The Hunting Party

The Hunting Party

Everyone's invited...everyone's a suspect...

For fans of Ruth Ware and Tana French, a shivery, atmospheric, page-turning novel of psychological suspense in the tradition of Agatha Christie, in which a group of old college friends are snowed in at a hunting lodge . . . and murder and mayhem ensue.

All of them are friends. One of them is a killer.

During the languid days of the Christmas break, a group of thirtysomething friends from Oxford meet to welcome in the New Year together, a tradition they began as students ten years ago. For this vacation, they’ve chosen an idyllic and isolated estate in the Scottish Highlands—the perfect place to get away and unwind by themselves.

They arrive on December 30th, just before a historic blizzard seals the lodge off from the outside world.

Two days later, on New Year’s Day, one of them is dead.

The trip began innocently enough: admiring the stunning if foreboding scenery, champagne in front of a crackling fire, and reminiscences about the past. But after a decade, the weight of secret resentments has grown too heavy for the group’s tenuous nostalgia to bear. Amid the boisterous revelry of New Year’s Eve, the cord holding them together snaps.

Now one of them is dead . . . and another of them did it.

Keep your friends close, the old adage goes. But just how close is too close?

Title:The Hunting Party
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780008297121
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  • megs_bookrack

    Frenemies. Isolated Location. Blizzard. Murder.You're speaking my language, Lucy Foley!When it is Emma's turn to plan the annual 'Friends Getaway' for New Year's Eve holiday, she is looking to impress...

  • Paromjit

    This is a hugely enjoyable modern version of a classic golden age crime novel, a psychological thriller with the Christie like tropes of a country house, only here we have a remote and desolate exclus...

  • _ngallagher

    3.5 — This one is tough!!! I REALLY liked the characters and their dark backstory’s but I guessed the two main twists early on in the book 😅 still fun though! ...

  • Meredith

    3.5 stars The Hunting Party is an entertaining mystery about a group of seven friends who spend New Year's Eve in the Scottish Highlands at a hunting lodge. By the end, one winds up dead changing a...

  • Dita

    You guys know I love my ass a closed room mystery!!This one features a remote location in Scotland over New Year's Eve with a crap ton of frenemies who harbor secrets, grudges and personality disorder...

  • jessica

    isolated lodge. check.variety of characters. check.dead body. check. this has everything you could want from a classic whodunnit and i would have loved this more if only it werent EXACTLY like LFs oth...

  • Chelsea Humphrey

    I've read this story approximately 1,000 times before, yet I still enjoyed it! There's something about the Agatha Christie-esque classic murder mystery that just ministers to my soul. ...Pleased to an...

  • Melissa ? Dog/Wolf Lover ? Martin

    A New Year's Reunion In The Remote Scottish Wilderness . . . •The beautiful one•The golden couple •The volatile one•The new parents •The quiet one •The city boy•The outsiderOne of these ...

  • Dem

    Keep your friends close and your enemies closer On finishing this novel I have no idea how this lot called themselves friends to begin with. I had mixed feelings about The Hunting Party as while ...

  • Yun

    In The Hunting Party, seven friends meet up to ring in the New Year together at a remote wilderness lodge. Two days later, one of them is dead. Told in alternating perspectives from three of the frien...