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All the Colors of the Dark

Chris Whitaker

From the New York Times bestselling author of We Begin at the End comes a soaring thriller and an epic love story that spans decades.

"Impeccably crafted, deeply emotional, entirely shattering. I was captivated from page one." ―Bonnie Garmus, New York Times bestselling author of Lessons in Chemistry

1975 is a time of change in America. The Vietnam War is ending. Mohammed Ali is fighting Joe Frazier. And in the small town of Monta Clare, Missouri, girls are disappearing.

When the daughter of a wealthy family is targeted, the most unlikely hero emerges--Patch, a local boy with one eye, who saves the girl, and, in doing so, leaves heartache in his wake.

Patch and those who love him soon discover that the line between triumph and tragedy has never been finer. And that their search for answers will lead them to truths that could mean losing one another.

A missing person mystery, a serial killer thriller, a love story, a unique twist on each, Chris Whitaker has written a novel about what lurks in the shadows of obsession, and the blinding light of hope.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Random House Large Print Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jun 25th, 2024
  • Pages: 912
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.81lb
  • EAN: 9780593949009
  • Categories: Mystery & Detective - Amateur SleuthThrillers - CrimeSmall Town & Rural

About the Author

Chris Whitaker is the award-winning author of Tall Oaks, All the Wicked Girls, and the New York Times bestseller We Begin at the End. Chris lives in the UK.
Praise for this book
"Chris Whitaker's latest novel is a book to lose yourself in. . . . [T]his sprawling crime novel transcends its genre to become something epic in scope, haunting, and ultimately deeply moving. A huge achievement."―Alex Michaelides, bestselling author of The Silent Patient and The Fury

"All the Colors of the Dark is mesmerizing and intoxicating. Chris Whitaker is a poet who will leave you in breathless awe and suspense. Amazing. Haunting. Unforgettable."--Patricia Cornwell

"Taut, beguiling, and suspenseful, All the Colors of the Dark reveals the depth of a town's loss when a young boy goes missing under dubious circumstances."--Nita Prose, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Maid and The Mystery Guest

"All the Colors of the Dark is a stunning book. Ambitious, epic in scale yet strangely intimate . . . Simply incredible."--M.W. Craven, author of the Sunday Times bestseller The Botanist

"A masterclass in storytelling."--Mari Hannah, author of the Ryan and O'Neil thrillers and the Stone and Oliver series

"An elegiac tale that can be read as a crime novel, a dark bildungsroman, a star-crossed romance, and a paean to small town America. Vast, yearning, and luminous."--Vaseem Khan, bestselling author of the Malabar House series

"Stunning, simply stunning. I cannot remember the last time I book sucked me in and didn't let me out of its clutches like this did. Truly exceptional."--John Marrs, author of the bestselling What Lies Between Us and When You Disappeared

"An absolutely astonishing achievement. It could actually be the best book that I've ever read. And I've read fucking LOADS. A stunning, bewitching, beautiful novel."--Adam Simcox, author of The Generation Killer

"A stunning, bewitching novel with unforgettable characters. Achingly beautiful writing and a compelling, page-turning story; All The Colors of the Dark is a masterpiece. One of my favourite books of the year."--Andrea Mara, author of the Sunday Times bestseller All Her Fault

"Crime, but not as you know it."--Anna Mazzola, author of The House of Whispers

"The tension and atmosphere in these pages is incredible. I place my bet now it'll become a modern classic. Wow."--Joanna Cannon, author of the Sunday Times bestseller The Trouble with Goats and Sheep

"A truly epic crime novel and love story. Whitaker is one of the finest storytellers working today."--Will Dean, author of The Last Passenger

"In a word, sensational!"--C.M. Ewan, author of Safe House

"Taut, layered, vast yet intimate, tense yet tender, All the Colors of the Dark is another tour de force from Whitaker."--Erin Kelly, author of the Sunday Times bestseller Watch Her Fall

"I didn't want this thrilling, twisting story to end and it's going to stay with me for a long time. The book to read in 2024."--Jo Spain, author of the Tom Reynolds detective series