Psychological Thriller


Penguin Random House / Michael Joseph, January 2018


Penguin Random House / Crown, January 2018


C. J. Tudor


Looking back, it all started on the day of the fair and the terrible accident. When twelve-year-old Eddie first met the Chalk Man.


It was the Chalk Man who gave Eddie the idea for the drawings: a way to leave secret messages between his group of friends.


And it was fun, to start with, until the figures led them to the body of a young girl.


Most of it, at any rate.


That was thirty years ago and Ed thought the past was behind him. Then he receives a letter containing just two things: a piece of chalk, and a drawing of a stick figure.


As history begins to repeat itself, Ed realises the game was never over…


Everyone has secrets


Everyone is guilty of something


And children are not always so innocent



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