Author: Daniel Hurst

The Couple’s Revenge – Daniel Hurst

The Couple's Revenge

Posted on January 9, 2024 by Nadene @ Totally Addicted to Reading in Reviews / 14 Comments

The Couple’s Revenge by Daniel Hurst aptly embodies the statement ‘sometimes you have to give someone a taste of their own medicine’. In his latest release, Hurst explores the age-old problem of bullying and the extent a parent/parents would go to protect their child while treating his readers to a fast-paced tale. One which will keep readers turning the pages to the end.


The Couple’s Revenge – Daniel HurstTitle: The Couple’s Revenge
Author(s): Daniel Hurst
Published by Bookouture on January 4, 2024
Pages: 258
Genre(s): Suspense, Thriller
Source: Publisher
Format: eArc
Purchase: Amazon|Audible

How far would you go to protect your child?
I knew something was wrong. It’s a mother’s instinct.
I could tell when my son started hiding things from me. He used to walk to school with a mischievous grin on his beautiful face. Now he avoids eye contact and keeps his head down.
Since I discovered he’s being bullied by a classmate, I’ve spent every day worrying, my stomach churning with anxiety from the moment he leaves the house to the second he walks back through the door.
Everyone keeps telling me I’m overreacting, but I won’t risk my child’s safety. My husband and I try to talk to the other boy’s parents, but it only makes things worse…
Then our precious child is hurt. Enough is enough. It has to stop. Even if that means taking matters into our own hands.
Because we know the truth about the family targeting our son – it’s not the first time they’ve done this.
So the question is, exactly how far will we go to get revenge?

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The story introduces readers to Sara, Guy, and Jacob. Sara and Guy are Jacob’s parents. Being a close-knit family, it didn’t take long for Sara to recognize the sudden change in Jacob’s behaviour. Soon after, both she and Guy discovers their son is being bullied. To make matters worse, the person responsible is a serial bully. Someone whose actions in the past led to a young girl committing suicide. Fearing the same fate may reach their son, Sara and Guy took matters in their own hands. This was after being dismissed by the school and the police.

The Couple’s Revenge had all the markings of an addictive thriller.  I soon found myself completely immersed into the story. The fact that I read it in one sitting spoke volumes. I couldn’t put it down. I needed to know if Guy and Sara would have the courage to carry out their plan and if so would they be successful. Most of all, could they accomplish their plan without any repercussions.

Hurst aptly demonstrates how bullying is a learnt behaviour, while shedding light on the negative effect it places on the victim and by extension their family. He does all this while infusing suspense into the situation. Emotions ran high throughout the story, and this led to many questionable actions on the part of Guy and Sara.

While I predicted most of what would transpire, the ending threw me for a loop. Now, that outcome I did not expect. The Couple’s Revenge delivered a thought-provoking tale. One which evoked a myriad of emotions and have wondering what would they do in such a situation. Overall, a riveting tale which fans of psychological Thrillers will find fascinating. 


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About Daniel Hurst

Daniel Hurst was born in the northwest of England, a part of the world famous for its comedians, pasties and terrible weather. He has been employed in several glamorous roles in his lifetime, including bartending, shelf stacking and procurement administration, all while based in some of the most exotic places on the planet, like Bolton, Preston and South London. Since following his lifelong passion for writing in 2020, he has amassed a loyal and devoted set of readers, and regularly has several books in the top 100 of the Psychological Thriller Charts on Amazon. His title The Passenger became the #1 selling psychological thriller in the UK in October 2021.

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