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In a disintegrating and increasingly lawless land, a young man is travelling north.

Ben is a young painter from the crowded, turbulent city. For six months, his fiancée Cara has been living on the remote island of Sanctuary Rock, the property of millionaire philanthropist Sir John Pemberley. Now she has decided to break off their engagement and stay there for good.

Ben resolves to travel to the island to win Cara back. But the journey there is a harsh and challenging one, and when he does arrive, a terrible shock awaits him.

As Ben begins to find his way around Pemberley's perfect island, he knows he must also discover—what has made Cara so determined to throw her old life away? And is Sanctuary Rock truly a second Eden, as the mysterious Sir John claims—or a prospect of hell?

By the Sunday Times best-selling author of The Last Day, this high-concept thriller will provoke and grip you from the very first moment.

©2022 Andrew Hunter Murray (P)2022 Penguin Audio

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  • 28-05-22

Couldn't stop listening

Fantastic, kept me hooked from the first till the last chapter. Also love when books are read by their author, makes everything so clear.

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Awful

Two mistakes! This book shouldn’t have been written and the author shouldn’t have been the narrator!

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Wasn’t for me

Well read/narrated by the author and I’m sure this story appeals to some people but I didn’t find it very gripping at all. I wanted to finish it because I hate leaving books half listened to and also because I felt something could change and it suddenly become fascinating but it wasn’t for me. It felt like a real mixture of books I’ve read before in different genres a touch of the magical/other worldly, a bit potentially ‘scary’ cult , new world promises and gullible followers etc but missing something gritty.

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Wonderful Book

I absolutely loved this book. The premise was fascinating, the writing really excellent and the characters nicely developed. A very rewarding page turner.

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Thanks for writing this, Mr HM

I loved everything about this wonderful book. Loved the recommended reading at the end. Please crack on and write another, I shall be waiting ✋️