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Grist Mill Road: Three friends. One devastating crime. A lifetime of lies


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Grist Mill Road: Three friends. One devastating crime. A lifetime of lies

Christopher J. Yates

ISBN 9781472258892

Everyone knows what happened there. No one knows why.

Matthew and Hannah were just playing in the woods, a little way from home.
But now he's tying Hannah to a tree. And she has never been so terrified.
Patrick is there too, hidden, watching. He can't move.
He can't take his eyes off Matthew's gun.

Years later, in New York City, leading adult lives they never would have imagined, the three will meet again. With even more devastating consequences.

It all began on Grist Mill Road...

Grist Mill Road is a chilling and heart-stopping thriller about friendship, family and revenge, perfect for fans of Odd Child Out, The Sinner and The Kind Worth Killing.



The Author

Christopher J. Yates was born and raised in Kent and studied law at Oxford University before working as a puzzle editor in London. He now lives in New York City with his wife and dog. Black Chalk is his debut novel.







Reviews, News & Interviews:

Darkly, intricately layered, full of pitfalls and switchbacks, smart and funny and moving and merciless. Tana French

Best thing I've read in a while . . . Dark, compelling and beautifully written, Grist Mill Road absolutely captivated me. Cass Green, author of In A Cottage In A Wood

A sinister, plot-twisty tale . . . intelligent.

I couldn't put Grist Mill Road down. Yates is particularly brilliant on the dark urgency of adolescence, and conjuring up a sense of place . . . I loved it. Eve Chase, author of The Vanishing of Audrey Wilde

Brilliantly twisted, this is one heck of a sinister page-turner. Image magazine