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The Closer You Get (Paperback)
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They had the perfect plan to start a new life together...before it all went horribly wrong.
A new twisting novel of psychological suspense from the acclaimed author of The Girl I Used to Be.
Coworkers Ruby and Harry are in love—but they’re married to other people. They decide to tell their spouses that their marriages are over and to start a new life together. Ruby has wanted to leave her controlling husband for a while, so she tells him she’s leaving and waits at the hotel where she and Harry are to meet. But Harry never shows up.
Suddenly, Ruby has lost everything. Harry won’t answer her calls, and she’s fired from her job. She finds a cheap apartment in a run-down part of town, all the while wondering what happened to Harry.
Just as Ruby thinks she’s hit rock bottom, strange and menacing things start to happen—someone is sneaking into her apartment, and someone is following her home late at night—and she is going to have to fight for her survival.
About the Author
Mary Torjussen is the acclaimed author of Gone Without a Trace and The Girl I Used to Be. She has an MA in Creative Writing from Liverpool John Moores University and worked for several years as a teacher.
Praise for Mary Torjussen and her novels
"Torjussen knows how to deliver a teasing, suspenseful, and twisty read!"--Shari Lapena, New York Times bestselling author of The Couple Next Door
"A clever, fast-paced tale with a twist so sharp it will give readers whiplash."--Tami Hoag, #1 New York Times bestselling author
"Combines tightly wound suspense with an unfolding surprise ending...a gripping page-turner from start to finish."--Library Journal (starred)
"[An] engrossing psychological thriller...Paula Hawkins fans will find a lot to like."--Publishers Weekly
"[A] gripping psychological thriller."--Booklist
"Grabbed me right away...An absorbing, shocking thriller!"--David Bell, USA Today bestselling author of Layover