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UK Publisher: Atlantic Books / Corvus
US Publisher: Blackstone Publishing


Andrew, the manager of Shanamore Holiday Cottages, watches his only guest via a hidden camera in her room. One day the unthinkable happens: a shadowy figure emerges onscreen, kills her and destroys the camera. But who is the murderer? How did they know about the camera? And how will Andrew live with himself?


Natalie wishes she’d stayed at home as soon as she arrives in the wintry isolation of Shanamore. There’s something creepy about the manager. She wants to leave, but she can’t – not until she’s found what she’s looking for…


This is an explosive story about a murder caught on camera. You’ve already missed the start. To get the full picture you must rewind the tape and play it through to the end, no matter how shocking…


‘This is an involving tale of obsession, blackmail, and murder, and Howard remains a writer whom thriller fans should check out.’ Booklist

‘Readers who enjoy books by Gillian Flynn and Ruth Ware, as well as the earlier thrillers by award-winning Irish author Howard (Distress Signals; The Liar’s Girl) will find this a perfect vacation read; full of twists and turns and just the right touch of creepiness. A must for mystery and thriller collections.’ – Starred review, Library Journal

‘I couldn’t turn the pages fast enough to find out what was going to happen next. Excellent story-telling. A compelling read.’ Patricia Gibney

‘Part twisty thriller, part Black Mirror nightmare, Rewind is a deftly written page-turner that keeps you guessing. A scary, cunning, and all too real exploration of contemporary dangers by a rising star of Irish noir.’ Zoje Stage

‘Beware Catherine Ryan Howard – once she lures you in there’s no escape until you turn the last page! Compelling, unsettling and creepy; Rewind is an ice-cold finger of a book that will send a shiver down your spine.’ C.L. Taylor

‘The chillingly clever plot reminded me of Ruth Rendell: Catherine Ryan Howard is a genius at psychological suspense.’ Elizabeth Haynes

‘Creepy, atmospheric and beautifully written, this is her best one yet.’ Mark Edwards

‘Catherine Ryan Howard is a gift to crime writing. Every book is a treat to look forward to.’ Liz Nugent

‘I COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN. The very definition of a compulsive read.’ Fiona Cummins

‘Compelling and brilliant. The perfect read for any crime fiction fan.’ Olivia Kiernan

‘Twisty and twisted, with the kind of meticulous plotting that shows real respect for the reader. I loved it!’ Caz Frear

‘I was riveted. So very clever… and just gripping the whole way through. Ryan Howard is a superstar.’ Jo Spain

Rewind is terrific. A cast of brilliantly-drawn characters, whip-smart dialogue and the thrill of the remote Irish setting kept me hooked from the first page to the last.’ Gilly MacMillan

‘Catherine Ryan Howard is one of the best Irish crime writers around, and her novels always feel completely authentic and true to their setting. Rewind is no exception and in the twisty plot Catherine also displays an in-depth and incredibly vivid knowledge of social media and its perils. Supreme entertainment.’ Sinéad Crowley

‘Claustrophic, terrifying and most of all satisfying, Rewind sees Catherine Ryan Howard succeed in bringing something fresh and fierce to the crime genre once again. Totally gripping.’ Claire Allan

Rewind is brilliant: an expertly constructed thriller that plays on our worst fears about modern life. Catherine Ryan Howard has a genius for creating memorable and convincing characters – some appealing, some horrifying – and the plot moves back and forth through their lives like a pendulum counting down to the explosive ending. Rewind is exactly what I expect from Catherine: exceptional, original and compelling writing that’s a joy to read.’ Jane Casey

‘A hugely compelling thriller. Twisty, suspenseful and totally engrossing. SUPERB’ Will Dean

‘Completely immersive, deliciously creepy with the darkest of twists…this is a book that grabs your full attention and does not let go.’ Dervla McTiernan

‘I absolutely adore Catherine Ryan Howard’s writing.’ Jenny Blackhurst

‘Superbly chilling’ Hazel Gaynor