When the wind blows the cradle will rock. When Sarah Taylor-Cox wakes up to find her beloved baby not in his cot, her whole body starts to shake. Someone has been sending her threatening notes, and now her precious boy is in danger. Who has taken him, what do they want and how far will they go to destroy Sarah's life? Time has run out. She must confront the past once and for all. The only question is, will she and her baby survive, or are the consequences of the dark secrets around her too deadly to contain? "A growing sense of menace creeps through every page, leading to a nail biting final part!" — USA Today bestselling author Sue Fortin "A clever, creepy family drama, the tension builds and builds to the explosive end. Secrets, lies and scandals…you'll never guess the truth!" — New York Times bestselling author J.T. Ellison "Zoe Carter keeps the twist coming in this tale of two sisters whose dark pasts are slowly coming unraveled. Sarah and Maisey are holding tight to a shocking family secret, and now an anonymous stranger is threatening to tell. An engaging story of lies, closet skeletons, and betrayal." — USA TODAY bestselling author Kimberly Belle, author of The Marriage Lie Part 6 of 6: a riveting new installment in this darkly compelling psychological thriller
Author: Samantha Hayes
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2010-03-04
A chilling psychological thriller with a shocking twist from Samantha Hayes, the bestselling author of THE LIAR'S WIFE and BLOOD TIES 'An emotional thriller that'll keep you on the edge of your seat' Look Mary Marshall would do anything for her daughter Julia. A devoted grandmother to Julia's children, she's always been the rock her family can rely on. Until now. Mary has a past Julia knows nothing about, and it's come back to haunt her. Julia's husband Murray French is walking a tightrope. A solicitor struggling with an alcohol problem, he's about to lose his wife and his children to another man: someone successful, someone they deserve. Someone who's everything he's not. Can he ever get his family back? Just when Julia thinks life is starting to turn around, she stumbles upon the brutalised body of a girl she teaches. And as the terrible present starts to shed light on her mother's past, Julia realises her family's nightmare is only just beginning...
A gripping psychological thriller, perfect for fans of Lisa Hall and BA Paris Jess Koster spends her days putting criminals behind bars. Then she meets Rick Ferguson, a man about to be tried for rape. That is, until the victim disappears before giving evidence. Fearing for the woman's safety, and positive that this is Rick's plan to stop her from testifying, Jess is determined to prove that Rick had something to do with her disappearance. But now somebody wants to make Jess disappear too . . . Tense, dark and packed with twists, this is a gripping psychological thriller from the 16-million-copy bestselling Queen of psychological suspense, Joy Fielding.
‘I’m your husband, Chloe. We’re a partnership now and we do what’s best for us as a couple.’ Chloe finally feels like she’s got her life together. After a difficult childhood and losing both parents, she worked hard for the life she loves in lively Brighton, helping people as a physiotherapist. And then she meets the perfect man. It’s a whirlwind romance, but Dan is handsome, funny, and simply the kindest man she’s ever met. When she sees him standing by the altar, tears glistening in his eyes, she knows this will be for always. As they sunbathe on their honeymoon island, laughing over drinks, planning their future with their feet in the sand, Dan jokes that he’d like them to stay there forever. At first, Chloe couldn’t agree more. It’s tempting to imagine truly leaving her troubled past behind. But as the honeymoon goes on, he becomes increasingly adamant. They shouldn’t leave. In fact, he won’t let her… Is he protecting her, as he claims? Or is it something more sinister? An utterly gripping psychological thriller for fans of Gillian Flynn, Clare Mackintosh, and The Wife Between Us. Readers are loving The Honeymoon: ‘A story full of secrets, twists and unexpected wow moments! This thriller will keep you hanging on the edge of your seat until the very last page. I highly recommend.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘I loved how many twists there were… It made it so exciting to read and the whole book I was dying to know what was going to happen next… And I could never have guessed… Such a rollercoaster ride!... Exciting and twisty.’ Goodreads reviewer ‘A 5 star book for me! It had that ball of mixed feelings, adrenaline, twists!... I absolutely loved The Honeymoon and cannot recommend the book enough! Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘An enthralling read packed full of secrets and lies. It’s one of those books that draws you straight in from picking it up and making it very hard to put back down again. Will certainly keep you on your toes and have you on the edge of your seat.’ By the Letter Book Reviews, 5 stars ‘A twisty thriller that had me hooked from the very first page.’ Goodreads reviewer ‘Awesome book. Tons of twists and turns and suspense. Kept me on the edge of my seat wanting more’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘Lots of things happened that I did not foresee. I will tell you, the ending shocked me... Deserves more stars than 5.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘You are in for a thrilling read! The story is really well written and I could not put it away. Can highly recommend!’ Goodreads reviewer ‘A must-read gripping, twisty, addictive, brilliant read.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘I devoured this book in one night—it definitely kept me on the edge of my seat! There were many unexpected twists, right up to the very end! Highly engaging book, I definitely recommend!’ Goodreads reviewer ‘Five big shiny well deserved stars!… A story full of secrets, twists and unexpected wow moments! This thriller will keep you hanging on the edge of your seat until the very last page. I highly recommend.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘So many twists and turns; right when you think you know what is going on, the author throws another twist at you to prove how wrong you are. Wow the ending was amazing I never saw it coming and it hit you like a ton of bricks. I wish could read this story again for the first time just to get that huge shock. Great read,I loved it.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
Author: Nicci French
Publisher: Penguin UK
Release Date: 2008-03-06
The Safe House is a scintillating psychological thriller by the Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling author, Nicci French 'Nicci French's sophisticated, compassionate and gripping crime novels stand head and shoulders above the competition' Sophie Hannah *** You open your home and your heart to a victim. But your house is anything but safe . . . Samantha Laschen is a doctor specialising in post-traumatic stress disorder. She's moved to the coast to escape her problems and to be alone with her young daughter. But now the police want her to take in Fiona Mackenzie, a girl whose parents have been savagely murdered. Yet by allowing Fiona in, Sam is exposing herself - and her daughter - to risks she couldn't possibly have imagined . . . *** Praise for Nicci French: 'French leads the field' Sunday Express 'Brilliantly crafted . . . masterly control of suspense' Daily Mirror 'Tense, frightening, gripping' Easy Living 'Dark, nerve-tingling and addictive' Daily Express 'Gripping, chilling, moving' Observer
Author: Samantha Hayes
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2015-03-12
The compelling new psychological suspense novel featuring DI Lorraine Fisher, from the author of Until You’re Mine and Before You Die. Perfect for fans of S J Watson and Sophie Hannah. Fleeing the terrors of her former life, Isabel has left England, and at last is beginning to feel safe. Then a letter shatters her world, and she returns home determined not to let fear rule her life any more. But she's unable to shake off the feeling that someone who knows her better than she knows herself may be following her. Watching. Waiting. Ready to step back into her life and take control all over again.
'Tremendous. Tight plotting and strong writing carries the narrative along to a chilling conclusion' HARRIET TYCE, AUTHOR OF BLOOD ORANGE A BRILLIANT NEW PSYCHOLOGICAL DRAMA, FROM THE EBOOK-BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF CLOSE TO ME AND LYING TO YOU WHAT HAPPENED TO JULIA BLAKE? She was young and beautiful, married to a famous author. They were celebrating their anniversary at their stunning country estate. So why did Julia Blake walk out of her perfect life, apparently leaving no trace? Seren, a junior reporter for the local paper, can't believe her luck when she lands an exclusive with Julia's husband, Max. But as Seren spends more time at the couple's remote mansion, probing ever deeper into the case, dark questions await. What was Julia really like, behind closed doors? Was her marriage to this brooding, secretive man as perfect as it seemed? And did she really mean to disappear that night - or was she murdered? MORE PRAISE FOR THE HIDDEN WIFE: 'Loved The Hidden Wife. Brilliantly atmospheric, thrilling and creepy' Karen Hamilton, The Perfect Girlfriend 'A great read with lots of twists and turns and emotions. Gripping!' Katie Fforde, author of A Rose Petal Summer 'Great plotting, great atmosphere' Caz Frear, author of Sweet Little Lies 'Sharp, tense and twisty' Jo Jakeman, Sticks and Stones 'Excellent and wonderfully atmospheric' Jenny Quintana, The Missing Girl 'A gripping story that will keep you hooked . . . A real page-turner!' Jane Bailey, What Was Rescued 'Cracking tale of intrigue' Penny Parkes, author of The Larkford Series
Author: Sarah Simpson
Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd
Release Date: 2019-06-06
Is your house as safe as you think? Natalie spent most of her childhood feeling afraid. So when she moved into her cosy little flat in St Ives and met her three friendly neighbours, she knew at once it was somewhere she'd feel safe. Before long, Natalie's neighbours have become the family she never had. Kind, motherly Morwenna, serious, reliable Nigel, and sweet, anxious Daniel. They collect each other's mail, water each other's plants, and share each others lives. But as Natalie knows all too well, the people who are closest to you can also be the most dangerous. And this house is not as safe as she thinks... Praise for Sarah Simpson: 'Dark and twisty; devious and taut ... Will keep you from sleep and in suspense!' Diane Jeffrey. 'I found myself fully hooked right from the start' Jade Gillan, NetGalley. 'A great debut novel ... Will definitely read another by this author!' Johnna Whetstone, NetGalley. 'A book to take your breath away. The layers are unpeeled slowly and deliberately and it is deep, dark and tantalising!' Grace J Reviewerlady, NetGalley. 'I love mystery books and this one kept me guessing ... Highly recommended!' Erika Estrela, NetGalley. 'Get ready, it's unlike anything you've read before. WOW!' Sherri Thacker, NetGalley. 'A really great book with some tough scenes to read. Highly recommend' Mandy White, NetGalley. 'I just had to find out what her mistake was' Michelle Russell, NetGalley. 'A tense and exciting psychological thriller ... The plot was unbelievably chilling and culminated in a nerve-racking conclusion' Joan Clapham, NetGalley. 'Congratulations on a well-crafted, emotionally challenging debut novel' Jeannette McAnderson. 'Wonderful debut psychological thriller written about a psychologist married to an abusive husband, both emotionally and physically' Annie McDonnell, NetGalley. 'A dark psychological thriller which at times feels almost too real' Claire Ross, NetGalley. 'Probably the best book I have read this year which is even more amazing for a debut novel' Breakaway Reviewers, NetGalley. 'Wow! This book certainly packed some punch! Highly recommended to lovers of the genre who enjoy character driven stories of suspense that focus on relationship dynamics' Heidi F, NetGalley. 'A steady paced thriller, eerie, unsettling, dark and gritty' Dash Fan, NetGalley. 'Opening with an intense, chilling prologue, this is a spine-chilling, gripping, well-written debut psychological thriller ... I look forward to reading more books by this author' Nicki Richards, NetGalley. 'I found myself rushing through my chores to sit back down and read this book' Janine Causley, NetGalley.