Auteur: Alex Michaelides
Titel: The silent patient
Genre: Thriller, mystery
Aantal pagina’s: 323
Gelezen: Juni 2019
Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London’s most desirable areas. One evening her husband Gabriel returns home late from a fashion shoot, and Alicia shoots him five times in the face, and then never speaks another word.
Alicia’s refusal to talk, or give any kind of explanation, turns a domestic tragedy into something far grander, a mystery that captures the public imagination and casts Alicia into notoriety. The price of her art skyrockets, and she, the silent patient, is hidden away from the tabloids and spotlight at the Grove, a secure forensic unit in North London.
Theo Faber is a criminal psychotherapist who has waited a long time for the opportunity to work with Alicia. His determination to get her to talk and unravel the mystery of why she shot her husband takes him down a twisting path into his own motivations—a search for the truth that threatens to consume him…. Lees verder
Auteur: Richard Matheson
Titel: A stir of echoes
Genre: mystery, paranormal
Aantal pagina’s: 224
Gelezen: Augustus 2016
The novel that inspired the movie from Artisan Entertainment concerns an ordinary suburban husband who is able to read the minds of his neighbors and learn their sordid secrets. He is also haunted by the apparition of a mysterious woman, which forces him to uncover the truth behind a long-forgotten tragedy.
Auteur: Kate Cann
Genre: YA, Paranormal, horror, mystery
Aantal bladzijden: 331
Gelezen: Juni 2016
Rayne can’t wait to start her summer job at a remote country mansion, far from the crowded, noisy London she so desperately wants to escape. But the retreat soon turns into a nightmare — the mansion is creepy, the legends of ghosts keep Rayne up at night, and she doesn’t feel safe anywhere.
Can Rayne figure out why she’s so freaked — before she becomes a ghost story herself?
Auteur: James Malcolm Ryder & Thomas Peckett Prest
Titel: Sweeney Todd: The string of pearls
Genre: Literatuur, classics, mystery, horror
Uitgeverij: Dover Publications
Aantal pagina’s: 304
Gelezen: oktober 2015
The inspiration for the long-running Broadway musical Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, this Victorian novel originally appeared in installments as one of the era’s popular penny dreadfuls. Readers and audiences remain spellbound by the tale of a murderous barber and baker who recycle their victims into meat pies.