House of the Hanged
Publication date: July 2011 | UK Publisher: HarperCollins | US Publisher: Random House
Published in the US as House of the Hunted
France, July 1935: Le Rayol, at the poor man’s end of the Riviera, seems a world away from the rumblings of a continent gearing up for war. Here, within its community of artists, expatriates and refugees, Tom Nash has rebuilt his life after walking away early from a career in the Secret Intelligence Service.
His past, though, is less willing to leave him behind. A midnight intruder attempts to kill him, and Tom knows it is just a matter of time before another attempt is made. Gathered at Le Rayol for the summer months are all those he holds most dear, including his beloved goddaughter Lucy.
It becomes clear, though, that one of them must have betrayed him. If he is to live, Tom must draw his enemy out, but at what cost to himself and the people he loves…?BUY NOW