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Past Imperfect: (COMPLETE) A heart-stopping thriller with a paranormal twist by [Matthews, John]
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The thriller you won’t be able to stop thinking about! Perfect for fans of John Grisham, Jo Nesbo, Michael Connelly and Harlan Coben…

Sometimes justice takes more than a lifetime…

Provence, France, 1963

Shockwaves ripple through the sleepy French countryside when a young boy is abducted and brutally murdered.

A man is caught and convicted, but young policeman, Dominic Fornier, is not convinced he is guilty.

London, England, 1995

30 years later, a young boy is orphaned and left in a coma after a gruesome car accident. He regains consciousness, but is plagued by strange dreams…

When word reaches Fornier of a possible link between the two boys, he finds himself up against a desperate race against time to find a killer who will stop at nothing to cover his tracks ...

How are the two boys connected? Was the wrong man convicted of the murder?

And can Fornier ever rectify the mistakes made in the past?

Part legal thriller and part murder mystery PAST IMPERFECT is an epic international crime novel spanning two continents and thirty years, including a hint of the paranormal.

'A classy, well-written and unusual thriller' - Yorkshire Post

'Impressive ... strong characterization and a relentless race against time to avert the worst carry the reader along the thick pages of this psychological and legal thriller with a difference.' -- Time Out

'Intriguing thriller with a dogged and sexy French detective. Treat yourself.' - Prima

'Matthews delivers one of the best debut thrillers in years, brave, ambitious and remorselessly entertaining. Past Imperfect is a stormer.' - Dublin Evening Herald

'Matthews maintains the suspense... an engrossing odyssey into the seamy side of a world that is so near, yet sometimes seems so far. Compulsive reading.' - The Times

'One of the most compelling novels I've read... an ambitious and big novel which will keep you enthralled to its last page.' - Cork Examiner

‘With Past Imperfect, Matthews shows that he is already a novelist of real accomplishment.’ -Barry Forshaw


About the Author

John Matthews joins Penguin with this electrifying thriller. As well as being a novelist, he is an experienced journalist, editor and publishing consultant. He lives in Surrey with his wife and son.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 3446 KB
  • Print Length: 700 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Sapere Books (15 August 2018)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #29,304 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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2.0 out of 5 starsCould have been great if it were 30% shorter.
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5.0 out of 5 starsFascinating Crime & Punishment Novel Spanning 30 Years!
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5.0 out of 5 starsMulti-faceted mystery - a great read
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