The Trap : The instant bestseller and Sunday Times Thriller of the Year


Author: Howard, Catherine Ryan Published 14/03/2024 | Paperback / softback
126 x 196 x 27 | 262g

ISBN: 9781804991169 Category:

‘Dark, creepy and very clever, The Trap will lure you in and keep you captive until the very last page’ – C L TAYLOR‘Elegant and twisty, it lingers in the memory’ – Daily Mail’Topical, twisty, and with a real heart stopper of a moment halfway in that’ll make you turn the lights back on’ – GILLIAN MCALLISTERStranded on a dark road in the middle of the night, a young woman accepts a lift from a passing stranger. It’s the nightmare scenario that every girl is warned about, and she knows the dangers all too well – but what other choice does she have?As they drive, she alternates between fear and relief – one moment thinking he is just a good man doing a good thing, the next convinced he’s a monster. But when he delivers her safely to her destination, she realizes her fears were unfounded.

And her heart sinks. Because a monster is what she’s looking for.

She’ll try again tomorrow night. But will the man who took her sister take the bait?Inspired by a series of still-unsolved disappearances, The Trap is the startlingly original new thriller from internationally bestselling author Catherine Ryan Howard.

‘As brain-teasing as it is gripping . . . [a] psychologically dazzling novel’ – Sunday Times Thriller of the Month and chosen as one of the 12 best thrillers of 2023 by The Times’Dark and witty and clever. An original and highly gripping read, I couldn’t turn the pages fast enough’ – Alice Feeney’Howard has a sly gift for misdirection . . . Again and again, you’ll blithely follow her down the wrong path’ – New York Times’A breakneck thriller with so many twists and turns that your head will spin. I absolutely tore through The Trap ‘ – Holly SeddonThe Trap was an instant Irish Times bestseller and a Sunday Times Thriller of the Year

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