Passenger 23: dive in to a twisted and terrifying thriller

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Head of Zeus Ltd, Feb 4, 2021 - Fiction - 416 pages
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Every year, on average 23 people disappear without a trace from cruise ships.

No one has ever come back.

Until now.

Five years ago police psychologist Martin Schwartz lost his wife and son. They were holidaying on a cruise ship when they simply vanished, the case written off as a straightforward murder-suicide.

They are not the only parent-and-child pair to have disappeared from the ship in recent years – and yet, the authorities seem unconcerned.

But when a missing girl reappears – carrying Martin's son's beloved teddy bear – the police won't be able to avoid the truth that something sinister is lurking on board...

'Without question one of the crime world's most evocative storytellers' KARIN SLAUGHTER

'Fitzek's thrillers are breathtaking, full of wild twists' HARLAN COBEN

 

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User Review  - Randall.Hansen - LibraryThing

An interesting attempt, but the storytelling and delivery left me a bit disappointed. It's a mystery/thriller about the strange phenomenon of people committing suicide on cruise ships -- so called ... Read full review

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User Review  - Vicki_Weisfeld - LibraryThing

By Sebastian Fitzek, narrated by Max Beesley, with a cast of actors. Unless you read German, the only way you can enjoy psychological thriller-writer Fitzek’s latest book is from Audible.com, which is ... Read full review

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Sebastian Fitzek is one of Europe's most successful authors of psychological thrillers. His books have sold 12 million copies, been translated into more than thirty-six languages and are the basis for international cinema and theatre adaptations. Sebastian Fitzek was the first German author to be awarded the European Prize for Criminal Literature. He lives with his family in Berlin.

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