One of the good guys

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The new novel from critically acclaimed writer Araminta Hall.

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‘Araminta is one of the most daring and intriguing writers working today. This is a resonant, razor-laced and dangerously glittering novel’ Gillian Flynn

‘An absolutely thrilling tale, full of breathless cliffside terror and fresh feminist theory masked in tight, propulsive mystery. I devoured this book’ Lisa Taddeo

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If most men say they’re one of the good guys, then why are so many women afraid to walk alone at night?

Cole is the perfect husband: a romantic, supportive of his wife, Mel’s career, keen to be a hands-on dad, not a big drinker. A good guy.

So when Mel leaves him, he’s floored. She was lucky to be with a man like him.

Craving solitude, he accepts a job on the coast and quickly settles into his new life where he meets reclusive artist Lennie.

Lennie has made the same move for similar reasons. She is living in a crumbling cottage on the edge of a nearby cliff. It’s an undeniably scary location, but sometimes you have to face your fears to get past them.

As their relationship develops, two young women go missing while on a walk protesting gendered violence, right by where Cole and Lennie live. Finding themselves at the heart of a police investigation and media frenzy, it soon becomes clear that they don’t know each other very well at all.

This is what happens when women have had enough . . .

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‘A dark, dazzling shock to the system. One of the Good Guys is clever, composed, exciting and frightening’
Chris Whitaker

‘Scorching, smart and soaked in feminist rage, this is a suspense that stays with you long after the last page’
Ellery Lloyd

‘It got me by the throat and wouldn’t let go. It’s creepy, thought-provoking, compelling and so very relevant’
Julie Cohen

‘A mind-bending tour de force. Araminta Hall has always been one of my favorite writers, but what she has done here is groundbreaking. This thriller is shocking, twisted, dark, and absolutely on-point’
Samantha Downing

‘A bold and on-point feminist thriller about gendered violence with Gone Girl twistiness and narrator unreliability’
Victoria Selman

‘A dark, original and thought-provoking read. This book will hook you from the first page and keep you thinking long after the last’
Alice Feeney

Additional information

Weight 416 g
Dimensions 23.4 × 15.3 × 2.7 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

352

Language

English

Edition

Export ed

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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