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Wrong Place Wrong Time

Gillian McAllister



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03 June 2022
How do you stop a murder after it's already happened? Find out the lengths one woman will go to save her family in Gillian McAllister's first hardback publication.

It's every parent's nightmare.

Your happy, funny, innocent son commits a terrible crime- murdering a complete stranger.

You don't know who. You don't know why. You only know your teenage boy is in custody and his future lost.

That night you fall asleep in despair. Until you wake . . .

. . . and it is yesterday.

Every morning you wake up a day earlier, another day before the murder. Another chance to stop it.

Somewhere in the past lie the answers, and you don't have a choice but to find them . . .
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 153mm,  Spine: 30mm
Weight:   500g
ISBN:   9780241573013
ISBN 10:   0241573017
Pages:   400
Publication Date:  
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Gillian McAllister has been writing for as long as she can remember. She graduated with an English degree before working as a lawyer. She lives in Birmingham, where she now writes full-time. She is the Sunday Times bestselling author of Everything But the Truth, Anything You Do Say, No Further Questions, The Evidence Against You, How To Disappear and the Richard & Judy Book Club pick That Night. She is also the creator and co-host of the popular Honest Authors podcast.

Reviews for Wrong Place Wrong Time

It's perfection, every word, every moment. A masterpiece . . . I had my mind blown apart. After I finished it I sat with my mouth hanging open in awe. One of the best books I've ever read -- Lisa Jewell Extraordinary -- Harriet Tyce It's absolutely AMAZING. The plot is astonishing - original and ingenious -- Marian Keyes The best book I have read in a very long time. Genius. Simply genius. This is McAllister as the very top of her consistently excellent game. Brilliantly plotted, perfectly paced, characters I was invested in. This is a masterclass of exactly what a novel should be. Taught, tense, not a wasted word. This brilliantly plotted novel had me on the edge of my seat. You have to read this book -- Adele Parks The most intriguing premise for a novel I have seen in some time, and what's more the story more than lives up to it! This is bravura novel-writing -- Ian Rankin The unstoppable Gillian McAllister is at the top of her game with this ingenious thriller. Wrong Place Wrong Time is a book to blow your mind and break your heart -- Erin Kelly A brilliantly genre-bending, mind-twisting answer to the question, how far would you go to save your child? -- Ruth Ware Genre-bending and totally original, I loved Wrong Place, Wrong Time. Convincing, heartbreaking and wonderfully written with a twist that made me gasp out loud. This is a tour de force! -- Claire Douglas, bestselling author of The Couple At No 9 Amazing. Wow. Can't imagine it not being my book of the year. So, so clever, exciting and gripping. The very last twist made me gasp out loud. Deserves to be a No. 1 bestseller and major Netflix drama or Hollywood movie! -- Sophie Hannah Mindblowingly good. I'm in awe -- Jane Fallon A clever, sinister take on 'deja vu' which gives a whole new perspective to psychological suspense. A modern 'Time-Traveller's Mum'. I was gripped -- Jane Corry Fiendishly clever and flawlessly executed, WRONG PLACE, WRONG TIME is a staggering achievement. I could not put this novel down - it's just dazzling -- Rosie Walsh I am totally in awe . . . This is one story I will not forget -- Heidi Perks A breathtaking must-read book that ticks every possible box. Wrong Place Wrong Time runs the whole gamut of emotions with perfectly paced twists and turns that leave you utterly spent and completely satisfied. I gasped, I laughed, I sobbed, I screamed - I loved it -- Lindsey Kelk Brilliantly original, so tense and so moving -- Lucy Clarke, bestselling author of <i>The Castaways</i> McAllister has always been a plot master, but with Wrong Place, Wrong Time she's surpassed herself. So riveting you'll pull a sickie and ignore all family and friends until the breath-taking final page -- Celia Walden A genre-defining masterpiece that turns everything you think you know about crime, family and memory on its head. I'm so jealous of everybody who gets to read this for the first time. An instant classic -- Holly Seddon An extraordinary novel. Intricately plotted, beautifully written and impossible to put down. This is a Groundhog Day thriller lived and told backwards, which is such an incredibly smart concept - but Wrong Place, Wrong Time is not just clever, it's heart-wrenching and full of emotion too. McAllister is a writer at the absolute top of her game -- Beth O'Leary Unquestionably her best book yet. Mind bending and extraordinary. What an amazing achievement. All the stars! -- Jill Mansell A genuine premise, compelling characters, and an absolute masterclass in plotting -- Lucy Clarke, bestselling author of <i>The Castaways</i> A work of such genius it leaves you in awe. Wrong Place, Wrong Time is impossibly clever, daringly original and heart-rending. Exceptional -- Chris Whitaker The latest novel from Gillian McAllister is perfect in every way. Pretty sure she's going to take over the world with that book -- Imran Mahmood Mindblowingly brilliant, it's a cracker - everyone should preorder IMMEDIATELY -- Lisa Hall Wrong Place, Wrong Time is an intricately plotted, highly original thriller full of heart, layers and jaw-dropping twists. Gillian McAllister is one of the finest suspense writers in the market today and this outstanding novel deserves every success -- Phoebe Morgan The next I Let You Go, the next Gone Girl, the next Girl on the Train . . . Wrong Place, Wrong Time will be a huge hit, deservedly so -- Sarah Turner, Costa Book Awards Judge WRONG PLACE, WRONG TIME is the spellbinding story of a mother going back in time to try to prevent her son from committing a murder. Masterfully plotted and wholly original, McAllister keeps the surprises coming until the very last page, with an ending as satisfying as it is haunting. -- Stephanie Wrobel It's extraordinary, just One of Those Books. She's carved through time, and created something three dimensional. It's like peering into the interior of a beautiful twisty shell. I absolutely loved it. -- Eve Chase Clever, original, and so addictive it should come with a warning. I loved it! -- Alice Feeney This book is clever, clever, clever. Tightly plotted with a great cast of characters and tension in every line, I lived it and loved it -- Fiona Barton Daring, inventive, exhilarating, twisted. It reminded me of BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP and MEMENTO. Dive in -- A.J. Finn

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