- Paperback: 368 pages
- Publisher: Myriad Editions (15 Mar. 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0956792642
- ISBN-13: 978-0956792648
- Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 2.6 x 19.8 cm
- Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (283 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 30,153 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Haynes' first novel, Into the Darkest Corner...was an internet sensation last year and this is just as impressive and in much the same mould.
Haynes, does a great job in ratcheting up the suspense...and there are many lip-biting moments. --Daily Mail, March 15, 2012
This racy jeopardy thriller, making good use of several interesting settings, proves that Haynes' much-praised first novel was no fluke. --Morning Star, February 22, 2012
The style is easy to read with flashbacks leading into the present...The plot is excellent and I thoroughly enjoyed this excellent read. Plenty for reading groups to discuss. --New Books: the magazine for readers and reading groups
I finished it in the small hours of the following morning...this is the difficult-to-put-down second book. And if you haven't read Into The Darkest Corner then you really should. --The Bookbag
Packed with unexpected twists and turns the plot moves seamlessly from the past to the present...[and] surges towards its thrilling conclusion.
'Haynes' first novel, Into the Darkest Corner...was an internet sensation last year and this is just as impressive and in much the same mould. Haynes, does a great job in ratcheting up the suspense...and there are many lip-biting moments.' --DAILY MAIL, MARCH 2012
'Haynes has created a captivating heroine in Genevieve. For all her post-sexual-revolution behaviour, she comes over as a good old-fashioned tomboy. She is practical and pragmatic, with enviable physical skills, touchingly naive, and enhanced by an uncomplicated tender heart beating beneath her tough guy image. As Haynes herself is a police intelligence analyst she is well placed to add authenticity to her skills of storytelling. Unputdownable, this thriller with a heart of gold reads like a breath of fresh air.' --RED MAGAZINE
'This racy jeopardy thriller, making good use of several interesting settings, proves that Haynes' much-praised first novel was no fluke.' --MORNING STAR
'Do you know that feeling of dread when you pick up the second book of an author whose first book pulled you in and wouldn't let you go?...It's not long before you discover that this is the difficult-to-put-down second book...
I finished it in the small hours of the following morning. And if you haven't read Into The Darkest Corner then you really should.' --THE BOOKBAG
'The style is easy to read with flashbacks leading into the present...The plot is excellent and I thoroughly enjoyed this excellent read. Plenty for reading groups to discuss.'
--NEW BOOKS: THE MAGAZINE FOR READERS AND READING GROUPS
Following her best-selling debut Into the Darkest Corner – an Amazon Best Book of 2011 and winner of Rising Stars – Elizabeth Haynes' second novel is a taut and gripping murder mystery introducing a compelling new heroine, Genevieve – office worker by day and pole dancer by night – who finds herself implicated in a mob underworld of murder, corruption, and betrayal. --This text refers to the Audio CD edition.See all Product description
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Top Customer Reviews
Genevieve decides that she wants to buy a boat, but in order to fulfil her dreams she works by day in a high pressure job in London selling software but thanks to finding herself really enjoying pole dancing, she finds a job over the weekends at a club as a pole dancer. What she doesn't realise when she takes on the job at the club is that it's not just a job that pays big money for her to dance, but it can also be a club that has a hidden agenda.
Genevieve is forced, by circumstances in her sales job, to resign suddenly and then she's made an offer she can't refuse, to buy her Dutch barge even quicker.
She spends months doing up the boat and enjoying the quiet life and friendships she's made in the marina, when it all comes crashing down around her head after her "boat warming" party, when Caddy, another dancer, is found dead in the water next to Gen's boat.
I'm surprised at how many one & two stars this book has received. I thought it was well written with a very involved plot that holds your interest right till the end. I think that Elizabeth Haynes is an extraordinarily good author who manages to come up with ideas and characters that certainly make you think about how "the other half" live. I've now read all three of her novels and they've all been brilliant.
This is a character-driven psychological thriller that emphasizes the dangers and risks involved with mixing and mingling with the criminal underworld.
The main character, Genevieve, is lost, lonely, and naive. And the supporting characters are seedy, complex, and ruthless.
The story is told in first-person narration and uses a past/present style to give insight and context into the precarious situations developing and unfolding.
The writing is well done. And although the plot in the first half of the novel is a little slow, the second half is definitely more compelling, intriguing, and full of tension.
Overall, this story is not action-packed or extremely fast-paced, but it is still a captivating read.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
What a great book to read if you know the river Medway and the Medway towns gets your imagination going.Published 2 months ago by Mrs. J. Kendall
Revenge of the Tide (also titled Dark Tide) is the second novel by British author and former police intelligence analyst, Elizabeth Haynes. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Cloggie Downunder
I thought this book excellent. The characters were likeable and interesting, and the action was in an unusual setting! I know a lot more about pole dancing now! Read morePublished 7 months ago by barbara Barr
Gripping! I really enjoyed this and will be reading more by the same author and other similar style books soonPublished 9 months ago by emmilou22
I love the way this author interweaves the present and the last, filling in the blanks, but keeping you guessing as you wait for the two worlds to collide! Read morePublished 12 months ago by Boxie
The reviews were correct, this is a novel which is difficult to put down. EH introduces the characters carefully and makes you believe in them from the start. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Stephen Timms
This is our book club choice for this month. Quite good, though I found the ending a little disappointing.Published 12 months ago by crazylady