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Almost gothic, the house by the lake should be tranquil and picturesque, but it isn't.
A unusual and clever psychological study where the protagonist is also the antagonist. But does he realise this?
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When the in-laws outstay their welcome. A simple story, simply told. A nightmare.
Spooky, gothic, atmospheric.
Imagine you could go back in time but had to return before your coffee gets cold. Fascinating concept.
A complex, twisted story, cleverly written, well paced and an enthralling read.
A case of not judging people at face value. Even if it is a beautiful face.
Two ten year-olds are accused of a terrible crime. And they refuse to speak.
Witty, well-rounded and complex but realistic.
What Red Was is a novel about pleasure and pain, power and control, and ownership. It also has a fuzzy plotless plot.
A story about guilt, trust and insecurity with doses of chilling terror.
Nordic noir, set in a magical Swedish landscape. A study of the dark side of marriage, motherhood and friendship.
The appeal of this psychological thriller is really quite straight forward. An aspiring writer is stalked by a bookshop owner. Sounds like a fantasy to me, but this story definitely is not. Dark and disturbing.
This book appeals to the many thousands of voyeurs who love to watch ordinary people go about their mundane business while secretly hoping something interesting happens.
Unashamedly influenced by Alfred Hitchcock films, this bestseller and debut novel reads like the script of the dark psychological thriller film it will become. It is easy to see why there have been over a million copies sold.
A psychological thriller about a psychologist. That was the draw.
The title of this novel refers to perceptions of reality and the example given in the book explains it perfectly: like a broken mirror the reflection is real but distorted.