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Dall'autrice del bestseller La casa delle bugie
Un grande thriller
Lei è perfetta. Ma suo marito può veramente fidarsi di lei?
Clare ha deciso di prendersi una pausa. Il suo è stato un anno difficile e ora vuole rimettersi in sesto. Quale migliore occasione di una vacanza in una splendida villa sulla costiera amalfitana, insieme a tutta la famiglia?
Il marito, Dan, ha molto da farsi perdonare, eppure giura che ha intenzione di restare per sempre al suo fianco. Ma Clare può fidarsi davvero di lui?
L’arrivo di suo fratello Jamie, dopo anni di viaggi all’estero, la rassicura. Questa volta, però, Jamie non è solo. Ha portato con sé la sua novella sposa, una donna che nessuno ha mai incontrato prima. Ella è l’esatto contrario di Clare: affascinante, determinata, sicura di sé. E conosce un segreto su sua cognata, qualcosa che, se rivelato, potrebbe sconvolgere l’intera famiglia. Ma c’è qualcuno che farà tutto il possibile per assicurarsi che la verità non venga mai fuori…
Perfetto per i fan di Jane Shemilt e Angela Marsons
Un thriller imperdibile
«Mi sembra di averlo letto in apnea: toglie il fiato!»
«Un finale pazzesco, impossibile da indovinare. Ho adorato ogni pagina di questo thriller psicologico.»
«L’ho letteralmente divorato in meno di ventiquattr’ore. Scritto talmente bene che fa venire voglia di urlare.»
«L’autrice riesce a entrare sotto la pelle del lettore, insinuando il dubbio in ogni parola. Un capolavoro di suspense.»
«Sue Watson sa come far crescere la tensione. Correrete a leggere gli altri suoi libri, proprio come ho fatto io.»
È nata e ha studiato a Manchester per poi trasferirsi a Londra, dove ha scritto per tabloid e riviste femminili. Successivamente ha lavorato come produttrice televisiva per la BBC. Ora vive nel Worcestershire con il marito e la figlia e si dedica a tempo pieno alla scrittura. La Newton Compton ha pubblicato Coincidenze che fanno innamorare, La casa delle bugie e Conosco il tuo segreto.
Marianne ha la vita che ha sempre sognato. Una bellissima casa, affacciata sulla strada più esclusiva del quartiere. Tre splendidi bambini, che sono il suo orgoglio e una fonte inesauribile di gioia. A volte soffre ancora per il suo passato: i ricordi vaghi della madre, morta quando lei era ancora piccola, i giorni trascorsi in affidamento… Ma Simon, suo marito, è sempre accanto a lei. È un chirurgo di successo ed è il miglior marito che una donna possa desiderare. Fiori, regali, viaggi. Non c’è niente che non sia disposto a fare per lei. Un giorno però, mentre fanno colazione, Simon le racconta di una nuova collega e il modo in cui si sofferma sulle poche sillabe del suo nome, “Caroline”, scatena in Marianne un’ondata di gelosia. Non vorrebbe saltare a conclusioni affrettate, ma Caroline diventa per lei una vera e propria ossessione. Ha bisogno di notizie sulla donna misteriosa. Più scava nella vita di suo marito, però, più l’ossessione si trasforma in paura. Forse non dovrebbe preoccuparsi di essere stata tradita, dovrebbe solo pensare a mettersi in salvo.
Perfetto per chi ha amato La ragazza del treno e L'amore bugiardo
Suo marito è disposto a tutto pur di nascondere il suo segreto
«Intenso, pieno di atmosfere cupe e colpi di scena.»
«Conduce il lettore verso un finale mozzafiato. Impossibile metterlo giù prima di aver raggiunto l’ultima pagina.»
«Cattura l’immaginazione e trasporta in una fitta e intricata rete di bugie da svelare.»
È nata e ha studiato a Manchester per poi trasferirsi a Londra, dove ha scritto per tabloid e riviste femminili. Successivamente ha lavorato come produttrice televisiva per la BBC. Ora vive nel Worcestershire con il marito e la figlia e si dedica a tempo pieno alla scrittura. La Newton Compton ha pubblicato Coincidenze che fanno innamorare e La casa delle bugie. Per saperne di più: suewatsonbooks.com
You can never truly know what goes on behind closed doors…
My darling son, Sam, is marrying his childhood sweetheart and I couldn’t be prouder of the man he’s grown into. Walking out on his abusive father all those years ago was the best thing I ever did. And today he stands, tall and handsome, saying ‘I do’ to my dream daughter-in-law. If I hadn’t pushed them together all those years ago, he might never have found a girl as perfect as Lauren. It’s true what they say, mother always knows best.
But weeks later, Lauren is dead and police cars fill the driveway of their idyllic countryside home. As they question Sam, I sense he’s hiding something. Why won’t he look me in the eye? And who does he rush off to meet as soon as the police are gone?
Desperate, I do what every good mother would do: I let myself into Sam and Lauren’s bedroom. What I see, I will never be able to forget. My son’s beautiful new wife was hiding a dangerous secret. Can I clear my son’s name? And could my life be in danger now too?
A completely gripping, utterly twisted thriller that will leave your jaw on the floor. Perfect for fans of Gone Girl, The Wife Between Us and The Woman in the Window.
What readers are saying about The New Wife:
‘I LOVED it!… Had my mind going in a million directions trying to figure out what was going on. The twists and turns almost gave me whiplash!!!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Woooweeeee… My head was spinning… And that ending!!!!… Fantastic.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Wow! What a rollercoaster ride this book was… Totally gripped from the beginning.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Another WINNER!!’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘An awesomely brilliant story… Had me on the edge until the very last page… Begs to be read in one sitting… Literally left me open mouthed!!!’ @RK_reads,⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Unputdownable.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Awesome. I did not want to this down!!’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘I loved this book… Engaging and engrossing.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Wow. You will be on the edge of your seat until the very last page.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘The very definition of a page-turner… You don’t even realise you are reading until you’ve lost three hours and are twenty pages from the end.’ Goodreads reviewer
‘More twists and turns than a rollercoaster.’ Goodreads reviewer
‘Knocked it out of the park with the twist!’ Goodreads reviewer
‘A gripping read… Suspense right
Die unglaublichen Bücher von Sue Watson haben sich bereits mehr als 1 Million Mal verkauft!
Marianne hat ein Leben, von dem andere nur träumen können. Sie wohnt in einem schönen Stadthaus in der besten Straße des Viertels und hat drei aufgeweckte Kinder, die ihr ganzer Stolz und ihre Freude sind.
Das hat sich Marianne stets so gewünscht, denn sie wird immer noch hin und wieder schmerzhaft an ihre Vergangenheit erinnert: an den Verlust ihrer Mutter und das Aufwachsen in Pflegefamilien.
Auch ihr Mann Simon ist immer für sie da. Er ist charmant und als erfolgreicher Chirurg ist ihm nichts zu gut für seine Familie: Blumen, Geschenke, Reisen nach Frankreich, alles was man sich nur wünschen kann.
Doch dann sagt Simon plötzlich den Namen einer anderen Frau, und die Art und Weise, wie er ihren Namen ausspricht, Caroline, lässt Marianne einen Schauer über den Rücken laufen. Aber sie weiß, dass sie diesen Anflug des Misstrauens nicht zu ernst nehmen darf.
Früher hätte sie sich mit ihrer Arbeit abgelenkt, doch Marianne hat ihre glamouröse Karriere hinter sich gelassen, als sie geheiratet hat. Eigentlich würde sie sich einer Freundin anvertrauen, aber sie ist zu sehr mit ihren Kindern beschäftigt, und außerdem mag Simon die wenigen, die ihr noch verblieben sind, nicht besonders.
Zuerst beginnt Marianne fast zufällig, mehr über Caroline zu erfahren. Doch als sie einmal angefangen hat, kann sie nicht mehr aufhören. Denn was sie herausfindet, zwingt sie dazu sich zu sorgen, ob die Frage nicht »sollte ich eifersüchtig sein«, sondern »sollte ich Angst haben« lauten müsste.
Fans von Girl on the Train und Alleine bist du nie, die auf der Suche nach einem düsteren, packenden Psychothriller sind, werden von All die kleinen Lügen begeistert sein.
Was Leser über All die kleinen Lügen sagen:
»Omg dieses Buch!!!!! Noch nie habe ich beim Lesen eines Romans so starke Emotionen empfunden … Das Buch ist wirklich eine fesselnde Lektüre, die die Spannung aufbaut und ein brillantes Ende hat, weshalb ich den Roman nicht aus der Hand legen konnte … Lesen Sie es, Sie werden nicht enttäuscht sein.« Goodreads Rezensent, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
»Das Ende ist ein WOW, aber man muss es lesen, um zu verstehen, warum! Direkt in meine Top 10 des Jahres und eine wirklich tolle Lektüre … Düster, verstörend und einfach alles, was man sich von einem Psychothriller wünscht und mehr.« Goodreads Rezensentin, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
»All die kleinen Lügen hat mich in seinen Bann gezogen und je weiter ich kam, desto schwerer fiel es mir, es aus der Hand zu legen … Fesselnde Spannung, die sich immer weiter aufbaut … Ich dachte immer, ich wüsste, wohin sie geht, nur um dann aus der Bahn geworfen zu werden … Ein absoluter Pageturner, der mein Herz höherschlagen ließ. Bravo an die neue Königin der Psychothriller.« By the Letter Book Reviews, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
»Was für eine Lektüre, die an B.A.
An absolutely hilarious, laugh-‘til-you-cry, romantic comedy about how life never quite goes to plan…
Faye is in crisis. You wouldn’t know it, because of the big fat smile on her face, but inside, she’s one step away from nuclear meltdown. And she shouldn’t be. Dan is the man of her dreams. And he’s just asked her to marry him.
But Faye’s been down the marriage road before and it ended up with her having Ryan Gosling fantasies while her ex-husband obsessed about the plumbing. Faye and Dan, on the other hand, have been living their lives to the fullest, travelling around the world, having sex under the stars... They've never argued about unrolling socks before putting them in the laundry.
Besides, even if she wanted to say yes, how could she move to the other side of the world? Because marrying Dan would mean living in Australia. Beautiful, warm and a gazillion miles from Faye’s daughter, Emma, a single mum with her own crazy little girl who both need Faye every single day. Leaving them – even for someone who makes her as happy as Dan – simply isn’t an option.
Dan is offering Faye everything she ever wanted. So why does she feel like she’s about to lose it all?
The most screamingly-funny romantic comedy of the summer – about secrets, second chances and following your heart. Perfect for fans of Sophie Kinsella, Jill Mansell and Milly Johnson.
Praise for Love, Lies and Wedding Cake:
'This was a truly wonderful and funny book that warmed my heart, made me laugh and made me cry... Sue Watson is a a genius' Best Crime Books and More
'It was funny, heart-warming and I loved it.' The Cosiest Corner
'OHHH my dayzzz, was I happy to get my mitts on this book... It's a first class... hilarious read' I Love Reading
‘It is a book that picks you right up and smothers you with the most amazing emotions. It is the perfect read to feed your mind and soul and will remind you that happiness indeed starts with you!’ By the Letter Book Reviews, 5 stars
‘Hilarious, delicious, inspiring are just three of the words I want to use to describe Love, Lies and Wedding Cake which is utterly brilliant! … a perfect summer read, take it with you to the poolside or beach, and ignore the odd stares as you laugh out loud’ Rachel’s Random Reads, 5 stars
‘Yes, yes, yes! Another excellent book by Sue Watson! ... What I loved about this book is that I found myself laughing out loud more times than I could count.’ Goodreads reviewer
‘This book was an incredible, unputdownable read…I laughed with tears rolling down my cheeks… This is one of the best books I've read this year.’ Renita D’Silva, 5 stars
‘Ideally read with a nice big slab of cake, the story of Faye's predicament is hilarious, heart-breaking, ingenious and completely addictive.
Love, Lies and Lemon Cake is a hilarious, bittersweet comedy about taking your life back before it’s too late.
Faye Dobson has lost her sparkle. Living on film star fantasies and vague memories of a marriage that once was, she can’t help feeling that life is passing her by. She dreams of being whisked to Paris for dinner, making three wishes at the Trevi fountain and having sex under the stars. But the wrinkles are multiplying, her husband’s passion is for plumbing, and the nearest she’ll get to Rome is a take-away pizza.
So when Faye meets Dan the gorgeous Australian surfer guy working in the local deli she can’t help but wonder what it would be like to see the world. He is blonde, tanned, ten years younger and bakes the most amazing lemon cake. Unlike her husband Dan actually listens to Faye, his smile makes her feel fizzy inside, and when he smiles... Oh. My. God.
But is Faye being silly? What would Dan see in someone like her? Even if he did have feelings for her, could she give up everything to be with him?
If you enjoyed Love, Lies and Lemon Cake, don't miss its hilarious sequel Love, Lies and Wedding Cake.
What people are saying about Sue Watson…
‘a talented chick lit author with fresh and unique voice and going on my list of all time faves.’ This Chick Reads
‘Laugh-out-loud funny, this book is exceptionally good. You will be introduced to the world of 'vajazzles' and friendships we all wish we had! There is one particular chapter which will likely see tears of laughter streaming down your face. Love, Lies and Lemon Cake is truly a delightful read’ Chick Lit Club
‘I absolutely loved this book… Sue's witty, hilarious writing style had me hooked from page one, and I adored the cute and clumsy Faye, who is given the choice of living a life she has dreamed of. Sue Watson is a brilliant writer, a wonderful new talent with a fantastic style and lovable characters. I devoured this book in one sitting, and I'm already waiting for Sue's next offering!’ 5/5 Chick Lit Uncovered
‘Love, Lies and Lemon Cake is a deliciously hilarious book that will have you laughing out loud and rooting for the new Faye! From vajazzled lady parts to fake bake, orange self-tanners, Sue Watson’s humor is brilliant and spot on! This is the perfect book for summer! Don’t walk, but run out and get this book. You will be glad that you did!’ Book Mama blog
‘Now that I’ve read all of Sue Watson’s books I can say this has to be her best yet. Even though I really enjoyed her two previous ones, there’s something about ‘Love, Lies and Lemon Cake’ that screams with honesty, warmth pouring out of its pages... a wonderful, original story full of heart.’ 5/5 This Chick Reads
'Sue’s writing is witty and heartfelt in just the right amounts.' One More Page
‘Sue has an absolutely amazing way of making you feel the emotions of her characters, and making you step into their shoes.
You’ve been excited about this getaway for months – at last, a chance to reconnect with your husband at a secluded island resort. But when he unexpectedly calls you from the beach, you hear the urgency in his voice. Something is very wrong.
The beautiful waitress from the restaurant last night has been found lying dead in the sand. And the police want to question your husband about it.
Sure, you saw him glance at her over dinner a few times, but you know he didn’t have anything to do with the poor girl’s death. So why is he asking you to lie to the police that he was with you all night? And where did he go in those missing hours?
When he returns to your beautiful sea-view suite, things get heated and he accuses you of being jealous, just like he always does. Yes, the waitress was overly flirtatious with your husband, but you didn’t actually wish her any harm. Not really.
Can you trust the man you married… or are you the one who can’t be trusted?
A completely gripping, utterly twisted thriller that will have you turning the pages all night long! Perfect for fans of Gone Girl, The Hunting Party and The Girl on the Train.
What readers are saying about The Resort:
‘Fantastic… I absolutely raced through this extremely gripping and addictive page-turner… I was truly stunned.’ @rubie_reads ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Please excuse me while I pick my jaw up off the floor! …. I live for books that leave me speechless and this book did just that… LOVED it.’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Sucked me in from the beginning and didn’t let me go until I finished!… Absolutely unputdownable.’ NetGalley reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘GRIPPING… A rollercoaster ride.’ NetGalley reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Engrossing, this novel is a winner!… A riveting read!’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘I devoured this book! It was an easy and fast read! I was able to read it in a day because it was SO good.’ @baileys_book_recs
‘A cracker of a book. Loved it from page one!’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Compulsively addictive.’ NetGalley reviewer
‘Such a page-turner… Breezed through this book and what a fantastic ending!!!!’ Goodreads reviewer
‘What a fabulous thriller! Completely engaging, dark and addictive.’ Goodreads reviewer
‘Kept me on the edge of my seat.’ Goodreads reviewer
‘You don’t think Jamie and I have secrets, do you? No, we tell each other everything.’ She smiled. ‘Including your dirty little secret. So maybe it’s time to start being nice to me?’
THE WIFE: Clare is ready for a break. It’s been a tough year and now she wants to put her feet up. Arriving at the Italian villa for their summer holiday, she decides it’s high time her husband and his family did some of the work. After all, her husband owes her…
THE HUSBAND: Even though Dan had his head turned by someone else, he’s realised the error of his ways. He’s here now, and he says it’s for keeps. Clare can trust him, can’t she? At least he’ll have his brother there, to keep him in line…
THE BROTHER: Jamie is the prodigal child, back in the family fold again after years of travelling abroad. But when he gets to the villa, he’s not alone. He’s brought a wife, someone none of them have met before.
THE SISTER-IN-LAW: Ella is everything Clare isn’t. Glamorous. Young. Influential. But she knows a secret about Clare. Something that has the power to break the whole family apart.
And there’s someone who will do whatever it takes to make sure that this deep secret never comes to the surface.
An utterly unputdownable, gripping, twisty psychological thriller, perfect for fans of Before I Go To Sleep, The Girl on the Train and Date Night.
Readers are loving The Sister-in-Law:
‘Wow wow wow… I could not put it down! A gripping, on-the-edge-of-your-seat page turner… My blood pressure was up the whole way though this!’ Goodreads Reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘I give this book 5 stars, hands down! What a fantastically written thriller! I COULD NOT put this book down… Holy cow. Just when I thought I knew what was going to happen – PLOT TWIST! I highly recommend this fast-paced thrilling read. You will not be disappointed!’ Goodreads Reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘A story that will send shivers down your spine… I was literally on the edge of my seat… Electrifying. I could hardly control myself in my desperation to discover what secrets were being hidden… An enthralling page-turner that I defy anyone to try and put down… A totally addictive read.’ Goodreads Reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘This book was just what I needed during this stressful time… This was the most amazing escape to the Amalfi Coast… I couldn’t put this down… You need to read it to believe it!’ Goodreads Reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘A perfect excuse to shut everything else that is going on on this planet out… It's one you don't want to put down, but you don't want i
'fizzes with warmth, humour and tenderness, from the first page to the last. . . I adored it' Cathy Bramley, author of Appleby Farm
Does first love deserve a second chance?
When she was almost seventeen, Rosie Draper locked eyes with a charismatic student called Peter during their first week at art college, changing the course of her life forever. Now, on the cusp of sixty-five and recently widowed, Rosie is slowly coming to terms with a new future. And after a chance encounter with Peter, forty-seven years later, they both begin to wonder 'what if' . . .
Told with warmth, wit and humour, We'll Always Have Paris is a charming, moving and uplifting novel about two people; the choices they make, the lives they lead and the love they share.
Sometimes her past still hurts: losing her mother, growing up in foster care. But her husband Simon is always there. A successful surgeon, he’s the envy of every woman they’ve ever met. Flowers, gifts, trips to France – nothing is too good for his family.
Then Simon says another woman’s name. The way he lingers on it, Caroline, gives Marianne a shudder of suspicion, but she knows she can’t entertain this flash of paranoia.
In the old days, she’d have distracted herself at work, but Marianne left her glamorous career behind when she got married. She’d speak to a friend, but she’s too busy with her children and besides, Simon doesn’t approve of the few she has left.
It’s almost by accident that Marianne begins to learn more about Caroline. But once she starts, she can’t stop. Because what she finds makes her wonder whether the question she should be asking is not ‘should she be jealous’, but... ‘should she be scared’?
Fans of The Girl on the Train and I Let You Go looking for a dark, gripping psychological thriller, with a final twist that will put their jaw on the floor, will love Our Little Lies.
Readers are loving Our Little Lies:
‘Omg this book!!!!! Never have I felt such powerful emotions… when reading a novel… This really is such a compulsive read building the tension and a brilliant ending making it for me a real unputdownable novel… Read it you really won’t be disappointed.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘Tense, atmospheric psychological thriller with more twists and turns than a rollercoaster. Impeccably written and a big fat 5***** from me. Awesome!’ No. 1 bestselling author, Angela Marsons
‘Delivers an ending that will make you go WOW but you need to read it to see why! Straight into my Top 10 of the year and a really great read… Dark, disturbing and just everything you want from a psychological thriller and more.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘Our Little Lies drew me in and the further I got into it the harder it got for me to put it down… Gripping tension that builds and builds... I kept thinking I knew where she was going only to be knocked sideways... An absolute page turner of a read that sent my heart racing. Bravo to the new queen of psychological thrillers.’ By the Letter Book Reviews, 5 stars
‘What a read this was, reminiscent of B A Paris’ Behind Closed Doors, with the twists of a Claire Mackintosh book… such a good read and just as I thought I had worked it out I was wrong!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘Most definitely a book that captures your imagination… A book that I literally did not put down. DAMN...if this is her first in this genre... sign me up for all future thrillers’ Best Crime Books and More, 5 stars
‘I absolutely LOVED this book! It drew me in from the first few pages and never le
Kat remembers the days when her only daughter Amy wouldn't leave her side. Amy was the baby who cried when you walked out of the room, the toddler who was too shy to speak to strangers, the small child who clung to Kat's legs in the school playground.
But now Amy is grown up, and Amy is gone – to university in a town several hours away. Kat's house – which once felt too full, too noisy, too busy – is deathly quiet, and Kat awaits the daily phone call to tell her that her beloved daughter is thriving and happy.
Until the day Amy doesn’t call, sending Kat into a panic. Her husband and friends say she’s being paranoid – surely Amy is just out, having fun? But Kat feels sure something is very wrong – she knows her daughter, and she would never just disappear.
As the hours turn into days, her fears are confirmed: Amy is missing. But there are secrets about her daughter that Kat doesn't know about yet. And the truth about Amy's whereabouts may be closer to home than Kat could ever imagine...
A gripping and suspenseful psychological thriller with more twists and turns than a rollercoaster and an ending that will blow readers’ minds. Fans of The Wife Between Us, The Girl Before and Gone Girl will be gripped by this unputdownable story about a mother’s obsessive love for her child.
Readers are loving The Empty Nest:
‘OMG… I couldn’t believe the ending and what truly happened to Kat’s daughter. There were so many twists and turns in this book but the ending blew my mind.’ Goodreads Reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Wow I never saw that ending!... A huge rollercoaster of events that will keep you enthralled right to the end!... Great read.’ Goodreads Reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘A full on, straight into it thriller, with a banging twist and a satisfying end! A quickfire ever changing story of who has done what and why… It had me foxed and I got it completely wrong… So well written, full of drama and just a perfect read. 10/10.’ Goodreads Reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘What an amazing book. I couldn't put it down. Had my attention from start to finish… Just when I thought I had it figured out I was proven wrong.’ Goodreads Reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘A compulsively readable mystery that kept me fully engrossed and turning pages long into the night. This is a twisty thriller that kept me guessing right up until the final page… Brilliantly executed… Thoroughly addictive.’ Goodreads Reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘I was so gobsmacked… The Empty Nest is a story steeped in secrets and lies. The suspense and tension surrounding Amy’s disappearance builds up wonderfully and had me totally hooked, tearing through the pages to see just what had happened to her.
Hannah has done everything to make sure her life is safe and secure. A long way from her unstable childhood growing up in foster care, she’s content with her sweet, little, messy apartment and her satisfying job as a social worker. She quietly worries that, aged 36, she might never fall in love. But otherwise her life is where she wants it to be.
Until, encouraged by her best friend to join a dating app, she meets Alex. He’s irresistibly handsome. He loves the same music as her. The same food as well. They both dream of travelling the world but agree they’d be equally happy escaping to a cottage by the beach in Devon. Both of them would love to own a Labrador one day. It’s like he’s made for her. It’s like he’s too good to be true.
Hannah’s friends aren’t so sure about him. But Hannah thinks he’s perfect.
Which is good. Because Alex knows she’s perfect for him too. In fact, she’s exactly the girl he’s been looking for…
And nothing Hannah’s done to make her life safe will ever be enough.
A gripping and suspenseful psychological thriller about dark obsession and internet dating. Fans of The Wife Between Us, Friend Request and Gone Girl will adore this unputdownable twisted love story.
What real readers are saying about First Date:
‘Had me gripped… I was so tense… I had no idea what was going to happen from one chapter to the next… BOOM!! I WAS NOT EXPECTING THAT ENDING AT ALL! I loved it! If I could rate it more than a 5, I would. This has been one of, if not the best thrillers I have read!… Loved loved loved it!’ Kindlewithdanni ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘I cannot believe it’s taken me THIS long to discover this queen of the psychological thriller… I’ve read a lot of psychological fiction in my time and don’t think I’ve ever come across such a good twist at the end.’ Ceri’s Little Blog ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Utterly addictive and I had huge trouble putting it down! This psychological thriller will make you doubt everything and everyone, it is so cleverly put together – just when you think you've got something sussed out, a whole new slant is added… Be warned, there are twists and turns aplenty and don’t take anything at face value... ever!’ Read and Rated ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Oh flipping hell, what an absolutely thrilling and suspenseful domestic thriller… Honestly couldn’t put it down… Finishing this book gave me goosebumps, it was that good.’ Goodreads Reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Sue Watson, just what have you done to me?! You gave me what I thought would be a fairly predictable story only to twist me all up and leave my jaw hanging! That ending, WOW!’ Misty’s Corner Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Utterly impossible to put down.