Is it impossible to live a happy life with a dark secret? As things start to unravel, anxious Lou realises that secrets from her past may have more to do with her son’s disappearance. Has the past come to haunt her? J.P. Pomare’s latest thriller, Home Before Night has provided his faithful readers with another satisfying and compulsive mystery read.
Lou, desperately tries to locate her missing son, Samuel as Melbourne’s Covid pandemic restrictions come into force; he doesn’t answer his phone and he hasn’t been on his social media. Despite her ex-husband being dismissive, as the days pass her instincts tell her that her son is in deep trouble. Is Lou just being a protective mother or is she a mad woman? What is it in her dark past which won’t allow her to involve the police?
This shorter than usual fast-paced crime thriller’s plot contains unexpected but feasible twists and turns, which keep the reader engaged and guessing until the dramatic finale. The actual book contains 100 page preview of ‘Seventeen Years Later’ the author’s forthcoming novel, which is to be published in 2024.
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