I want to be close to you

He wants to be close to her. Closer and closer. Until he can go no further.

In London Underground’s lost property office, Lester Sharp looks after abandoned objects: mobiles, keys, wallets – he particularly likes taking care of clothes and medical gadgets. He’s a collector in his private life, too, and something of an oddball. Women aren’t interested in him, and he generally finds it difficult to have relationships with other people. When he meets the young woman Erin, he doesn’t know how to behave at first – but soon finds a way to get close to her. Closer than she might like…

For readers of «Gone Girl» by Gillian Flynn, «Girl on the Train» by Paula Hawkins, and Melanie Raabe’s books.