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The stunning new novel from the bestselling author of global phenomenon Tuesdays with Morrie

‘Mitch Albom sees the magical in the ordinary’ Cecelia Ahern

Adrift in a raft after a terrible shipwreck, ten strangers try to survive while they wait for rescue.

After three days, short on water, food and hope, they spot a man floating in the waves.

They pull him on board – and the survivor claims he can save them.

But should they put their trust in him?

Will any of them see home again?

And why did the ship really sink?

The Stranger in the Lifeboat is not only a deeply moving novel about the power of love and hope in the face of danger, but also a mystery that will keep you guessing to the very end.

What real readers are saying about The Stranger in the Lifeboat:

Enthralling storytelling as always from this brilliant writerFIVE STARS

‘Just when I thought I had things figured out . . . plot twist. One that was not expected. And another and another and another. Mind. Blown . . . You just just have to read itFIVE STARS

‘Albom can always be depended on to not only write a book that is written well and entertaining, but compels the reader to look within themselves and feel something newFIVE STARS

‘A very exciting, thrilling and poignant tale of trying to survive against the odds’ FIVE STARS


Praise for Mitch Albom
Beautiful, heart-breaking, heart-warming
My Weekly
Mitch Albom sees the magical in the ordinary
Cecelia Ahern
A moving tribute to embracing life
Glasgow Herald
A true story that shines and leaves you forever warmed by its afterglow
Amy Tan
Painfully sad and beautiful, this is an absolute tearjerker
Publishers Weekly
A writer with soul
Los Angeles Times
A book with genuine power to stir and comfort its readers
New York Times
Albom has the ability to make you cry in spite of yourself
Boston Globe
Albom has touched the lives of a lot of people he never even knew
Master storyteller Mitch Albom is back with his latest novel - a genre-defying page turner that catapults the reader into a tale that is brutal, raw and yet incredibly moving ... a beautifully written, life affirming story of love and loss
Dundee Courier