The Collector

Fiona Cummins

26 October 2023
448 pages


It’s time to go back to the beginning.

The sequel to the bestseller, Rattle, The Collector is a gripping, heart-pounding thriller about a psychopath with a sinister obsession, a troubled teenager he trains as his apprentice, the search for missing Clara Foyle and the detective desperate to find her. If you like Mo Hayder you’ll love Fiona Cummins.

‘Cummins is a keeper’ - Lee Child

‘A crime novel of the very first order’ - David Baldacci

Jakey escaped with his life and moved to an Essex seaside town. His rescue was a miracle but his parents know that the Collector is still out there, watching, waiting . . .

Clara, the girl he left behind, dreams of being found. Her mother is falling apart but she will not give up hope.

The Collector has found an apprentice to take over his family’s legacy. But he can’t forget the one that got away and the detective who destroyed his dreams.

DS Etta Fitzroy must hunt him down before his obsession destroys them all.

One of the most atmospheric novels you will ever encounter – you will feel the sea air in your lungs and the terror in your dreams. A crime novel of the very first order
Trust me - Cummins is a keeper
A riveting read that will keep you up at night