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The Child Across the Street

(2020)
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Wheeling my suitcase down the familiar, hedge-lined street, I smile at the sound of children playing in the park nearby. Suddenly, there’s a screech of car brakes. I rush over to see a bent bike wheel sticking out of the ditch, and underneath, a little boy…

As I turn the rusty key in the lock of the house I grew up in, memories flood back. None of them happy. I never told anyone why I left home twenty years ago, and all I want is to sort out Dad’s funeral as quickly as possible.

Now I’m trapped here, the only witness to a terrible incident that has left an eight-year-old boy fighting for his life. But after a lifetime trying to forget my past, I don’t know if I can trust my memory, or be totally sure of what I saw today.

Sorting through Dad’s things one night – shopping lists in his curly handwriting, piles of old newspapers, dusty sports trophies – I think I hear the back door handle rattle. I tiptoe downstairs, past an open window I’m sure I locked. And a figure darts across the overgrown garden.

Someone is watching me. Someone who knows I’m the only one who saw what happened to little Ethan… or could they know the real reason why I left? Either way, I’m certain that coming back was my biggest mistake.I can’t leave, but the longer I stay, the more danger I’m in…

An utterly addictive psychological thriller that will have you glued to the pages until the early hours. Fans of The Girl on the Train and I Am Watching You won’t be able to put down the next mind-blowing read from bestselling author Kerry Wilkinson.

Read what everyone’s saying about The Child Across the Street:


‘I absolutely loved it!... excellentFull of breath-holding and tense moments… and omg that ending! Love love loved it, a big fat 5 stars. Highly recommend this book.’ Bonnies Book Talk, 5 stars

‘Love Kerry Wilkinson books but this one was outstanding by far. Twists and turns and very addictive a real page-turner.Definitely recommend.’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

‘This is a very well written book… sucked me straight in… filled with lies, friendship, mystery, secrets, deceit, twists and turns and I wasn't expecting the ending will leave you guessing right up until the very end.’ BookWorm

‘This is a fast-paced and gripping thrillerintensegripping and left the reader on edge of their seat.’ Goodreads Reviewer

‘Yet another gripping and addictive thriller from an author who never fails to deliver… keeps me devouring each and every word.’ Goodreads reviewer

‘Kerry is a brilliant author. This is an utterly addictive psychological thriller that has you glued to the pages. Had me reading into the early hours.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

I am a BIG fan of this author. I pounce on every new publication that comes from him and devour it pretty much straight away another winner from one of my top five authors.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars

Genre: Mystery

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Paperback Editions

July 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Child Across the Street: An unputdownable and absolutely gripping psychological thriller
Author(s): Kerry Wilkinson
ISBN: 1-83888-749-0 / 978-1-83888-749-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bookouture
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Audio Editions

July 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Child Across the Street
Author(s): Kerry Wilkinson
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July 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Child Across the Street
Author(s): Kerry Wilkinson
Publisher: Hachette UK - Bookouture
Availability: Amazon AU   


July 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Child Across the Street
Author(s): Kerry Wilkinson
Publisher: Hachette UK - Bookouture
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

July 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Child Across the Street: An unputdownable and absolutely gripping psychological thriller
Author(s): Kerry Wilkinson
Publisher: Bookouture
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU