You can bury the past but it never dies. 'This book will creep under your skin and have you thinking about it in the small hours. You won't want to put it down.' Sun An unputdownable thriller for fans of Jenny Blackhurst and Clare Mackintosh. You can bury the past but it never dies. They say that everybody has a secret. Mine lies underground. Her name was Rose and she was nine years old when she died . . . Grace lives in a quiet, Scottish fishing village - the perfect place for bringing up her twin girls with her loving husband Paul. Life is good. Until a phone call from her old best-friend, a woman Grace hasn't seen since her teens - and for good reason - threatens to destroy everything. Caught up in a manipulative and spiteful game that turns into an obsession, Grace is about to realise that some secrets can't stay buried forever. For if Orla reveals what happened on that camping trip twenty-four years ago, she will take away all that Grace holds dear . . . A tense psychological thriller with an instantly familiar domestic backdrop, this exciting debut will leave you with the chilling feeling that this could happen to you.
No witnesses. Twelve-year-old Josy has an inexplicable illness. She vanishes without a trace from her doctor's office during treatment. Four years later, Josy's father, psychiatrist Viktor Larenz, has withdrawn himself to an isolated North Sea island in order to deal with the tragedy. No body. Then he's paid a surprise visit by a beautiful stranger. Anna Glass is a novelist who suffers from an unusual form of schizophrenia: all the characters she creates for her books become real to her. In her last novel she has written about a young girl with an unknown illness who has disappeared without a trace. Where is his daughter? Can Anna's delusions describe Josy's last days? Reluctantly, Viktor agrees to take on her therapy in a final attempt to uncover the truth behind his daughter's disappearance. But very soon these sessions take a dramatic turn as the past is dragged back into the light - with terrifying consequences.
Seit 10 Jahren flieht Josie schon vor ihrer Vergangenheit. Und das aus gutem Grund. In New York ist es ihr endlich gelungen, gemeinsam mit ihrem Freund Caleb Fuß zu fassen und eine Existenz zu gründen. Doch dann taucht eine neugierige Journalistin auf. Sie will um jeden Preis die Geschichte um Josies ermordeten Vater wiederaufrollen. Mit ihrem Podcast bringt sie nicht nur Josies Erinnerungen ans Tageslicht, sondern bedroht auch gleichzeitig ihre heile Welt ...
Author: Sophie McKenzie
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2014-09-11
The bestselling author of Close My Eyes returns with a chilling psychological thriller. Julia has always been the friend that Livy turns to when life is difficult. United fifteen years ago by grief at the brutal murder of Livy's sister, Kara, they've always told each other everything. Or so Livy thought. So when Julia is found dead in her home, Livy cannot come to terms with the news that she chose to end her own life. The Julia that Livy knew was vibrant and vivacious, a far cry from the selfish neurotic that her family seem determined to paint her as. Troubled by doubt but alone in her suspicions, Livy sets out to prove that Julia was in fact murdered. But little does she realise that digging into her best friend's private life will cause her to question everything she thought she knew about Julia. And the truth that Livy discovers will tear the very fabric of her own life apart.
Have you ever done something you wish you could forget? Wracked with grief after an accident killed his wife and unborn child, all Marc Lucas wants is to wipe his memory. Until he returns home one night to find that his key doesn't fit in the lock and his wife is alive, well and pregnant - but claims not to recognise him. Marc is drawn into a nightmare world, one where it's impossible to separate reality from fiction. Is he going mad? Or is there a conspiracy at work - one that could cost him his memory, his sanity...even his life.
Ready or not, here he comes... It's the same each time. A woman's body is found with a ticking stopwatch clutched in her dead hand. A distraught father must find his child before the boy suffocates - and the killer takes his left eye. Alexander Zorbach, a washed-up cop turned journalist has reported all three of the Eye Collector's murders. But this is different. His wallet has been found next to the corpse and now he's a suspect. The Eye Collector wants Zorbach to play. Zorbach has exactly forty-five hours, seven minutes to save a little boy's life. And the countdown has started...
There's a killer on the loose. You're next. Joanne Hunter's husband has just left her when she receives the first phone call. A twisted serial killer has been targeting women in her neighbourhood. The caller has a message for her: "you're next." With her life falling apart, Joanne struggles to convince anyone to take her fears seriously. Soon even she begins to wonder if it might all be in her head. But the calls continue, and the threats intensify, and one thing becomes clear: the only person who can save Joanne is herself. Tense, dark and totally gripping, this is a gripping psychological thriller from the 16-million-copy bestselling Queen of psychological suspense, Joy Fielding. ***Previously published as The Deep End***
›GONE GIRL – DAS PERFEKTE OPFER‹ – Der Megaseller aus den USA – Nun auch im Taschenbuch! „Was denkst du gerade, Amy?” Diese Frage habe ich ihr oft während unserer Ehe gestellt. Ich glaube, das fragt man sich immer wieder: Was denkst du? Wer bist du? Wie gut kennt man eigentlich den Menschen, den man liebt? Genau diese Fragen stellt sich Nick Dunne am Morgen seines fünften Hochzeitstages, dem Morgen, an dem seine Frau Amy spurlos verschwindet. Die Polizei verdächtigt sogleich Nick. Amys Freunde berichten, dass sie Angst vor ihm hatte. Er schwört, dass das nicht wahr ist. Dann erhält er sonderbare Anrufe. Was geschah mit Nicks wunderbarer Frau Amy? Selten wurde so raffiniert, abgründig und brillant manipuliert wie in diesem Psychogramm einer Ehe - ein teuflisch gutes Lesevergnügen.
THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER FOR FANS OF NICCI FRENCH, SOPHIE HANNAH AND KARIN SLAUGHTER. He must hunt her down. Kill her. Destroy her . . . In her very first case, criminal psychologist Lena Peters is confronted with a killer on a murderous vendetta. And though she is unaware, Lena will play a prominent role in his deadly mission, because Lena knows what makes killers tick - she also knows all about obsession, for she has been close to the edge herself. For now she is the hunter, but soon she will become the hunted. THE CHILLING FIRST NOVEL IN THE LENA PETERS SERIES FROM AN EXCITING VOICE IN CRIME FICTION.
"I did something terrible Grace. I hope you can forgive me ..." Grace hasn't been the same since the death of her best friend Charlie. She is haunted by Charlie's last words, and in a bid for answers, opens an old memory box of Charlie's. It soon becomes clear there was a lot she didn't know about her best friend. When Grace starts a campaign to find Charlie's father, Anna, a girl claiming to be Charlie's sister steps forward. For Grace, finding Anna is like finding a new family, and soon Anna has made herself very comfortable in Grace and boyfriend Dan's home. But something isn't right. Things disappear, Dan's acting strangely and Grace is sure that someone is following her. Is it all in Grace's mind? Or as she gets closer to discovering the truth about both Charlie and Anna, is Grace in terrible danger? There was nothing she could have done to save Charlie ...or was there? A compelling, gripping psychological thriller perfect for fans of The Girl on the Train, I Let You Go, and The Girl With No Past. What people are saying about The Sister: 'A hell of a debut, The Sister built up the layers of suspense, until the tension reached breaking point, ending in a nail biting conclusion ...if you are a lover of psychological thrillers I would go as far as to insist you buy a copy of this book NOW!' The Book Review Cafe 'OMG I love this ...one corker of a psychological thriller which which ticked all the boxes for me giving it an easy 5 stars' Chelle's Book Reviews 'I was hooked on The Sister from the word go and I took special care in making sure my doors and windows were tightly locked before going to bed, IÍll tell you that for nothing!' Hollie in Wanderlust 'The whole book is a roller coaster filled with the right amount of action, suspense, and tension to keep you reading long after bedtime.' Chocolate 'n Waffles 'Creepy and frightening...The Sister was gripping and chilling from the get go' Blabbering About Books 'The Sister is a wonderfully dark and sinister read that had me hooked from start to finish' By the Letter Book Review 'A fast-paced, chilling and shocking novel, full of deceit and secrets.' Becca's Books 'This is a psychological thriller which is guaranteed to be the next 'big read' on all the book clubs.' 7th Circle Reviews 'If you enjoy a good book that plays mind games with you, pick this up - it will not disappoint!' Must Read Soon 'I loved this book from the bottom of my heart ... seasoned and flavored with suspense, hatred, thrill and sisterhood.' Books that come my Way 'Just as I thought the story was wrapping up BANG! I was hit again with another twist. Brilliant! It is chilling and sinister and yet heart-breaking and tragic, and I felt really emotional on finishing it. A fantastic debut novel.' Bloomin Brilliant Books 'This is a great thriller that keeps the reader guessing right to the end.' Her Addled Brain Blog 'This story hooked me right from the beginning' The Book Lounge 'A terrific debut novel! Or should that be, terrifying? My heart was beating out of my chest when it all started to come together ... An excellent thriller.' The Book Shelf Blog 'An awesome debut thriller with plenty twists and turns ! Kept me hooked from the first page till the end... A gripping tale for fans of I let you go and Girl on the train' Berlitz Chile ' I was gripped to The Sister from the first page until the very end. I thought I had it all worked out until I was proven sooo wrong...' Robert Bryndza 'For anyone who likes psychological thrillers, I highly recommend this one. This one will stick to you for a long time....' Strong Book Reviews
Der neue Spannungsroman von Paula Hawkins nach dem internationalen Nr.-1-Bestseller Girl on the Train. »Julia, ich bin’s. Du musst mich anrufen. Bitte, Julia. Es ist wichtig ...« In den letzten Tagen vor ihrem Tod rief Nel Abbott ihre Schwester an. Julia nahm nicht ab, ignorierte den Hilferuf. Jetzt ist Nel tot. Sie sei gesprungen, heißt es. Julia kehrt nach Beckford zurück, um sich um ihre Nichte zu kümmern. Doch sie hat Angst. Angst vor diesem Ort, an den sie niemals zurückkehren wollte. Vor lang begrabenen Erinnerungen, vor dem alten Haus am Fluss, vor der Gewissheit, dass Nel niemals gesprungen wäre. Und am meisten fürchtet Julia das Wasser und den Ort, den sie Drowning Pool nennen ...
Sie stellt ihm eine Falle. Aber ist er wirklich ein Mörder? Die bekannte Romanautorin Linda Conrads, 38, ist ihren Fans und der Presse ein Rätsel. Seit gut elf Jahren hat sie keinen Fuß mehr über die Schwelle ihrer Villa am Starnberger See gesetzt. Trotz ihrer Probleme ist Linda höchst erfolgreich. Dass sie darüber hinaus eine schreckliche Erinnerung aus der Vergangenheit quält, wissen nur wenige. Vor vielen Jahren hat Linda ihre jüngere Schwester Anna in einem Blutbad vorgefunden – und den Mörder flüchten sehen. Das Gesicht des Mörders verfolgt sie bis in ihre Träume. Deshalb ist es ein ungeheurer Schock für sie, als sie genau dieses Gesicht eines Tages über ihren Fernseher flimmern sieht. Grund genug für Linda, einen perfiden Plan zu schmieden - sie wird den vermeintlichen Mörder in eine Falle locken. Doch was ist damals in der Tatnacht tatsächlich passiert?
Author: Anna Snoekstra
Release Date: 2016-10-01
In this chilling psychological thriller, one woman's dark past becomes another's deadly future In 2003, sixteen-year-old Rebecca Winter disappeared. She'd been enjoying her summer break: working at a fast-food restaurant, crushing on an older boy and shoplifting with her best friend. Mysteriously ominous things began to happen—a presence in her room at night, periods of blackouts, a feeling of being watched—though Bec remained oblivious of what was to come. Eleven years later she is replaced. A young woman, desperate after being arrested, claims to be the decade-missing Bec. Soon the impostor is living Bec's life. Sleeping in her bed. Hugging her mother and father. Learning her best friends' names. Playing with her little brothers. But Bec's welcoming family and enthusiastic friends are not quite as they seem. As the impostor dodges the detective investigating her case, she begins to delve into the life of the real Bec Winter—and soon realizes that whoever took Bec is still at large, and that she is in imminent danger.