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Our Kind of Cruelty

(2018)
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Passion. Obsession. Murder.

'Simply one of the most disturbing thrillers I've read in years. In short I loved it, right down to the utterly chilling final line' - Gillian Flynn, author of GONE GIRL
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Mike and Verity have a special game. The Crave.

They play it to prove what they already know: that Verity loves Mike. That she needs Mike.

Even though she's marrying another man.

Now Mike knows that the stakes of their private game are rising.

This time, someone has to die...
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'A taut, nasty thriller about what society does to women who like sex. I loved it!' INDIA KNIGHT

'A propulsive and addictive study of the darkness of obsessive love. I was completely gripped from the first word to the last.' LISA JEWELL

'As merciless a thriller as I've ever read. Astonishingly dark and sensationally accomplished.' AJ FINN, author of The Woman in the Window

'A tense intelligent thriller that kept me gripped and guessing until the last page - and thinking long after that.' ERIN KELLY

'A searing, chilling sliver of perfection... may well turn out to be the year's best thriller.' NEW YORK TIMES SUMMER READING ISSUE

'Readers of weary of domestic noir should pick up Our Kind of Cruelty, a splendidly written novel that gives the genre a shot in the arm ... pacily written and hugely involving... I was gripped until the last pages.' DAILY EXPRESS

'A taut, fascinating psychological thriller. Original and powerful. Be prepared for questions to linger in your head for a long time afterward.' JULIA HEABERLIN

'Toxic love, obsession, and the unflinching unravelling of a mind. Scarily plausible, a great read.' ALI LAND

'Chilling. Disturbing. Addictive. I couldn't put this down.' EMMA FLINT

'Like watching a slow motion car-crash through splayed fingers' TAMMY COHEN

'An addictive dive into dangerous, extreme obsession. A must-read' JULIA CROUCH

'the orchestration of suspense is masterly' FINANCIAL TIMES

'disturbing and thrilling' DAILY MAIL

'This brilliant, thought-provoking thriller will keep you up at night' BEST MAGAZINE

'Darkly addictive, this is set to be one of the most talked-about thrillers of the year' HEAT MAGAZINE

'I devoured this gripping, unsettling, and brilliantly constructed thriller in one gulp' WOMAN AND HOME

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Addictive and disturbing - like watching a slow motion car-crash through splayed fingers." - Tammy Cohen

"An addictive dive into dangerous, extreme obsession. A must-read." - Julia Crouch

"Chilling. Disturbing. Addictive. Couldn't put this down." - Emma Flint

"This is simply one of the nastiest and most disturbing thrillers I've read in years. In short: I loved it, right down to the utterly chilling final line." - Gillian Flynn

"A taut, fascinating psychological thriller. Original and powerful. Be prepared for questions to linger in your head for a long time afterward." - Julia Heaberlin

"A tense intelligent thriller that kept me gripped and guessing until the last page - and thinking long after that." - Erin Kelly

"Toxic love, obsession, and the unflinching unravelling of a mind. Scarily plausible, a great read." - Ali Land


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August 2018 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Our Kind of Cruelty
Author(s): Araminta Hall
ISBN: 1-4328-5566-2 / 978-1-4328-5566-6 (USA edition)
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May 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: Our Kind of Cruelty: The most addictive psychological thriller of 2018, tipped by Gillian Flynn and Lisa Jewell
Author(s): Araminta Hall
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May 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: Our Kind of Cruelty: A Novel
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May 2019 : USA Paperback

Title: Our Kind of Cruelty: A Novel
Author(s): Araminta Hall
ISBN: 1-250-21493-9 / 978-1-250-21493-5 (USA edition)
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January 2019 : Paperback
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Title: Our Kind of Cruelty: The most addictive psychological thriller of 2018, tipped by Gillian Flynn and Lisa Jewell
Author(s): Araminta Hall
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May 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Our Kind of Cruelty (International Edition)
Author(s): Araminta Hall
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Title: Our Kind of Cruelty: The most addictive psychological thriller of 2018, tipped by Gillian Flynn and Lisa Jewell
Author(s): Araminta Hall
ISBN: 1-78089-825-8 / 978-1-78089-825-4 (UK edition)
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May 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Our Kind of Cruelty: A Novel
Author(s): Araminta Hall
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Title: Our Kind of Cruelty: The most addictive psychological thriller of 2018, tipped by Gillian Flynn and Lisa Jewell
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