By Rachel Abbott

From the writer of the bestselling novels in basic terms the blameless and The again Road

How a long way could you visit carry directly to the folks you love?

When Olivia Brookes calls the police to record that her husband and kids are lacking, she believes she's going to by no means see them back. She has cause to worry the worst; this isn’t the 1st tragedy that Olivia has skilled. Now, years later, Detective leader Inspector Tom Douglas is named in to enquire this family members back, yet this time it’s Olivia who has disappeared. the entire proof means that she was once the following, within the family members domestic, that morning.

But her vehicle is within the storage, and her handbag is in her purse – at the kitchen desk. The police are looking to factor an attraction, yet for a few cause each photo of this relations has been faraway from albums, from telephones, from desktops.

And then they locate the blood…

Has the earlier stuck up with Olivia?

Sleep Tight – in case you can. You by no means recognize who’s watching.

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It’s the face of evil. He pushes me back, yet this time to get earlier me. He’s trying to find my youngsters. I can’t cease him. I don’t have the energy. If I’d thought of it, i might have left guns round the residence – whatever to hit him over the pinnacle with, or stab him in his intestine. yet I by no means idea he may locate me. The battle video games workout with the kids used to be the last word precaution, yet I didn’t think we'd want it. i need to run, yet I can’t run in the direction of my kids and that i can’t run clear of them both. the paranormal isolation of this residence has one crisis – I can’t run to a neighbour for support. I wouldn’t get greater than 100 metres prior to Robert could trap me and, besides, I mustn’t take my eyes off him. i must persist with his each movement, simply because I can’t allow him locate my little ones. i need my mobile, yet it’s within the kitchen. It doesn’t take greater than seconds for Robert to go looking the downstairs rooms, and he pushes prior me and takes the steps at a time to ascertain the bedrooms. I pay attention wardrobes establishing, and a bang as he sinks to his knees to appear less than the beds. I race to the kitchen whereas he's upstairs, yet my telephone has long gone. Robert has taken it. i do know he’s in my bed room whilst I listen a bark of brittle laughter. He has stumbled on the decor, which I haven’t had time to alter but. ‘Very smart, Olivia. I underestimated you,’ he shouts, as I listen him sprint into the subsequent room. There’s a crash of a door being flung open, as he discovers the balcony, and i've a negative idea. I by no means checked the viewing distance from up there. Will he be ready to see the kids working away? I’ve obtained to break him, so I race upstairs and shout to him. ‘Robert! ’ He can’t leave out the urgency in my voice. ‘They’re now not the following. I swear to you, they’re no longer the following. ’ He spins around and stares at me. Time stands nonetheless for only a moment, then he starts off to stroll in the direction of me, talking slowly. ‘Where are they, Olivia? I’m going to discover them, you recognize, whether i must torture the reality out of you. ’ I rise up tall, my again ramrod immediately. ‘Do you think that for one minute you'll do something to me that might make me let you know the place my young children are? ’ I spit the phrases out at him. ‘That i might sacrifice their lives to avoid wasting myself a few actual ache? ’ I goad him. i have to get him out of this room, clear of that window. I flip around and begin to stroll down the steps. He follows, greedy my lengthy, dyed-brown hair, winding it around his hand and twisting it to get a company grip. He yanks it backwards in order that I approximately fall over. As we achieve the hallway, he wraps my hair extra tightly and pulls me in the course of the kitchen into the eating room. i attempt to achieve for him and seize at his arm, yet whenever I do he pulls tougher at my hair. He’s dragging it downwards so i need to stroll bent over double, and that i can’t succeed in him to guard myself. he's unbuckling the belt of his denims as he strides in the direction of the eating room, and in that scary second, i do know he’s going to rape me. nonetheless tugging my hair down low in order that i'm essentially crawling, he kicks my legs from lower than me, and that i crash to the ground.

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