Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 24/11/2022
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Synopsis

She couldn't wait to get to the party. But she never made it home . . . THE GRIPPING NEW THRILLER PERFECT FOR FANS OF CLAIRE DOUGLAS'Malin Stehn's drama rakes red-hot embers from the ashes' THE TIMES 'BEST NEW THRILLERS FOR DECEMBER 2022' 'Pacy, atmospheric and extremely thrilling' WILL DEAN, author of THE LAST THING TO BURN 'A riveting Scandi thriller, depicting every family's worst nightmare in exquisite detail' AMY McCULLOCH 'There are twists I would truly not predict . . . I was gripped from start to finish' 5* Reader Review 'Nordic noir via American Beauty with a dash of Big Little Lies'APPLE BOOKS 'A tense, slow-burn thriller . . . a great read' CATHERINE COOPER, author of THE CHALET _________As midnight approaches, old friends the Wiksells and the Anderssons raise their glasses in celebration.Across town, their teenage children host their own party, finally free to let loose.But the next morning, seventeen-year-old Jennifer Wiksell is missing.The hours tick by. The police get involved. And no one knows who to trust.Because these two families have a lot to hide.And some will do anything to keep the truth from getting out . . . _________'A riveting Scandi thriller, depicting every family's worst nightmare in exquisite detail' AMY McCULLOCH, author of BREATHLESS'Wintry, Scandi, twisty and compelling. What's not to love?' JANE FALLON, author of JUST. GOT. REAL.'A lot of twists and turns which I didn't see coming' 5* Reader Review'Tremendously immersive . . . pure reading bliss' M-magasin'Impossible to part with until the final page' 5* Reader Review

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781405953030
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Weight: 298g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 26 mm

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Happy New Year
A character driven thriller!
An absorbing read! This book has quite a slow start, done purposefully I think, so that you get to know the characters from the main two families really we... READ MORE
Sarah C
Happy New Year
Add to your TBR
This is definitely an author to watch out for (her debut in adult fiction). I really liked that the book was set up as ‘days’ of what was happening but th... READ MORE
Mrsbookburnee
Happy New Year
Missing Person Mystery3.5 stars rounded down
3.5 stars rounded down As old friends the Wiksells and the Andersons raise their glasses, their teenage children host their own party across town, finally... READ MORE
Louise Wilson
Happy New Year
What happened to Jennifer after she leaves the party early?
Jennifer leaves the NYE party at her friends house early yet does not return home. Everyone should be having a great time but something is wrong. An exc... READ MORE
Julie Friar
Happy New Year
Happy New Year
It's New Year's Eve and the Wiksells and Anderssons - old friends from forever - are celebrating with other friends. It's adults only with a few of the you... READ MORE
Ashrae
Happy New Year
A compelling read
This is one New Year’s celebration some will never forget and which will always haunt them altering lives forever. In 2018 Fredrik, his wife Nina and thei... READ MORE
Celia Short
Happy New Year
Family Drama
I think I would class this as a family drama. Unfortunately I didn’t take to any of the characters so although I did want to find out the outcome, I wasn’t... READ MORE
Tammy Muir
Happy New Year
Scandi not quite noir missing girl family drama
Fredrick (late 40s) sneaks out of the New Year party, hosted by long-time friends Lolo and Max at their home near Malmo, to meet with Jennifer (17) – their... READ MORE
Denis
Happy New Year
Clever and tense
It's New Year's Eve and Fredrik, his wife, Nina and their two sons are attending a party at their friends Lolla and Max. They have left their daughter, Smi... READ MORE
MoziDogReads
Happy New Year
Slow but good plot
This kept my interest pretty much so because of the twistiness of it and the unexpected turns, however, it was slow getting there, infact the entire pace o... READ MORE
ReadAlongWithSue
Happy New Year
Happy New Year by Malin Stehn
Happy New Year by Malin Stehn isn’t the most gripping must- read thriller but it isn’t too bad a read. It takes a while to enjoy the slow methodical read ... READ MORE
Christine Rennie
Happy New Year
Very Tense Read
Thank you to the publishers for this review copy. This is an excellent read that will certainly hook you in and ensure you don't put it down before the las... READ MORE
Fiona Sharp
Happy New Year
An Enjoyable Read
Set in Sweden ,old friends from school now with Families of their own meet up every year on all the major holidays .On New Years Eve they allow their teena... READ MORE
Chrissie Mortimer
Happy New Year
Family angst; self-centred characters
Although quite well written I found this story to be very slow to get going - I was 20% in before anything seemed to happen. Rather than a thriller or poli... READ MORE
Dana Farren
Happy New Year
gritty scandi noir set in Malmo
Head to Malmo for a New Year’s Eve party you will never forget! We are in Malmo for this novel and at the nearby coastal town of XXhamn where there is a p... READ MORE
TheBookTrail
Happy New Year
A thrilling read!
I was lucky enough to receive a copy of this Scandi thriller and I have to say, I really enjoyed the style of writing as it was very descriptive. It's a sl... READ MORE
Nickeyh