Nora  Johnson

No Way Back

My latest thriller in the series featuring investigative journalist Alice Myers - a psychological crime mystery.

    Available on Amazon in paperback and ebook



For more on No Way Back and photographs of the places depicted in it, click here for background, inspiration and actual locations allowing you to 'live' the drama as experienced by Alice and 'seen' through her eyes ...


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 EWN March 2016




Gripping plot, great characters      


“Gripping plot, great characters, plenty of tension all the way through and an unexpected double twist. The ending took me by complete surprise - as thought-provoking as any book of this genre that I've ever come across! I couldn’t put this one down but it’s pretty intensive reading so it did take me two days to complete but worth every moment.” Lyn Wright, Aberdeen, 2016


“Because I so enjoyed the previous one – Landscape of Lies - I was keen to read this, and it fulfilled all expectations. Plenty of twists right to the end. Extremely readable, couldn't put it down. Great characters and well written. Can’t wait for next instalment.”        Alison Rea, Dublin, 2016


Thriller with twists and turns


“An action-packed thriller on several levels, the stories unfolding through the central plot adding an unexpected double twist at the end. Would definitely recommend to anyone who likes mystery/psychological crime thrillers.” Nick Roberts, Bath, 2016


“A multi-level fast-paced read, it kept me guessing until the final, unexpected double twist. Ideal for anybody who likes thrillers with mega twisting plots. Really enjoyed it.” Chris Neal, Hull, 2016


“An intricately detailed thriller with unexpected twists and turns that keep you guessing and don't all come out till the very end. Highly recommend to those who like psychological/suspense thrillers.” Robin Andrews, Strathclyde, 2016


Real page turner


“Gripping from beginning to end, held my breath on a few occasions and read it over one weekend. Real page turner.” Steve Barnett, Southampton, 2016  

“Good thriller, this book had me hooked from the first page, keeping me reading at all hours wanting to know what was going to happen next.  Edge of your seat stuff with an unexpected ending.”  Andy Morgan, Swansea, 2016


“Thoroughly chilling and suspenseful all the way through. Kept me up at night as I couldn't put it down!”

Alex Walker, Birmingham, 2016

The plot focuses on the discovery in a Peak District village of the body of a young girl – who strongly resembles a child who disappeared in similar circumstances 26 years earlier – by a family man and soon the prime murder suspect. This unleashes a train of events that overwhelms him, his family and the local community alike.


When his attempts to clear his name fail, hampered by a mysterious stranger from his past, his journalist friend Alice Myers desperately risks her life to bring the killer to justice. Everybody has secrets. But when secrets are laid bare, the truth can wreak havoc – and kill. Revenge and unspeakable crimes converge on a sleepy Peak District village and there is... No Way Back.          


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