Those People Next Door
Author: Abdullah, Kia Published 03/08/2023 | Paperback / softback
198 x 128 x 30 | 338g
â€˜Terrific and hugely thought-provokingâ€™ Ian Rankin
â€˜One of my ten best reads of the year. Easy five starsâ€™ Lisa Jewell
* Waterstones Thriller of the Month â€“ August 2023 *
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You can choose your house. Not your neighbours.
WELCOME TO YOUR DREAM HOME . . .
Salma Khatun is extremely hopeful about Blenheim, the safe suburban development to which she, her husband and their son have just moved. Their family needs a fresh start, and Blenheim feels like the right place.
MEET YOUR NEW NEIGHBOURS . . .
Shortly after they move in, Salma spots her neighbour, Tom Hutton, ripping out the anti-racist banner in their front garden. Choosing not to confront Tom, Salma takes the banner inside and puts it in her window. But the next morning she wakes up to find her window smeared with paint.
AND PREPARE FOR THE NIGHTMARE TO BEGIN . . .
This time she does confront Tom, and the battle lines between the two families are drawn. As things begin to escalate and the stakes become higher, it’s clear that a reckoning is comingâ€¦ And someone is going to get hurt.
A gripping thriller about nightmare neighbours, Those People Next Door explores the loss of innocence and how far weâ€™d go to defend ourselves and the people we love.
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Readers are GRIPPED by Those People Next Door
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â€˜Kia Abdullah smashed all my expectations with this relentlessly gripping thriller that held me in its thrall from first page to lastâ€™ Reader review, âââââ