A New York Times Best Thriller of 2021
A Washington Post Best Thriller of 2021
A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year
An Amazon Editors' Pick
''Bloody good.'' --The New York Times
''Timely, surprising, emotionally alive, this is about as good as suspense fiction gets.'' --Washington Post
No one even knew they were together. Now one of them is dead.
56 DAYS AGO
Ciara and Oliver meet in a supermarket queue in Dublin and start dating the same week COVID-19 reaches Irish shores.
35 DAYS AGO
When lockdown threatens to keep them apart, Oliver suggests they move in together. Ciara sees a unique opportunity for a relationship to flourish without the scrutiny of family and friends. Oliver sees a chance to hide who--and what--he really is.
Detectives arrive at Oliver's apartment to discover a decomposing body inside.
Can they determine what really happened, or has lockdown created an opportunity for someone to commit the perfect crime?