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Keep Him Close

(2020)
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'A SUSPENSEFUL MYSTERY...DEEPLY MOVING AND PSYCHOLOGICALLY AFFECTING' ALEX MICHAELIDES, AUTHOR OF THE SILENT PATIENT

PRAISE FOR KEEP HIM CLOSE:
'A tense drama' Sunday Times
'A beautiful and heart-breaking story that I can't stop thinking about. Simply stunning.' Jo Jakeman, author of Safe House
'Powerfully written and packs a real emotional punch.' Cara Hunter, author of Close to Home
'A magnetic, all consuming read. A heart-breaking suspense which deals with love in all its forms.'
Gytha Lodge, author of She Lies in Wait
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ONE SON LIED. ONE SON DIED.


Alice's son is dead. Indigo's son is accused of murder.


Indigo is determined to prove her beloved Kane is innocent. She is helped by a kind stranger who takes an interest in her situation. But little does she know that her new friend has her own agenda...

Alice can't tell Indigo who she really is. She wants to understand why her son was killed. But how long will it take for Indigo to discover her identity? And what other secrets will come out as she digs deeper?

No one knows a son like his mother. But neither Alice nor Indigo know the whole truth about their boys, and what happened between them on that fateful night.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"A moving account of family relationships and mainly low-level but devastating criminality." - Natasha Cooper

"Intriguing, heart-breaking...a mystery novel with a beautiful character study at its heart." - Melanie Golding

"Powerfully written and packs a real emotional punch." - Cara Hunter

"A beautiful and heart-breaking story that I can’t stop thinking about. Simply stunning." - Jo Jakeman

"Keep Him Close was a magnetic, all-consuming read. A heart-breaking suspense which deals with love in all its forms, however it is expressed." - Gytha Lodge

"A gripping, dark domestic drama with motherhood at its heart. Beautifully written and emotionally charged, the characters leaped off the page and stayed with me." - Ruth Mancini

"This is domestic noir as it's meant to be done; riveting and beautifully written." - Jo Spain


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Hardback Editions

March 2020 : UK Hardback
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Title: Keep Him Close
Author(s): Emily Koch
ISBN: 1-78730-101-X / 978-1-78730-101-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harvill Secker
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


August 2020 : UK Hardback
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Title: Keep Him Close
Author(s): Emily Koch
ISBN: 1-4448-4557-8 / 978-1-4448-4557-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Ltd
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Paperback Editions

February 2021 : UK Paperback
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Title: Keep Him Close
Author(s): Emily Koch
ISBN: 1-78470-942-5 / 978-1-78470-942-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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March 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: Keep Him Close
Author(s): Emily Koch
ISBN: 1-78730-102-8 / 978-1-78730-102-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harvill Secker
Availability: Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

March 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Keep Him Close
Author(s): Emily Koch
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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March 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Keep Him Close
Author(s): Emily Koch
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Availability: Amazon AU   


March 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Keep Him Close
Author(s): Emily Koch
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Availability: Amazon CA   


March 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Keep Him Close
Author(s): Emily Koch
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

March 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Keep Him Close
Author(s): Emily Koch
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU