|13,5 x 21,6 cm
|13,5 x 21,6 cm
AN INSTANT NUMBER 1 NYT BESTSELLER AND SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER! THE EXPLOSIVE NEW YA CRIME THRILLER FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A GOOD GIRL’S GUIDE TO MURDER.
Eighteen year old Red and her friends are on a road trip in an RV, heading to the beach for Spring Break.
It’s a long drive but spirits are high. Until the RV breaks down in the middle of nowhere. And as the wheels are shot out, one by one, the friends realise that this is no accident.
There’s a sniper out there. He’s watching them and he knows exactly who they are. One of the group has a secret that the sniper is willing to kill for.
As a game of cat-and-mouse plays out, the group desperately tries to get help. Buried secrets are forced to light and tensions within the group reach deadly levels. Only one thing is for sure. Not everyone will survive the night . . .
Five Survive reached number one in the New York Times Young Adult Hardcover Besteller list, week commencing 19/12/2022.
Five Survive reached number four in the Sunday Times Children’s and YA Fiction chart, week commencing 12/12/2022.
‘A blisteringly good standalone thriller.’
The Observer, YA Books of the Year, 4/12/2022
‘A thrill ride.’
“Holly Jackson, the OG of UK YA thriller writers, has written one of her most exciting novels yet. Five Survive, my Book of the Month, is about a group of teens who set off on a trip for spring break; when they find themselves under attack, they must work out who is trying to shoot them―and why. Set over the course of just a few hours, this taut thriller will keep readers hooked.”
Charlotte Eyre, The Bookseller
Praise for the Good Girl’s Guide to Murder trilogy:
‘A taut, compulsively readable, elegantly plotted thriller' - Guardian
'Jackson ensnares readers in another highly addictive web, woven from the dark shadows of small-town secrets.’
“As Good As Dead is a phenomenal YA mystery that deserves to be one of the books of the year and provides a stellar finale to a knockout series."
'A fiendishly-plotted mystery that kept me guessing until the very end.' – Laura Purcell, bestselling author of The Silent Companions
'There is a lot to really enjoy in this story and there is great energy to the writing, as well as some fine characterization' – Peter James, award-winning and no.1 bestselling crime thriller author of Detective Superintendent Roy Grace series
'Twisty, compulsive and so, so clever' – Savannah Brown, author of The Truth About Keeping Secrets
'That ending! Pure genius' – Yasmin Rahman, author of All the Things We Never Said
'Prepare to be murdered by this book. Dark, dangerous and intricately plotted – my heart literally pounded. I haven't been this addicted to anything since Serial. Holly Jackson is the next big thing, I promise' – Laura Stevens, author of The Exact Opposite of Okay
'Twisty and compelling' – Fiona Noble, Bookseller
About the Author
Holly Jackson started writing stories from a young age, completing her first (poor) attempt at a novel aged fifteen. She lives in London and aside from reading and writing, she enjoys playing video games and watching true crime documentaries so she can pretend to be a detective. The bestselling, award-winning A Good Girl's Guide to Murder was her first novel, followed by Good Girl, Bad Blood and As Good As Dead. You can follow Holly on Twitter and Instagram @HoJay92