The Ice Twins by S. K. Tremayne
By S. K. Tremayne
One in every of Sarah’s daughters died. yet can she be certain which one? A terrifying mental mystery excellent for enthusiasts of the woman at the TRAIN.
A yr after one in all their exact dual daughters, Lydia, dies in an twist of fate, Angus and Sarah Moorcraft flow to the tiny Scottish island Angus inherited from his grandmother, hoping to place jointly the items in their shattered lives.
But whilst their surviving daughter, Kirstie, claims they've got fallacious her id – that she, actually, is Lydia – their global comes crashing down as soon as again.
As wintry weather encroaches, Angus is compelled to go back and forth clear of the island for paintings, Sarah is feeling remoted, and Kirstie (or is it Lydia?) is transforming into extra disturbed. while a violent hurricane leaves Sarah and her daughter stranded, Sarah unearths herself tortured by means of the earlier – what relatively occurred on that fateful day one in all her daughters died?
‘A magnificently creepy thriller’ Spectator
‘Beautifully paced, teeming with mental shivers, The Ice Twins is a outstanding debut’ the days, top Crime Thrillers
‘Gripping, unhappy, and desperately poignant, this can be a debut to die for’ day-by-day Mail
‘Stunning’ Mail on Sunday
‘The Ice Twins has grip, velocity and baggage of surroundings … It additionally has one of many cleverest endings of modern thrillers’ Sunday Times
‘Unbearably gripping and suspenseful’ Sophie Hannah
‘Strange and relocating … complicated and dramatic … the benefits and hardships of island lifestyles are good depicted and the Gothic temper is certainly creepy’ Sunday Herald
‘Chilling and totally compulsive … builds to an extremely stressful and shiver-inducing conclusion’ Sunday Mirror
'Very eerie' Marie Claire
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