Did You See Melody?
By Sophie Hannah
The compelling new standalone suspense novel from Queen of Crime Sophie Hannah.
'Outstandingly brilliant' Clare Mackintosh
Did she really see Melody?
The stunning new pageturner from the Queen of Psychological Suspense.
Pushed to breaking point, Cara Burrows abandons her home and family and escapes to a five-star spa resort she can't afford. Late at night, exhausted and desperate, she lets herself into her hotel room and is shocked to find it already occupied - by a man and a teenage girl.
A simple mistake on the part of the hotel receptionist - but Cara's fear intensifies when she works out that the girl she saw alive and well in the hotel room is someone she can't possibly have seen: the most famous murder victim in the country, Melody Chapa, whose parents are serving life sentences for her murder.
Cara doesn't know what to trust: everything she's read and heard about the case, or the evidence of her own eyes. Did she really see Melody?
And is she prepared to ask herself that question and answer it honestly if it means risking her own life?
What people are saying about DID YOU SEE MELODY?
'I was hooked!...there was a cracking ending!' GoodReads reviewer
'Really good reading that moved at a fast pace and kept me engaged throughout. Highly recommended.' GoodReads reviewer
'Oh superb. Excellent. All the other expletives. Ms Hannah still showing us how twisting a plot is done properly.' GoodReads reviewer
Sophie Hannah is an internationally bestselling crime fiction writer. Her crime novels have been translated into 34 languages and published in 51 countries. Her psychological thriller The Carrier won the Specsavers National Book Award for Crime Thriller of the Year in 2013. In 2014 and 2016, Sophie published The Monogram Murders and Closed Casket, the first new Hercule Poirot mysteries since Agatha Christie's death, both of which were national and international bestsellers. Sophie's novels The Point of Rescue and The Other Half Lives have been adapted for television as Case Sensitive, starring Olivia Williams and Darren Boyd. Sophie is also a bestselling poet who has been shortlisted for the TS Eliot award. Her poetry is studied at GCSE and A-level throughout the UK. Sophie is an Honorary Fellow of Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge. She lives in Cambridge with her husband, two children and dog.
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24 Aug 2017
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Hodder & Stoughton
Outstandingly brilliant — Clare Mackintosh
This clever, captivating and consistently funny whodunit could well be Hannah's best contemporary novel to date — Sunday Times
A top-notch page-turner full of intrigue and unforgettable characters - Sophie Hannah at her absolute best. — Liz Nugent
Gripping - and wryly funny - page-turner. — Good Housekeeping
With more twists, twirls and turns than a Quidditch match, DID YOU SEE MELODY? will keep you guessing - and turning pages - right till its explosive end. — Heat
Sophie Hannah adds a wickedly satiric edge to the 'is she/isn't she' scenario, ridiculing the court of American public opinion while providing a tense and twisty mystery. — Evening Standard
Did You See Melody? is Sophie Hannah at her very best. Twisty as a corkscrew and totally entertaining, it is the definition of a page turner - I read it in one day. Put everything on hold and pick up this book now. Brilliant — Jenny Blackhurst
This chilling offering is yet another page turner from the queen of psychological thrillers. — Closer
A fast paced, exhilarating read with a fantastic central plot that keeps you guessing right till the end. — Kate Hamer
Brilliant writing, great story - what more could you want? — B.A. Paris