Stranded on a dark road in the middle of the night, a young woman accepts a lift from a passing stranger. It's the nightmare scenario that every girl is warned about, and she knows the dangers all too well - but what other choice does she have? As they drive, she alternates between fear and relief - one moment thinking he is just a good man doing a good thing, the next convinced he's a monster. But when he delivers her safely to her destination, she realizes her fears were unfounded.

And her heart sinks. Because a monster is what she's looking for. She'll try again tomorrow night.

But will the man who took her sister take the bait? 

'As brain-teasing as it is gripping . . . [a] psychologically dazzling novel'  Sunday Times Thriller of the Month

'Dark and witty and clever. An original and highly gripping read, I couldn't turn the pages fast enough'  Alice Feeney

'Howard has a sly gift for misdirection . . . Again and again, you'll blithely follow her down the wrong path' - New York Times

'A breakneck thriller with so many twists and turns that your head will spin. I absolutely tore through The Trap ' Holly Seddon

'Dark, creepy and very clever, The Trap will lure you in and keep you captive until the very last page'  C L TAYLOR

'Elegant and twisty, it lingers in the memory'  Daily Mail

'Topical, twisty, and with a real heart stopper of a moment halfway in that'll make you turn the lights back on' GILLIAN MCALLISTER

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ISBN/EAN 9781787636613
Author Catherine Ryan Howard (
Publisher Transworld
Imprint Bantam
Publication date 13 Aug 2023
Format Hardback
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Inspired by a series of still-unsolved disappearances, The Trap is the startlingly original new thriller from internationally bestselling author Catherine Ryan Howard.

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