Gluttony, greed, sloth, lust, pride, envy, wrath. A serial killer on a warped moral mission who turns his victims' sins into the means of their murd…
The new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Louise Doughty
Platform Seven at 4am: Peterborough Railway Station is deserted.
The man crossing the covered walkway on this freezing November morning is confident he's alone.
As he sits on the metal bench at the far end of the platform it is clear his choice is strategic - he's as far away from the night staff as he can get.
What the man doesn't realise is that he has company.
Lisa Evans knows what he has decided. She knows what he is about to do as she tries and fails to stop him walking to the platform edge.
Two deaths on Platform Seven. Two fatalities in eighteen months - surely they're connected?
No one is more desperate to understand what connects them than Lisa Evans herself.
After all, she was the first of the two to die...
'Louise Doughty leads her unnerved readers into dark territory.' Hilary Mantel.
'Utterly mesmerising, with the pace of a thriller and a sense of profound mystery in the most ordinary of settings.I was hooked from its start to its nerve-racking, surprising finish.' Deborah Moggach
AUTHOR: Platform Seven is Louise Doughty's ninth novel. Her most recent book is Black Water, which was published in 2016 to critical acclaim in the UK and US, where it was nominated as one of the New York Times Notable Books of the Year. Her seventh book was bestseller Apple Tree Yard, which was adapted as a four-part drama for BBC One. Her sixth novel, Whatever You Love, was nominated for the Costa Novel Award and the Orange Prize for fiction and she has been nominated for many other awards including the Sunday Times Short Story Prize. She is a critic and cultural commentator for both UK and international newspapers and broadcasts regularly on the BBC. Her work has been translated into thirty languages. She lives in London.
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