The Boyfriend

Kerry Wilkinson

He went missing when you were sixteen. Was it all your fault?

Trembling with shock, Jodie picks up the old T-shirt. She hasn’t seen it for twenty years. Her boyfriend had been wearing it – her Ben – the day he went missing. The last time anyone saw him alive.

After her dad’s funeral, all Jodie wants is to clear out her childhood home as quickly as possible and get back to life with her son. But a terrifying discovery changes everything she knew about her kind, loving father.

Her boyfriend Ben went missing when they were just teenagers. His parents still stare out the window desperately waiting for him to come home. So how did the T-shirt he was wearing when Jodie saw him walk away from their last date end up in her father’s attic?

The search for answers leads Jodie to an old family friend who knows all her father’s secrets. She can’t shake his questions about her older brother, and the real reason their dad left everything to Jodie, not him. But when a stranger begins to follow her around their little town, and a deadly fire breaks out in her home, it’s clear someone will do anything to stop Jodie finding the truth about Ben’s disappearance. Has Jodie unknowingly put her own son in terrible danger?

An absolutely addictive psychological thriller with a heart-stopping twist, about how even the people we love can hide the darkest secrets. Perfect for fans of The Girl on the Train, I Am Watching You and Shari Lapena.

Read what everyone’s saying about The Boyfriend:

‘I was blown awayWOW!… Addictive and kept me turning the page for more!… I was hooked from the very first chapter in this fast-paced and exciting read… unpredictable… I highly recommend this read.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Enough to give me whiplash… I was immediately hooked. I could not put this book down… a rollercoasterI wanted to scream… Extremely emotional, intricately twisted, and devastating… will leave you speechless.’ KKEC reads, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Gripped me from the first page with a shocking cliff-hanger… I was enthralled throughout this book due to the fast pace and constant revelationsEdge-of-your-sofa reading!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘I didn’t see that one coming! I was hookedShocking, full of twists and did I mention shocking! Amazing. Highly recommended.’ @jtayauthor, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘I was hooked right away… The ending… I DID NOT SEE THAT COMING! The final two twists made me fly through the pages, and I couldn’t finish the book fast enough.’ @thrillers_and_unicorns

Phenomenal… a mind-bending plotjaw-dropping twists… will keep you on your toes the whole way through!… Just when I thought I had things figured out I’d be hit with another twist… Highly recommend you get your hands on this one… will take you places you never saw coming!! Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

HOLY COW the ending!… I raced through this book… mind blowing! WOW!’ NetGalley reviewer

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