Broken Promise
Simon Toyne, Read by Joseph Balderrama

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Narrated By: Joseph Balderrama

Duration: 3 hours and 18 minutes

What to expect

One secret could destroy a family.
One lie could save them.

The brilliant prequel to The Boy Who Saw, a gripping thriller from Sunday Times bestseller Simon Toyne, featuring the enigmatic Solomon Creed.

A stranger
Solomon Creed is an outsider with an unknown past, travelling through a remote part of Texas. He doesn’t look for trouble – but trouble finds him.

A family
At a roadside diner, he runs into a worn-down family whose ancestral land and home is about to be auctioned. But when Solomon suspects it’s worth a lot more than they think he decides to take things into his own hands.

A secret
As Solomon races to find hard evidence of the land’s true value, he uncovers a dark truth – hidden for generations – that changes everything. But how far is he willing to go to save a family from potential ruin? And how far will others go to stop him?

Genre

Thriller / suspense fiction, Adventure fiction

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Praise for The Boy Who Saw:

‘Wow, what a book. I thought it was powerful and innovative, a riveting blend of action and quest that takes the thriller into territory where thrillers rarely venture’ Andrew Taylor, bestselling author of The American Boy and The Ashes of London

‘Tense, nail-biting and exciting. The Boy Who Saw is a heart-in-the-mouth race against time thriller and I couldn't put it down. Solomon Creed is one hell of a hero and Simon Toyne is one hell of a writer’ C L Taylor

Tense, intriguing, mysterious … everything you could want in a thriller. Toyne has done it again’ Paul Finch, Bestselling author of Strangers

‘Emotionally powerful, utterly engaging, beautifully layered, Simon Toyne's new series takes thriller writing to another level. Give me more Solomon Creed!' Sarah Pinborough, No.1 Sunday Times bestselling author of Behind Her Eyes

‘Simon Toyne is one of my favourites. In Solomon Creed, he’s created a hero for the ages. A word of warning: if you have anything else to get done, don’t crack open a Toyne thriller’ Gregg Hurwitz, No.1 Sunday Times bestselling author of The Nowhere Man

‘The Boy Who Saw is the Pandora’s Box of books – once opened it cannot be closed. Toyne's writing brings effortless fluency combined with heart-pounding action. Readers beware … this is a glorious terror of a tale’ Helen Fields

Praise for Solomon Creed:

‘A fast-moving thriller that makes for an exhilarating read. Perfect for any fans of Lee Child’ Sun

‘Compelling, vivid and profound, I loved it. It stays with you long after you’ve finished the final page’ Peter James

‘Every page, every twist, speaks of Simon's deep love and mastery of the genre’ Tom Rob Smith

‘Who is Solomon Creed? He's the hero of an epic new series of thrillers. Simple as that’ Mark Billingham

Toyne is a master of suspense who keeps the reader hooked. An excellent read’ Daily Express