Into the Dark
Shortlisted for the Theakston Old Peculiar Crime Novel of the Year 2023
Into the Dark is the new dark and gripping crime thriller from Fiona Cummins about revenge, greed, ambition and the true cost of friendship.
'Complex. Inventive. Twisting. Unsettling.' - Sarah Vaughan, bestselling author of Anatomy of a Scandal
The Place: Seawings, a beautiful Art Deco home overlooking the sweep of the bay in Midtown-on-Sea.
The Crime: The gilded Holden family - Piper and Gray and their two teenage children, Riva and Artie - has vanished from the house without a trace.
The Detective: DS Saul Anguish, brilliant but with a dark past, treads the narrow line between light and shade.
One late autumn morning, Piper’s best friend arrives at Seawings to discover an eerie scene – the kettle is still warm, all the family’s phones are charging on the worktop, the cars are in the garage. But the house is deserted.
In fifteen-year-old Riva Holden’s bedroom, scrawled across the mirror in blood, are three words:
What happens next?
Breathless plotting and twist after twist
Ian Rankin, bestselling author of the Inspector Rebus series
This kept me reading well Into The Dark last night – so many layers of darkness and twisty complexity
Harriet Tyce, bestselling author of Blood Orange
An absolute BELTER of a thriller. A superb plot, brilliantly executed and beautifully written.
Joanna Cannon, bestselling author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep