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The Other Side of Night

(2022)
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'A fantastic read. Mind bending, gut wrenchingly tense and one of the most original stories I’ve read in years. It was an absolute treat' - John Marrs, author of The Vacation

Bestselling author Adam Hamdy returns with The Other Side of Night, anutterly unforgettable tale of love, loss and redemption.

When disgraced former police officer Harriet Kealty discovers a plea for help in the margins of a second-hand book, she sets out to unravel a mystery that quickly leads her to confront some uncomfortable ties to her own life, including her ex-lover Ben.

Following the deaths of his close friends, Ben became an adoptive father to their orphaned son Elliot. But Harriet suspects that Ben knows more about these deaths than he’s willing to say…

What starts as a simple investigation becomes something entirely different in this moving story that will open hearts and minds as it answers the question: what would you do for one more moment with someone that you love?

What authors are saying:

‘A big-hearted, big-brain, novel that you'll finish in three days and think about for the rest of the year. Wonderful.’
- Stuart Turton, author of The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

‘The pages almost turn themselves and when I was finished I couldn’t stop thinking about the story’s incredible twists, turns, and surprises’
- James Patterson, author of the Alex Cross and Private series

'Remarkable'
- Anthony Horowitz, author of The Twist of a Knife

‘A strange, compelling, and ultimately moving head-spinner of a novel’
- John Connolly, author of The Furies

'Absolutely brilliant. I was blown away'
- Manda Scott, author of the Boudica series

‘Mind-bending! This intriguing and thought-provoking thriller is a profound exploration of how far some are willing to go in the name of love. A fantastic twist you’ll never see coming’
- Liv Constantine, author of The First Shot

'A brilliant meta-thriller with huge ideas and even greater heart'
- Steve Cavanagh, author of The Accomplice

'An utterly satisfying read'
- Ryan Gattis



Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"This genre bending novel is absolutely brilliant! So cleverly constructed, with a central mystery at its core that will keep you turning the pages, it's also a poignant meditation on grief, love and loss. Fantastic. Deserves to be widely read and I predict it will be a massive hit. I loved it. Highly recommended." - Amer Anwar

"Emotional, heart-warming and thought provoking, The Other Side of Night is one of those rare books that you'll still be thinking about long after the last page." - Jenny Blackhurst

"A brilliant, meta thriller with huge ideas and an even greater heart." - Steve Cavanagh

"A strange, compelling, and ultimately moving head-spinner of a novel." - John Connolly

"Mind-bending! This intriguing and thought-provoking thriller is a profound exploration of how far some are willing to go in the name of love. A fantastic twist you'll never see coming." - Liv Constantine

"Inventive, clever, and completely original, Hamdy's latest effort is simply terrific. Don't miss it." - J T Ellison

"What can I say about The Other Side of Night that won't be a spoiler? Ingenious, constantly surprising, and deeply moving. Put yourself in the hands of a master storyteller, and strap in for a mind-bending ride." - Joseph Finder

"The Other Side of Night is a mind-bending mystery that, by the time it reaches its extraordinary end, leaves no twist unexplained, no thread untied. An utterly satisfying read." - Ryan Gattis

"Hold onto your sanity. This psychological thriller will keep you wondering which strange details are real and which emerge from the minds of the characters. The lonely boy, the disgraced police officer, the bizarre scientist--each has a dark secret, and a dark problem to solve. The Other Side of Night is imaginative and thought-provoking, fiction at its best." - W Michael Gear

"Wow! It takes a special kind of writer to pull off a story like this. Adam Hamdy's brave, intriguing, thought-provoking book will leave readers breathless." - Mari Hannah

"Remarkable. Adam Hamdy may have created a completely new crime genre." - Anthony Horowitz

"In this inventive and intriguing novel, Hamdy mixes in just the right amount of mystery, uncertainty and relational tension and brings them all simmering to delicious effect. Stunningly good writing. Don't let this one slip you by." - Steven James

"A gripping and moving tale of loss and astounding sacrifice told so beautifully with a unique twist that was utterly satisfying." - Imran Mahmood

"A fantastic read. Mind bending, gut wrenchingly tense and one of the most original stories I've read in years. It was an absolute treat." - John Marrs

"The Other Side of Night is like no crime novel I've ever read. The pages almost turn themselves and when I was finished I couldn't stop thinking about the story's incredible twists, turns, and surprises." - James Patterson

"An elegantly-written and compelling genre-bender of a story, which left me thinking about it long after I'd read the last page. It is destined for the big screen!Congratulations Adam!" - Marnie Riches

"Absolutely brilliant. Weaving themes of the nature of time, love, loss and regret with elements of neuro-science into a genuinely wonderful plot line, Adam Hamdy's The Other Side of Night has taken his writing to another level. With a thriller-level sense of foreboding and tension, this is a genre-busting novel full of big ideas. I was blown away." - Manda Scott

"A real brain bender of a book, I'm still trying to wrap my head around the extraordinary ending. Just mesmerising- bravo Mr Hamdy!" - Victoria Selman

"Poignant and exquisitely written, The Other Side of Night kept me gripped from the first page to the last, and beyond. An intriguing tale of grief and enduring love, it's extraordinary." - E V Seymour

"The Other Side of Night is a surprising and cleverly constructed rollercoaster read." - Karin Slaughter

"Existential, emotional, and packing a twisty, gut-punch of an ending." - Matthew Sullivan

"A thrilling novel with multiple tricks up its sleeve. Part detective story and part philosophy, Adam Hamdy has written a clever and moving concoction." - Peter Swanson

"A big-hearted, big-brain, novel that you'll finish in three days and think about for the rest of the year. Wonderful." - Stuart Turton


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