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Four babies have been kidnapped from four different maternity wards in Tel Aviv. With not a single lead to follow, all investigators can do is wait patiently for the suspect they call ‘the Babysitter’ to make their next move.

Four weeks earlier, on a quiet street, a medical student went out for a run and was killed by a hit and run driver. Then a second student went out and never returned. Daphne Dagan, a young, talented police officer, is first to realize that the hit and run and the kidnappings are related.

But she's also in the middle of her own battle - a recurring nightmare that's been haunting her for years. The strain of dealing with a real-life killer and kidnapper during the day, and the man who murders her in her sleep each night drive her into a place of darkness and despair from which she must escape if she is to catch ‘The Babysitter’.


‘This book has a clever plot and plays upon the fear that there are hidden persons out there prepared to do us harm for obscure reasons... There are passages that make you gasp in horror.’ Crime Review

‘Hezroni’s superior thriller debut will send chills up the spines of even jaded genre fans.’ Publishers Weekly

‘Thriller fans will be enthralled as well as disturbed.' Washington Post

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ISBN (Paperback): 9781789559033 ISBN (Ebook): 9781789559040
Price: £8.99 (Paperback) £4.99 (Ebook)

Pub date: 1st June 2021

Extent: 288 pages
Format: 198x129mm
Rights Held: World English Translation Rights: No


Nir Hezroni was born in Jerusalem. His first two thrillers, were sold in 2-book deals in six territories and have been optioned for film by Sony Pictures Television Inc. He now lives with his family near Tel-Aviv.

Twitter: @nirhezroni

Instagram: @nirhezroni

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