Today, the police are at your door.
They say that the body of your husband's mistress has been found in the River Cam. They think your husband killed her two days ago.
You can't recall what he did that day, because you only remember yesterday.
You rely on your diary to tell you where you've been, who you love and what you've done.
So, can you trust the police?
Can you trust your husband?
Can you trust yourself?
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Yesterday is already a 2017 Literary Event… ends with a magnificent twist.
An intriguing, philosophical page-turner… Yap is a phenomenon.
So hotly tipped it should come with scorch marks… Quite literally, mind-bending.
Yap is venturing into new genre territory - dare I call it a neuro-sci-fi thriller? An ambitious and fascinating twist on the throwback detective story, where we can't guess who is the killer and who is the victim...and memory itself is on trial.
At once a high-concept thriller with a sci-fi premise and an old-school noir, Felicia Yap's Yesterday is a tasty, satisfyingly grounded blend. A rich, rewarding debut that shows the ways that memory can betray us as painfully - and perhaps as inevitably - as those we love.
When it comes to memories, what do we choose to forget? To believe? Felicia Yap looks at these questions in Yesterday, an inventive, engrossing old-school murder mystery wrapped in a futuristic setting with a side of compelling love story and a killer twist at the end. Clever, unconventional, fast-paced, and above all engaging, Yesterday is a book to remember.
Yesterday is an inventive, wicked thriller with an addictive puzzle-box narrative. Every time I thought I had it figured out, Felicia Yap hits me with another twist.
Felicia Yap's Yesterday is a story about the vulnerability of memory and how the past always returns to haunt us. An exhilarating revenge thriller, equal parts suspense and philosophical science fiction.
Felicia Yap takes a unique premise and rockets through this year's most clever storyline. Spectacular twists, characters as distinct as they are compelling, and a resolution absolutely no one will have seen coming make Yesterday propulsive read. Memory loss has never been so fun.
A great murder mystery with a unique and unsettling twist. This book delighted and confounded me in equal measure!
Hypnotic and haunting, Yesterday confidently blends suspense, noir, and science fiction to construct a truly original, breathtaking story. Felicia Yap’s debut is a work of genius.
Never has psychological crime fiction been so original, so witty and so inventive. This is an absolute firecracker of a read. I haven’t enjoyed a debut this much in ages.
This was an amazing book, very original and despite challenging the reader's suspension of disbelief it drew me in very quickly. Terrific to find a book that can be classed as a crime thriller yet stand out from the crowd.
An intriguing, fast-paced thriller that captivated me right from the start.
The intrigue of Gone Girl and the drama of Before I Go to Sleep
With the tone of many Gone Girl-esque thrillers, surplus red herrings and a blockbuster worthy twist, Yesterday is the perfect holiday read... In a year where there has been no shortage of hotly anticipated psychological thrillers Yesterday stands out from the crowd... an intriguing page-turner
The One That Everyone Is Talking About ... Enthralling high-concept psychological thriller... A clever revenge tale with a twist.
Felicia Yap's Yesterday is a massively clever thriller that investigates our notions of memory and identity with a clear, unflinching eye
The most original thriller you'll read this year! A page turner you'll never forget.
A high concept debut with a foot in science fiction and another firmly in the thriller genre, this is a debut to seriously look out for. Multi-faceted, clever and with a series of challenging twists, this is a fast, rewarding and entertaining read that challenges and dares to try and do something new in the thriller stakes
A genuine page turner
A smoking hot new talent
Yap is a phenomenon
Original and grippingThe Times
This book will fill that Girl on the Train hole in your life
A highly intriguing thriller
Felicia Yap's mind-bending debut
Yap's story is full of unexpected twists and turns, along with the requisite sprinkles of revenge, lust and love
A clever, complex tale which makes you think about memory in a new way
Yesterday is an original, inventive, gripping novel
An ambitious and intelligent thriller
I was so gripped! Five stars