Disappearing Act

In a city where dreams really do come true, nightmares can follow . The new ‘engrossing and unputdownable’ thriller from the bestselling author of SOMETHING IN THE WATER ‘I devoured this Londoner in LA story day’ CAROLINE KEPNES ‘Stylish, riveting, hugely atmospheric — I couldn’t put it down’ LUCY FOLEY SHE IS MISSING. BUT DID EVER REALLY EXIST? Mia Eliot has travelled London to for pilot season. This is her big chance make as an actor Hollywood, she ready whatever takes. At audition meets Emily, what starts simple favour takes dark turn when Emily goes missing last person see her. Then woman turns up, claiming be but nothing like remembers. Why would someone pretend Emily? Starting question own sanity, on desperate dangerous search answers, knowing something very, very wrong. industry everything about creating illusions, how you know real? And much risk find out? Praise Disappearing Act ‘Captivating doesn’t cover it. Brilliant justice. dazzling, gasp-inducing plunge-pool novel that grips your heart mind refuses let go. Absolutely stunning’ BP Walter ‘Another screen-worthy Steadman’s flair storytelling makes welcome escape’ Washington Post ‘Like Chekhov’s gun, Hollywood sign mentioned early, leading great, extended scene far above genuine ending’ New York Times ‘Engrossing unputdownable Caroline Kepnes ‘A fascinating glimpse darkness behind Hollywood’s glittering façade. loved it’ TM Logan ‘Another page-turning winner Catherine Steadman. Ingenious intriguing, with insight into acting world’ BA Paris ‘As tense John Buchan suspenseful Patricia Highsmith’ Emma Bamford ‘Glamour, greed gaslighting – perfect summer read!’ Harriet Walker Steadman ‘Original, ingenious utterly gripping, characters you’ll care they race towards brilliantly unexpected ending’ JP Delaney our times’ Louise Candlish proper page-turner’ ‘Fans Silent Patient will love it’ CJ Tudor ‘Had me racing through pages’ Sarah Vaughan ‘An enjoyable, nail-biting ride’ Observer

TO ESCAPE PURSUIT, SHE TOOK ON ANOTHER’S IDENTITY¾ AND FOUND HERSELF MARKED FOR DEATH! Maris’s work with the local underworld on huge space station was anything but honest, life much more pleasant than it had been before gang’s leader picked her up from slums. Then boss grabbed a visitor to who asking too many questions, only find out that she very important diplomat. Worse, his prisoner apparently committed suicide by jumping through an airlock into hard vacuum. To avoid dangerous questions security, he decided let corpse be found diplomat’s IDs; Maris saw plot and used those IDs escape planet Diplomat about investigate. Unfortunatley landed in hornet’s nest of corrupt officials conspiring tyrant. Surrounded people wanted eliminated, person could trust Gabrel, young officer set off cross-planet trek get evidence would expose tangled web corruption. strongly attracted Gabrel feeling seemed mutual. But then, thought high-ranking government agent. What happen when petty criminal run At publisher’s request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management).

‘The affair was weird when seen from afar, but in close-up, it Kafkaesque: not possible 2014 for a Boeing 777 to have simply disappeared…’ On 8 March 2014, 239 passengers boarded the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 only vanish into thin air. The disappearance of plane has dominated news cycles and media discussion ever since, rightly so. In world defined by advanced technology interconnectedness, how could an entire aircraft become untraceable? Had flight been subject perfect hijack? Perhaps pilots lost control? And if did crash, where wreckage? Writing Le Monde days months after aircraft’s disappearance, journalist Florence de Changy closely documented chaotic international investigation that followed, uncovering more questions than answers. Riddled with inconsistencies, contradictions lack basic communication between authorities, mystery surrounding MH370 deepened. Now, offers her own explanation. Drawing together countless eyewitness testimonies, press releases, independent investigative reports expert opinion, Disappearing Act eloquent deeply unnerving narrative what happened missing plane. An incredible feat journalism testament Changy’s tenaciousness clear-mindedness, this book is exhaustive, gripping account one most profound mysteries 21st century.

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