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The Scorched Earth by Rachael Blok

The Scorched Earth

Rachael Blok

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Imprint: Head of Zeus
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Publication date: 14 Nov 2019
ISBN: 9781788548038

Set in a small English village near St Albans at the height of the 2018 heatwave. Ana must prove her boyfriend's innocence in the wake of his brother's murder.

4 stars out of 5
Geoffrey Wansell
21 Nov 2019

"Gripping, twisty and immensely satisfying, this confirms Blok’s talent."

The second novel from this former English teacher is not quite as compelling as last year’s debut, but nonetheless underlines her exceptional ability as a storyteller. Two years ago, brothers Ben and Leo went camping. Ben woke up to find himself covered in blood, while Leo had disappeared... Gripping, twisty and immensely satisfying, this confirms Blok’s talent.