Felicia Yap - Yesterday - Headline Publishing Group

Time remaining

  • -- days
  • -- hours
  • -- minutes
  • -- seconds
Other Formats
  • E-Book £P.O.R.
    More information
    • ISBN:9781472242198
    • Publication date:10 Aug 2017

Yesterday

The phenomenal debut thriller of secrets, lies and betrayal

By Felicia Yap

  • Hardback
  • £12.99

A brilliant high-concept thriller - a debut with all the intrigue of Gone Girl and the drama of Before I Go To Sleep - just how do you solve a murder when you can only remember yesterday?

A brilliant high-concept debut thriller - just how do you solve a murder when you only remember yesterday?


'The thriller of the summer' - Observer

'A 2017 literary event' - Newsweek

'The intrigue of Gone Girl and the drama of Before I Go to Sleep' - iNews

'So hotly tipped it should come with scorch marks... Quite literally mind-bending' - Red


There are two types of people in the world: those who can only remember yesterday, and those who can also recall the day before.

You have just one lifeline to the past: your diary. Each night, you write down the things that matter. Each morning, your diary tells you where you were, who you loved and what you did.

Today, the police are at your door. They say that the body of your husband's mistress has been found in the River Cam. They think your husband killed her two days ago.

Can you trust the police?
Can you trust your husband?
Can you trust yourself?

Biographical Notes

Felicia Yap grew up in Kuala Lumpur. She read biochemistry at Imperial College London, before achieving a doctorate in history (and a half-blue in competitive ballroom dancing) at Cambridge University. She has written for The Economist and The Business Times. She has also worked as a radioactive-cell biologist, a war historian, a Cambridge lecturer, a technology journalist, a theatre critic, a flea-market trader and a catwalk model. Yesterday is her debut novel.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781472242211
  • Publication date: 10 Aug 2017
  • Page count: 432
  • Imprint: Wildfire
Yap is a phenomenon — Guardian
A 2017 literary event — Newsweek
The thriller of the summer — Observer
Original and gripping — The Times
This book will fill that Girl on the Train hole in your life — Marie Claire
Felicia Yap's mind-bending debut — Glamour
A highly intriguing thriller — Heat
Yap's story is full of unexpected twists and turns, along with the requisite sprinkles of revenge, lust and love — Evening Standard
A clever, complex tale which makes you think about memory in a new way — Irish Examiner
The intrigue of Gone Girl and the drama of Before I Go to Sleep — iNews
With the tone of many Gone Girl-esque thrillers, surplus red herrings and a blockbuster worthy twist, Yesterday is the perfect holiday read... In a year where there has been no shortage of hotly anticipated psychological thrillers Yesterday stands out from the crowd... an intriguing page-turner — Stylist
So hotly tipped it should come with scorch marks... Quite literally mind-bending' — Red
A thrilling new voice... Yap's debut will have you gripped all holiday long — Red
A genuine page turner — Best
The One That Everyone Is Talking About ... Enthralling high-concept psychological thriller... A clever revenge tale with a twist. — Woman & Home
A smoking hot new talent — The Times and Sunday Times Crime Club Newsletter
An ambitious and intelligent thriller — Shots
A high concept debut with a foot in science fiction and another firmly in the thriller genre, this is a debut to seriously look out for. Multi-faceted, clever and with a series of challenging twists, this is a fast, rewarding and entertaining read that challenges and dares to try and do something new in the thriller stakes — Crime Time
A great murder mystery with a unique and unsettling twist. This book delighted and confounded me in equal measure! — James Oswald, author of NATURAL CAUSES
An intriguing, fast-faced thriller that captivated me right from the start — Kate Rhodes, author of CROSSBONES YARD
YESTERDAY is an original, inventive, gripping novel. — Adam Hamdy, author of PENDULUM
I was so gripped! Five stars — The Unmumsy Mum
Felicia Yap's YESTERDAY is a massively clever thriller that investigates our notions of memory and identity with a clear, unflinching eye — Richard Skinner, author of THE RED DANCER
This was an amazing book, very original and despite challenging the reader's suspension of disbelief it drew me in very quickly. Terrific to find a book that can be classed as a crime thriller yet stand out from the crowd. — Alex Gray, author of THE BIRD THAT DID NOT SING
The most original thriller you'll read this year! A page turner you'll never forget. — J.S. Law, author of TENACITY
Never has psychological crime fiction been so original, so witty and so inventive. This is an absolute firecracker of a read. I haven't enjoyed a debut this much in ages. — William Shaw, author of A SONG FROM DEAD LIPS
When it comes to memories, what do we choose to forget? To believe? Felicia Yap looks at these questions in Yesterday, an inventive, engrossing old-school murder mystery wrapped in a futuristic setting with a side of compelling love story and a killer twist at the end. Clever, unconventional, fast-paced, and above all engaging, Yesterday is a book to remember. — Twist Phelan, Thriller Award-winning author of FAKE
Felicia Yap's Yesterday is a story about the vulnerability of memory and how the past always returns to haunt us. An exhilarating revenge thriller, equal parts suspense and philosophical science fiction. — Hannah Lillith Assadi, author of SONORA
Yesterday is an inventive, wicked thriller with an addictive puzzle-box narrative. Every time I thought I had it figured out, Felicia Yap hits me with another twist. — Rob Hart, author of NEW YORKED
At once a high-concept thriller with a sci-fi premise and an old-school noir, Felicia Yap's Yesterday is a tasty, satisfyingly grounded blend. A rich, rewarding debut that shows the ways that memory can betray us as painfully - and perhaps as inevitably - as those we love. — Andrew Pyper, bestselling author of THE DEMONOLOGIST
Felicia Yap takes a unique premise and rockets through this year's most clever storyline. Spectacular twists, characters as distinct as they are compelling, and a resolution absolutely no one will have seen coming make Yesterday a propulsive read. Memory loss has never been so fun. — Michael Cooper, author of CLAWBACK
Headline

The Housemate

C. L. Pattison
Authors:
C. L. Pattison

YOU INVITED HER IN.NOW SHE'S HERE TO STAY.You've let a stranger into your home.You don't know her secrets.You don't know what she's hiding.You don't know what she wants.Megan and Chloe have found the perfect house. And when they meet Samantha, she seems like the perfect housemate to share it with. It could be the start of a brilliant friendship.But Megan isn't so sure about this new girl. She knows they need to be careful about who they invite in.Because once she's in, she's here to stay . . .A brilliant and gripping psychological thriller coming MARCH 2019 - perfect for fans of Louise Jensen, Jane Corry and FRIEND REQUEST.

Headline

A Knife to the Heart (Ikmen Mystery 21)

Barbara Nadel
Authors:
Barbara Nadel

A derelict villa near Istanbul holds dark spirits, secrets and murder... The chilling new Istanbul crime thriller starring Inspector Ikmen, 'the Morse of Istanbul' (Daily Telegraph), from Silver Dagger Award-winning author Barbara Nadel. Not to be missed by fans of Donna Leon. Praise for Barbara Nadel's mysteries: 'Intelligent and captivating' Sunday Times

Headline

Untitled William Monk Mystery, Book 25

Anne Perry
Authors:
Anne Perry
Wildfire

Today

Felicia Yap
Authors:
Felicia Yap
Headline

A Measure of Darkness

Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman
Authors:
Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman
Wildfire

Blood Orange

Harriet Tyce
Authors:
Harriet Tyce
Headline

Say You're Sorry (The Sacramento Series Book 1)

Karen Rose
Authors:
Karen Rose
Wildfire

Cold as the Grave

James Oswald
Authors:
James Oswald

The ninth book in the Sunday Times-bestselling phenomenon that is the Inspector McLean series, from one of Scotland's most celebrated crime writers.Her mummified body is hidden in the dark corner of a basement room, a room which seems to have been left untouched for decades. A room which feels as cold as the grave. As a rowdy demonstration makes its slow and vocal way along Edinburgh's Royal Mile, Detective Chief Inspector Tony McLean's team are on stand-by for any trouble. The newly promoted McLean is distracted, inexplicably drawn to a dead-end mews street... and a door, slightly ajar, which leads to this poor girl's final resting place. But how long has she been there, in her sleep of death? The answers are far from what McLean or anyone else could expect. The truth far more chilling than a simple cold case... Praise for James Oswald:'The new Ian Rankin' Daily Record'Creepy, gritty and gruesome' Sunday Mirror'Crime fiction's next big thing' Sunday Telegraph

Headline Eternal

You Will Suffer

Alexandra Ivy
Authors:
Alexandra Ivy

A new gripping, chilling thriller from New York Times bestselling author, Alexandra Ivy. Perfect for fans of Karen Rose, Karin Slaughter and Lisa Gardner.Every small town has a secret...and this one is worth killing for. The rolling fields outside Curry, Oklahoma, are a beautiful spot to ramble on an early spring day...and a lonely place to die. Among the prairie grass and wildflowers, a killer kneels beside a curled-up figure, plunging a syringe beneath skin to deliver the fatal dose. And as the victim's last breath mingles with the air, it sends a warning out to the world: this is just the beginning. Rejecting her judge father's prestigious connections, Ellie Guthrie opened her own law firm in Curry. But something strange is going on. Ellie's tires are slashed. Dead rats are dumped on her patio. Her neighbour, former FBI agent Nate Marcel, insists on watching out for her. And then bodies begin turning up - supposed overdoses that Nate suspects are something much more sinister. There's a killer in town, toying with her, drawing both Ellie and Nate into a web of murder and vengeance. To find answers, she'll have to unearth this small community's dark and twisted past...before it's her turn to die.Look for more page-turning suspense from Alexandra Ivy with Pretend You're Safe and What Are You Afraid Of?, out now.

Tinder Press

The Story Keeper

Anna Mazzola
Authors:
Anna Mazzola
Headline Review

Look Alive Twenty-Five

Janet Evanovich
Authors:
Janet Evanovich

A thrilling and fast-paced mystery in the much-loved Stephanie Plum series from No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich. Raves for Evanovich's novels: 'Romantic and gripping' (Good Housekeeping); 'Pithy, witty and fast-paced' (The Sunday Times); 'A laugh-out-loud page-turner' (Heat).There's nothing like a good deli, and the Red River Deli in Trenton is one of the best. World-famous for its pastrami, coleslaw, and for its disappearing managers. Over the last month, three have vanished from the face of the earth, and the only clue in each case is one shoe that's been left behind. The police are baffled. Lula is convinced that it's a case of alien abduction. Whatever it is, they'd better figure out what's going on before they lose their new manager, Ms. Stephanie Plum.Celebrate Stephanie Plum's silver anniversary as she faces the toughest puzzle of her career in the twenty-fifth entry in Janet Evanovich's #1 New York Times bestselling series.(P)2018 Penguin Random House LLC

Headline

Face Off

Brenda Novak
Authors:
Brenda Novak

New York Times bestseller Brenda Novak's third novel in the Evelyn Talbot series sees the return of psychiatrist Dr Evelyn Talbot in her purpose-built facility housing America's most terrifying psychopaths. This is SILENCE OF THE LAMBS meets Karen Rose...Over twenty years ago, Dr Evelyn Talbot was scarred for life when her teenage boyfriend Jasper Moore tortured her and left her for dead. And she fears one day he will return to finish what he started.Evelyn has tried to move forward and turned her trauma into her life's work. As a leading psychiatrist at Hanover House in remote Alaska, she is confronted with psychopaths and danger every day. She delves deep into their minds, despite the horrors that hide there, trying to figure out why they do what they do.When a woman goes missing from a nearby cabin, Evelyn immediately believes one of the Hanover House killers might be involved. But something about the case brings familiar and terrifying memories back to haunt her. She fears the truth may be closer, and darker, than she first imagined.

Headline

The Night She Died

Jenny Blackhurst
Authors:
Jenny Blackhurst

The addictive new psychological thriller from Jenny Blackhurst, the #1 eBook-bestselling author of HOW I LOST YOU. Full of dark drama and unexpected twists, this will suit fans of FRIEND REQUEST, CLOSE TO HOME, and THE GUILTY WIFE.On her own wedding night, beautiful and complicated Evie White leaps off a cliff to her death. What drove her to commit this terrible act? It's left to her best friend and her husband to unravel the sinister mystery. Following a twisted trail of clues leading to Evie's darkest secrets, they begin to realize they never knew the real Evie at all...

Headline Review

Hardcore Twenty-Four

Janet Evanovich
Authors:
Janet Evanovich
Wildfire

Scrublands

Chris Hammer
Authors:
Chris Hammer
Headline

Incorruptible (Inspector Ikmen Mystery 20)

Barbara Nadel
Authors:
Barbara Nadel
Headline

Triple Jeopardy (Daniel Pitt Mystery 2)

Anne Perry
Authors:
Anne Perry
Tinder Press

The Anatomy of Dreams

Chloe Benjamin
Authors:
Chloe Benjamin
Headline

Grist Mill Road

Christopher J. Yates
Authors:
Christopher J. Yates

'This summer's must-read novel . . . Spine-tingling' Hello!Everyone knows what happened there. No one knows why.Matthew and Hannah were just playing in the woods, a little way from home.But now he's tying Hannah to a tree. And she has never been so terrified.Patrick is there too, hidden, watching. He can't move. He can't take his eyes off Matthew's gun.Years later, in New York City, leading adult lives they never would have imagined, the three will meet again. With even more devastating consequences.It all began on Grist Mill Road . . .GRIST MILL ROAD is a chilling and heart-stopping thriller about friendship, family and revenge, perfect for fans of Odd Child Out, The Sinner and The Kind Worth Killing. 'Darkly, intricately layered, full of pitfalls and switchbacks, smart and funny and moving and merciless' Tana French'At once disturbing and discomforting, at the same time as being excitingly un-put-down-able . . . A superbly written psychological thriller with the power and deadly ferocity of a harpoon' Shots magazine'Dark, compelling and beautifully written, Grist Mill Road absolutely captivated me' Cass Green, author of In A Cottage In A Wood'I couldn't put Grist Mill Road down. Yates is particularly brilliant on the dark urgency of adolescence, and conjuring up a sense of place . . . I loved it' Eve Chase, author of Black Rabbit Hall and The Vanishing of Audrey Wilde'Dark, intense, and disturbing . . . A thriller with imagination to spare' Krysten Ritter'A sinister, plot-twisty tale . . . Intelligent' Oprah.com'Arresting . . . Sophisticated . . . Elegant' New York Times'If you like layered, psychological suspense stories then I highly recommend Grist Mill Road. 5 stars!!!' Goodreads reviewer

Headline

Between the Lies

Michelle Adams
Authors:
Michelle Adams