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Julia’s life is comfortable, if unremarkable, until her sister’s brutal murder opens old wounds. She finds solace in her sister’s best friend, Sophie, but when Sophie reveals the extent of her sister’s online life, Julia becomes convinced that the truth about her death lies deep in the dark, sordid world of online chatrooms and internet sex.

What begins as Julia’s search for the truth about her sister quickly turns into an exploration of herself and her own desires. After all, the internet is her playground, and why be just one thing when you can be as many as you like? What could possibly go wrong? After all, it’s only cybersex, isn’t it? No one’s going to get hurt.

But then she meets the dark and mysterious Lukas in an online chat room, and things begin to get very dangerous indeed.

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Critical Praise

This book kept me on the edge of my seat. —Reese Witherspoon

An erotic, psychological, and nuanced thriller whose end, I guarantee, you’ll never see coming. —Maureen Corrigan, NPR's Fresh Air

Another twisted thriller . . . from the author of 2011’s best-selling Before I Go to Sleep. —Entertainment Weekly, “Must List”

A discreetly sexy novel . . . of romantic suspense. —Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review

Watson’s second thriller (after the best-selling Before I Go To Sleep) offers an exciting mix of sex, murder, and mystery to please adrenaline junkies. —Library Journal

The psychological thriller for readers pining of Fifty Shades of Gone Girl. —Details

What a formidable presence Watson has as a writer: a star is confirmed. —Daily Mail (London)

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781443406338
  • ISBN 10: 1443406333
  • Imprint: HarperCollins Publishers
  • On Sale: 06/09/2015
  • Pages: 416
  • List Price: 22.99 CAD
  • BISAC1: FICTION / General
  • BISAC2: FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense
  • BISAC3: FICTION / Thrillers / General

Second Life by S. J. Watson

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