That’s the thing about old friends… they never let you forget.
The first time Jemma and Matt were invited to Polskirrin – the imposing ocean-view home belonging to Matt’s childhood friend Lucas Jarrett – it was for an intimate wedding that ended in tragedy. Jemma will never forget the sight of the girl’s pale body floating listlessly towards the rocky shore.
Now, exactly one year later, Jemma and her husband have reluctantly returned at Lucas’s request to honor the anniversary of an event they would do anything to forget.
But what Lucas has in store for his guests is nothing like a candlelight vigil. Someone who was there that night remembers more than they’ll admit to, and Lucas has devised a little game to make them tell the truth.
Jemma believes she and Matt know nothing about what happened to that woman… but what if she’s wrong? Before you play a deadly game, make sure you can pay the price…
From the four-million-copy bestselling author of Sleep Tight comes a psychological thriller that will have you gripped until the last page. Perfect for fans of Something in the Water, The Woman in the Window and The Silent Patient.
What readers are saying about The Invitation…
‘Five stars!! Thrilling, gripping, compelling, and had me turning pages well past my bedtime! Rachel Abbott is clearly a brilliant writer and I cannot wait to read more from her!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘Oh. My. Goodness… The writing was so phenomenal!… had me gripped on every single page from the very beginning!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘I read the entire thing in a day! The characters come fully alive in my head and I can almost see and hear them in my head… It was brilliant!!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘What can I say… WOW!!! I honestly think this was my favorite of all Rachel Abbott books!… It kept me guessing and eating up the pages until the end… All I have to say about this one is I LOVED IT!!!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘Wow this book was awesome. It was creepy, scary and tense and had me madly turning the pages. I couldn’t get enough and found it really hard to put down.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘As always, Rachel Abbott totally hit it out of the park!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘So many twists and turns you are not sure what’s coming next. Just when you think you have it figured out, the story takes you somewhere else. I love a book that keeps me guessing until the very end.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘Keeps you on a rollercoaster the entire way. Each time you think you know the who it is – there comes another twist. All I can say is I loved the book.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
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‘This book is amazing! Has a killer twist and keeps you guessing. The author is insanely talented. I am definitely looking to reading more by her.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘A great read from a very talented writer. The suspense ramps up at the very start. Highly depicted characters, and a surprising plot – sure to delight the reader!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘I did not predict that twist. I was shocked and gripped by the story. I recommend you go in blind for this book. You will not be disappointed.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘Oh my gosh, I LOVED this book! It has everything – a beautiful setting, a mysterious death, secrets, lies, the works!… You won’t want to put it down!’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars