading with his two children.
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Serena Fairfaxspent her childhood in India,
qualified as a lawyer in England and practised in London for many years. She
began writing by contributing feature articles to legal periodicalsthen turned her hand to fiction. Having
published nine novels all, bar one, hardwired with a romantic theme, she has
also written short stories and accounts of her explorations off the beaten
track that feature on her blog. A tenth, distinctly unromantic, novel is a work
in progress. Thrillers, crime and mystery narratives, collecting old masks and
singing are a few of her favourite things.