The First 48 Hours

The First 48 Hours: the twisting new thriller from the Sunday Times bestseller

Hardback Published on: 09/11/2023
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The First 48 Hours
A superb thriller from start to finish.
Wow that a book! I read this in two days as I just couldn’t put it down. A gripping, fast-paced, unpredictable, addictive and just plain brilliant psycholo... READ MORE
Emma S


THE FIRST 48 HOURS....WILL DECIDE IF YOU LIVE OR DIE. 'Simon Kernick writes with his foot pressed hard on the pedal. Hang on tight!' HARLAN COBEN 'Great plots, great characters, great action' LEE CHILD 'An absolute master of the adrenaline-fuelled ride' PETER JAMES 'Compulsive ... this is Kernick at his best' THE SUN 'A vivid, high-octane page-turner' THE GUARDIAN A COP NEEDS TO CRACK A DEADLY CASE He's a detective hunting cold-blooded killers, but does he know more than he admits? A MOTHER HAS TO SAVE HER DAUGHTER She's a lawyer who must defend a murderer - but how far will she go to protect her only child? A COUPLE WILL COMMIT THE PERFECT CRIME They have a plan - but can they trust each other with their lives? THREE STORIES. TWO DAYS. DOES ONE SECRET CONNECT THEM ALL? THE FIRST 48 HOURS...MAY ALSO BE THEIR LAST. Praise for Simon Kernick: 'One of Britain's top thriller writers' THE SUN 'That thud you hear is Kernick whipping the rug from under your feet again.' THE TIMES 'Simon Kernick is one of the most reliable purveyors of the edge-of-your-seat thriller' SUNDAY EXPRESS 'Pace, pace, pace is what Simon Kernick does best' DAILY MIRROR

  • Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 9781472292407
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Weight: 632g
  • Dimensions: 236 x 158 x 38 mm

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The First 48 Hours
The First 48 Hours
I've not read many of this author's books and that's not for want of trying to fit them into an already bulging TBR but, what I have read had been top notc... READ MORE
The First 48 Hours
Brilliant read.
This is a bit of a chilling read! I am trying not to give any spoilers with this one. It's a fast paced, well plotted thriller with plenty of suspense and ... READ MORE
Martha Brindley
The First 48 Hours
A cracking read
A cop, a hunt for cold-blooded killers, a kidnap, a lawyer, a daughter and 48 hours for the mother to try to save the daughter. What does she have to do in... READ MORE
Celia Short
The First 48 Hours
A good read
The First 48 Hours is a good, enjoyable read with lots going on in it to keep me interested and hold my attention from start to finish. The story is writte... READ MORE
Anne Mosedale
The First 48 Hours
Brilliant read
Really love Simon Kernick's books and this one was first class as usual from the great twist at the end of the prologue right through to the satisfying end... READ MORE
Karen Bail

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