Glens Familie stürzt jäh ins Unglück, als seine Frau Sheila bei einem Unfall ums Leben kommt. Sie soll volltrunken gefahren sein und zwei Unschuldige mit in den Tod gerissen haben! Die Polizei ist sich ihrer Sache sicher – doch Glen kann es einfach nicht fassen. Kurze Zeit später ertrinkt eine gute Freundin von Sheila auf mysteriöse Weise. Und als Glen bald darauf erfährt, dass Sheila 62.000 Dollar veruntreut haben soll, bringt ihn das vollends aus dem Gleichgewicht. Beweise für ein Verbrechen hat er allerdings keine ...
Author: Dawn Goodwin
Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd
Release Date: 2017-10-01
A tragic accident, an unbearable loss and a marriage in crisis – but who can she trust or is she all alone? A gripping, debut psychological thriller that will keep you hooked. Perfect for the fans of Paula Hawkins and S.J. Watson. Veronica Pullman's comfortable suburban life comes to a shuddering halt when her young daughter, Grace, tragically dies in a car accident. Months later, unable to come to terms with her daughter's death, detached from her husband and alienated from her friends and family, a chance encounter on a rainy street pushes her into an unlikely new friendship. Scarlet is everything Veronica could've been: feisty, adventurous, unpredictable. But as she approaches what would have been Grace's 10th birthday, it becomes clear to Veronica that the friendship she thought was saving her life could be costing her everything. Consumed by grief and left questioning her own sanity, is there anyone she can really trust or is someone out to torment her as part of their twisted game? 'This novel is a beautifully written, if disturbing, exploration of how grief affects friendships, marriage and the main character's sense of self' Anita Davison.
Author: Adele O'Neill
Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd
Release Date: 2017-07-01
What lengths would you go to protect the ones you love? When the complex web of dark family secrets begins to gradually unravel, Tim and his sister Rose are consumed by trying to protect their 46-year-old secret, a secret that was never meant to be told. Faced with an impossible dilemma, they must decide whether to tell the truth or face the consequences. One thing's for sure, nothing remains buried forever... A gripping, highly emotive story of love, survival, dark family secrets and sibling loyalty. Perfect for the fans of Kathryn Hughes and Dorothy Koomson. 'Incredibly moving, beautifully written, this dramatic tale of dark family secrets is impossible to put down. I loved it' CARMEL HARRINGTON. 'Adele O'Neill explores the complexities of familial love and loss, loyalty and betrayal in a remarkable debut novel' MARGARET CARRAGHER, Irish Sunday Independent.
Author: John Katzenbach
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Release Date: 2013-04-01
A heart-stopping psychological thriller, perfect for fans of Paula Hawkins and J.P. Delaney. Two strangers with one overwhelming link: fear. For him, it's fear of losing his mind. For her, it's the fear is of losing her life... Retired professor Adrian Thomas knows all about fear from a lifetime studying human psychology. Now he's been diagnosed with degenerative dementia, all his thoughts are of ending his own life while he still can. But before he can put the gun to his head he witnesses a kidnapping: a beautiful teenage girl, snatched off the street and bundled into a white van. Jennifer Riggins was picked up by a twisted couple who run the elite subscription-only website, What Comes Next. Viewers can watch what torture befalls their victims and Jennifer is to become the latest star, Victim Number Four. When the police dismiss Adrian as a confused old man, he knows he might be this young girl's only hope and he begins the race to save her. But, with Adrian's grip on reality fading with each day, it's not only Jennifer whose life hangs in the balance... What readers are saying about What Comes Next... 'An experience akin to riding the scariest roller coaster ride' 'I raced through this book'
‘Absolutely addictive and brilliant with an end I didn't see coming. This is one book you have to read and it gets 5 huge stars from me!!!!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars 'Are you my mummy?’ Tessa Markham returns home to find a child in her kitchen. He thinks she’s his mother. But Tessa doesn’t have any children. Not anymore. She doesn’t know who the little boy is or how he got there. After contacting the police, Tessa is suspected of taking the mystery child. Her whole life is turned upside down. And then her husband reveals a secret of his own… Tessa isn’t sure what to believe or who to trust. Because someone is lying. To find out who, she must confront her painful past. But is the truth more dangerous than Tessa realises? An absolutely unputdownable psychological thriller with a twist that will make you wonder if you can ever trust anyone again. If you loved Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train and The Sister this book will have you hooked. What readers are saying about The Secret Mother: ‘Wow, wow, wow! What a fantastic book! The book starts with a bang… from page one and believe me, it doesn’t let up throughout the book and keeps you gripped until the very end!’ Stardust Book Reviews, 5 stars ‘Oh yes, yes, yes, yes this was my kind of read, I really have taken this and added it to my top 10 this year, it’s a screaming from the rooftops fantastic read, if you love a good thriller… if you love to stay up all night reading because you simply can't switch your mind off from a book, this is it, you found it, don't look any further… so fast paced it leaves your breathless. One of the best psychological thrillers that I have read that has shocked me, left me dribbling for me and wanting more from this author.’ Read Along With Sue, 5 stars ‘Wow, wow and wow! What a read! Gripping from start to end and a very clever plot that keeps you guessing all the way. I loved this book ... didn’t want it to finish.’ Nicki’s Book Blog, 5 stars ‘Utterly gripping to the last page and full of twists and turns to keep the reader guessing. A fantastic thriller!' Sarah A. Denzil, author of #1 bestseller Silent Child ‘Another five-star winner from this author… Kept me gripped from the very first page… An absolute must read… Wish I could have given it more than just 5 stars!’ Bookseller Review, 5 stars ‘I was on the edge of my seat… This has to be one of the most suspenseful books I have ever read! I felt the hairs on the back of my neck go up and my heart raced a mile a minute.’ Touch My Spine, 5 stars ‘An absolutely brilliant story, I was so hooked, loved every minute of it, I couldn't put my kindle down as I needed to know the ending, and what a brilliant ending it was!!!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘Wow! What a thrilling ride! Enough twists to keep me guessing until the very end, this one took the idea of a curve-ball and brought it to a whole new level. The end was incredible. I've read some fantastic psychological thrillers lately, but The Secret Mother blew them all out of the water. Really, honestly, pick up this one.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘When a book captures you from the very first page and doesn't let go to the very last, you read it in one sitting as you can't put it down and then feel very satisfied when you have finished it then you know it is a special book. This is one of those books! ... I totally recommend. 5 big shiny stars.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘Absolutely loved this amazing book! ... One of the best psychological thrillers I have read!’ Renita D’Silva, 5 stars
The first novel in the Oslo Crime Files, a tense and dark quartet of thrillers for fans of Camilla Lackberg and Jo Nesbo. 'Sleek and cunning' Evening Standard A woman vanishes from a forest near Oslo. Days later her body is found, seemingly mauled and maimed by a bear. When another woman is reported missing and then found dead with the same scratches and bites, police find the link between them is local doctor, Axel Glenne. Forensics reveal the women were murdered and a net of suspicion tightens around Axel, who is convinced his twin brother Brede is responsible. But no one has seen him for years and if Axel is to prove his innocence, he needs to find Brede. And fast. But there isn't a single photograph of the brothers together and neither Axel's wife nor his children has ever met a man called Brede ... Praise for international bestseller Torkil Damhaug: 'Delivered with maximum psychological intensity' Barry Forshaw, Independent 'Nothing is as it seems in this sleek and cunning thriller' Evening Standard
Das Thriller-Debüt von Nina Laurin - das Neueste für Fans dunkler, rasanter Psychospannung aus den USA. Eigentlich hat Lane Moreno längst aufgegeben. Seit zehn Jahren versucht die 24-Jährige im Drogennebel zu vergessen, was man ihr angetan hat: wie sie als Kind entführt und vier Jahre lang missbraucht wurde, bis ihr hochschwanger die Flucht gelang; dass man ihren Peiniger nie gefasst hat, weil sie sich nicht erinnern konnte; dass ihre Tochter zur Adoption freigegeben wurde. Doch als Lane eines Tages an einem Vermisstenplakat vorbeistolpert, starrt ihr die Vergangenheit mitten ins Gesicht: Die Gesuchte – Olivia Shaw, 10 Jahre alt – ist praktisch ihr Ebenbild. Um Olivia zu retten, muss Lane sich ihren Dämonen stellen – und einer Wahrheit, die sie zerstören könnte.
Als Jacob sich von seiner Mutter Sarah verabschiedet, um zu einer Strandparty zu gehen, ist alles wie immer. Am nächsten Morgen ist nichts mehr, wie es war: Jacob ist verschwunden. Vor genau sieben Jahren verschwand auch Marley an diesem Strand, der Sohn von Sarahs bester Freundin Isla. Später wurde er tot geborgen. Verzweifelt sucht Sarah nach Spuren und stößt dabei auf viele Fragen: Wo war ihr Mann in der Nacht, als Jacob verschwand? Warum sind Jacobs Klamotten in Islas Haus? Und was verschweigt der Fischer, der damals Marleys Leiche fand? Stück für Stück setzt sich ein Bild der Ereignisse zusammen, das Sarah dazu zwingt, sich endlich einer Wahrheit zu stellen, vor der sie so viele Jahre lang die Augen verschlossen hat.
Read her letter. Remember her story... Gripping. Mesmerising. Haunting. Heart-breaking. Once you've heard her story, you will never forget The Girl in the Letter. Perfect for fans of Kate Morton, Rachel Hore and Kathryn Hughes, this page-turning, moving novel of separation and long-buried secrets will stay with you for ever. In the winter of 1956 pregnant young Ivy is sent in disgrace to St Margaret's, a home for unmarried mothers in the south of England, run by nuns, to have her child. Her baby daughter is adopted. Ivy will never leave. Sixty years later, journalist Samantha stumbles upon a series of letters from Ivy to her lover, pleading with him to rescue her from St Margaret's before it is too late. As Sam pieces together Ivy's tragic story, terrible secrets about St Margaret's dark past begin to emerge. What happened to Ivy, to her baby, and to the hundreds of children born in the home? What links a number of mysterious, sudden deaths in the area? And why are those who once worked at St Margaret's so keen that the truth should never be told? As Sam unpicks the sinister web of lies surrounding St Margaret's, she also looks deep within - to confront some unwelcome truths of her own...
Ein regnerischer Abend in Bristol. Der 5-jährige Jacob ist mit seiner Mutter auf dem Weg nach Hause, plötzlich reißt er sich los und stürmt auf die Straße. Das Auto, das wie aus dem Nichts erscheint und ihn erfasst, ist ebenso schnell wieder verschwunden. Für den kleinen Jungen kommt jede Hilfe zu spät. Jenna Gray flieht vor den Ereignissen in die Einsamkeit eines walisischen Dorfes. Aber die Trauer um ihr Kind und die Erinnerungen lassen sie selbst dort nicht los. Schon bald ist sie sich sicher, dass nicht nur die Vergangenheit sie erbarmungslos verfolgt ...
When Ella wakes up in hospital following a hit and run incident, she is scared and confused. Close to tears, her eyes fall on a get-well-soon card on the window sill and the nurse reassures her that her loving husband will be back soon. But Ella has never been married… Absolutely love twisty and unputdownable psychological thrillers like Girl on the Train, The Wife Between Us and Gone Girl? Then you will be totally hooked by this jaw-dropping novel about the dangerous secrets behind a perfect marriage. What readers are saying about The Liar’s Wife: ‘Oh my freaking god! What a fabulous and intriguing read… this is definitely the best book I’ve read by her YET!... I absolutely loved this shocker of a book… left me stunned, as to the why, well you are just going to have to read the book and see… One of the most exciting psychological thrillers I’ve read all year… just buy it you won’t disappointed I promise.’ The Book Review Café, 5 stars ‘This book was INSANE… The plot twist at the end slapped me in the face and I am still in shock about it!! I COMPLETELY recommend this if you’re a fan of books like “The Girl on the Train”, “The Woman in the Window”, and “Gone Girl”.’ Goodreads Reviewer ‘A brilliant and gripping thriller! It’s very fast-paced (I was racing through to find out what happened)!’ Cloud of Thoughts, 5 stars ‘Pushes all the right buttons from the off and continues to push them right up until the last page. The story is mesmerising as it draws you in and won’t let go (well didn’t me) and at times I had to reign myself back from wanting to find out the outcome, NOW!!... The ending will shock you and left me reeling a bit if I’m honest. In my top 3 reads of this year…Awesome… wonderful… 10/10, 5 stars.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘A roller coaster ride of a story… A really enjoyable read, couldn’t wait to read the next page.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Extraordinary! Not many thriller authors can keep me from guessing the ending.’ Goodreads Review, 5 stars ‘Yessss!... I walked all over my house with it today, greedily consuming page after page as I pretended to do other things and hoped no one needed anything... Woot, woot, is this a thrilling, suspenseful, surprising and altogether satisfying journey! WOW!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Wow...You may think you have it figured out by the end but I can almost guarantee that is not the case!!!’ Goodreads reviewer What readers are saying about Samantha Hayes: 'I was literally racing towards the finish as I just had to know!' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Whoa! Never saw THAT coming!! I could not put this book down - stunning!’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Oh wow, it was absolutely brilliant. An absolutely gripping psychological thriller that will have you tearing through the pages.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Keeps you guessing all the way…I never saw THAT ending…Brilliant read 5 stars.’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars ‘This story kept me turning the pages late into the night and early in the morning. It's been a long time since a book has had me feeling so much suspense.’ Nigel Adams Bookworm, 5 stars ‘If you only read one psychological thriller in 2018 then make sure it’s this one.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘A definite must read!... I flew through this book and will be recommending it to anyone who will listen!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars