Into the Dark

Into the Dark

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Hardback Published on: 14/04/2022
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Into the Dark is the new dark and gripping crime thriller from Fiona Cummins about revenge, greed, ambition and the true cost of friendship.

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?

  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • ISBN: 9781529040159
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Weight: 542g
  • Dimensions: 241 x 163 x 34 mm

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Into the Dark
Love ALL her books!
Thank you to Fiona for sending me an early review copy, this immediately flew to the top of my pile as I have loved her previous four books. This book I'm ... READ MORE
Fiona Sharp
Into the Dark
Hugely compelling.
An excellent psychological thriller from Fiona Cummins - hugely compelling and darkly delicious with a cleverly twisted mystery at the heart of it. What I... READ MORE
Elizabeth Wilkins
Into the Dark
Into the Dark by Fiona Cummins
Into The Dark by Fiona Cummins is a twisted, unnerving story of two woman, Piper Holden and Julianne Hillier, who are both married, with two children each... READ MORE
Christine Rennie
Into the Dark
Superbly written, dark and twisty
A superb read which I'd have happily given more than 5 stars to! The book starts with the sudden disappearance of the Holden family. We are then treated to... READ MORE
Amanda Holyoak
Into the Dark
Clever, original thriller full of unexpected twists
Into the Dark by Fiona Cummins Is an intriguing, twisty story of two friendly families who live nearby in an idyllic seaside location. All seems good until... READ MORE
Ciaran McLarnon
Into the Dark
Compelling and cleverly crafted thriller.
Another twisty roller-coaster ride from the talented pen of Fiona Cummins.  I read her "When I Was Ten" last year and loved it, so I had high expectations ... READ MORE
Into the Dark
A book of 2 halves
3.75⭐️ I am a fan of Fiona Cummins, so was excited to read this book. The Holden’s are a prosperous family comprising of Piper, Gray and their 2 teenage ... READ MORE
Lesley Lloyd
Into the Dark
An excellent dark thriller!
Fiona Cummins has done it again! This book is a corker of a read! This book is full of twists and turns, it is from multiple perspectives and also differ... READ MORE
Zoe Hitchen
Into the Dark
How can a family just disappear
At first I was a little lost with this book. The storyline kept stopping from before and after the event. However, stick with it. It soon begins to flow... READ MORE
catherine Harrold
Into the Dark
I read this in one sitting on New Year's Day and what a fantastic book to read to kick of the New Year. It's a hard book to write a review for because thei... READ MORE
Into the Dark
An author that hooks you in from the first line.
Fiona Cummins has a talent for hooking readers immediately from the very first line. I was hooked in a similar way with When I Was Ten, from that first li... READ MORE
Jennifer James
Into the Dark
This is a fascinating thriller with an unusual premise and twist upon twist as the story progressed. Is this a missing people story or a murder mystery? Th... READ MORE
Sarah Goldthorpe
Into the Dark
Secrets, lies & rivalry and more......
NO SPOILERS! INTO THE DARK by Fiona Cummins Publish date: 14 April 2022 The storyline is a fast and furious rollercoaster a ride through the pages of th... READ MORE
Into the Dark
Excellent psychological thriller
4-5 stars rounded up ‘Here there be monsters’ in the uncharted waters of the upmarket Essex seaside town of Midtown-on-Sea. In fact, these waters are sha... READ MORE
Celia Short
Into the Dark
Confusing and a bit far fetched
I found this book quite confusing. It jumps around a lot in time, with chapters happening before and after the family's disappearance. This worked in part ... READ MORE
Into the Dark
Dark, twisty & delicious!
When Julienne goes to meet her friend Piper for their early morning run there is nothing to indicate that this day is different from any other morning. How... READ MORE
Maggie Macdonald
Into the Dark
A tense thriller with a wonderful atmosphere!
Rounded down from around 3.5 stars ⭐️ I absolutely loved the first book I read by this author, it’s one of my favourite thrillers ever. Unfortunately, this... READ MORE
Eloise Spencer
Into the Dark
Complex and Gripping Thriller
My thanks to NetGalley and publisher Pan Macmillan for the ARC. This is an absolutely brilliant psychological thriller! So well-written and with such a c... READ MORE
Into the Dark
Intriguing storyline
Julianne arrives at her friend Pipers house to meet her for the daily morning run. But when she arrives, she senses something wrong when there is no answer... READ MORE
Michellle De Alwis
Into the Dark
Not exactly a procedural nor exactly a murder mystery
Piper Holden and Julianne Hillier are, on the face of it, yummy mummies. They have been the closest of friends for over fifteen years and, live in expense... READ MORE