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Gollancz Fantasy HB / TPB (export only) October £16.99 / £13.99 320pp 978 1 473 21403 3 / 978 0 575 09723 0 eBook: £16.99 / 978 0 575 09740 7

Natasha died for 13 minutes. We know she drowned. We know someone tried to murder her. But we don’t know the truth . . .

SARAH PINBOROUGH 13 Minutes

A stunning, fresh story about life, friendship, bullying and death which will take your breath away. Natasha is smart, attractive and surrounded by close friends. She seems happy. She’s living a normal life . . . right up until a dog walker finds her body in a river one morning and saves her life. Paramedics say she was dead for 13 minutes. Now the police would like to know why . . . This is an exceptional, contemporary, thoughtprovoking thriller from an award-winning novelist. Brilliant characterisation, a simple narrative and an unflinching look at manipulation, relationships and death make this a compelling read. Reviews for The Death House ‘Unsettling, frightening and in the end uplifting, The Death House has stayed with me’ Jenny Colgan ‘A bleak but compulsive tale . . . The Death House could be her finest novel yet’ Big Issue ‘Impressive and moving’ SFX ‘Shocking and gripping, albeit ultimately hopeful and utterly moving . . . it’s Sarah Pinborough's finest novel to date’ SciFiNow Sarah Pinborough is a novelist and screenwriter. Her work includes an original film and a TV series, both in development. Her previous novels, including Beauty, Charm and Poison, range from psychological crime to beautifully retold modern fairy tales.

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Gollancz Science Fiction & Fantasy • October 2015