Author: Mary Torjussen
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2016-11-03
'Plays with all of your expectations. Not to be missed!' Shari Lapena, THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR 'This fast-paced story kept me guessing - great twist at the end' K.L. Slater, LIAR and BLINK A page-turning, twisting debut thriller with the most shocking ending that will grip fans of HE SAID SHE SAID and FRIEND REQUEST. You come home from work and your boyfriend has vanished. It's as if he never existed. Every one of his belongings has gone. He hasn't been at work. His phone number is dead. It's like you never even knew him. But that's not possible, is it? And there is worse still to come. Because just as you are searching for him someone is also watching you. 'A twist that will knock your socks off' Gillian McAllister, ANYTHING YOU DO SAY 'A page turner with a cracking ending' Jenny Blackhurst, THE FOSTER CHILD What readers are saying about GONE WITHOUT A TRACE: 'One hell of a twist that completely changed my perception of everything that I had read' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars 'This is a 5* read - I didn't want to put it down.' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ' Jaw-dropping twists' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars 'Wow! I didn't see that coming. This book was unputdownable.' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
NO ORDINARY PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER - THIS WILL KEEP YOU UP ALL NIGHT 'Cross-cutting between characters at an ever-increasing pace, this is Scandi-noir at its powerful bleakest.'Daily Mail For fans of Jo Nesbo and The Bridge, The Ice Beneath Her is a gripping and deeply disturbing story about love, betrayal and obsession that is impossible to put down. Fast-paced and peopled with compelling characters, it surprises at every turn as it hurtles towards an unforgettable ending with a twist you really won't see coming . . . A young woman is found beheaded in an infamous business tycoon's marble-lined hallway. The businessman, scandal-ridden CEO of the retail chain Clothes & More, is missing without a trace. But who is the dead woman? And who is the brutal killer who wielded the machete? Rewind two months earlier to meet Emma Bohman, a sales assistant for Clothes & More, whose life is turned upside down by a chance encounter with Jesper Orre. Insisting that their love affair is kept secret, he shakes Emma's world a second time when he suddenly leaves her with no explanation. As frightening things begin to happen to Emma, she suspects Jesper is responsible. But why does he want to hurt her? And how far would he go to silence his secret lover?
Author: Jessica Jarlvi
Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd
Release Date: 2017-06-01
Jessica Jarlvi is a hugely talented writer and definitely one to watch' SOPHIE HANNAH. A breathtaking, heart-pounding, dark debut, sure to delight fans of The Girl on the Train and Before I Go To Sleep. When Anna, a much-loved teacher and mother of two, is left savagely beaten and in a coma, a police investigation is launched. News of the attack sends shock waves through her family and their small Swedish community. Anna seems to have had no enemies, so who wanted her dead? As loved-ones wait anxiously by her bedside, her husband Erik is determined to get to the bottom of the attack, and soon begins uncovering his wife's secret life, and a small town riven with desire, betrayal and jealousy. As the list of suspects grows longer, it soon becomes clear that only one person can reveal the truth, and she's lying silent in a hospital bed... What readers are saying about WHEN I WAKE UP... 'An absolutely fantastic read with brilliant characters. I did not see that coming. Shocked. 5*' 'I was in complete suspense all the way to the end. There were so many jaw dropping moments and it has been a long time since a book has gripped me that way' 'The reader is taken on a gripping and tensely dark ride where you suspect everyone! A great read' 'The action was tension-heavy and fast-paced ... I cannot WAIT to see what Jessica Jarlvi will deliver next'
“There’s no place like home” – that’s what I tell myself as I pull another flawless meal from the oven. This perfect house on a quiet street was supposed to be my sanctuary, a place to recover. But everything changed the moment I saw that woman in the charity shop. She triggered something dark, buried deep within my memory… Now I’ve started forgetting small things, like locking the front door. And bigger things, like remembering to pick my little girl up from nursery. I feel terrified every time I pass through a particular spot in our living room. And sometimes, when I’m alone, I’m sure I can hear a baby crying… I think the woman in the shop knows what happened to me. But if I can’t trust myself to believe she’s real, who will? One of the most gripping and heart-pounding psychological thrillers you’ll ever read! If you were totally hooked by, The Wife Between Us, The Girl on the Train or The Woman in the Window you won’t be able to put this jaw-dropping thriller down until it’s finished. What readers are saying about Valerie Keogh: ‘FABULOUS! TEN STARS! The writing is wonderful, the story mesmerizing, and the characters realistic and believable. I had to rush through the final few pages at the endbecause I couldn't stand the suspense and just had to know the ending… I loved everything about this book and highly recommend it!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘This was one heck of a ride from midnight to 3am. I couldn't seem to stop reading, I tried really hard to shut down my kindle, but I had to get to the ending… An addicting ride… I literally felt like a fly stuck in a spider's web who had to keep reading to escape. The scenes caused a tidal wave of emotions to arise, it had me going OMG constantly… can be called nothing but addictive, unputdownable, and a joyride!!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘WOW!!! This was a gripping psychological thriller, the twists were Unreal!!! I Absolutely could NOT put this book down, Amazing… a Phenomenal book.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘An intense, crazy awesome psychological thriller! I thoroughly enjoyed this book, it had me up most of the night reading! My husband slept soundly beside me and at times I wished he was up, the book is so SO CREEPY. It’s that uneasy feeling!... I genuinely enjoyed reading Secrets Between Us!’ Cloud of Thoughts, 5 stars ‘I would give this book more stars if I could!!!! Holy cow was this a thrilling book!… I really loved this book and recommend reading if you love a great thriller!’ Dawn Mequio, 5 stars ‘The ending is superb, brilliant even and left me with the book-hangover from hell… I still can’t get that ending out of my head.’ Jenny O’Brien Writer, 5 stars ‘I totally enjoyed the book and read it in less than 24 hours. I will definitely recommend it... Easy 5 stars.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘Compelling reading and it's one of those books where you find yourself saying ‘just one more chapter’ and then the next thing you know it's impossible to put down until you've finished it… will have you gripped from the off and the build-up of mystery and suspense throughout was literally spellbinding. I couldn't tear myself away until I had got to the last page… would definitely recommend you giving this one a go.’ Bytheletterbookreviews ‘One of the best books that I’ve read in a long time! I seriously could not put it down and read it all in one day.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
How safe are your secrets? One letter a week for fifteen years. Identical white envelopes brimming with my sister’s darkest secrets. All the intimate details of a life as different to mine as could possibly be. I read each letter slowly: Ellie’s friends and enemies, her career in the city and dreams of a family, the terrible secret she’s hiding from her husband, the devastating lies she’s telling herself… So I still feel close to Ellie. Even though we haven’t seen each other her since we were children; since our parents died. But now I need help, and I know Ellie won’t fail me. My twin sister will take me in and we will never speak of why, at the end of each letter, she always scrawls: Don’t forget to burn this letter. A jaw-dropping psychological thriller that you will read in one sitting. If you loved dark, twisty thrillers like The Girl on The Train, The Couple Next Door and Friend Request, this unputdownable novel will have your heart racing long after you’ve finished reading. What readers are saying about Secrets Between Us: ‘FABULOUS! TEN STARS! The writing is wonderful, the story mesmerizing, and the characters realistic and believable. I had to rush through the final few pages at the end because I couldn't stand the suspense and just had to know the ending… I loved everything about this book and highly recommend it!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘This was one heck of a ride from midnight to 3am. I couldn't seem to stop reading, I tried really hard to shut down my kindle, but I had to get to the ending… An addicting ride… I literally felt like a fly stuck in a spider's web who had to keep reading to escape. The scenes caused a tidal wave of emotions to arise, it had me going OMG constantly… can be called nothing but addictive, unputdownable, and a joyride!!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘WOW!!! This was a gripping psychological thriller, the twists were Unreal!!! I Absolutely could NOT put this book down, Amazing… a Phenomenal book.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘An intense, crazy awesome psychological thriller! I thoroughly enjoyed this book, it had me up most of the night reading! My husband slept soundly beside me and at times I wished he was up, the book so SO CREEPY. It’s that uneasy feeling!... I genuinely enjoyed reading Secrets Between Us!’ Cloud of Thoughts, 5 stars ‘I would give this book more stars if I could!!!! Holy cow was this a thrilling book! … I really loved this book and recommend reading if you love a great thriller!’ Dawn Mequio, 5 stars ‘The ending is superb, brilliant even and left me with the book-hangover from hell… I still can’t get that ending out of my head.’ Jenny O’Brien Writer, 5 stars ‘I totally enjoyed the book and read it in less than 24 hours. I will definitely recommend it... Easy 5 stars.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Compelling reading and it's one of those books where you find yourself saying ‘just one more chapter’ and then the next thing you know it's impossible to put down until you've finished it… will have you gripped from the off and the build up of mystery and suspense throughout was literally spellbinding. I couldn't tear myself away until I had got to the last page… would definitely recommend you giving this one a go.’ Bytheletterbookreviews ‘One of the best books that I’ve read in a long time! I seriously could not put it down and read it all in one day.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
This morning, I was packing up lunches, ironing, putting on the laundry I should have done last night. Now my precious daughter is accused of murder. When ten-year-old cousins Maddy and Brianna are arrested for a terrible crime, Maddy’s mother Juliet cannot believe it. How could her bright, joyful daughter be capable of such a thing? As the small village community recoils in horror, the pressure of the tragedy blows Juliet and her sister’s lives apart. And things get even worse when their daughters retreat into a self-imposed silence. Can anyone reach Maddy and discover the truth before her fate is sealed? Juliet is crushed. Nothing will ever be the same for her darling girl. But she knows that to find out what really happened that day, she and her sister must unlock the secrets of their own terrible past, a past they swore never to speak about again… The most unputdownable psychological thriller you’ll read this year from the bestselling author K.L. Slater. If you love The Wife Between Us or Gone Girl, you’ll be totally hooked on The Silent Ones. What everyone is saying about The Silent Ones: ‘OH, WOW, WOW, WOW… KL Slater does it again… I’m absolutely dumbfounded and flabbergasted… A story full of lies, twisted family values, sibling rivalry… A perfect psychological thriller that you will not want to put down… Outstanding.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Amazing!! One of the best thrillers I have read this year. I have enjoyed all of this author’s books and I think the author is highly underrated. This book should be at the top of the best sellers list. A must read!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘If I could give this book 6 stars I would, that's how good it is… A finale with more twists and turns than a labyrinth… The author builds up the tension and anticipation leading to a shocking climax. Absolutely brilliant.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘This book was SO GOOD! I couldn’t put it down! The twists, the family drama, the sibling wars, it was a total page-turner! This is by far the best psychological thriller I've read in a long time, and highly recommend it!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘WOW. This is an outstanding story. I was totally gripped from the beginning and on the edge of my seat throughout. Twists, turns, it has it all. AMAZING.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Woah! What a story and a half this one is!!!... I am a huge fan of this author’s and have to say, hands down, this is her best book to date and that is high praise indeed as her other books are fab also. Dark, twisted, brilliant!’ By the Letter Book Reviews, 5 stars ‘I absolutely could not put this book down! I read this book on one super hot day, and enjoyed every last bit. The book is full of suspense and keeps you guessing all the time. Just when you think that you know what is going on you are surprised yet again… Riveting.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘If you suffer from a pre-existing heart condition check with your doctor before reading!... I didn’t have a clue where the story was leading and I loved it.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘I devoured this book as it twisted and turned… If I had been standing up I would have been hopping from foot to foot as the surprises kept coming… An exciting psychological family thriller... The ending is breath-taking... I LOVED it, enjoyed every page.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘This book was AMAZING… There were seriously like four twists at the end, all of which left me with my jaw on the floor…If you like psychological thrillers PLEASE read this. I'm begging. It was AMAZING. 5 stars!!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
How far would you go to keep your daughter safe? Everyone knows Leona would do anything for her daughter, Beth: she moved to Church Langdon to send Beth to the best school, built a business to support them and found the perfect little cottage to call home. They hike together, shop together, share their hopes and fears. It’s the relationship every mother dreams of. But Leona never talks about why they moved to the Lake District. She’s never told Beth anything about her father. She says Beth should never speak to strangers. She says Beth doesn’t need friends. She’s only trying to protect her daughter. But sometimes the person closest to you is the person you shouldn’t trust. What She Saw is a gripping psychological thriller with an incredible twist that will make your jaw drop. If you love The Girl on the Train, Gone Girl or anything by B. A. Paris you’ll be consumed by this. What readers are saying about What She Saw: ‘Wow, wow, wow! What an amazing novel!... Secrets, lies and terrible events galore, this is a real rollercoaster of a ride throughout. Twists and turns keep you on your toes right through to the end. Raced through this one on a lazy Saturday.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘Had me flying through the pages to find out what happens… I cannot praise this book enough! I finished it in a matter of days… My heart was racing as I was reading. It kept hitting me with twist after twist… I have to say it's the best thriller I've read this year.’ Ramblings of the Book Addict, 5 stars ‘An addictive, clever and suspenseful thriller that will keep you totally absorbed and page-turning from the very beginning to the climax with its moments of high drama and nail-biting tension… Definitely 5 stars!!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘Wow what can I say! I should be sleeping now but I was so gripped by this… I just couldn’t put it down. Wendy thank you for this book it was bloody marvellous!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘Will have you tearing through the pages… a gripping story, and my spine tingled more than once with tangible tension. There are just enough twists and surprises to make this a fun, yet nail-biting read.’ Goodreads reviewer ‘This was an exciting thriller that I will not soon forget. Had some difficulty falling asleep having read it… I highly recommend this amazing book.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘Wow what an exciting read!... Still thinking about this one now! Absolutely brilliant!... Really gets you gripped and keeps you reading, snippets here and there to tease and want to know more…. Definitely an easy 5 stars from me! Super awesome book!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘A dark thriller full of twists, turns and an overall creepy feeling I'm struggling to let go of! The characters are very likeable and believable which is rare in a thriller!... Highly recommended.’ Goodreads reviewer ‘An enjoyable and gripping mystery thriller with plenty of surprising twists and turns… very addictive… I finished in less than a day because I couldn't put it down.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘Absolutely brilliant, five stars plus for me. I was gripped from the very first chapter… full of twists and turns as the story developed, just loved it and I cannot recommend it highly enough.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘What She Saw is cleverly plotted and skilfully written… Dramatic and riveting… I did not anticipate all the twists and turns in this story.’ Goodreads reviewer
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.