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What Happened That Night

(2021)
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⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “I couldn't put this book down.” Shirl

“I found myself frantically turning the pages, desperate to uncover what happened on the night of the attack.” Tracy Buchanan, author of Wall of Silence

Originally published as Dare to Remember.

THAT NIGHT.

Lisa remembers the first part of the night: an evening in the pub with her best friend.

Then nothing.

She wakes up, days later. She’s in hospital. Her best friend is dead.

WHAT HAPPENED?

Lisa holes up in a remote country cottage, plagued by guilt and flashbacks: how did their assailant know them? Why were they attacked? And what really happened that night?

With only vague memories of the event, she cuts herself off from friends and family, spending her days wandering the hills with her dog, Riley.

Lisa realises there's another truth still hidden to her, a truth she can't escape from. A truth that may have been right in front of her all along.

Discover this shocking and absolutely gripping psychological thriller that delves into jealousy and suspicion by critically acclaimed author Susanna Beard.

Perfect for fans of Gillian Flynn, T.M. Logan, B.A. Paris, Liane Moriarty, Claire Dyer, Sam Carrington, Celeste Ng. ____________________________

WHAT EVERYONE IS SAYING:

Beautifully taut and controlled writing – gripping all the way through.” Shelley Weiner, author of The Sister’s Tale

“An intriguing and gripping debut novel. A perceptive exploration of the trauma of losing your best friend.” Rachel Abbott, bestselling author of The Murder Game

“Written with care and a deep level of understanding, while simultaneously building up the suspense until you are racing to find out what happened . . . a great read.” Sue Fortin, bestselling author of The Girl Who Lied

“This is a great exploration into the psychological impact of a traumatic event. I warmed to Lisa immediately and felt every bit of her frustration as she struggled to remember the details of the night she and her best friend were attacked by someone they knew and trusted. It kept me reading into the night as I raced to find out how this twisty, shocking story would end.” Sam Carrington, author of I Dare You

“A deep and dark look at how we can overcome trauma.” Keeper of Pages

“The narrative is both uplifting and disquieting as Lisa pushes against her past attack, and dares not just to remember, but to hope as well. An impressive debut for Susanna Beard.” Joy Kluver, author of Last Seen

“Sometimes you pick up a book and after reading only a few pages, you know that this book is going to be a worthy read.” Day Dreamers Thoughts

“Susanna Beard unspools the story at just the right pace to keep interest and intrigue.” Barbara Copperthwaite, author of The Darkest Lies

“A taut, compelling read. Full of atmosphere and humanity. Susanna brilliantly portrays through the central character the times in our lives that leave us guilty and emotionless and unable to move forward with purpose. A stunning and confident first novel.” Sharon Bloom
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ALSO BY SUSANNA BEARD
THE PERFECT LIFE
THE GIRL ON THE BEACH
WHAT HAPPENED THAT NIGHT
THE LOST BROTHER
THE PERFECT NEIGHBOUR

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Engaging and gripping." - Rachel Abbott


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March 2021 : UK Paperback
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Title: WHAT HAPPENED THAT NIGHT a shocking and gripping psychological thriller (Totally gripping psychological thrillers)
Author(s): SUSANNA BEARD
ISBN: 1-78931-757-6 / 978-1-78931-757-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Joffe Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

March 2021 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: WHAT HAPPENED THAT NIGHT a shocking and gripping psychological thriller (Totally gripping psychological thrillers)
Author(s): SUSANNA BEARD
Publisher: Joffe Books psychological thrillers and crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU