‘Pacey and visceral.’ Sunday Times
‘Imbued with the noirish urgency of a page-turning thriller.’ Irish Times
‘Terrific.’ Richard Russo
‘A revelation.’ Megan Abbott
Between looking after her brother, attending night classes, and the combination of jobs she juggles, Lynette is dangerously tired. And when, after years of trying to scrape together enough for a mortgage, her plan is derailed, she must embark on a desperate odyssey through a city of greed.
Set over two days and nights, The Night Always Comes holds up a mirror to a society which leaves too many people only a step away from ruin.
What readers are saying:
‘Amazing . . . Vlautin hit the nail on the head with this. I could not stop thinking about the characters and where the story would take them.’
‘WOW. This book hit me hard . . . I was on the edge of my seat.’
‘The book pulls you into the story and you can’t wait to find out what happens next.’
‘Fabulous . . . part suspenseful action and part deep character study.’