Castaways
Lucy Clarke, Read by Jess Nesling and Helen Phillips

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Narrated By: Jess Nesling, Helen Phillips

Duration: 11 hours and 20 minutes

What to expect

A SECRET BEACH.
A HOLIDAY OF A LIFETIME.
WISH YOU WERE HERE?

THINK AGAIN…

‘We’re tipping it as one of 2021’s best readsMarie Claire
Totally addictive, clever and atmospheric’ Erin Kelly
Tense, unnerving and emotional’ C. L. Taylor
Packed full of intrigueHeidi Perks

It should be like any other holiday.

Beautiful beaches.
Golden sunsets.
Nothing for miles.

You’ll never want to leave.
Until you can’t…

Gripping, twisty and full of sun-soaked atmosphere, THE CASTAWAYS will whisk you far away to the island – and never let you go.

Everyone’s talking about the hottest thriller for 2021:

‘Wow… Beautifully paced, tense and twisty’ B A Paris

‘A twisty, wonderful heartfelt story about sibling love, this is the author’s best yet’ Prima

‘A beautifully written, emotional and intelligent thriller. Full of atmosphere and tension as well as brilliantly drawn characters that I cared about. I loved it!’ Claire Douglas

‘Wow wow wow! I’ve enjoyed The Castaways more than any book for years!’ Netgalley reviewer

The Castaways is a genuine page-turner – a taut, utterly compelling tale that will make you wonder just how far you’d be willing to go to find out the truth’ T M Logan

‘Fantastic thriller, full of twists and turns!’ Netgalley reviewer

‘This deft thriller is as emotionally intelligent on the complex dynamic between sisters as it is compulsive. I stayed up way too late to finish it’ Kate Riordan

‘I was hooked from the very first page’ Netgalley reviewer

‘I found this the perfect piece of escapism’ Netgalley reviewer

Genre

Modern & contemporary fiction, Thriller / suspense fiction

Listen to a sample

‘Beautifully written, we’re tipping it as one of 2021’s best reads’ MARIE CLAIRE

‘Totally addictive, clever and atmospheric. It’s a rare thriller that melts your heart as well as it keeps you turning the pages’ ERIN KELLY

‘The Castaways is a genuine page-turner – a taut, utterly compelling tale’ T M LOGAN

‘This is pure, indulgent summer escapism – an exotic, suspense-filled adventure packed with island peril, high drama, colourful characters and a tropical atmosphere steeped in menace’ EMMA STONEX

‘Packed full of intrigue and beautifully imagined characters, it has to be on everyone’s reading list this summer’ HEIDI PERKS

‘A tense, unnerving and emotional psychological thriller’ C. L. TAYLOR

‘Wow, what a great story! Beautifully paced, tense and twisty, I enjoyed it so much’ B. A. PARIS

‘This deft thriller is as emotionally intelligent on the complex dynamic between sisters as it is compulsive. I stayed up way too late to finish it’ KATE RIORDAN

‘A breathtaking thriller that makes for a compulsive read, while offering an unflinching look at who we are when no one is watching’ LISA BALLANTYNE

‘A compulsive fast-paced thriller with atmosphere and heart that takes you away into a different world’ KATE HAMER

'I absolutely LOVED The Castaways! The setting, the simmering tension, the intrigue and mystery, it was all so vivid and brilliantly written’ KAREN HAMILTON

‘It has everything you want from a compelling thriller – it's smart, tense and addictive, keeping you turning the pages to the unpredictable conclusion. . . the setting was stunning’ DEBBIE HOWELLS

‘Such a pacy, absorbing read, I gobbled it up’ MEL MCGRATH

‘Gripping and twisty . . . lovely writing and great tension!’ ANSTEY HARRIS

‘Deeply emotional and tense . . . It is, simply, pitch-perfect’ JULIE CLARK