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Don't Look Back

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781529419214

Price: £8.99

ON SALE: 18th January 2024

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

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It was the perfect honeymoon . . . until she confessed to murder

For one week, everything in Luke Miller’s life is perfect. Surprised with a belated honeymoon by his wife, Rose, he’s had seven days with her in a Caribbean paradise.

But then Rose confesses that on the day they left, a violent man from her past tracked her down and broke into their home. He wasn’t expecting her to fight back. In her terror, Rose killed him. Now there’s a dead body in his apartment, and only one person Luke can think to turn to.

Mickey never expected to hear from Luke again, not after he disappeared without warning. Mickey can’t deny a woman who needs help. Luke trusts her to make sure Rose doesn’t have to keep running.

But it turns out, some lies are too big to run from.

Praise for Jo Spain

‘I loved it’ Tim Weaver

‘A griptastic thriller’ Liz Nugent

‘Jo Spain at her brilliant best’ Andrea Mara

‘Jo Spain is a brilliant, compelling storyteller’ Jane Casey

‘Jo excels at bringing her readers into the most exhilarating and addictive thrillers and Don’t Look Back is no exception. I consumed (inhaled really!) this book over a couple of days and didn’t want to put it down’ 5-star reader review

‘A top-notch thriller’ T. M. Logan

‘Jo Spain never disappoints’ Chris Whitaker

‘You’ll hear yourself say just one more chapter, but one more chapter is never enough.’ 5-star reader review

‘A fabulous page-turner that will keep you guessing and guessing’ Cara Hunter

‘Utterly fantastic, clever and absorbing . . . I have a new favourite author’ 5-star reader review

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Don't Look Back is a beautifully controlled thriller full of brilliant writing, great characters and smart twists. I loved it
Tim Weaver
Another rip-roaring thriller from one of Ireland's leading crime authors
Hot Press Magazine
A griptastic thriller, Jo Spain's Don't Look Back keeps us guessing as the story twists itself inside out and upside down. Everyone has secrets, but how many of them are deadly? Brilliant characterisation and plotting as we have come to expect from Jo. Compelling, enthralling and entertaining
Liz Nugent
This is trademark Jo Spain at her brilliant best - a one-sitting read, non-stop tension, clever twists and turns, and of course, nothing is ever as it seems
Andrea Mara
An addictive, fast-paced thriller from one of Ireland's leading crime fiction writers, you won't be able to put it down
Irish Country Magazine
Jo Spain's Don't Look Back is brilliant - we binged in one sitting
That's Life
This will keep you gripped
Jo Spain knows how to build suspense
Promoting Crime Fiction
A masterpiece in misdirection . . . the novel is terrifically slick, glossy and assured. It is relentlessly high-octane stuff, propulsive and tense. This is as unpredictable a crime novel as I can remember
Irish Examiner
As always, Spain takes us on a crazily twisty ride
Peterborough Telegraph
Jo Spain's brilliantly crafted mystery peels back layers of detail and deception in chilling style
Woman's Weekly
Ideal summer reading
Woman's Way
A cast of credible characters, razor-sharp writing and a compelling ending ensures Don't Look Back is very hard to set aside. Devour it
Sunday Independent
A rip-roaring, twisty ride
Sunday Business Post Review
A page-turning, addictive ride into a dark, dangerous world. I love Jo Spain's thrillers and Don't Look Back is up there with her best
BP Walter
Moving between the Caribbean, London and Ireland, this is a gripping thriller with complex characters - particularly Mickey, who deserves her own series