The Fire Child

Author(s): S. K. Tremayne

Fiction - Thriller

The chilling new psychological thriller by S. K. Tremayne, author of the Sunday Times No. 1 bestseller, THE ICE TWINS. When Rachel marries dark, handsome David, everything seems to fall into place. Swept from single life in London to the beautiful Carnhallow House in Cornwall, she gains wealth, love, and an affectionate stepson, Jamie. But then Jamie's behaviour changes, and Rachel's perfect life begins to unravel. He makes disturbing predictions, claiming to be haunted by the spectre of his late mother - David's previous wife. Is this Jamie's way of punishing Rachel, or is he far more traumatized than she thought? As Rachel starts digging into the past, she begins to grow suspicious of her husband. Why is he so reluctant to discuss Jamie's outbursts? And what exactly happened to cause his ex-wife's untimely death, less than two years ago? As summer slips away and December looms, Rachel begins to fear there might be truth in Jamie's words: 'You will be dead by Christmas.'

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Praise for THE ICE TWINS: 'A magnificently creepy thriller' Spectator 'Beautifully paced, teeming with psychological shivers, The Ice Twins is a notable debut' The Times, Best Crime Thrillers 'Gripping, sad, and desperately poignant, this is a debut to die for' Daily Mail 'Stunning' Mail on Sunday 'The Ice Twins has grip, pace and bags of atmosphere ... It also has one of the cleverest endings of recent thrillers' Sunday Times 'Unbearably gripping and suspenseful' Sophie Hannah 'Strange and moving ... complex and dramatic ... the advantages and hardships of island life are well depicted and the Gothic mood is suitably creepy' Sunday Herald 'Chilling and utterly compulsive ... builds to an incredibly tense and shiver-inducing conclusion' Sunday Mirror 'Very eerie' Marie Claire 'Chilling' Look 'A tense psychological thriller that builds with every page' Sunday Post 'With its creepy premise and bleak but beautiful settings, S.K. Tremayne has created a haunting, powerful thriller' Paula Daly, author of Just What Kind of Mother Are You? 'Genius' Neil Oliver

S. K. Tremayne is a journalist and writer, and lives in London.

General Fields

  • : 9780008105846
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • : June 2016
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : July 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : S. K. Tremayne
  • : Paperback
  • : 400