That Night

That Night

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That Night
Family - our greatest weakness or our greatest strength?
A twisty ride, set across two time lines. We have then when an awful accident leads a family to close ranks, the events catch up to now which is the second... READ MORE
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING RICHARD & JUDY SUMMER PICK AND THIS SUMMER'S MOST COMPULSIVE NOVEL'Incredibly tense and gripping' ADELE PARKS 'Kept me guessing and kept me fooled. Clever, pacy and so gripping that my heart raced' C.L. TAYOR 'This absolutely blew me away. Properly unputdownable' 5***** READER REVIEW 'Another unputdownable what-would-you-do thriller, rich with McAllister's trademark twists and emotional depth' ERIN KELLY ________What would you do to protect your family?ANYTHING.During a family holiday in Italy, you get an urgent call from your sister.There's been an accident: she hit a man with her car and he's dead.She's overcome with terror - fearing years in a foreign jail away from her child.She asks for your help. It wasn't her fault, not really. She'd cover for you, so will you do the same for her?But when the police come calling, the lies start. And you each begin to doubt your trust in one another.What really happened that night?Who is lying to who?And who will be the first to crack? . . . ________'From its propulsive opening to its devastating finale, That Night explores the terrible cost of family loyalty and the lines all of us might cross for those we love. Her best yet' TM LOGAN'Tautly plotted and beautifully written. Gillian McAllister just gets better and better' Clare Mackintosh'That Night was like watching a gripping, tense and claustrophobic box set! My heart was in my mouth the whole time. Her best yet' Claire Douglas'Almost unbearably tense and an utterly absorbing read' Rosamund Lupton'Had me absolutely gripped. Claustrophobic and tense and completely absorbing' Jane Fallon'Beautifully written and incredibly gripping . . . it gave me genuine shivers. Masterfully done' Beth O'Leary'So slippery, you will struggle to catch your breath. Gillian McAllister has secured her throne as the queen of the moral dilemma' Holly Seddon'That Night is yet another triumph, intricately plotted and beautifully written' Jill Mansell'That Night crept into my every waking thought. A claustrophobic, twisty novel that will have you asking "what would I do?"' Lia LouisREADERS ARE HOOKED BY THAT NIGHT:'A masterpiece' 5***** Reader Review'I'm speechless . . . cannot recommend enough' 5***** Reader Review'A pressure cooker of panic, excitement, fear, anger . . . I cannot rave about this enough!' 5***** Reader Review'WOW! WOW! WOW! The twists and shocks blew me away' 5***** Reader ReviewPraise for Gillian McAllister'I read it in a breathless day and a half' Lisa Jewell'Perfection. Intriguing and compelling' Clare Mackintosh'As tense as a piano string' Sunday Times'Addictive, clever, twisty'Sun

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781405942447
  • Number of pages: 464
  • Weight: 321g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 27 mm

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That Night
Another great thriller by Gillian McAllister
A thrilling story with Frannie, Cathy and Joe (three siblings) becoming involved in what appears to have been a terrible car accident. The family members ... READ MORE
Frances Heaton
That Night
How far would you go to protect your siblings???
This is my first book by Gillian McAllister and I did enjoy it. I felt it was a well written thriller and it did make me think............how far would y... READ MORE
Lesley Davison
That Night
Starts slow but ends with a WOW
4.25* I am a fan of this authors books. The Plant siblings, Frannie, Cathy and Joe are very close, they work together they live close to each other. They ... READ MORE
Lesley Lloyd
That Night
A skilfully crafted gripping thriller!
What a fabulous book! My first by Gillian McAllister but certainly not my last - all the rest are now on my TBR list! The story starts with an action-pac... READ MORE
Sarah C
That Night
Had me wrong-footed from start to finish!
I’d like to thank Penguin Michael Joseph UK and NetGalley for giving me the opportunity to read ‘That Night’ by Gillian McAllister in exchange for my hones... READ MORE
Joan Clapham
That Night
Palpable Suspense!
My brain has been tied in knots with this one – I’m quite exhausted! During their annual holiday in Italy, one of three siblings has an accident where she... READ MORE
GraceJReviewerlady.net
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Clever Book and Hard To Work Out How It Will End
Well, I sometimes start off a review with a 'how long it took me to really get involved in the book' This can be as little as 5% (apologies using % as a m... READ MORE
John Shaw
That Night
That Night by Gillian McAllister
That Night by Gillian McAllister is a story of a family who would do anything for each other. The two sisters and brother live in a row of cottages, they a... READ MORE
Christine Rennie
That Night
Brilliant!
A thrilling read, with a twist I didn't see coming. How far would you go to protect your family? That Night is all about doing anything for those we love b... READ MORE
SueBookworm
That Night
..siblings and secrets..
THAT NIGHT by Gillian McAllister , Penguin Fiction Frannie Plant has driven into and killed a man. She is holidaying in Verona, with her two siblings, Joe ... READ MORE
david norman
That Night
The Queen of moral dilemmas
Last month I read, Wrong Time Wrong Place, also by Gillian McAllister. It was so good I vowed then to explore her back catalogue, hoping that they wouldn'... READ MORE
Book Nerd UK
That Night
That Night
One night changes the whole dynamic of a family. Joe, Cathy and Frannie are siblings – the two older ones are vets and Frannie is the receptionist for the... READ MORE
Monica Hanna
That Night
The Big Question....
Thank you to the publishers for this early review copy. This asks the 'big question' what would you do to protect your family? How far would you go? Would ... READ MORE
Fiona Sharp
That Night
A Compelling Read
That Night is an excellent read,gripping,compelling and very unpredictable.Cathy, Frannie and Joe ,the Plant siblings are very very close ,they live next d... READ MORE
Chrissie Mortimer
That Night
What would you do to protect your little sister?
Loved this! A really well constructed, exciting and surprising plot with believable central characters. Gripping demonstration of how one lie can lead to a... READ MORE
Alison Richardson
That Night
A great, twisty read from Gillian McAllister
Gillian McAllister is an author I was introduced to early in my NetGalley adventures and has fast become a staple along with authors such as Helen Fields a... READ MORE
KindigBlog
That Night
Gripping, tense and full of suspense!
Wow! What a fantastic book this was! The story starts with a bang, quite literally, when Frannie hits a guy with her car whilst driving on the wrong side o... READ MORE
Cathryn Northfield
That Night
Great read
Thank you Netgalley for this ARC copy. Frannie, Joe and Cathy. Three siblings that are so close they live, work and holiday together. When Frannie kills ... READ MORE
Jodi Lancaster
That Night
A Thrilling Family Drama
4.5 stars rounded up to 5 That night Frannie committed murder, but she didn't mean to... That night we helped her bury the body, what else could we do? ... READ MORE
Louise Wilson
That Night
An absorbing, twisting escapist read.
An absorbing, twisting escapist read. Set in Verona, Italy, and Birmingham, the plot flits between time before and after a crime was committed. The author... READ MORE
Suzanne Ellison
That Night
Excellent read
Thanks to NetGalley, Penguin UK, Michael Joseph and Gillian McAllister for my ARC of That Night in return for my honest review. I have read all of Gillian... READ MORE
Joanna Beesley
That Night
That Night
4.5 stars. I am a big fan of this author and, although this book didn't quite hit the heady heights of her previous offerings, it was a good solid read tha... READ MORE
Ashrae
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Scary family
Well this book left me glad I’m an only child for sure as the three siblings in this make for uncomfortable reading. A tragedy in their past left the Plant... READ MORE
Sarah Goldthorpe
That Night
Chilling and tense
Gillian McAllister has delivered another first rate thriller. This story sounds preposterous; on holiday in Italy, someone is killed by accident so a grou... READ MORE
Anita Wallas
That Night
Okay
I have read and enjoyed Gillian McAllister previous books, so I was excited to get a copy of her latest one That Night. How far would you go to protect you... READ MORE
Michellle De Alwis
That Night
A gripping tale from this excellent author
Wow! I read this in one sitting.....it's a gripping tale of 3 close siblings who live next door to each other and who work together in the family veterinar... READ MORE
Sharon Adair
That Night
Another Fab Thirller From Gillian McAllister
I really enjoyed this latest thriller from Gillian McAllister. This was a really tense read. It’s one of those books that I kept putting down to catch my b... READ MORE
Nicki M
That Night
What would you do?
Another excellent book from the pen of Gillian McAllister. It was gripping from the very first page to the last. I loved how the story went from ‘then’ t... READ MORE
Gillian Frost
That Night
Fantastic read
This book is so good. It starts off as it means to go on as you are thrown straight into the incident of That Night, but you soon realise that there is de... READ MORE
Lynne Packer
That Night
A really engaging read
Siblings Frannie, Joe and Cathy Plant work together, live next door to one another and holiday together at their co-owned villa in Verona. No surprise then... READ MORE
Homeburd
That Night
A quandry one can identify with.
It's got to be your worst nightmare, colliding with a pedestrian on a rural road, at night and abroad. Not too great for the pedestrian either! It's all to... READ MORE
the moving finger writes
That Night
UNPUTDOWNABLE! EMOTIONAL! BRILLIANT!.
WOW! WOW! WOW! A blinding read. I've spent my weekend engrossed in this amazing book. GM is a very clever storyteller who knows how to shock and twist her ... READ MORE
Shellbee
That Night
Gripping!
This was a brilliant read! The tension didn’t let up and I got totally caught up in the story, to the point where I would have to remind myself that I wasn... READ MORE
Juliet Bromley
That Night
Tense, Gripping, Tightly Plotted!
*4.5 stars * Siblings, Cathy, Joe, and Frannie Plant are extremely close - too close perhaps, both literally and geographically, living in three adjoining... READ MORE
Maureen Ellis
That Night
That's dedication
How close is your family what will you do to protect them your brothers or sisters, would you cover for them anything! ! ! Even murder. Having lost their ... READ MORE
Dave Wheeler
That Night
Just how far will family go to protect their own?
Siblings Joe, Cathy and Frannie are at their holiday home in Verona, Italy when there’s a dreadful incident. Single mother, Frannie, has killed a local per... READ MORE
Val Robson
That Night
Totally addictive - how one lie leads to another
Loved this! A really well constructed, exciting and surprising plot with believable central characters. Gripping demonstration of how one lie can lead to a... READ MORE
Alison Richardson
That Night
Five + Stars
This book was a joy to read; tense, exciting, and full of surprises. I was glued to every page trying to figure out how on earth this family was going to d... READ MORE
Marian Girling
That Night
Compelling
Frannie, Joe and Cathy are over the top close with each other. They work together in the family’s veterinary practice, live next door to each other, and ho... READ MORE
Susan Hampson
That Night
Excellent thrilling read
That Night by Gillian McAllister Publisher: Penguin Michael Joseph Publication Date: 8/7/21 ⭐️ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ NO SPOILERS I have a sister and would do anyth... READ MORE
Maria  Hall
That Night
Great Twist
I really enjoyed the book but have to say it wasn’t as good as her other ones. It makes you wonder how far you would go to protect a member of your family... READ MORE
Sandie McCormack
That Night
Powerful and intense read
That Night by Gillian McAllister I give this book 4.25 stars What would you do to protect your family? During a family holiday in Italy, you get an urgen... READ MORE
@bookbloggerjanine
That Night
A family dilemma
I thought this started really slow and I couldn't see where it was going. So just before I got half way I decided that I would just sit down and read the r... READ MORE
Michelle  Nelder
That Night
Fantastic psychological thriller
Joe, Cathy and Franny Plant all work at the family vet practice, they are very close siblings, so close they live in a row of cottages alongside each other... READ MORE
Celia Short
That Night
Excellent Read
Three siblings are on a quiet holiday in Verona. One night one of them calls for help, they have killed someone. How far would you go to protect your fam... READ MORE
Amanda Sayer
That Night
Another winner from Ms McAllister
Another winner from Ms McAllister! A tightly written plot in which the very believable characters gradually reveal more about their actions makes for a gre... READ MORE
jean
That Night
A definite page turner......
Gillian McAllister is one of my favourite authors and this book keeps her close to the top of the list. How far would you go for your siblings? Cathy, Jo... READ MORE
Frances
That Night
Brilliant and gripping
Another brilliant and gripping psychological thriller from an author who never disappoints. It fairly crackles with tension and bristles with intensity. ... READ MORE
MoziDogReads
That Night
Great read!
This was my first introduction to Gillian McAllister and after hearing so much about her books I certainly wasn't disappointed and see I have plenty of her... READ MORE
Caroline Rae
That Night
Gillian McAllister’s latest novel ‘That Night’ is her best yet.
Gillian McAllister’s latest novel ‘That Night’ is her best yet. Focusing almost entirely on three adult siblings, Joe, Cathy and Frannie, the reader is ta... READ MORE
Sarah D
That Night
Enjoyable read but have read better books by this author.
I really enjoy Gillian McAllister books, well written, excellent characters and exciting plots. A car crash in Italy, a man is dead and Frannie is asking ... READ MORE
Gary Wilkes
That Night
That Night
The Plant siblings, Cathy, Joe and Frannie, are about as close as it’s possible for siblings to get - they live in adjoining cottages, work together at the... READ MORE
melodymalone
That Night
I literally loved everything about this book.
Gillian McAllister's latest novel, That Night, asks how far you would go to protect your family. Cathy, Joe and Frannie are siblings. On a holiday in Italy... READ MORE
Nicola
That Night
Easy to follow and fast paced thriller!
I really liked the atmosphere and setting of this plot, enjoying McAllister's writing style. The plot is fast paced with chapters told from Cathy and Joe's... READ MORE
Eleanor Beswick
That Night
Brilliant read!
The Plant family are very close. They work together in a vet practise playing to their strengths- Frannie the receptionist & people person, Joe the surgeon... READ MORE
Maggie Macdonald
That Night
The pages turn themselves!
A family of three siblings get caught up in lies and deceit while on holiday in Italy. Claire, Frannie and Joe have a close bond and when an accidental de... READ MORE
Jillian. McFrederick
That Night
A psychological thriller of a family caught up in secrets and lies to cover up a death
A close family of siblings, a tragic death caused by a sister, results in a second huge error of judgment. By calling on the loyalty and support of the ot... READ MORE
George  Young
That Night
Gripping Book
Wow this book is Gripping from the 1st Page it tells the story of 3 siblings Joe, Cathy & Frannie who are holidaying in Italy when one night Frannie kills ... READ MORE
Sharney  cat
That Night
What a Book
Wow this book is Gripping from the 1st Page it tells the story of 3 siblings Joe, Cathy & Frannie who are holidaying in Italy when one night Frannie kills ... READ MORE
Sharney  cat
That Night
Fantastic gripping read
What a fantastic gripping read. I literally couldn't put this down. The story centres around 3 siblings, their close relationships with each other and thei... READ MORE
Carol Barnes
That Night
A thriller that packs a punch
"In the glare of the headlights, Frannie lifts up her hands. Red drips run down her wrists. Her stomach is streaked with blood. It's dried, burgundy, the c... READ MORE
Emma Alvey
That Night
Breathtaking family drama
I have read all of Gillian Mcallister's novels and the new one is fantastic. The plot seems far fetched but from page one you’re invested and you stay that... READ MORE
Lis Soane
That Night
Truly gripping.
This book kicks off in the middle of the action straight away and that is it, you are hooked in! The story jumps back and forth between ‘ That Night’ and p... READ MORE
Jayne  Archibald
That Night
Brilliantly written thriller/court drama
If you were on holiday with your siblings and had a phone call in the middle of the night asking you to come because they have just killed someone would yo... READ MORE
Jackie sharp
That Night
One Lie Leads to Another.
I listened to this as an audiobook. What would you do for your family ? Would you do anything ? Frannie, Cathy and Joe are as close as siblings can be. Whi... READ MORE
Milton of Campsie  Annie
That Night
Somewhat bizarre in parts but compulsive reading nonetheless
I really enjoyed this book, set in a tense and claustrophobic family with a lot of issues. These issues are all explored as they deal with the consequences... READ MORE
kendrafortune
That Night
Tense thriller that centres on the unravelling of a family in the fallout of a horrific incident…
Gillian McAllister is an author that continues to go from strength to strength with her brilliantly plotted thrillers and her top tier concepts. That Night... READ MORE
Stu Cummins
That Night
Skilfully written fast-paced thriller
What a fabulous book! My first by Gillian McAllister but certainly not my last - all the rest are now on my TBR list! The story starts with an action-pac... READ MORE
Sarah C
That Night
Tense, page-turning and addictive
This was an addictive read which drip feeds information as still the secrets unfold and not all is what it seems. During a family holiday, Frannie phones ... READ MORE
Sheila Robertson
That Night
A tense, intricate, twisting pleasure to read
That Night is an impeccably well-plotted suspense novel. It may be a work of sensational dramatic fiction, but it overlays the very real vulnerabilities an... READ MORE
Sarah
That Night
Great psychological thriller
A great psychological thriller, this starts on a high and never let’s up.There is an accident in the Italian countryside which cannot be reported to the P... READ MORE
Mavis Tiller
That Night
Breathtaking!
Isn’t it funny how sometimes you can read just the first page in a story and just know that it is going to be great? The word ‘great’ doesn’t even begin t... READ MORE
Carole Kendal
That Night
Brilliant from the first page to the last
What a page turner this was . I couldn’t put it down and it held my attention all the way to the end. Every time I thought I knew what was going to happen ... READ MORE
Muriel Peace
That Night
Thanks again for another great, thought-provoking journey
Gillian McAllister once again impresses with some great writing, brilliant characters, and a portrayal of relationship dynamics that makes for excellent re... READ MORE
Nick Masters
That Night
Gripping, tense and full of suspense!
Wow! What a fantastic book this was! The story starts with a bang, quite literally, when Frannie hits a guy with her car whilst driving on the wrong side o... READ MORE
Cathryn Northfield
That Night
Emotive dark and twisty
I’m not really sure where to start with this review, I’m reasonably sure that I really liked it but the sadness and feelings of tension the writer expertly... READ MORE
Helen  Frost
That Night
A gripping thriller
Read How to Disappear a few months ago and absolutely loved it so when this became available I had to read it. It all centres around the events of That Nig... READ MORE
Amy Waybourne
That Night
Shocking fallout from an accident
Three siblings , Cathie , Joe and Frannie are all successful partners working in what used to be their mother's Veterinary practice . They seem to have ev... READ MORE
Nigel Firth
That Night
Family at its best
Thank you to NetGalley for my advanced copy. I am so happy that I get to review this book. I absolutely love McAllister and I was super excited to be one o... READ MORE
Danielle Dawkins
That Night
Gripping
Wow this book is Gripping from the 1st Page it tells the story of 3 siblings Joe, Cathy & Frannie who are holidaying in Italy when one night Frannie kills ... READ MORE
Sharney  cat
That Night
Compulsive and Well Executed
I've now read three of Gillian McAllister's novels, including this one. In That Night, the story kicks off with a frantic phone call made to Cathy Plant b... READ MORE
Bridget East
That Night
That Night by Gillian McAllister
That Night by Gillian McAllister is a story of a family who would do anything for each other. The two sisters and brother live in a row of cottages, they a... READ MORE
Christine Rennie
That Night
A great read
I have read a few books by Gillian MacAllister, so when this one came up I was really keen on getting a chance to review it. As usual I wasn’t disappointed... READ MORE
Daniela Warren
That Night
A brilliant book!
A Brilliant book. I loved this book but will only be able to give a bare outline of what happened as to give too much detail would spoil it for everyone. ... READ MORE
Elite Reviewing Group
That Night
Brilliant
I had an advanced copy of this book for an honest review Absolute blinding page turner Although the synopsis had me interested this was a blinder of a boo... READ MORE
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