The Secret Mother

A gripping psychological thriller that will have you hooked

Author: Shalini Boland

Publisher: Bookouture

ISBN: 1786813173

Category: Fiction

Page: 244

View: 5431

‘Absolutely addictive and brilliant with an end I didn't see coming. This is one book you have to read and it gets 5 huge stars from me!!!!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars 'Are you my mummy?’ Tessa Markham returns home to find a child in her kitchen. He thinks she’s his mother. But Tessa doesn’t have any children. Not anymore. She doesn’t know who the little boy is or how he got there. After contacting the police, Tessa is suspected of taking the mystery child. Her whole life is turned upside down. And then her husband reveals a secret of his own… Tessa isn’t sure what to believe or who to trust. Because someone is lying. To find out who, she must confront her painful past. But is the truth more dangerous than Tessa realises? An absolutely unputdownable psychological thriller with a twist that will make you wonder if you can ever trust anyone again. If you loved Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train and The Sister this book will have you hooked. What readers are saying about The Secret Mother: ‘Wow, wow, wow! What a fantastic book! The book starts with a bang… from page one and believe me, it doesn’t let up throughout the book and keeps you gripped until the very end!’ Stardust Book Reviews, 5 stars ‘Oh yes, yes, yes, yes this was my kind of read, I really have taken this and added it to my top 10 this year, it’s a screaming from the rooftops fantastic read, if you love a good thriller… if you love to stay up all night reading because you simply can't switch your mind off from a book, this is it, you found it, don't look any further… so fast paced it leaves your breathless. One of the best psychological thrillers that I have read that has shocked me, left me dribbling for me and wanting more from this author.’ Read Along With Sue, 5 stars ‘Wow, wow and wow! What a read! Gripping from start to end and a very clever plot that keeps you guessing all the way. I loved this book ... didn’t want it to finish.’ Nicki’s Book Blog, 5 stars ‘Utterly gripping to the last page and full of twists and turns to keep the reader guessing. A fantastic thriller!' Sarah A. Denzil, author of #1 bestseller Silent Child ‘Another five-star winner from this author… Kept me gripped from the very first page… An absolute must read… Wish I could have given it more than just 5 stars!’ Bookseller Review, 5 stars ‘I was on the edge of my seat… This has to be one of the most suspenseful books I have ever read! I felt the hairs on the back of my neck go up and my heart raced a mile a minute.’ Touch My Spine, 5 stars ‘An absolutely brilliant story, I was so hooked, loved every minute of it, I couldn't put my kindle down as I needed to know the ending, and what a brilliant ending it was!!!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘Wow! What a thrilling ride! Enough twists to keep me guessing until the very end, this one took the idea of a curve-ball and brought it to a whole new level. The end was incredible. I've read some fantastic psychological thrillers lately, but The Secret Mother blew them all out of the water. Really, honestly, pick up this one.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘When a book captures you from the very first page and doesn't let go to the very last, you read it in one sitting as you can't put it down and then feel very satisfied when you have finished it then you know it is a special book. This is one of those books! ... I totally recommend. 5 big shiny stars.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘Absolutely loved this amazing book! ... One of the best psychological thrillers I have read!’ Renita D’Silva, 5 stars

Das Böse in deinen Augen

Psychothriller

Author: Jenny Blackhurst

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3732556492

Category: Fiction

Page: 431

View: 9128

Niemand hat Angst vor einem kleinen Mädchen, oder doch? Als die Kinderpsychologin Imogen Reid den Fall der elfjährigen Ellie Atkinson übernimmt, weigert sie sich, den seltsamen Gerüchten um das Mädchen zu glauben. Ellie sei gefährlich, so heißt es. Wenn sie wütend wird, passieren schreckliche Dinge. Imogen hingegen sieht nur ein zutiefst verstörtes Kind, das seine Familie bei einem Brand verloren hat und ihre Hilfe benötigt. Doch je näher sie Ellie kommt, desto merkwürdiger erscheint ihr das Mädchen. Dann erleidet auch Imogen einen schrecklichen Verlust - und sie fürchtet, dass es ein Fehler war, Ellie zu vertrauen ... Jenny Blackhurst schreibt Psychologische Spannung mit Gänsehauteffekt.

Mother

A dark psychological thriller with a breathtaking twist

Author: S.E. Lynes

Publisher: Bookouture

ISBN: 1786812207

Category: Fiction

Page: 308

View: 5419


The Perfect Family

An unputdownable psychological thriller with a heart-stopping twist

Author: Shalini Boland

Publisher: Bookouture

ISBN: 1786815249

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 1566

‘Mummy, she’s gone…’ Gemma Ballantine is getting ready for work one morning when her eldest child comes running down the stairs, saying the words every mother dreads. The front door is open. And her six-year-old daughter has disappeared. Frantic with fear, Gemma starts a nail-biting search for her little girl. After what feels like forever, her mother-in-law Diane finds Katie wandering lost a few streets away. Relieved to have her youngest child back in her arms, breathing in the sweet scent of her hair, Gemma thinks the nightmare is over. But then her perfect family starts to fall apart. And she realises it’s only just beginning… From the top ten bestselling author of The Secret Mother and The Child Next Door, this completely addictive psychological thriller of secrets, lies and betrayal will make you gasp out loud at the heart-stopping final twist. If you loved Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train and The Sister this book is for you. Why readers are gripped by The Perfect Family: ‘Completely and utterly mesmerising!... I read it until the early hours… I literally couldn’t put it down!!… had my heart beating so fast I thought it would burst! The suspense and tension was amazing.’ Stardust Book Reviews, 5 stars ‘Without a doubt one of the best books I have read this year… truly a rollercoaster of a book that I couldn't put down… full of twists and turns until the very last page… superb.’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars ‘Wow what a brilliant book… Deliciously dark and totally compelling it grips you from page one and then just messes with your head until the final pages… certainly a thrill of a ride with its twists and turns… Excellent.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘The perfect psychological thriller that will keep you guessing until the very end… I could feel the tension building… I felt myself wanting to scream… a twisted story that will leave your mouth hanging open. Oh that ending, you just wait for that ending!’ It’s All About the Thrill, 5 stars ‘OMG The queen of killer twists has done it again!!... had me tearing through the pages… my heart was pounding. The story delivers lots of thrills right up until the last page… an exhilarating page turner of a read… will take you by surprise and have you hooked until the very last word.’ By the Letter Book Reviews, 5 stars ‘I literally had to pick my jaw up off the floor…!!!! This is a book that messes with your head (as I told a friend earlier!)… a perfect psychological thriller!!!... to say you’re going to thoroughly enjoy this one is an understatement... Hold onto your hats, you’re in for a hell of a ride!!!!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘ALL the stars!!!... A super crazy page turner… I finished this in less than a day because It had my heart pounding with all its WTF moments!... I just love Shalini Boland’s writing…. pulls you in and sets you right smack dab in the middle of the plot where you literally feel your palms sweating and heart racing along with the characters… a 5 star winner! Gripping and fast paced and OH THAT ending!!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘AMAZING… I am totally hooked… The Perfect Family is absolutely unputdownable!!!... HEART PALPITATING!’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars ‘Started with an absolute heart stopping bang… The plot took a deep swerve and landed where I least expected… the story kept me gripped from start to finish. I hardly took time to breathe.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

Liar

A gripping psychological thriller with a shocking twist

Author: K.L. Slater

Publisher: Bookouture

ISBN: 178681210X

Category: Fiction

Page: 326

View: 7625


ESCAPE - Wenn die Angst dich einholt

Psychothriller

Author: Nina Laurin

Publisher: Knaur eBook

ISBN: 3426441187

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 8576

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.

The Silent Sister

A gripping psychological thriller with a nailbiting twist

Author: Shalini Boland

Publisher: Bookouture

ISBN: 1786815559

Category: Fiction

Page: 350

View: 933


Liars

A gripping psychological thriller with a shocking twist

Author: Frances Vick

Publisher: Bookouture

ISBN: 178681319X

Category: Fiction

Page: 422

View: 1011


Die stille Kammer

Psychothriller

Author: Jenny Blackhurst

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3732506223

Category: Fiction

Page: 446

View: 2815

Susan Webster hat keinerlei Erinnerung an den schrecklichsten Abend ihres Lebens: Sie soll ihren eigenen Sohn erstickt haben. Jahre später entdeckt sie Fotos, die die Hoffnung schüren, dass ihr geliebter Sohn noch lebt. Auf eigene Faust versucht Susan, den rätselhaften Bildern und ihrer eigenen Erinnerung auf den Grund zu gehen - und kommt dabei einem anderen grauenvollen Verbrechen auf die Spur, das sich vor zwanzig Jahren an einem Elite-College im Norden Englands ereignete ...

The Good Mother

Gripping psychological suspense, with a shocking twist that will leave you reeling

Author: Karen Osman

Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd

ISBN: 178669901X

Category: Fiction

Page: 277

View: 9435

How far would you go to protect your children? A gripping psychological suspense, with a shocking twist that will leave you reeling... Catherine is a good mother and a good wife. The family home is immaculate, her husband's supper is cooked on time, but when she starts writing to Michael, a prisoner convicted of murder, she finds herself obsessing about his crime and whether he can ever truly be forgiven... Kate has no time for herself. Caught in the maelstrom of bringing up two young children with no money, and an out-of-work husband, she longs to escape the drudgery of being a wife and a mother. And she soon starts taking dangerous risks to feel alive... Alison has flown the nest. But university life is not what she had hoped for, and she finds herself alone and unhappy. Until the day her professor takes a sudden interest in her. Then everything changes... Three women – all with secrets. And as the days tick down to Michael's release, those secrets can no longer be ignored. 'The Good Mother is an addictive read that had me gripped from the first page to the shocking conclusion at the end, wow!' Adele O'Neill.

Boy in the Park – Wem kannst du trauen?

Roman

Author: A. J. Grayson

Publisher: Droemer eBook

ISBN: 3426439719

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

View: 4214

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"

Lügnerin!

Author: Justine Larbalestier

Publisher: cbt Verlag

ISBN: 3641045509

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 3208

Ihre Lügen sind irre, ihre Wahrheit auch Seit sie denken kann, hat Micah die Menschen in ihrem Umfeld belogen – ihre Familie, ihre Freunde, ihre Klassenkameraden. Mit fatalen, ja tödlichen Folgen. Denn eines Tages wird ihr heimlicher Freund Zachary Rubin im Central Park tot aufgefunden, und Micah, eine der letzten, die ihn gesehen hat, gerät unter Mordverdacht. Um sich selbst von jeglicher Schuld reinzuwaschen, erzählt Micah ihre und Zacharys Geschichte – besser gesagt: Sie erzählt verschiedene Versionen dessen, was sie und Zachary verband und unter welchen Umständen er zu Tode gekommen ist. Eine davon führt in die Welt des paranormalen...

A Mother’s Sacrifice: A brand new psychological thriller from the bestselling author of Trust Me coming in 2018

Author: Gemma Metcalfe

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0008241201

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 4088

‘A clever, tense read that deserves to do well. Gemma Metcalfe is a fresh new talent and A Mother’s Sacrifice will have you gripped from start to finish.’ Phoebe Morgan, author of The Doll House It was fate that she crossed my path. And that is why I chose her.

Silent Scream – Wie lange kannst du schweigen?

Kriminalroman

Author: Angela Marsons

Publisher: Piper ebooks

ISBN: 3492972780

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

View: 2891

Eisig glitzert der Frost auf der tiefschwarzen Erde des Black Country, als die Geräte der forensischen Archäologen den Fund menschlicher Überreste anzeigen und Detective Kim Stone den Befehl zur Grabung erteilt. Nur wenige Schritte entfernt, aber im Nebel doch kaum sichtbar, liegt das verlassene Gebäude des Kinderheims. Eine der ehemaligen Angestellten ist bereits tot, und auch das Leben der verbliebenen hängt am seidenen Faden. Kim ist überzeugt, dass die Lösung des Falls im lehmigen Boden begraben liegt, doch um ihm auf den Grund zu kommen, muss sie sich den Dämonen ihrer eigenen Kindheit stellen. Und noch ahnt sie nicht, was sich in Crestwood zugetragen hat und mit wem sie sich anlegt ...

Die Moortochter

Psychothriller

Author: Karen Dionne

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641208467

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 9513

Helena Pelletier lebt in Michigan auf der einsamen Upper Peninsula. Sie ist eine ausgezeichnete Fährtenleserin und Jägerin – Fähigkeiten, die sie als Kind von ihrem Vater gelernt hat, als sie in einer Blockhütte mitten im Moor lebten. Für Helena war ihr Vater immer ein Held – bis sie vor fünfzehn Jahren erfahren musste, dass er in Wahrheit ein gefährlicher Psychopath ist, der ihre Mutter entführt hatte. Helena hatte daraufhin für seine Festnahme gesorgt, und seit Jahren sitzt er nun im Hochsicherheitsgefängnis. Doch als Helena eines Tages in den Nachrichten hört, dass ein Gefangener von dort entkommen ist, weiß sie sofort, dass es ihr Vater ist und dass er sich im Moor versteckt. Nur Helena hat die Fähigkeiten, ihn aufzuspüren. Es wird eine brutale Jagd, denn er hat noch eine Rechnung mit ihr offen ...

The Stepmother

A gripping psychological thriller with a killer twist

Author: Claire Seeber

Publisher: Bookouture

ISBN: 1786810492

Category: Fiction

Page: 362

View: 6922

The perfect wife. A fairytale family. Don’t believe your eyes… Jeanie and Matthew are a happily married couple who both have teenage children from previous relationships. No one said it would be easy to raise a blended family under one roof but Jeanie and Matthew are strong. They will make it work. And whilst Jeanie’s step-daughter Scarlett rejects her, Jeanie will just have to try harder to win her over. But Jeanie has a past. A terrible secret she thought she’d buried a long time ago. And now, it’s coming to the surface, threatening to destroy her new marriage. Someone is playing a terrifying game on Jeanie and she must put a stop to it once and for all. After all, a fairytale needs a happy ending…doesn’t it. A compelling, dark and twisty psychological thriller that will grip fans of Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train and The Teacher. Readers are raving about The Stepmother: ‘It was so good I have been hiding in the toilet at work reading this on my phone as I needed to find out what happened!!…Dark and super twisty. A real page turner and I loved it.’ Consumer Reviewer ‘Loved it !!! My god the journey I went on while reading this…From beginning to end I was so hooked on this… Beyond 5 stars.’ (5 stars) Itsy Bitsy Book Bits ‘I don't believe many will be able to put this brilliant novel aside…really hooks you in on every level.’ (5 stars) Booklover Catlady ‘Tension and paranoia rides high in this gripping novel…Don’t start this late at night unless you plan on losing sleep…’ Jenny Blackhurst, author of The Foster Child ‘It's certainly a fast paced and taut thriller…which I guarantee once you start reading it you will find impossible to put down.’ (5 stars) The Book Review Café ‘An all-absorbing, chilling, psychological thriller. My husband could not prise my Kindle out of my hands the weekend I read this!’ (5 stars) Bloomin’ Brilliant Books ‘Incredible twists and turns that I didn't see coming…a great read that is full of tension that really hooks you in.’ The Coffee and Kindle ‘This one grabs you and doesn't let go... I read it in 3 hours because I simply had to find out what was happening!’ (5 stars) The Suspense is Thrilling Me ‘A clever, intense and fast-paced psychological thriller that left me on the edge of my seat until the very last page!’ Ginger Cat Blog ‘This is a terrifyingly twisted psychological thriller…a compelling read leading to a sleepless night for the reader.’ (5 stars) Strong Book Reviews ‘The Stepmother had me turning pages in a frenzy. I was desperate to find out where it was going! A cracking read.’ Cass Green – author of The Woman Next Door ‘ A dark, twisting thriller that shows all too well how you can never escape the sins of your past.’ Simon Kernick ‘An action packed fast paced psychological thriller with lots of characters with dark secrets.’ TBC on FB

Into the Water - Traue keinem. Auch nicht dir selbst.

Roman

Author: Paula Hawkins

Publisher: Blanvalet Verlag

ISBN: 3641209323

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 8093

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 ...

The Perfect Mother

Author: Aimee Molloy

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 075157032X

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 8318

We all want different things. Francie wants to be the perfect mother. Nell wants to escape the past. Collette wants to spend more time with her family. All Winnie wants is to have her baby back. When Nell suggests a night out in Brooklyn to her new mums club, the others jump at the chance. But the evening takes a tragic turn when single mother Winnie learns that her six-week-old son Midas has been kidnapped. As the investigation hits a dead end, Nell, Collette and Francie make it their mission to succeed where the police are failing and bring baby Midas home. But as Winnie and those around her come under scrutiny from the media, damaging secrets come to light and friendships are pushed to the limit. Because people will do almost anything to protect the ones they love . . .

The Surrogate

A gripping psychological thriller with an incredible twist

Author: Louise Jensen

Publisher: Bookouture

ISBN: 1786812223

Category: Fiction

Page: 324

View: 7147


The Child Next Door

An unputdownable psychological thriller with a brilliant twist

Author: Shalini Boland

Publisher: Bookouture

ISBN: 1786813815

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 4319