An immensely powerful story of wartime secrets and the tangled relationship between a father and son Vividly evokes an idyllic French village and its dark past With a rollercoaster plot underpinned by an unforgettable father-son story, this has all the makings of a Richard and Judy pick
Tom Macauley is the pseudonym of an internationally bestselling author. He lives with his family near Oxford.
This is thriller writing of a rare order: old-fashioned in the best sense of the phrase and keeping a perfect balance between the unravelling of a decades-old mystery and a son's search for closure. The Warning Bell is a breath of fresh air in an often superficial genre. - DAILY EXPRESSOne of the most impressive novels to reach the Crime Time office in years is The Warning Bell; it's subtle, richly compelling and written with a stylist's eye for elegant prose. - CRIME TIMEThe quality and flavour of the writing reminds me at times of Hammond Innes and Nevil Shute, both master story tellers in their day... Do try this book; it's intelligent, gripping and thoroughly satisfying. - SHOTS - Mike RipleyI have already warmly recommended this very well-written thriller once and I do so again, to all and sundry (especially sundry) including my fellow critics, as it harks back to a gentler, more human - dare one say ''gentlemanly'' these days? - school of quintessentially British thriller writing. - Mike RipleyEnticing, epic scale - NEWS LETTER