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The Last Thing to Burn

(2021)
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“Immediate, intense, gripping, taut, terrifying, moving, and brilliant.” —Lisa Jewell, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Invisible Girl

“Brilliantly written...terrifying.”—Ruth Ware, #1 New York Times bestselling author of One by One

A woman being held captive is willing to risk everything to save herself, her unborn child, and her captor’s latest victim in this “intense, dark, and utterly chilling” (Jennifer Hillier, author of ​Jar of Hearts) thriller in the tradition of Misery and Room.

He is her husband. She is his captive.

Her husband calls her Jane. That is not her name.

She lives in a small farm cottage, surrounded by vast, open fields. Everywhere she looks, there is space. But she is trapped. No one knows she is there. Visitors rarely come to the farm; if they do, she is never seen.

Her husband records her every movement during the day. If he doesn’t like what he sees, she is punished.

For a long time, escape seemed impossible. But now, something has changed. She has a reason to live and a reason to fight. Now, she is watching him, and waiting…

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"I couldn't put it down. A visceral nightmare of a book with one of the most evil villains I've come across in a long time. Powerful writing." - Steve Cavanagh

"A heart-racing exploration about human survival. An addictive and insightful thriller." - Maxine Mei-Fung Chung

"Brilliant." - Elly Griffiths

"This outstanding thriller by Will Dean might be the best book you read this year. THE LAST THING TO BURN is intense, dark, and utterly chilling — I felt this one in my bones." - Jennifer Hillier

"Heart-stoppingly suspenseful, a masterclass in tension." - Erin Kelly

"I could not stop reading this! Brilliantly done . . . I’m awestruck!" - Denise Mina

"Ratchets up the tension to the point where I had to check my pulse." - Liz Nugent


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April 2021 : Hardback
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Title: The Last Thing to Burn: A Novel
Author(s): Will Dean
ISBN: 1-982156-46-5 / 978-1-982156-46-6
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Title: The Last Thing to Burn: Gripping and unforgettable, one of the most highly anticipated releases of 2021
Author(s): Will Dean
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February 2022 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Last Thing to Burn: Gripping and unforgettable, one of the most highly anticipated releases of 2021
Author(s): Will Dean
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January 2022 : Paperback
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Title: The Last Thing to Burn: A Novel
Author(s): Will Dean
ISBN: 1-982156-47-3 / 978-1-982156-47-3
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Title: The Last Thing to Burn: Gripping and unforgettable, one of the most highly anticipated releases of 2021
Author(s): Will Dean
ISBN: 1-5293-0707-4 / 978-1-5293-0707-8 (UK edition)
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April 2021 : Audio CD
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Title: The Last Thing to Burn: A Novel
Author(s): Will Dean
ISBN: 1-79712-145-6 / 978-1-79712-145-1
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio and Blackstone Publishing
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Title: The Last Thing to Burn: A Novel
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Title: The Last Thing to Burn: A Novel
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Title: The Last Thing to Burn
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January 2021 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Last Thing to Burn
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Title: The Last Thing to Burn
Author(s): Will Dean
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April 2021 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Last Thing to Burn: A Novel
Author(s): Will Dean
Publisher: Atria/Emily Bestler Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


January 2021 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Last Thing to Burn: Gripping and unforgettable, one of the most highly anticipated releases of 2021
Author(s): Will Dean
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU