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Lockdown: the crime thriller that predicted a world in quarantine by [Peter May]
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"One heck of a thriller...feels more immediate than most and certainly deserved to make its way into the world."
BOLO Books


"What would a crime thriller set in the middle of a devastating pandemic look like? May provides a grim but plausible answer in this superior effort."
Publishers Weekly


"[Lockdown] is a trip to London with the Grim Reaper as your tour guide...it is unpleasant, harrowing, repulsive and worth every moment spent on it."
King's River Life Magazine
--This text refers to the paperback edition.

About the Author

Peter May was born and raised in Scotland. He was an award-winning journalist at the age of twenty-one and a published novelist at twenty-six. When his first book was adapted as a major drama series for the BCC, he quit journalism and during the high-octane fifteen years that followed, became one of Scotland's most successful television dramatists. He created three prime-time drama series, presided over two of the highest-rated serials in his homeland as script editor and producer, and worked on more than 1,000 episodes of ratings-topping drama before deciding to leave television to return to his first love, writing novels.

He has won several literature awards in France, received the USA's Barry Award for The Blackhouse, the first in his internationally bestselling Lewis Trilogy; and in 2014 was awarded the ITV Specsavers Crime Thriller Book Club Best Read of the Year award for Entry Island. Peter now lives in South-West France with his wife, writer Janice Hally. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • File size : 1602 KB
  • Publisher : riverrun (April 1, 2020)
  • ASIN : B086HCDNS6
  • Publication date : April 1, 2020
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print length : 416 pages
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Language: : English
  • X-Ray : Enabled
  • Lending : Not Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.3 out of 5 stars 2,848 ratings

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Penny Booth
5.0 out of 5 stars If you are of a nervous disposition or the UK lockdown for real is getting to you....
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 13, 2020
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2.0 out of 5 stars Started well ended badly
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 25, 2020
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5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful Book .
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 10, 2020
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1.0 out of 5 stars This story should have stayed in lockdown!
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 12, 2020
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Jan Erlam
5.0 out of 5 stars Ahead of its time when written, now a must read
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 15, 2020
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