The Fire Child
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The Fire Child


The chilling new psychological thriller by S. K. Tremayne, author of the Sunday Times No. 1 bestseller, THE ICE TWINS.

When Rachel marries dark, handsome David, everything seems to fall into place. Swept from single life in London to the beautiful Carnhallow House in Cornwall, she gains wealth, love, and an affectionate stepson, Jamie.

But then Jamie’s behaviour changes, and Rachel’s perfect life begins to unravel. He makes disturbing predictions, claiming to be haunted by the spectre of his late mother – David’s previous wife. Is this Jamie’s way of punishing Rachel, or is he far more traumatized than she thought?

As Rachel starts digging into the past, she begins to grow suspicious of her husband. Why is he so reluctant to discuss Jamie’s outbursts? And what exactly happened to cause his ex-wife’s untimely death, less than two years ago? As summer slips away and December looms, Rachel begins to fear there might be truth in Jamie’s words:

‘You will be dead by Christmas.’

Title:The Fire Child
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Kindle Edition
Number of Pages:400 pages

    The Fire Child Reviews

  • Maxine (Booklover Catlady)
    May 25, 2016

    Absolutely brilliant! I'd go so far as to say better than The Ice Twins. This book just blew me away. It's only the third book ever to make me cry and oh Lord!...the twists it took me on nearly broke ...

  • Norma
    Dec 30, 2016

    Oh my goodness, The Fire Child by S.K. Tremayne was an extremely good psychological thriller that is tense, gripping and a scary read which I thought is definitely worth another 5-star rating from me....

  • Diane S ?
    Aug 21, 2016

    Atmosphere, atmosphere, atmosphere, this book has in in spades. Of course it helps that it is set in Cornwall, home of the copper mines (shades of Poldark), mines owned for generations of the family t...

  • Erin Clemence
    Apr 15, 2017

    “The Fire Child” by S.K Tremayne is suspenseful, intriguing, gripping and downright chilling!Rachel has it all when she marries rich, successful, David- a beautiful old estate, fortune unrelenting...

  • Paromjit
    Jun 07, 2016

    This is a slow build psychological thriller where the overriding character is Cornwall. It is an atmospheric, spooky and dark read. This is the first book I've read by the author and it certainly held...

  • Irena
    Jul 08, 2016

    „The doubting the doubt is the beginning of faith.“ In the blurb for this book, they said it was chilling.And it was.I got chills multiple times as I was reading this brilliant, in a good way dis...

  • Melisa
    Aug 31, 2016

    This one was very up the middle of the road for me, didn't love it, didn't hate it. The most enjoyable part for me was learning about the mining history of Cornwall of which I knew nothing. Having Cor...

  • Dannii Elle
    Jul 06, 2016

    I received this on a read to review basis from NetGalley. Thank you to the author, S.K. Tremayne, and the publisher, Harper Collins, for the opportunity.The Fire Child is a thrilling and chilling jour...

  • Tracy Fenton
    May 28, 2016

    Firstly I need to say that I loved The Ice Twins so much and when I saw the author had a new psychological thriller out I was extremely excited and delighted to receive an ARC from the publishers and ...

  • Magdalena aka A Bookaholic Swede
    May 20, 2016

    I was lucky enough to win a copy of this book. The Ice Twins was one of the best books I read last year and to say that I was eager to read this book is an understatement. I was a bit concerned that I...