But they aren’t happy. They love each other. It feels very real. A gripping psychological thriller with a level of tension that will leave you breathless. Tracy book loverThey say every marriage has its secrets. But no one sees what happens behind closed doors. And sometimes those doors should never be opened…Sal and Charlie are married.
More please!!’ - jo robertson netgalley‘a compelling but shocking read and there are serious issues in it which should provoke a lot of discussion for book groups. Laurel goodreads‘wow what a fantastic debut novel’ - Mo Goodreads. I usually spot these things and i didn’t! clever! Very clever!’ – Northern Crime Reviews‘Between You And Me is that kind of book.
The one that makes you feel like you’re there, the hurt, you’re experiencing the emotions, the pain. Bibliophile book club‘lisa hall has wrote a harrowing, disturbing and chilling novel which I couldn't help but devour in a matter of days. Sal cannot leave, no matter what Charlie does – no matter how much it hurts.
What reviews are saying about Between You and Me‘What a page turner! Compelling, chilling and an incredibly impressive debut. Alexandra brown‘it’s certainly one of the best debuts I have read in a while, it’s compelling and shocking, and very cleverly crafted. The book review café‘hall packs a punch with this one and the ending left me gasping.
Tell Me No Lies: A gripping psychological thriller with a twist you won't see coming
Breathlessly fast-paced and cleverly unsettling’ – Heat magazineDon’t. Especially when someone will go to any lengths to make sure you never forget…‘An excellent thriller that had me hooked from the start. Katerina diamond, author of The Teacher. Trust. Anyone. It was supposed to be a fresh start. A chance to forget the past and embrace the future.
But can you ever really start again?or does the past follow you wherever you go?Steph and Mark have just moved house, trying to find a way forward after all the secrets, lies and betrayal. But starting over isn’t always easy.
The Party: The gripping psychological thriller from the bestseller Lisa Hall
Very exciting. But someone knows the truth about what happened to Rachel. But it turned into a nightmare. When rachel wakes up in a strange room, the morning after a neighbour’s party, she has no memory of what happened the night before. Can’t put down!''fast paced and nerve-jangling. Everyone remembers what happened that night differently, and everyone has something to hide.
Why did her husband leave her alone at the party? did they row? why are rachel’s arms so bruised? And why are her neighbours and friends so vague about what really happened?Little by little, Rachel pieces together the devastating events that took place in a friend’s house, at a party where she should have been safe.
Loved it'. And she’s determined to find them. The party is the gripping new novel from bestseller Lisa Hall. What readers are saying about lisa hall:'what a smasher!''Grabs you from the start, keeps hold of you all the way through, spinning you this way and that, riveting read. What a brilliant book''Another great read.
Including brand new short story ‘compelling, addictive…brilliant’ B A ParisIt was just a party.
A Suitable Lie
A dangerous mistake that could cost him everything. A brave, exploring the lengths people will go to hide their deepest secrets, pithy dialogue and ever-present empathy for the victims make this a deeply satisfying read' Sunday Times ‘Malone tackles the taboo subject of female violence against men with insight and compassion for Anna is no one-dimensional witch, honest, while creating all the hallmarks of a fine, page-turning psychological thriller, gripping storyline' Scots 'Strong female characters, even if it kills them… ‘A stark, A Suitable Lie marks a stunning departure for one of Scotland's finest crime writers, deeply moving, page-turning psychological thriller' Daily Mail ‘A mystery involving some disturbing account anomalies at Andy's bank is appropriately overshadowed by Malone's painful depiction of a man in turmoil.
Publishers weekly 'it's a tough high-wire act, balancing believability with surprise, but the author pulls it off with aplomb. Then he meets Anna. Excellent stuff. Doug johnstone, the big issue ‘disturbing but compulsive … i loved it' martina cole ‘bristling with unease, this is domestic noir at its very darkest, twisting the marriage thriller into a new and troubling shape' Eva Dolan ‘A deeply personal thriller that will keep the reader turning those pages, with twists and turns designed to keep the heart pumping' Russel D.
When andy ends up in the hospital on his wedding night, he receives his first clue that Anna is not all that she seems. Widowed with a young child, after his wife dies in childbirth, he is certain that he will never again experience true love. Desperate for that happy-ever-after, he ignores it.
Before We Met: A Novel
A "taut and fraught. Why do mark's colleagues believe he has gone to paris not america? why is there no record of him at his hotel? And who is the mysterious woman who has been telephoning him over the last few weeks? Hannah begins to dig into her husband's life uncovering revelations that throw into doubt everything she has ever believed about him.
. Hannah reilly has seized her chance at happiness. Until the day her husband doesn't come home. Hannah, headstrong and determined not to follow in the footsteps of her bitterly divorced mother, independent, has always avoided commitment. Paranoia-inducing. Entertainment weekly psychological thriller that will keep readers guessing right up until the last page.
A whirlwind romance. But when mark does not return from a business trip to the States and when the hours of waiting for him stretch into days, the foundations of Hannah's certainty begins to crack. As her investigation leads her away from their fairytale romance into a place of violence and fear she must decide whether the secrets Mark has been keeping are designed to protect him, or protect her ….
A picture-perfect marriage. But one hot new york summer she meets Mark Reilly, a fellow Brit, and is swept up in a love affair that changes all her ideas about what marriage might mean. Now, living in their elegant, expensive London townhouse and adored by her fantastically successful husband, she knows she was right to let down her guard.
Friends Like These: A gripping psychological thriller with a shocking twist
A gripping read with a twist you won't see coming - the perfect thriller for the digital age. Readers love friends like thesE'FABULOUS. Absolutely amazing. As addictive as the silent patient, as gripping as THE GIRL BEFORE. One wrong click can ruin your life. Lizzie hasn't thought about her colleague Becca in years - not since the accident.
But she sends her mean comment to Becca by mistake. She's about to find out you can't always believe what you see online. It looks like Becca hasn't changed. Just blown away. This was the best book I have read all year. Lizzie can't resist a dig. Loved, loved, loved, loved. '. Then becca's ex-boyfriend turns up on Tinder, and Lizzie's curiosity is sparked.
Best psychological thriller I've read. Absolutely loved every second of it and didn't want it to end. Can't wait for her next book.
We, the Jury
Now, eight jurors must retire to the deliberation room and decide whether David committed premeditated murder—or whether he was a battered spouse who killed his wife in self-defense. Told from the perspective of over a dozen participants in a murder trial, We, the Jury examines how public perception can mask the ghastliest nightmares.
. On the day before his twenty-first wedding anniversary, David Sullinger buried an ax in his wife’s skull. As the jurors stagger toward a verdict, adultery, who disagree on which parent was Satan; sort out conflicting allegations of severe physical abuse, they must sift through contradictory testimony from the Sullinger’s children, and incest; and overcome personal animosities and biases that threaten a fair and just verdict.
Ultimately, the central figures in We, the Jury must navigate the blurred boundaries between bias and objectivity, fiction and truth.
Local Girl Missing: A Novel
When frankie gets a call from sophie’s brother, daniel, she immediately wonders if it could be Sophie, informing her that human remains have been found washed up nearby, and returns to her old hometown to try and find closure. Someone knows where she is…The old Victorian pier was a thing of beauty until it was allowed to decay.
Now an editor at a local newspaper, daniel believes that Sophie was terrified of someone and that her death was the result of foul play rather than “death by misadventure, ” as the police claim. Daniel arranges a holiday rental for Frankie that overlooks the pier where Sophie disappeared. It’s also where twenty-one-year-old Sophie Collier disappeared eighteen years ago.
Francesca howe, known as frankie, was Sophie’s best friend, and even now she is haunted by the mystery of what happened to her. Is the pier really haunted, and thoroughly compelling, as they joked all those years ago? Could she really be seeing her friend’s ghost? And what actually happened to her best friend all those years ago?Harrowing, electrifying, Local Girl Missing showcases once again bestselling author Claire Douglas’ extraordinary storytelling talent.
. In the middle of winter and out of season, Frankie feels isolated and unnerved, especially when she is out on the pier late one night and catches a glimpse of a woman who looks like Sophie. It was where the youth of Oldcliffe-on-Sea would go to hang out.
Darling: The most shocking psychological thriller you will read this year
She does want Lola’s dad though. Darling and lola are both brilliant creations’ Emma Curtis, author of One Little MistakeLola doesn’t particularly want a new stepmother. What a debut! i recommend you go and read it!’ adele parks‘grips the reader with its twisty exploration of the complex relationship between step mother and step daughter’ kate hamer, author of foxlowe‘Dark, author of Friend Request‘Brilliant … the twists and turns left me reeling’ Eleanor Wasserberg, author of All the Good Things‘Similar in spirit to We Need to Talk About Kevin’ Sunday Times‘Sure to be a reading group favourite’ Metro‘Stunning’ Laura Marshall, author of The Girl in the Red Coat‘Oh so good’ Elle‘Told by two unforgettable female narrators, original and genuinely unputdownable’ Clare Fisher, it's urgent, provocative and a refreshing take on the psychological thriller genre.
Especially not one who has come out of nowhere and only been with her dad for three weeks. A teenage girl clashes with her new stepmother in this debut thriller with an unforgettable twist‘Dark, deep, thought-provoking. Especially not one as spiteful and spoilt as Lola. And he wants her, so that’s that: Darling and Lola will just have to get used to each other.
Unless lola can find a way to get rid of Darling. And – she’s not racist or anything – but since when did her dad like black women anyway?Darling didn’t particularly want a new stepdaughter.
The Playroom: A Novel
In an attempt to exercise some control over his world, he sends Jeanetta to the playroom. C. Andrews' flowers in the atticKatherine and David have the perfect life: they are beautiful, rich, debonair, and gifted. With harrowing precision, Fyfield tells the story of a family's descent into madness. An unforgettable psychological thriller reminiscent of Emma Donoghue's Room and V.
. And locks the door. There is no other reason why chubby, petulant Jeanetta does not conform to David's standards of perfection and order. Soon, david's mood swings become more violent and irrational. But cracks begin to form beneath the smooth exterior when David suspects that one of their two children is not his.
The Housemate: a gripping psychological thriller with an ending you'll never forget
Why is she so secretive? where are her friends and family? and why is she desperate to get close to Chloe?YOU'RE ABOUT TO FIND OUTWhen strange things start happening in the house, Megan and Chloe grow more and more alarmed. You should never have let her in. A gripping and twisting psychological thriller with an ending you'll never forget, THE HOUSEMATE is perfect for fans of Louise Jensen, Jane Corry, Shari Lapena and Louse Candlish.
Kept me on the edge of my toes. I never saw the ending coming. They soon realise that letting a stranger into their home - and their lives - might be the worst idea they've ever had. Readers are hooked on the housemate:'I really enjoyed this twisty page-turner. I was convinced i had it all worked out, but i got it sooo wrong!' ***** Goodreads reviewer'A fab and fast read that will spook anyone who's ever shared a house with strangers.
Goodreads reviewer'I can so recommend this book.