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Do Not Become Alarmed by [Meloy, Maile]
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Readers in search of the summer's nail-biting, page-turning, thought-provoking thriller to take to the beach - the hunt is over... chilling and smart (The Times)

I swallowed this novel in almost a sitting, eyes on stalks until the early hours. Elegantly and intelligently written... an addictive read (Sunday Times)

Here is that perfect combination of a luminous writer and a big, page-turning story. This hugely suspenseful novel will speak to anyone who has ever felt responsible for keeping a loved one safe, whether it was a child, a partner, a parent, or a friend. Meloy's characters-the adults and the children-feel like real, living people I'll never forget (Helen Fielding)

This is the book that every reader longs for: smart and thrilling and impossible to put down. Read it once at breakneck speed to find out what happens next, and then read it slowly to marvel at the perfect prose and the masterwork of a plot. It is an alarmingly good novel. (Ann Patchett)

Do not start this book after dinner or you will almost certainly be up all night (Kirkus Reviews)

I can't remember the last time I gobbled a novel down so fast (Guardian)

Ominous, addictive...In crafting this high-stakes page-turner, Meloy excels as a master of suspense (Publisher's Weekly)

No character will emerge unscathed as Meloy ratchets up the tension (Mail on Sunday)

[Meloy is] a wise and astonishing conjurer of convincing realities (New Yorker)

Her characters are drawn sparingly, but they leap off the page (New York Times)

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The sun is shining, the sea is blue, the children have disappeared . . . Do Not Become Alarmed.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1766 KB
  • Print Length: 347 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0241305462
  • Publisher: Penguin (6 July 2017)
  • Sold by: Penguin UK
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01N3876LS
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Not Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #70,468 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

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4.0 out of 5 starsA Family Adventure
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4.0 out of 5 starsSuspenseful & Well-Written
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2.0 out of 5 starsNot my type of book! Do Not Become Alarmed
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4.0 out of 5 starsThe children take off to the kid’s club for some fun while the parents hang back in their respective cabins ...
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