The Split

The Split

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 22/10/2020
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A year ago Felicity Lloyd fled England to South Georgia, one of the most remote islands in the world, escaping her past and the man she once loved. Can she keep running her whole life?

Freddie Lloyd has served time for murder - and now he wants her back. Wherever she is, he won't stop until he finds her. Will he be able to track her to the ends of the earth?


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'A deadly game of cat-and-mouse at the edge of the world.' Erin Kelly

'Powerfully atmospheric, unguessably twisty.' Elly Griffiths

'I'm a huge Sharon Bolton fan, and this is her best yet.' Lee Child

'THE SPLIT grips like permafrost.' JP Delaney

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9781409174219
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Weight: 279g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 36 mm

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The Split
A real brain twister
This book was a very enjoyable thriller which built up the tension as it progressed. The main characters, Felicity a glaciologist working in South Geo... READ MORE
Sarah C
The Split
Chilling nail biting thriller
Amazingly written thriller that will get inside your head and bag at you until you finish it! I read this in 3 parts as part of the TBConFB read along an... READ MORE
Carley Lord
The Split
Great read
What a read! I read this book in three parts as a Readalong. I wasn’t gripped by the first part although it was wonderfully descriptive and full of backgr... READ MORE
Karen Farrow
The Split
I've just popped my Sharon Bolton cherry and I'm now determined to read more of her books! I loved her writing style, the settings are beautifully describ... READ MORE
The Split
Stunning- both the scenery and the plot
Stunning locations, the descriptions of which are so immersive you almost feel you are there. The story takes you through twists and turns and an inner jou... READ MORE
Helen  Frost
The Split
Complex and eerie
This dark, chilling, twisty story follows Joe who is a psychologist who spends his free time working with the homeless. When people start to go missing an... READ MORE
Laura Richardson
The Split
superb thriller :-)
THE SPLIT by Sharon Bolton The story opens with Felicity Lloyd, working in one of the most remote places on earth. South Georgia, an island in the South At... READ MORE
david norman
The Split
Brilliant psychological mystery
The descriptions of the bleakness of an old whaling settlement in the Antarctic are chilling enough but the plot is sheer genius. Felicity had hoped that ... READ MORE
Vanessa Krushner
The Split
Edge of your seat thriller
This is the first Sharon Bolton book I’ve read and it won’t be the last. A suspenseful thriller set both in the Antarctic and London, The Split revolves a... READ MORE
Natalie  Campbell
The Split
A plot with twists and turns to match the calving glaciers and rotating ice-bergs!
A tense and thrilling plot with twists and turns to match the calving glaciers and rotating ice-bergs of the South Georgia island setting! I was hooked rig... READ MORE
Katie Pyle
The Split
Atmospheric, dramatic and breathtakingly descriptive!
Felicity is the main character, a Glaciologist with a complex past that threatens to destroy her. The first part of the book is set in South Georgia and ... READ MORE
Suzie Franklin
The Split
Spooky and chilling
This is a really dark physiological thriller, that at points gave me genuine shivers down my spine. The main character Felicity lives in constant fear, and... READ MORE
Jessica Dibley
The Split
Icy and compelling!
I read this book as part of a Readalong and, alongside my fellow reviewers, received it in three parts. It is testimony to the story that at each division ... READ MORE
Sally  Hughes
The Split
This has been one of the best books I have read this year (and there have been a lot!). The setting descriptions of the landscape were simply beautiful, an... READ MORE
Carley Whitaker
The Split
Chilling, totally twisted, mind bending read
What an incredibly atmospheric, twisted, riveting psychological thriller this is. The main characters, Felicity, a damaged woman, terrified of someone she ... READ MORE
Julie Young
The Split
A superb read.
A rollercoaster ride of raw emotion, brain teasing twists and turns plus cat and mouse terror. Set mostly in the desolate, frozen world of South Georgia, a... READ MORE
Celia  Bateman
The Split
Thrilling and compelling.
I recently read this book for November’s read with my online book club and wow what a tale! It centres on Felicity who has moved to study glaciers in a re... READ MORE
Stephanie Humphreys
The Split
Twisted thriller
A thriller story starting in South Georgia with a Felicity a Glaciolologist who is researching the glaciers and plug holes. The story then moves back to Ca... READ MORE
Lorna Tu
The Split
So many twists! You will be guessing until the end!
This is the first Sharon Bolton book I have read and I absolutely loved it! It was gripping and I read it in hours. The twists kept me guessing and so many... READ MORE
Claire Rowe
The Split
A dark and twisty tale
My first Sharon Bolton and won’t be my last. If you like a good tale full of twists and turns then this is for you. It keeps you guessing until the very ... READ MORE
Nicola Mitchell
The Split
What a rollercoaster ride! This is such a cleverly thought out plot. I loved the setting of South Georgia and the thought and detail put into the setting.... READ MORE
Tracey  Jordan
The Split
This is the first book I have read by Sharon Bolton but it certainly won’t be the last. It’s is beautifully written and the way she describes the landscape... READ MORE
Kirstie Harrison
The Split
An icy thriller!!
Sharon Bolton is one of those authors I kept meaning to read, and I am SO GLAD I finally did!! This is my first of her books, and certainly won't be the la... READ MORE
Claire Greenhill
The Split
Enthralling read
This is my first novel by Sharon J Bolton but it will not be my last. This is my favourite book of 2020 and had me enthralled from the start. The evolving... READ MORE
Carole  Appleby
The Split
Kept me on the edge of my seat
I read this book as part of a readalong with The Book Club group on Facebook. The book was read in three parts over three weeks and for me this was not th... READ MORE
Amanda Robinson
The Split
A twisty tale
I thoroughly enjoyed this book, it kept me hooked the whole way through. I enjoyed the mix of psychological issues and physical danger that complicated the... READ MORE
Anne Goldie