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No Place to Hide
No Place to Hide

No Place to Hide



416 Pages, 5.71 x 8.98

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $26.95 (US $26.95) (CA $31.95)

Publication Date: April 2023

ISBN 9781801109369

Rights: US & CA

Head of Zeus US (Apr 2023)
Head of Zeus

Price: $26.95


From the author of the highly acclaimed Find Me comes a spellbinding tale of psychological suspense, weaving together the dark web, murder, and blackmail...

An irreversible pact. An impossible disappearing act.

Adam appears to have everything: a happy marriage, two young children, and a flourishing career as a pediatrician. But Adam also has a secret: hospital CCTV, strangers' mobile phones, city traffic cameras – he is convinced that they are all filming him because of something terrible that happened at a drunken party when he was a student.

Only one other person knew what occurred, a young filmmaker, Louis, who captured the very act on camera. With no other options at the time, Adam made a pact with Louis – inspired by Adam's starring role in the play Dr. Faustus – in order to cover up the crime and keep his dreams of becoming a doctor alive.

Now, convinced that Louis' cameras are rolling again, Adam decides to dabble in the dark arts once more. In this digital world, where no act goes unnoticed, he will disappear. No suicide note, goodbye letter, or farewell video – the ultimate modern magic trick.

Can Adam perform his vanishing act and save his family and career? Or will Louis' hell-bent determination to collect what's his prove unstoppable?

Praise for J.S. Monroe:

'Intelligent writing, disturbing and original ideas, and a tightly coiled and crafted plot' Daily Mail
'Cunning, captivating and creepy' JP Delaney
'J.S. Monroe has woven an absorbing novel full of unpredictable twists, topped by a savage climax' The Times
'Intricately woven and heart-stoppingly believable' Clare Mackintosh
'The most ingenious thriller you will read this year' M.J. Arlidge


Praise for Find Me:

"The pages all but turn themselves as the story unfolds in taut chapters alternating between Rosa's journal entries and Jar's frantic quest. Monroe adds more voices in the book's second half, keeping the guess-who's-crazy/guilty ball in the air until the all-consuming reveal. Pacing is crisp and the plot is credible, but it's the cast of expertly crafted, psychologically ambiguous characters that rivets."-Publisher Weekly, starred review

"Monroe's debut thriller is a paranoiac's dream with plenty of twists. [A]n exciting read that combines the thrill of a spy novel and the intimacy of a coming-of-age tale. Fast-paced, satisfying, and, ultimately, life-affirming."-Kirkus Reviews

"A beautifully written thriller with well-drawn characters and a twisting, gripping plot that will keep you guessing until the very last page."
-J.P. Delaney, New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Before

"Readers will easily fall into step with sensitive, quick-witted Jar, and Monroe's journalism experience lends realistic detail to the back-channel investigation. Smart, well written, and tangled in unpredictable twists-a top-notch psychological thriller."-Booklist

"Find Me is a marvelously suspenseful book that keeps you turning pages well past midnight. You'll be riveted on what its very sympathetic narrator goes through to find the love of his life. She supposedly committed suicide five years ago. But what about all the signs that she's still alive? You'll keep guessing until the final mind-bending twist." -Alice LaPlante, New York Times bestselling author of Coming of Age at the End of Days and Turn of Mind

"Intricately woven and heart-stoppingly believable, this has bestseller written all over it." -Clare Mackintosh, New York Times bestselling author of I Let You Go

"Find Me is gripping, pointing you toward the worst possibility on every page in this deeply sinister, drip-drip kind of way. And yet there is a lot of true love in there too, creating an endearing balance. This is an intricate story that will stay with you as you read about government, science, and all open-ended missing person cases." -Caroline Kepnes, author of Hidden Bodies and You

"The most ingenious thriller you will read this year. I couldn't put it down." -M. J. Arlidge, Sunday Times bestselling author of Eeny meeny

"This intricate puzzle of a thriller takes us into the far reaches of the Dark Web and the depths of the human heart. Simultaneously romantic and horrifying, this is a treat for everyone who loved le Carre's The Constant Gardener."-Lucie Whitehouse, author of Before We Met and Keep You Close

"Beautifully written and expertly plotted, J.S. Monroe's Find Me had me hooked within the first chapter and Would. Not. Let. Me. Go. This is a captivating, utterly chilling read, the kind of thriller that will keep you turning pages long past your bedtime, and leave you wide awake long after you're done. First class." -Owen Laukkanen, author of The Stolen Ones and The Watcher in the Wall

Praise for Dead Spy Running:

“As elegant as Le Carré and as cynical as the Twenty-First Century.” --Lee Child

"As strong as Bourne, as clever as Bond, but with a voice set for Generation Next, Jon Stock has done the impossible in Daniel Marchant and created THE new spy, a living, breathing human, whose own unpredictability suits perfectly our unpredictable world.'" Stephen Gaghan, Oscar-winning writer of Traffic

"Smart, classy, and relentlessly gripping, Dead Spy Running grabs the reader and doesn't let go. I couldn't quit turning the pages -- like Daniel Marchant running the London marathon, I couldn't stop." -Meg Gardiner

"A rip-roaring race of a read that never lets up until the finishing tape -- and a bit beyond." Robert Goddard

"The sophistication of John Le Carré or David Ignatius...this is a Jason Bourne sweat-fest with George Smiley's brain." Daily Telegraph (UK)

"Protagonist Daniel Marchant is the perfect post-Bond spy.... Move over, Jason Bourne."--Bookpage

Author Biography

J.S. Monroe read English at Cambridge, worked as a foreign correspondent in Delhi, and was Weekend editor of the Daily Telegraph in London before becoming a full-time writer. He is the author of the psychological thriller Find Me, and, under the name Jon Stock, he is also the author of five spy thrillers, including Dead Spy Running. He lives in Wiltshire, with his wife and children.