Hustrun

Author: A. S. A. Harrison

Publisher: Massolit Förlagsgrupp

ISBN: 9187135663

Category:

Page: 296

View: 5109

En psykologisk relationsroman om ett äktenskap, livslögner och hur långt en kvinna är beredd att gå för att behålla det hon anser vara hennes ... Jodi och Todd har levt tillsammans i över tjugo år. De har fortfarande känslor för varandra, men den flammande passionen har sedan länge lämnat plats för ett väl inövat rollspel, med åtskilliga kompromisser och tysta eftergifter. Jodi har lärt sig att se mellan fingrarna med Todds ständiga otrohet och slagit sig till ro i den bedrägligt bekväma tillvaro som hans framgångsrika fastighetsaffärer bekostar. Hon är psykoterapeut, men tar bara emot några få, inte alltför ansträngande, patienter och har därför gott om tid att träna pilates, odla kryddor, umgås med hunden Freud och servera Todd middagar när han kommer hem – om han kommer hem. Jodi har vandrat förnekelsens väg under många år, och hon varken tror eller hoppas på en förändring. Men när Todd inleder ett förhållande med den unga Natasha går han ett steg för långt. Den välpolerade fasad Jodi arbetat så hårt för att upprätthålla rasar ihop och makarna dras nu in i ett psykologiskt maktspel där insatserna är betydligt högre än vad någon av dem kunnat ana. Och det är först nu som Todd på allvar inser vem hans en gång så fogliga hustru egentligen är ... Hustrun är en mästerligt konstruerad psykologisk roman om hur ett mångårigt äktenskap faller samman, och de inre mekanismer som kan förvandla även den mest kontrollerade människan till en hänsynslös mördare. En 65-årig debutant som avled strax innan hennes bok publicerades spås bli nästa stora thrillerhajp. A. S. A. Harrisons ”The silent wife” har jämförts med Gillian Flynns storsäljare ”Gone girl”. Trelleborgs Allehanda ”Om du lider av Gone Girl-abstinens är det här din nya drog.” Real Simple
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After I've Gone

The emotionally gripping thriller from a no1 bestselling author

Author: Linda Green

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1786483017

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 2920

***THE NO. 1 EBOOK BESTSELLING AUTHOR*** Status Update - You have 18 months left to live . . . Jess Mount goes online one wet morning in January, and discovers that her Facebook timeline appears to has skipped forward 18 months to a day when shocked family and friends are sharing heart-breaking tributes to her following her death in an accident. Jess is left scared and confused: is she the target of a cruel prank or is this a terrifying glimpse of her true fate? Amongst the posts are photos of a gorgeous baby son she has not yet conceived. But when a post from her best friend suggests her death was deliberate, Jess realises that if she changes the future to save her own life, the baby boy she has fallen in love with may never exist. An emotionally gripping psychological suspense for fans of FRIEND REQUEST by Laura Marshall *** What readers are saying about AFTER I'VE GONE: 'One of the best books I've ever read!' Amazon reviewer. 'Enjoyable, original and intriguing' B A Paris, bestselling author of Behind Closed Doors 'The story was authentic, absorbing and unputdownable.' Louise Jensen, bestselling author of The Sister 'Stunning, such a unique premise and really well executed.' Jenny Blackhurst, bestselling author of How I Lost You 'I wanted to compare the author to Gillian Flynn or Alice Sebold . . . Linda Green is bloody brilliant!' Amanda Prowse, #1 bestselling author *** The next suspense novel from Linda Green - THE LAST THING SHE TOLD ME - is available to preorder
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Cold Blood

A gripping serial killer thriller that will take your breath away

Author: Robert Bryndza

Publisher: Bookouture

ISBN: 1786811480

Category: Fiction

Page: 356

View: 8979

‘OMG what a story … you seriously need to read this one. I devoured this in one sitting, it is certainly one pulse-racing, nail-biting, gritty read … I thought my heart was going to explode … will definitely keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish.’ Chelle’s Book Reviews The suitcase was badly rusted, and took Erika several attempts, but it yielded and sagged open as she unzipped it. Nothing could prepare her for what she would find inside… When a battered suitcase containing the dismembered body of a young man washes up on the shore of the river Thames, Detective Erika Foster is shocked. But it’s not the first time she’s seen such a brutal murder… Two weeks earlier, the body of a young woman was found dumped in an identical suitcase. What connects the two victims? As Erika and her team set to work, they quickly realise they are on the trail of a serial killer who has already made their next move. Yet just as Erika starts to make headway with the investigation, she is the target of a violent attack. Forced to recover at home, and with her personal life falling apart, everything is stacked against her, but nothing will stop Erika. As the body count rises, the case takes an even more twisted turn when the twin daughters of Erika’s colleague, Commander Marsh, are suddenly put in terrible jeopardy. The stakes are higher than ever before, but can Erika save the lives of two innocent children before it’s too late? She’s running out of time and about to make a disturbing discovery…there’s more than one killer. Brilliantly gripping, Cold Blood will have you hooked from the first page and holding your breath to the heart-stopping and shocking ending. Read what everyone is saying about Cold Blood: ‘Unputdownable ... I couldn't read it fast enough and stayed up way too late ... best thriller I have read in ages and I've read some good ones ... this is as good as it gets, and for me it was brilliant. I loved it.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Robert Bryndza never fails to amaze me, he is such a gifted writer and I love the fact that he is able to maintain such a high standard of writing whilst keeping the series highly original in content. Would I recommend Cold Blood? It's a "thousand" hell yeses and if you haven't read this series yet you really need to.’ The Book Review Café ‘I absolutely LOVE Robert Bryndza’s writing and the Erika Foster series is probably one of the best female detective series I’ve read…..no wait, not just female, but the best detective series ever! …Wow, wow, wow!! Erika is back with a bang.’ Stardust Book Reviews ‘Blindingly excellent ... These books should come with a disclaimer as once you start reading you aren’t going to want to walk away. This is a book you are going to want to feast upon and devour as fast as you can.’ Jen Med’s Book Reviews 5 stars ‘This is a heart racing, hold your breath, drama packed instalment of one of the best crime thriller series available! Robert Bryndza is a genius and raises the bar for the genre!’ The Quiet Knitter ‘As always the author had me from the gripping and intriguing start and didn't let me go until the emotional ending… Cold Blood is without a doubt my new favourite book in the Erika Foster series. Dark, gritty, hard hitting and emotional, this is a crime read that would be truly criminal to miss.' By The Letter Book Reviews ‘Wowza. Another fantastic gripping book from Robert. It is so good to have this detective back in my life. She brings a sense of calmness, cleverness, and female power to a book…such a great character.’ Trisha’s Blog ‘Incredibly gripping and had me utterly hooked... so completely enjoyable ... I can't wait for the next one!’ Novel Deelights 5 stars
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Teuflisches Spiel

Thriller

Author: Linda Castillo

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104023875

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 8759

Eine teuflische Idee - ein göttlicher Plan - eine ewige Schuld – Kate Burkholders fünfter Fall bei den Amischen Als das gleißende Scheinwerferlicht des entgegenkommenden Fahrzeugs sie blendet, bleibt ihnen nicht einmal mehr die Zeit, um zu schreien. Auf der regennassen Straße im ländlichen Ohio sterben in dieser Nacht drei Menschen. Ein amischer Vater und zwei seiner Kinder. Als Polizeichefin Kate Burkholder die Unfallstelle genauer untersucht, kommen ihr erste Zweifel: War das wirklich ein Unfall, oder steckt noch etwas anderes dahinter? “Überzeugende Charaktere, exzellenter Plot und ein haarsträubendes Finale.“ USA TODAY
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If You Only Knew

A gripping, debut thriller that you won't want to put down

Author: Cynthia Clark

Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd

ISBN: 1786699656

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 905

A wife, a mother, a killer. One wrong decision, one terrifying night, leaves student Elizabeth with a stark choice – kill or be killed. And the consequences of that choice will shape her whole life. Now a wife, a mother, and a lawyer, she must find a way to out run her past, protect her family and live with her secret. But is it really possible to live a happy life with such a huge shadow cast by the past? And as it becomes clear that someone else knows her secret and is hunting her down, time is running out for Elizabeth to keep her family safe. In the bestselling tradition of Clare Mackintosh and Jenny Blackhurst, Cynthia Clark has written a heart-stopping story about the choices we make and how far we'd go to protect our families. Even if it means deceiving the people we love most... 'If You Only Knew is a tense, vividly written story that had me captivated right till the very end. Amazing!' Adele O'Neill.
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Blood Lines

An absolutely gripping thriller that will have you hooked

Author: Angela Marsons

Publisher: Bookouture

ISBN: 1786810980

Category: Fiction

Page: 386

View: 2975

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The Bad Mother

Author: Amanda Brooke

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0008219168

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 5625

That’s what he wants you to think...
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From the Corner of his Eye

Author: Dean Koontz

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1472202783

Category: Fiction

Page: 634

View: 4773

Bartholomew Lampion was blinded at the age of three, when surgeons reluctantly removed his eyes to save him from a fast-spreading cancer. But although eyeless, Barty regained his sight when he was thirteen. This sudden ascent from a decade of darkness into the glory of light was not brought about by a holy healer. No celestial trumpets announced the restoration of his vision, just as none had announced his birth. A rollercoaster had something to do with his recovery, as did a seagull. And you can't discount Barty's profound desire to make his mother proud of him before she died. The first time she died was the day Barty was born. January 6, 1965.
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Gone Missing

A gripping crime thriller that will have you hooked

Author: T.J. Brearton

Publisher: Bookouture

ISBN: 1786812797

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 6721

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ESCAPE - Wenn die Angst dich einholt

Psychothriller

Author: Nina Laurin

Publisher: Knaur eBook

ISBN: 3426441187

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 6761

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.
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Dann schlaf auch du

Roman

Author: Leïla Slimani

Publisher: Luchterhand Literaturverlag

ISBN: 3641212901

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 9692

Der Preis des Glücks Sie wollen das perfekte Paar sein, Kinder und Beruf unter einen Hut bringen, alles irgendwie richtig machen. Und sie finden die ideale Nanny, die ihnen das alles erst möglich macht. Doch wie gut kann man einen fremden Menschen kennen? Und wie sehr kann man ihm vertrauen? Sie haben Glück gehabt, denken sich Myriam und Paul, als sie Louise einstellen - eine Nanny wie aus dem Bilderbuch, die auf ihre beiden kleinen Kinder aufpasst, in der schönen Pariser Altbauwohnung im 10. Arrondissement. Wie mit unsichtbaren Fäden hält Louise die Familie zusammen, ebenso unbemerkt wie mächtig. In wenigen Wochen schon ist sie unentbehrlich geworden. Myriam und Paul ahnen nichts von den Abgründen und von der Verletzlichkeit der Frau, der sie das Kostbarste anvertrauen, das sie besitzen. Von der tiefen Einsamkeit, in der sich die fünfzigjährige Frau zu verlieren droht. Bis eines Tages die Tragödie über die kleine Familie hereinbricht. Ebenso unaufhaltsam wie schrecklich.
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Nachts, wenn mein Mörder kommt

Author: Deborah Bee

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 3037921056

Category: Fiction

Page: 250

View: 5778

London: Sarah, eine junge Frau, liegt im Krankenhaus. Sie hat keine Erinnerung an das, was ihr zugestoßen ist. Sie kann ihre Augen nicht öffnen, und sie kann sich nicht bewegen. Doch sie hört alles, was um sie herum geschieht. Aus den Gesprächen ihrer Besucher erfährt Sarah, dass sie fast ermordet worden wäre. Mit aller Macht versucht sie, sich zu erinnern: Wer ist sie? Wer wollte sie umbringen? Und warum? Deborah Bee hat einen höchst originellen Thriller geschrieben, in dem eine Frau, die hilflos an ihr Bett gefesselt ist, ihren eigenen Fall lösen muss. Ihre einzigen Hilfsmittel sind dabei ihr Gehör – und ihre langsam wiederkehrende Erinnerung, die sich Stück für Stück zu einem schockierenden Bild zusammensetzt.
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Flowers for the Dead

Author: Barbara Copperthwaite

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781514263976

Category:

Page: 472

View: 2392

"A chillingly drawn serial killer. Will have you looking over your shoulder and under your bed... Original, gripping, with a deep psychological impact," Sunday Mirror "Enthralling, tense and moving," Real People magazine ADAM WILL DO ANYTHING TO MAKE YOU HAPPY. EVEN IF IT KILLS YOU. Adam Bourne is a serial killer who thinks he is a saviour. When he murders his victims and cuts off the women's lips, he believes he has done it to make them happy. How did he become warped from the sensitive four-year-old who adored his gran and the fairy tales she read to him? What turned him into a monster who stalks his victims? And what is he trying to say with the bouquets he sends? When he meets Laura Weir, Adam weaves a fairy tale romance around them. A tale she has no idea she is part of. As he hatches his twisted plan for their fairy story ending, can anyone stop him before he creates the ultimate sacrifice to love?
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Meine Seele so kalt

Psychothriller

Author: Clare Mackintosh

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3732514773

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 2025

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 ...
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Ein wunderbarer Sommer

Roman

Author: Kerry Fisher

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641189543

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 6948

Blühender Oleander, Limonenduft und Herzklopfen – auf Korsika hat Octavia Sheldon unvergessliche Sommer verbracht und immer von einem romantischen Leben im Süden geträumt. Die Realität: englisches Nieselwetter statt Sonnenschein, und Liebe und Leidenschaft kochen auf Sparflamme. Verheiratet mit dem trägen Jonathan verbringt Octavia ihre Zeit vor allem mit Kindererziehung, Elternabenden und Bergen von Dreckwäsche. Als ihre beste Freundin sich scheiden lässt, kommt Octavia ins Grübeln. Was wäre, wenn auch sie selbst ausbrechen würde? Ausbrechen in Richtung Korsika – in Richtung des Mannes, den sie nie vergessen konnte ...
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The Girl Who Came Back

A totally gripping psychological thriller with a twist you won’t see coming

Author: Kerry Wilkinson

Publisher: Bookouture

ISBN: 1786812657

Category: Fiction

Page: 327

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Thirteen years ago Olivia Adams went missing. Now she’s back… or is she? When six-year-old Olivia Adams disappeared from her back garden, the small community of Stoneridge was thrown into turmoil. How could a child vanish in the middle of a cosy English village? Thirteen years on and Olivia is back. Her mother is convinced it’s her but not everyone is sure. If this is the missing girl, then where has she been - and what happened to her on that sunny afternoon? If she's an imposter, then who would be bold enough to try to fool a child’s own mother – and why? Then there are those who would rather Olivia stayed missing. The past is the past and some secrets must remain buried. An absorbing and gripping psychological thriller that will have you holding your breath until the final page. Read what everyone is saying about The Girl Who Came Back: ‘OMG this book is so damn good…. gripped from the very first page…. I freaking loved it!’ Chelle’s Book Reviews ‘Cor! Kerry Wilkinson strikes again with this absolutely incredible page turner!’ Novel Deelights ‘Wow this book just blew me away…it literally had me sitting on the end of the seat.’ Sean’s Book Reviews ‘The Girl Who Came Back is absolutely the most unique and twisted thriller I have ever read… The reader will not be able to put this book down once it captures you… The twist at the end is amazing and one no one will see coming… a wonderfully told tale that kept me reading well past my usual bedtime.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘This was a fantastic read, as always, by a fantastic author… with enough twists and turns to keep you hooked until the very last word… I guarantee you will be hooked!!! Five stars!’ Stardust Book Reviews ‘OMG Kerry Wilkinson is on fire! This was awesome I loved it. The story totally captivated me, I couldn't put it down. Everything about this book is fantastic. I want to give it 6 stars!’ Goodreads Reviewer ‘Just WOW what an excellent read. Two stories in parallel that merge into an explosive ending that I truly didn't see coming.’ Goodreads Reviewer ‘This is a fantastically written, complex psychological thriller that tackles difficult subjects and emotions all in one wonderful narrative. A must-read!’ Have Books, Will Read ‘This book was wonderful, there were lots of twists and turns that I didn't see coming so it kept me engaged all the way through the book. I really had a hard time putting this one down…Awesome read.’ Bonnie’s Book Talk ‘This book was really amazing! It kept me gripped… It is amazing how the author weaves the tale and it just keeps the reader engrossed and everything was never what it seemed. An absolutely brilliant book, I highly recommend it.’ Goodreads Reviewer ‘A hugely enjoyable page-turner from Kerry Wilkinson: if he's not someone you've read you really are missing out!... I couldn't wait to find out what happened next.’ Cameron Book Reviews ‘I love everything Kerry Wilkinson writes - he has such an addictive, page-turning style of writing. And this book is definitely one of his very best! From the first line to very last, this was a superb, mind-blowing read… Absolutely loved this engaging, amazing story.’ Goodreads Reviewer ‘This is one of those books that once you start you just have to keep going… this book has some great twists, and I have to say an OMG ending… I just didn't see that coming till it hit me in the face.’ I Love Reading UK ‘It was almost as if I had been hypnotised by the book… I just couldn’t put the book down.’ Ginger Book Geek p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Century Gothic'} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Century Gothic'; min-height: 15.0px} p.p3 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Century Gothic'; color: #ff2600; min-height: 15.0px} p.p4 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Century Gothic'; color: #414242} p.p5 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Century Gothic'; color: #414242; min-height: 15.0px} span.s1 {color: #414242}
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Her Last Secret

An absolutely unputdownable psychological thriller

Author: Barbara Copperthwaite

Publisher: Bookouture

ISBN: 1786812592

Category: Fiction

Page: 382

View: 5336

‘WOW – I am absolutely blown away… this book really, really got under my skin. I feel slightly dizzy now and need a lie-down with a soft pillow and lots of chocolate.’ Goodreads reviewer ‘OMFG this is Barbara Copperthwaite’s best book yet!! … just blew everything else out of the water. Seriously. This book had me on edge…my poor nerves were shattered. Buy it, read it, love it!’ Goodreads reviewer ‘Gripped from page one until the very end…A great rollercoaster of a story!! Wow, wow, wow!! Five stars!!’ Stardust Book Reviews Some secrets you can never tell. Everyone thinks the Thomases are the perfect family: grand London house, gorgeous kids. They don’t know wife Dominique is a paranoid wreck. They don’t know husband Ben is trapped in a web of deceit. They don’t know daughter Ruby lives in fear of the next abusive text. But someone knows all their secrets. Can the lies that bind them tear them apart? A gripping psychological thriller that will have you holding your breath until the very last page. Fans of Behind Closed Doors, Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train will be hooked. See what readers are saying about Her Last Secret: ‘OMG… I was well and truly hooked… had me guessing right until the very end!… I am blown away. I cannot recommend this enough… without a doubt a must read’ Chelle’s Book Reviews ‘OH MY WORD! This is a fantastic read!...intense and terrifying…an absolutely gripping read. I was totally immersed…Outstanding, I highly recommend!’ Chat About Books ‘Thrilling and captivating! A tangled web of lies and secrets is masterfully woven in this psychological thriller…I was hooked right from page one… a big fat 5 stars from me, I totally recommend this book.’ Bonnie’s Book Talk ‘An enthralling read that draws you in the further you get into it whilst getting darker and darker. Totally jaw dropping stuff. Loved it’ By The Letter Book Reviews ‘Her Last Secret is a dark, unsettling and addictive read that will reel you in and keep you hooked from the very first page.’ Brew and Books Review ‘Shocking, breath taking, gripping and heart-breaking, at one point I was almost in tears. I absolutely loved this well-written, emotional roller coaster, the twists in the story keep you hooked, trying to work out what happened that night. Highly recommended.’ Nicki’s Life of Crime ‘I loved everything about this book from beginning to end… It's with books like this that I wish I could read faster than I do. A simply terrific read.’ Goodreads reviewer ‘This book absolutely consumed me from start to finish and even when I wasn't reading it i was thinking about it. It is totally gripping and there were so many twists my head was spinning – an absolutely fantastic read!’ Goodreads reviewer ‘What a book! I genuinely think this is one of the best books I've ever read, I sat and read it in one go. I couldn't guess how it was going to end and didn't anticipate the epilogue. A gripping page turner that had me in tears towards the end.’ Goodreads reviewer ‘I'm still open mouthed at the finale. It was so cleverly crafted…this book is compelling, unputdownable…if you are a fan of books that surprise you, then this is the book for you.’ Rachel’s Random Reads ‘This book had me gripped from the very first few pages…This really was a page turner - you are desperate to read more.’ Bookworms and Shutterbugs ‘Absolutely superb, she's only gone and done it again - did NOT want to put this book down!!’ Donna’s Book Blog
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Boy in the Park – Wem kannst du trauen?

Roman

Author: A. J. Grayson

Publisher: Droemer eBook

ISBN: 3426439719

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

View: 5827

A. J. Grayson legt mit seinem Debüt einen düsteren, komplexen psychologischen Spannungsroman vor, der mit ganz besonderen Drehs aufwartet. Ein Roman um Alptraum und Realität, um dunkelste Erinnerungen und menschliche Abgründe. Ein kleiner Junge verschwindet. Am helllichten Tag wird er aus dem Botanischen Garten in San Francisco entführt. Der einzige Zeuge des Verbrechens ist Dylan, der dort eigentlich in Ruhe seine Mittagspause verbringen wollte. Die Polizei tappt im Dunkeln und so entschließt sich Dylan, auf eigene Faust nach dem Kind zu suchen. Je weiter er bei seiner Suche ins kalifornische Hinterland dringt, je näher er dem Versteck zu kommen scheint, desto verstörender und blutiger werden seine nächtlichen Alpträume. Sie zwingen Dylan dazu, sich seiner eigenen dunklen Vergangenheit zu stellen, die mit einem grausamen Doppelmord in Verbindung zu stehen scheint... Für die Leser von "Girl on the Train", "Gone Girl" und "Shutter Island"
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Bewahren Sie Ruhe

Author: Maile Meloy

Publisher: Kein & Aber AG

ISBN: 3036993835

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 3910

Eigentlich war die Kreuzfahrt eine großartige Idee: Während Liv und Nora mit ihren Ehemännern entspannen, toben sich die vier Kinder im Kids-Club aus. Doch was bei einem Ausflug an Land passiert, ist der Albtraum so ziemlich jeder Familie: Wegen eines Moments der Unachtsamkeit der Mütter sind die Kinder plötzlich spurlos verschwunden. Während die Eltern zunächst sich selbst und dann sich gegenseitig beschuldigen, geht es bei den Kindern ums blanke Überleben. "Das ist ein Buch, nach dem man sich sehnt: intelligent, spannend und unmöglich beiseite zu legen. Ein beunruhigend gutes Buch." Ann Patchett "Maile Meloy ist eine derart talentierte und unberechenbare Autorin, dass ich offiziell ihrem Fanclub beitrete; was auch immer sie als Nächstes schreibt - ich werde es lesen." The New York Times Book Review "Eine brillante Autorin mit einer packenden Geschichte und so lebensnahen Personen, dass ich keine wieder vergessen kann. Für alle, die wissen, was es heißt, sich um geliebte Menschen zu sorgen." Helen Fielding
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Close

A gripping thriller of power and protection

Author: Martina Cole

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0755350677

Category: Fiction

Page: 672

View: 6421

She'll do whatever it takes to keep them together... Hard-hitting and uncompromising, CLOSE by the 'undisputed queen of crime writing' (Guardian) and Sunday Times No.1 bestseller Martina Cole tells the story of a woman determined to protect her family from an increasingly dangerous world... Patrick Brodie knows exactly how far he's prepared to go to get what he wants. And he wants it all. Now. Before long, Patrick has become a legend in his own lifetime. Violently. Lily Diamond is different from the kind of woman Patrick is normally attracted to. But together they are determined that their children will have everything they didn't. Until the unthinkable happens and Lily is left on her own to look after their family in a dangerous world. The Brodies must stay close to survive. But as everyone knows, your sins will find you out. If you love powerful female characters, be sure to also read Martina Cole's GOODNIGHT LADY, THE KNOW and GET EVEN. These ladies are strong, resilient and vengeful...
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