[ Twenty years ago, a serial killer abducted and murdered five residents. Until Frank Carter was finally caught, he was nicknamed "The Whisper Man," for he would lure his victims out by whispering at their windows at night.Just as Tom and Jake settle into their new home, a young boy vanishes. the whisper man by Alex North ‧ RELEASE DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 The serial killer who terrorized a small British town by kidnapping and murdering five … [Within the span of ten pages at the end of this book, one cycle of abuse is ended and another is perpetuated and these are treated, without a drop of self awareness, like a happy ending. This book has gotten a ton of hype and it deserves it all. Tom and his young son Jake, move into a sleepy village in search of a new start after the death of Tom's wife. I couldn't wait to get my hands on a copy of this book once I saw the cover and read the synopsis! The case bears striking similarities to a string of 20-year-old murders committed by the serial killer called The Whisper Man. Refresh and try again. The ending was a little anticlimactic, but as a whole I still really enjoyed this and was mega squigged out the entire time. Courage requires fear.”, Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Mystery & Thriller (2019), See all 31 questions about The Whisper Man…, 2020: What Women Born In The 1970s Have Read So Far This Year, Best Books of 2019 (Mysteries and Thrillers), Author Alex North on His Suspenseful Thriller The Whisper Man, The Whisper Man snapped up in Hollywood film deal, The Whisper Man by Alex North - Restarting October 10th 2020, October 2020 Fiction Group Read - The Whisper Man by Alex North, October 2020 Standalone BOTM - The Whisper Man, by Alex North, The Whisper Man by Alex North - June 2020. In fact, he’s already here. Shades of Thomas Harris and Stephen King but brilliant in its own right. I prepared myself for the FRIGHT of a LIFETIME. Something went wrong. Tom Kennedy and his seven-year-old son Jake move to the little village of Featherbank, hoping for a new start after the death of Jake’s Mum and Tom’s wife Rebecca who was discovered dead at the bottom of the stairs in their family home. This novel is thrilling. Beautifully plotted."―C.J. And it's about fathers who are so very good and love so very much but think they are failures and not good enough to be fathers. Utterly brilliant. Interestingly, he varies his tone only slightly as he reads the characters' dialogue, but so much of the tale is the finely scripted narrative hovering around Willis and Kennedy that it still succeeds in keeping the listeners rapt." Not only did I not get to sleep very well, it provoked me in my dreams. Alex North is the internationally bestselling author of. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. This was SO eerie and creepy. After the sudden death of his wife, Tom Kennedy believes a fresh start will help him and his young son Jake heal. Chilling, Unsettling and Utterly Brilliant, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 16, 2019.

Very good and worth your time and money. A fresh start always seems like a good idea, but for Tom Kennedy and his son Jake, it doesn't go so well. Subscribe to get articles about writing, adding to your TBR pile, and simply content we feel is worth sharing. it was everything I love in a good thriller. What North does best, though, is ratchet up the tension, imperceptibly at first, then with increasing urgency. DI Amanda Beck is heading the desperate hunt to locate him, but there are eerie hints of the original Whisper Man. I listened to the audiobook late at night and finished this morning, and I must say the reader did a grand job! Part One. Dark enough to chill your blood but so beautifully written you will not be able to put it down. And then Jake begins acting strangely. The Whisper Man - Alex North. I live the book through the character’s eyes. This book is about fathers and sons and what the love a father, or lack of love of a father, can do to a son. Does this book contain inappropriate content? Looking forward to another book from Alex North. Finally after a buying a few books that I had to quit reading (either from boredom or "give me a break"), this was a really good book. This is Alex North's crime debut and what a impressive debut it is. The Whisper Man by Alex North is a 2019 Celadon Books publication. Well wow! I suppose it was a bit like an ITV drama with lots of coincidences and an ending that suits the masses. I purchased it after reading the rave reviews and the fact that Mark Billingham (who I do rate as a writer) said it was great but having read it in two days I was disappointed with the book as a whole and the way everything comes together. Having seen so many reviews of people saying they couldn't read this alone at night, I expected some gore and to be truly frightened. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. I kept looking at the door, making sure it was closed all the way. It's one fabulosity read. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading.

Ever since Jake had to be carried up the stairs refusing to step where his mother had died. Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? If this book had a Tinder profile it would read something like this: The Whisper Man by Alex North is a 2019 Celadon Books publication. Now, detectives Amanda Beck and Pete Willis must find the boy before it is too late, even if that means Pete has to revisit his great foe in prison: The Whisper Man. In this dark, suspenseful thriller, Alex North weaves a multi-generational tale of suspense, as a father and son are caught in the crosshairs of an investigation to catch a serial killer preying on a small town. Additional gift options are available when buying one eBook at a time. Despite the emotional cost, Pete has persevered through the years, visiting Carter in prison, in the. Start by marking “The Whisper Man” as Want to Read: Error rating book. It's creepy, touching and unnerving, wonderfully paced and with some great characters who you really care what happens to them. This book freaked me out! It’s just another simple and very predictable thriller.....next. And then… well, dear reader, proceed at your own risk. Just know this one is definitely making my best of 2019 for sure! This book gave me goosebumps and was hard to put down. One. Scary, creepy? My flesh is still crawling."―A.J. "―Sarah Pinborough, New York Times bestselling author of Behind Her Eyes, "Beautifully written.

I don't normally like books with the supernatural in, but this is cleverly done as part of a complex multi stranded plot. "—The New York Times, Editor's Pick"SUPERB"—Publisher's Weekly, Starred Review"BRILLIANT... will satisfy readers of Thomas Harris and Stephen King. Featherbank.But the town has a dark past. Did Frank Carter have a unknown accomplice or is this a copycat crime? Learn more.

I enjoyed this one BUT not in the way I thought I would. My dog is scared so much and had nightmares because I read him some passages!!! Tudor, bestselling author of The Chalk Man, “Alex North weaves a stunningly captivating narrative that’s a nuanced and grounded exploration of father-son relationships...a master class in genre exploration.

but after reading this, that is going to change. "―Brad Meltzer, #1 New York Times bestselling author, "Beautifully crafted, heart-rending and spine-tinglingly chilling, The Whisper Man is a thrilling tour de force. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published “If you leave a door half open, soon you’ll hear the whispers spoken. Given the worldwide success of the author’s first book, new Alex North books are already eagerly awaited by a dedicated fanbase. There's something great about a paperback book: They're perfect book club choices, you can throw them in your bag and go, and they've been out in... To see what your friends thought of this book, There's an underlying supernatural plot strand that completes very nicely in this. Twenty years ago, a serial killer abducted and murdered five residents. A new beginning, a new house, a new town. This novel is thrilling. It was a little scary, it told the story without being gory and it had a couple of unexpected twists. If a book can make you feel chills thru your body, it's definitely worth reading. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Sign up for the Celadon Books newsletter. When the two move back to Tom's hometown, their arrival coincides with the kidnapping of a boy who is Jake's age. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Featherbank. Beautifully written. Maybe as someone who reads thrillers on a regular basis I have a higher threshold for it all. I think about the book when I’m away from it. I read this while on vacation... probably not my best choice. Now, this was quite a ride! Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Unsettling, spine-tingling, and emotionally charged thriller! There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Reviewed in the United States on August 28, 2019. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 14, 2019. I liked that it was left kind of ambiguous. Hot supreme diggity dang!