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Payback (formerly "Separate Rooms")

Payback (formerly "Separate Rooms") [Kindle Edition]

Richard Burke
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Product Description

Product Description

After Ben's brother Jake is killed in an accident, Ben is faced with the challenge of finding the millions of pounds Jake claimed to have stashed away to support his wife and disabled son.

Instead of money, Ben finds a mystery. His brother was murdered.

And now it looks like he will be next.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 489 KB
  • Print Length: 246 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1291375171
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #495,130 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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More About the Author

I was born in London, England, and now live in Somerset. I am married, and we have one son. In my non-novelist life, I am an award-winning TV documentary producer, script editor and screenwriter. For more about me and my work, visit my website at

My three psychological crime thrillers are FROZEN, SEPARATE ROOMS, and REDEMPTION. They are stand-alone stories, that explore what happens when ordinary people are thrown into an extraordinary, and secret, world:

* Your best friend tries to kill herself - and your search for answers takes you back to mysterious events in your childhood.

* Your brother dies in a car accident - but it wasn't an accident, and your search for his killers plunges yoiu into a world where crime is just another word for love.

* Your wife is abducted - and the only way you can find her is to betray every principle you ever held.

My books are emotionally complex and (if my reviews are to be believed) very satisfying. They touch on themes of betrayal, nostalgia, loss of innocence, emotional paralysis, and redemption.

I also have two science thrillers in the pipeline (though I do have an awful lot of things in the pipeline, so they could take some time to emerge).

Watch this space!

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4.0 out of 5 stars Hidden evidence 9 Feb 2014
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A treasure hunt within a book. Trying to find out what happened to his brother the book follows Ben collecting clues and trying to stay out of trouble.
Cars guns money romance treachery all here.
A great read as all of Richard's books.
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5.0 out of 5 stars PTQ with a serious twist. 17 April 2013
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What a great read. You are often told that a book is 'unputdownable' try it and then beg to differ as it gathers dust and your interest turns to something more gripping.
Separate Rooms is a tour de force, with a well crafted plot that engages the reader from the start. Really excellent and highly recommended.
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4.0 out of 5 stars A good read. 1 Sep 2014
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Really enjoyed this thriller, had a nice twist at the end.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Payback 3 Jan 2014
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Great, but must like and understand UK thought process. Plot moved on. Excellent finish. Would recommend as a good read.
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