One of the UK’s most celebrated thriller writers – Clare Mackintosh – has had her novel The Last Party optioned by
The novel, which will be published on 4th August, is the first revealed development project for 5 Acts Productions, which launched late last year.
The Last Party follows DC Ffion Morgan as she investigates the murder of Rhys Lloyd, a homegrown hero who is found floating dead in the water on New Year’s Day, the morning after a party that brought together a feuding community. The murder leads Morgan to scrutinise neighbours, friends and family as she attempts to solve a mystery in a town full of secrets.
Mackintosh told The Killing Times: “5 Acts is taking a collaborative approach to the adaptation and I’m looking forward to casting decisions! In the meantime, I’m busy writing DC Ffion Morgan’s next adventures.”
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