From the bestselling author of Child 44 and The Farm, a gripping and emotional contemporary thriller about an unexpected romance between two people from very different worlds: one from the high-powered ranks of investment banking and the other from a hard partying world of clubbing and youthful excess.
Danny—gregarious, hedonistic, and romantic—falls in love with the enigmatic and brilliant Alex. Then Alex disappears. When Danny finds Alex’s body, he is forced to pursue the truth behind his death. This volume of complete scripts is a brilliant companion to the award-winning BBC series.
Born in 1979 to a Swedish mother and an English father, Tom Rob Smith’s bestselling novels in the Child 44 trilogy were international publishing sensations. Among its many honors, Child 44 won the International Thriller Writer Award for Best First Novel, the Galaxy Book Award for Best New Writer, the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award, and was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award and the inaugural Desmond Elliot Prize. The film starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace and Gary Oldman was released in 2015. Tom’s most recent novel, The Farm, was a widely acclaimed #1 bestseller and is currently being adapted for film.