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Orion Fiction Psychological suspense HB January 2018 £12.99 320pp 978 1 4091 7202 4 eBook: £12.99 / 978 1 4091 7204 8 Audio: £19.99 / 978 1 4091 7205 5 / 10 hrs

‘Fear shifts our moral codes. It makes us sympathetic to violent revenge, accessories to murder. Do we want the victim to survive? No, we don’t’ – Herman Koch, bestselling author of The Dinner

DIRK KURBJUWEIT Fear you’d die for your family. but would you kill for them? a psychological suspense masterpiece for fans of The Dinner and We Need to Talk About Kevin.

Family is everything.

So what if yours was being terrorised by a neighbour – a man who doesn’t listen to reason, whose actions become more erratic and sinister with each passing day? And those you thought would help – the police, your lawyer – can’t help you.

You become afraid to leave your family at home alone. But there’s nothing more you can do to protect them.

Is there?

• Orion Fiction’s lead title for 2018.

• Fear was inspired by the author’s personal experience of a stalker.

• Dirk is available for interview, and to write features.

• author available for events and festivals on publication.

Dirk Kurbjuweit is deputy editor-in-chief at German magazine Der Spiegel. He is the author of seven critically acclaimed novels, many of which have been adapted for film, TV and radio in Germany. Fear is the first to be translated into English.

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Orion Fiction • January 2018