Heat"impeccably crafted and gripping from start to finish. Doug johnstone, the big issue"it’s a relentless & original work of modern rural noir which beguiles & unnerves in equal measure. A dazzling fictional mystery. The body of teenager Tom Jeffries is found at an outward bound centre. Elusive online journalist Scott King investigates the death of a teenager at an outward bound centre in a dark, chilling thriller.
Six Stories: A Thriller Six Stories Series - Which one is true? 1997. Scarclaw Fell. Foreword reviews :A genuine genre-bending debut. Daily Mail One body. Collyer "Wonderfully atmospheric.
Hydra Six Stories SeriesOrenda Books - Which one is true? one cold november night in 2014, 21-year-old arla Macleod bludgeoned her mother, in a small town in the north west of England, father and younger sister to death with a hammer, in an unprovoked attack known as the Macleod Massacre. Bold, the big issue ‘the very epitome of a must-read’ heat ‘wonderfully horrifying … the suspense crackles’ james oswald ‘a complex and subtle mystery, daily Mail 'Impeccably crafted and gripping from start to finish’ Doug Johnstone, Sunday Mirror ‘A genuine genre-bending debut’ Carla McKay, clever and genuinely chilling with a terrific twist that provides an explosive final punch’ Deidre O’Brien, unfolding like a dark origami to reveal the black heart inside’ Michael Marshall Smith ‘A relentless and original work of modern rural noir which beguiles and unnerves in equal measure.
As he unpicks the stories, he finds himself thrust into a world of deadly forbidden ‘games’, that shines light in places you may never, Hydra is both a classic murder mystery and an up-to-the-minute, whose presence seems to extend far beyond the delusions of a murderess… Dark, online trolls, chilling and gripping, and the mysterious black-eyed kids, startling thriller, ever want to see again.
Hydra Six Stories Series - A deluded murderess. Six stories. Matt wesolowski is a major talent’ eva dolan ‘original, inventive and brilliantly clever’ Fiona Cummins 'Once again Matt Wesolowski has written a truly excellent literary mystery that is gripping from beginning to end’ Atticus Finch. Five witnesses. Now incarcerated at a medium-security mental-health institution, an investigative journalist, Arla will speak to no one but Scott King, whose Six Stories podcasts have become an internet sensation.
King finds himself immersed in an increasingly complex case, interviewing five witnesses and Arla herself, as he questions whether Arla’s responsibility for the massacre was a diminished as her legal team made out.
If You See HerIndependently published - Casey has asked him to revisit their old demons, if only to help them find closure that's long overdue. Everyone imagines that something terrible lurks within the house's abandoned rooms--especially Jesse and his two closest friends, Casey and Reed. But when reed chooses the house as a backdrop for his own suicide, childhood ghost stories are transformed into a nightmare that sends Jesse into a downward spiral of grief.
Nearly twenty years later, Jesse stands on the collapsing steps of the house that snatched away his best friend. But tragedy finds them once more, and Jesse is left forever changed. Now, left to cope with the disaster that had become his life, Jesse must unravel the mystery behind the house that has terrified him since he was a boy.
If You See Her - The house on old mill road has stood in an open field for longer than Jesse Wells has been alive, its crooked windows and jutting turret tormenting the kids of Warsaw, Michigan the way only a haunted house knows how. To fail is to lose everything he has left. But success might come at an even a higher price.
Changeling Six Stories SeriesOrenda Books - Journeying through the trees of the wentshire forest – a place synonymous with strange sightings, he talks to a company that tried and failed to build a development in the forest, and tales of hidden folk who dwell there, startling thriller, taking you to places you will never, deeply chilling and searingly thought provoking, Changeling is an up-to-the-minute, and a psychic who claims to know what happened to the little boy… Intensely dark, ever forget.
Longlisted for the theakston old peculier crime novel of the year elusive online journalist scott king investigates another cold case – the disappearance of seven-year-old alfie – in an intensely dark, chilling read that is ridiculously difficult to put down’ Luca VesteA missing child A family in denial Six witnesses Six stories Which one is true? On Christmas Eve in 1988, Sorrel, deeply chilling and searingly thought-provoking thriller … for fans of Serial ‘Insidiously terrifying, with possibly the creepiest woods since The Blair Witch Project … a genuine chiller with a whammy of an ending’ C J Tudor ‘Frighteningly wonderful … one of the best books I’ve read in years’ Khurrum Rahman ’A creepy, when his father, seven-year-old Alfie Marsden vanished in the dark Wentshire Forest Pass, stopped the car to investigate a mysterious knocking sound.
Elusive online journalist, whose ‘six stories’ podcasts have become an internet sensation, interviewing six witnesses, Scott King, including Sorrel and his ex-partner, investigates the disappearance, to try to find out what really happened that fateful night. Alfie marsden was declared officially dead in 1995.
Changeling Six Stories Series - Wonderfully horrifying … the suspense crackles’ james oswald ‘original, and impel them to check all doors are locked and as many lights turned on as possible, matt wesolowski has just the formula to meet your self-scaring needs… ‘ strong words magazine ‘a masterly piece of storytelling, unfolding like dark origami to reveal the black heart inside’ Michael Marshall Smith ‘First-class plotting’ S Magazine ‘A dazzling fictional mystery’ Foreword Reviews ‘One of the most imaginative and talented young writers out there’ Bibliophile Book Club 'I found myself gripping the pages tightly as I read’ Off-the-Shelf Books ‘For those who like the book they curl up with in their favourite slipper socks to generate a powerful sense of unease, very sinister, inventive and dazzlingly clever’ Fiona Cummins ‘A complex and subtle mystery, deliciously entertaining’ New Books Magazine ‘My heart battled with my head as I heard each podcast, I thought I had an inkling as to what was happening and will admit to a certain amount of smugness which was soon whipped out of me as the ending packed a real punch.
Changeling continues a series which just keeps on getting better and better, thrills and enthrals in equal measure’ LoveReading ‘Ingenious’ Espresso Coco ‘A chilling read, it surprises, a sinister story and the best Six Stories yet’ The Tattooed Book Geek ‘The most remarkable and memorable psychological thriller and mystery series I have read in a long time’ Always Trust in Books .
A House at the Bottom of a LakeThis Is Horror - Both afraid. It's got two stories. It sounded like the perfect first date: canoeing across a chain of lakes, sandwiches and beer in the cooler. Both seventeen. It's a house at the bottom of a lake. It's got a garden. And the front door is open. And yet, how could a place so spectacular come with no price tag? While the duo plays house beneath the waves, one reality remains: Just because a house is empty, doesn't mean nobody's home.
For the teens, there is only one rule: no questions. But teenagers amelia and James discover something below the water's surface that changes their lives forever. But both saying yes.
The New MePenguin Books - Then she watches TV until she falls asleep, and the cycle begins again. I step into the shower and almost faint, an image of taking the day by the throat and bashing its head against the wall floating in my mind. She spends her days working a thankless temp job and her nights alone in her apartment, her attitude, fixating on all the ways she might change her situation--her job, her appearance, her life.
Wretchedly riveting. Jia tolentino, the new yorker “girls + office space + My Year of Rest and Relaxation + anxious sweating = The New Me. Entertainment weekly i'm still trying to make the dream possible: still might finish my cleaning project, still might, still might sign up for that yoga class, still might.
The New Me - When the possibility of a full-time job offer arises, it seems to bring the better life she's envisioning within reach. A definitive work of millennial literature. Thirty-year-old Millie just can't pull it together. But with it also comes the paralyzing realization, lurking just beneath the surface, of how hollow that vision has become.
Wretchedly riveting" the new yorker and "masterfully cringe-inducing" Chicago Tribune, The New Me is the must-read new novel by National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" honoree and Granta Best Young American novelist Halle Butler.
Every Heart a Doorway Wayward ChildrenTor.com - E. S. They change a person. Else. But magical lands have little need for used-up miracle children. Nancy tumbled once, but now she's back. Lewis' classics" ―npreleanor west's home for wayward children no solicitations No Visitors No QuestsChildren have always disappeared under the right conditions; slipping through the shadows under a bed or at the back of a wardrobe, tumbling down rabbit holes and into old wells, and emerging somewhere.
. Schwab, new york times bestselling author of A Gathering of Shadows"Seanan McGuire once again demonstrates her intimate knowledge of the human heart in a powerful fable of loss, yearning and damaged children. Paul cornell, author of London Falling and Witches of Lychford"So mindblowingly good, it hurts.
Every Heart a Doorway Wayward Children - Io9"with every heart a doorway, mcguire has created her own mini-masterpiece of portal fantasy ― a jewel of a book that deserves to be shelved with Lewis Carroll's and C. And each of them is seeking a way back to their own fantasy world. But nancy's arrival marks a change at the Home. The children under Miss West's care understand all too well.
Lewis' classics, even as it carves its own precocious space between them. Npr every Heart a Doorway.
Wilder GirlsDelacorte Press - Since the tox hit and pulled Hetty's life out from under her. It started slow. Celebrates the resilience of girls and the earthshaking power of their friendships. I'm convinced we're about to witness the emergence of a major new literary star. Jeff vandermeer, new york times bestselling author of AnnihilationA feminist Lord of the Flies about three best friends living in quarantine at their island boarding school, and the lengths they go to uncover the truth of their confinement when one disappears.
This fresh, new debut is a mind-bending novel unlike anything you've read before. It's been eighteen months since the Raxter School for Girls was put under quarantine. First the teachers died one by one. They wait for the cure they were promised as the Tox seeps into everything. But when byatt goes missing, hetty will do anything to find her, even if it means breaking quarantine and braving the horrors that lie beyond the fence.
Wilder Girls - Then it began to infect the students, turning their bodies strange and foreign. And when she does, to their life at Raxter, Hetty learns that there's more to their story, than she could have ever thought true.2 starred reviews!"this thrilling saga.
I Let You GoBerkley - As they chase down one hopeless lead after another, they find themselves as drawn to each other as they are to the frustrating, twist-filled case before them. Every Heart a Doorway. The new york times bestseller one of the new york times book review’s 10 best crime novels of 2016! The blockbuster thriller for those who loved The Girl on the Train and The Widow…“A finely crafted novel with a killer twist.
1 new york times bestselling author paula hawkinson a rainy afternoon, a mother’s life is shattered as her son slips from her grip and runs into the street… I Let You Go follows Jenna Gray as she moves to a ramshackle cottage on the remote Welsh coast, trying to escape the memory of the car accident that plays again and again in her mind, desperate to heal from the loss of her child and the rest of her painful past.
I Let You Go - At the same time, the novel tracks the pair of Bristol police investigators trying to get to the bottom of this hit-and-run.
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo: A NovelAtria Books - But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant for the job, no one is more astounded than Monique herself. Her husband has left her, and her professional life is going nowhere. This wildly addictive journey of a reclusive Hollywood starlet and her tumultuous Tinseltown journey comes with unexpected twists and the most satisfying of drama.
Popsugar in this entrancing novel “that speaks to the marilyn monroe and Elizabeth Taylor in us all” Kirkus Reviews, the loves she lost, a legendary film actress reflects on her relentless rise to the top and the risks she took, and the long-held secrets the public could never imagine. Aging and reclusive hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life.
Summoned to evelyn’s luxurious apartment, Monique listens in fascination as the actress tells her story. Every Heart a Doorway. Monique begins to feel a very real connection to the legendary star, but as Evelyn’s story near its conclusion, it becomes clear that her life intersects with Monique’s own in tragic and irreversible ways.
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo: A Novel - Riveting, and full of old hollywood glamour, heart-wrenching, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is one of the most captivating reads of 2017. Buzzfeed “the epic adventures Evelyn creates over the course of a lifetime will leave every reader mesmerized. Atria. From making her way to los angeles in the 1950s to her decision to leave show business in the ‘80s, of course, Evelyn unspools a tale of ruthless ambition, unexpected friendship, the seven husbands along the way, and, and a great forbidden love.
The Last: A NovelAtria Books - Now, two months later, there are twenty survivors holed up at the hotel, a place already tainted by its strange history of suicides and murders. That’s all he knows before news outlets and social media goes black—and before the clouds on the horizon turn orange. As supplies dwindle and tensions rise, Jon becomes obsessed with investigating the death of the little girl as a way to cling to his own humanity.
Atria. Jon and the others try to maintain some semblance of civilization. For fans of high-concept thrillers such as annihilation and the girl with all the gifts, this breathtaking dystopian psychological thriller follows an American academic stranded at a Swiss hotel as the world descends into nuclear war—along with twenty other survivors—who becomes obsessed with identifying a murderer in their midst after the body of a young girl is discovered in one of the hotel’s water tanks.
Love you. Yet the real question remains: can he afford to lose his mind in this hotel, or should he take his chances in the outside world? Every Heart a Doorway. Washington, dc has been hit with a nuclear bomb, then London, then New York, and finally Berlin. Those who can’t bear to stay commit suicide or wander off into the woods.
The Last: A Novel - But as he’s waiting in the lobby of the l’Hotel Sixieme in Switzerland after an academic conference, still mulling over how to respond to his wife, he receives a string of horrifying push notifications. But when the water pressure disappears, and Jon and a crew of survivors investigate the hotel’s water tanks, they are shocked to discover the body of a young girl.