By Michel Bussi
Hailed as "a novel so impressive that it jogged my memory of analyzing Stieg Larsson for the first actual time" (Sunday instances, UK), a near-million replica bestseller in Europe--centered on a sad aircraft crash within the Alps and the secret surrounding its in basic terms survivor, an boy or girl girl.
A evening flight from Istanbul certain for Paris, packed with 169 vacation tourists, plummets into the Swiss Alps. the only survivor is a three-month-old girl--thrown from the aircraft onto the snowy mountainside ahead of fireplace rages throughout the plane. yet babies have been on board. Is the miracle child Lyse-Rose or Emilie? either households breakthrough to say the child--one terrible, one robust, filthy rich, and dangerous.
Filled with scrumptious twists and riveting mental suspense, After the Crash is an electrifying tale of a two-decade secret, mystery love, and murder--perfect for the readers who swarmed to Stieg Larsson, long gone lady, and the woman at the teach.
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After the Crash by Michel Bussi