This Christmas, the hunters become the hunted…
When four trail hunters go missing in the fells of Cumbria on Christmas Eve, the race is on to find them before nightfall - when the temperature plummets.
After hours of searching, the first body is found… Not frozen in the snow, but brutally murdered and bearing a warning:the real hunt has begun.
As a snowstorm descends, three lives hang in the balance. But can the killer be caught before the trail goes cold?
From the master of Christmas crime comes a thriller that will chill you to the bone this Winter, perfect for fans of James Patterson, Clare Mackintosh and anyone who prefers their mince pies with a side of murder.
Readers are gripped by The Night Before Christmas:
'This is by far the best book I've read all year. Top marks for storyline, pace and setting. Alex Pine always delivers a cracking Christmas treat. As far as I'm concerned the festive season would no longer be the same without a dose of Christmas crime in Cumbria!' Reader Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
'Such a breath of wintery fresh air to the thriller genre.' Reader Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
'This is the kind of book where you say just one more chapter, and before you know it, you have finished it.' Reader Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
'I was desperate to get into this … I was not one bit disappointed. It was fast paced and exciting. I found it hard to put it down.' Reader Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
'I raced through it this weekend. Such a smart idea: twisty, warped, credible, brilliantly plotted and compelling. Deserves to be such a hit.' Reader Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
'Loved this festive crime thriller. Gorgeous Lake District setting but with a very dark storyline. Excellent characters and fast paced.' Reader Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
'A fast paced storyline with plenty of red herrings to keep you guessing how it will all come together.' Reader Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
'Definitely worth reading on a cold night, maybe as the snow falls outside.' Reader Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐