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The Silent Patient

Written By: Alex Michaelides
  • ID Book : 1250301718
  • Publisher : Celadon Books
  • Number of Pages : 304
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reads : 405
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**THE INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER** "An unforgettable—and Hollywood-bound—new thriller... A mix of Hitchcockian suspense, Agatha Christie plotting, and Greek tragedy." —Entertainment Weekly The Silent Patient is a shocking psychological thriller of a woman’s act of violence against her husband—and of the therapist obsessed with uncovering her motive. 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....

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  • File Pdf: the-true-deceiver.pdf

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  • File Pdf: young-investor-s-guide.pdf

Book Summary:

Young Investor’s Guide is written to cater to the young generation who have started earning or just settled with work. The language and content of the book have been kept simple and act as a guide so that the young generation can use it for actual investment. Before starting any investment journey, one needs to understand the importance of insurance and emergency funds. The investment journey can be divided into short-term, medium-term and long-term investments. Investments can be done in tangible and non-tangible assets. One has to fulfil their responsibility towards family, children’s education and marriage. One day, everyone has to retire, therefore planning for retirement is essential to avoid dependency on others. Life after retirement should be comfortable, and you should be able to contribute to charity. It is important to monitor and protect your wealth so that it grows with you and ultimately goes to the person you desire. Finally, the book talks about how to set financial goals and plan the future. Young Investor’s Guide takes a holistic approach towards investment. The young generation will learn the basics of investment and their applications. Middle-aged folks can correct their investment path if they have missed something, and seniors can add to their understanding of the investment process as well as to their children and grandchildren.

Don't Ever Tell

By Lucy Dawson
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bookouture
  • Isbn : 1786819643
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 711
  • File Pdf: don-t-ever-tell.pdf

Book Summary:

Never make a promise you can’t afford to keep… This is a story about Charlotte – a mother and a wife with the perfect job, the perfect life… at least, that’s how it looks from the outside. But behind closed doors, the marriage is breaking, and Charlotte’s husband Tris doesn’t even know how much. He has no idea what Charlotte has planned for him, who she has found. But he doesn’t have long to wait to find out… Don’t Ever Tell will keep you gripped from the very first page and have you guessing until the very last. From the bestselling author of The Daughter and White Lies comes an unputdownable psychological thriller unlike anything you’ve read before! Readers are obsessed with Lucy Dawson: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 'Wow, wow, wow, wow, wow, what a book!… grabs you from the very beginning and doesn't let you go until the very last page… An absolutely fabulous, nail-biting thriller!!' Stardust Book Reviews ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘WOW.... I LOVED IT, best book this year, if you read one book this decade read this!!’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘I read this in a series of gulps, unable to stop turning the pages… Stunning.’ Cass Green ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Gut-wrenchingly brilliant and addictive.’ Roz Watkins ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Absolutely BRILLIANT. Twisty and compelling, guaranteed to make the reader question who is telling the truth. I devoured it in one sitting.’ Lisa Hall, author of Between You and Me ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Omg this book was soooo good. I couldn't put it down… It was such a shocking twist at the end. All the revelations that came to light at the end were fantastic. This book had everything. Great characters, content and a shocking ending. What more do you want from a book?’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 'A tense, emotional read with brilliant twists. I absolutely loved it.' Susi Holliday ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘There were so many twists and turns that I didn’t see coming at all... just when you thought you had it figured out... you didn’t!!’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘A scary psychological novel with an exceptionally well-written plot… the end was completely unexpected and left me open-mouthed.’ Goodreads reviewer

Playing Nice

By JP Delaney
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Doubleday Canada
  • Isbn : 0385693842
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 245
  • File Pdf: playing-nice.pdf

Book Summary:

A couple's pleasant little life is upended by the revelation that their son was switched at birth in this gripping psychological thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Before. Pete Riley stays at home; his partner, Maddie, is the breadwinner. He spends his days browsing parenting blogs, where no concern is too trivial, and pacifying their rambunctious son, Theo. Then, one day, a knock at the door. Miles and Lucy, a posh and near-perfect couple, tell Pete something shocking: Theo isn't his son. Their children were switched at the hospital. At first, the couples are determined to reach a mutual agreement. They're all nice, rational people--surely they can sort this out between them. But soon their precarious arrangement--of babysitting, play dates and shared parenthood--begins to erode under the weight of perceived slights, hidden anxieties and petty jealousies. It isn't long before Miles reveals himself to be cold, commanding and aggressive. When he brings a custody case against the Rileys, suddenly their parenting abilities are under suspicion and their private lives become ammunition. That's when their damaging secrets are exposed, their relationship tested to its breaking point. They might teach their son to share and behave, to say "please" and "thank you," but when it comes to protecting their little family, Pete and Maddie are through with playing nice.

Our Kind of Cruelty

By Araminta Hall
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : MCD
  • Isbn : 0374717990
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 655
  • File Pdf: our-kind-of-cruelty.pdf

Book Summary:

“A searing, chilling sliver of perfection . . . May well turn out to be the year’s best thriller.” —Charles Finch, The New York Times Book Review “This is simply one of the nastiest and most disturbing thrillers I’ve read in years. I loved it, right down to the utterly chilling final line.” —Gillian Flynn “A perfect nightmare of a novel—as merciless a thriller as I’ve ever read. Astonishingly dark and sensationally accomplished.” —A. J. Finn, author of The Woman in the Window A spellbinding, darkly twisted novel about desire and obsession, and the complicated lines between truth and perception, Our Kind of Cruelty introduces Araminta Hall, a chilling new voice in psychological suspense. This is a love story. Mike’s love story. Mike Hayes fought his way out of a brutal childhood and into a quiet, if lonely, life before he met Verity Metcalf. V taught him about love, and in return, Mike has dedicated his life to making her happy. He’s found the perfect home, the perfect job; he’s sculpted himself into the physical ideal V has always wanted. He knows they’ll be blissfully happy together. It doesn’t matter that she hasn’t been returning his e-mails or phone calls. It doesn’t matter that she says she’s marrying Angus. It’s all just part of the secret game they used to play. If Mike watches V closely, he’ll see the signs. If he keeps track of her every move, he’ll know just when to come to her rescue . . .

Girl in the Rearview Mirror

By Kelsey Rae Dimberg
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Isbn : 0062867938
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 522
  • File Pdf: girl-in-the-rearview-mirror.pdf

Book Summary:

An Entertainment Weekly hottest read of the summer • A USA Today hottest read of the week • A Refinery29 best thriller of June • A New York Post best book of the week “With hairpin twists and immense psychological acuity, Kelsey Rae Dimberg’s Girl in the Rearview Mirror is as seductive as the glamorous, privileged family at its center—and as cunning. An exciting, intoxicating debut, it will hold you until its startling final pages.” — Megan Abbott, bestselling author of Dare Me and Give Me Your Hand I never meant to lie. That is, I never wanted to. They are Phoenix’s First Family: handsome Philip Martin, son of the sitting Senator, an ex-football player who carries himself with an easy grace and appears destined to step into his father’s seat when the time is right; his wife Marina, the stylish and elegant director of Phoenix’s fine arts museum; and their four-year-old daughter Amabel, beautiful and precocious and beloved. Finn Hunt is working a dull office job to pay off her college debt when she meets Philip and charms Amabel. She eagerly agrees to nanny, thinking she’s lucked into the job of a lifetime. Though the glamour of the Martins’ lifestyle undeniably dazzles Finn, her real pleasure comes from being part of the family: sharing quick jokes with Philip in the kitchen before he leaves for work; staying late when Marina needs a last-minute sitter; and spending long days with Amabel, who is often treated more like a photo op than a child. But behind every façade lurks a less attractive truth. When a young woman approaches Finn, claiming a connection with Philip and asking Finn to pass on a message, Finn becomes caught up in a web of deceit with the senate seat at its center. And Finn isn’t exactly innocent herself: she too has a background she has kept hidden, and under the hot Phoenix sun, everything is about to be laid bare. . . .

Her Dark Lies

By J.T. Ellison
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Isbn : 1488076545
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 229
  • File Pdf: her-dark-lies.pdf

Book Summary:

If you only read one thriller this year... “A great modern gothic. Ellison outdid herself— what an ending!” —Catherine Coulter, #1 NYT bestselling author of VORTEX. Fast-paced and brilliantly unpredictable, J.T. Ellison’s breathtaking new novel invites you to a wedding none will forget—and some won’t survive. Jutting from sparkling turquoise waters off the Italian coast, Isle Isola is an idyllic setting for a wedding. In the majestic cliff-top villa owned by the wealthy Compton family, up-and-coming artist Claire Hunter will marry handsome, charming Jack Compton, surrounded by close family, intimate friends…and a host of dark secrets. From the moment Claire sets foot on the island, something seems amiss. Skeletal remains have just been found. There are other, newer disturbances, too. Menacing texts. A ruined wedding dress. And one troubling shadow hanging over Claire’s otherwise blissful relationship—the strange mystery surrounding Jack’s first wife. Then a raging storm descends, the power goes out—and the real terror begins… You won't be able to guess what happens in the end!

Pelukis Bisu (The Silent Patient)

By Alex Michaelides
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Gramedia Pustaka Utama
  • Isbn : 6020633918
  • Pages : 398
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 386
  • File Pdf: pelukis-bisu.pdf

Book Summary:

Suatu malam, terdengar bunyi tembakan dari rumah pasangan Gabriel dan Alicia Berenson. Ketika polisi masuk, Gabriel ditemukan tewas tertembak lima kali di wajah dengan posisi terikat di kursi. Alicia berdiri di depan suaminya. Senjata api tergeletak di lantai. Alicia membisu. Ia tak menjawab satu pertanyaan pun. Ia tetap diam ketika dituduh membunuh Gabriel. Alicia tetap bungkam sewaktu ditahan, tidak menyangkal atau mengaku. Ia tak pernah bicara lagi. Alicia tetap membisuĞĞtapi menyatakan satu hal, dengan lukisan potret diri. Ia memberi judul di sudut kiri bawah kanvas, dengan huruf-huruf Yunani biru terang.

The Silent Girl

By Kelly Heard
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bookouture
  • Isbn : 1800194358
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 962
  • File Pdf: the-silent-girl.pdf

Book Summary:

Sophie wakes in a cold hospital bed with no memory of her life before. She isn’t even sure if Sophie is her real name… The police tell Sophie she was found alone, unconscious and surrounded by blood-red flower petals, on a remote stretch of highway. She had no I.D., no phone, and no one had reported her missing. But while Sophie’s identity is a mystery, one thing is clear: someone tried to kill her and they almost succeeded. While she’s recovering, Sophie can’t shake the feeling someone is watching her. When a bouquet of red roses is sent to her room without a note, she is convinced they’re from the same people who left her for dead with crimson flowers woven through her hair… With no one to turn to, Sophie takes a job working high in the mountains, miles from the nearest town, where she feels she might finally be safe. Until more red flowers begin appearing on the front step of her secluded cottage. Every cell in Sophie’s body is telling her to run. But she is also desperate to know the truth about who she is. If she lets these people catch up with her, she could finally uncover her past… Or once again place her life in terrible danger… A totally gripping psychological suspense novel that you won’t be able to put down and will keep you turning the pages late into the night. Perfect for fans of The Girl on the Train, The Woman in the Window and The Silent Patient. What readers are saying about Kelly Heard: “WOW!!!… brilliant… The intrigue builds and builds until BAM that ending!!… as soon as I read it, I thought OH MY GOD, OF COURSE!… Miss this one and miss out.” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “One of my books of the year!… So gripping… Seriously, pick this up!!” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Gripping… Addictive… I loved every single second.” Little Miss Book Lover 87 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “I was hooked… Glued to my eReader until the end… A must read.” Steph and Chris’s Book Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Breath-taking… Had me hooked… A thrilling conclusion that I did not see coming.” Once Upon a Time Book Blog ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “A must-read!… Wonderful, suspenseful… Kept me hooked.” Brianne’s Book Reviews ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “One of my favourite books of the year!… One read does not do it justice… Brilliant!” Renita D’Silva ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Made me hold my breath… Incredible.” Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

The Silent Suspect

By Nell Pattison
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Isbn : 0008418551
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 215
  • File Pdf: the-silent-suspect.pdf

Book Summary:

A FIRE. A MURDER. A SILENT SUSPECT...

The Silent Child

By Jeanne Magagna
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 0429907966
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Psychology
  • Reads : 990
  • File Pdf: the-silent-child.pdf

Book Summary:

This book arose out of the need to work with emotionally regressed non-talking children who entered hospital in full retreat from the external world. It helps parents and professionals compassionately comprehend the child's difficulties in depending on someone to receive communication.

Den tysta patienten

By Alex Michaelides
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Modernista
  • Isbn : 9177814665
  • Pages : 280
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 196
  • File Pdf: den-tysta-patienten.pdf

Book Summary:

2019 års stora thriller-hype »Smart, sofistikerat berättande genomsyrat av genuin spänning.« Lee Child »Fullkomligt briljant!« Stephen Fry Alicia Berensons liv är till synes perfekt. Hon är en känd konstnär gift med en eftertraktad modefotograf. Tillsammans bor de i ett lyxhus med stora fönster och utsikt över en park i ett av Londons mest fashionabla områden. En kväll kommer Alicias make hem från en modefotografering - och Alicia avlossar fem skott i hans ansikte, för att därefter aldrig mer säga ett ord. Alicias vägran att prata eller komma med någon som helst form av förklaring förvandlar en våldsam familjetragedi till någonting mycket större: Ett mysterium som fångar allmänhetens fantasi och gör Alicia - den tysta patienten - ökänd. Theo Faber, rättsmedicinsk psykoterapeut, har väntat länge när han till sist får chansen att ta sig an fallet. Hans besatthet av Alicia - av att få henne att prata och få fram sanningen om det brutala mordet på hennes make, leder honom allt djupare in i hans eget psyke och hans egna motiv, tills det hotar att förgöra honom… ALEX MICHAELIDES är född på Cypern och numera bosatt i USA. Hans kriminaldebut Den tysta patienten [The Silent Patient] har fått explosiv uppmärksamhet och blivit 2019 års stora thriller-hype, med återkommande referenser till Paula Hawkins Kvinnan på tåget och A. J. Finns Kvinnan i fönstret. Boken har hyllats av kollegor och kritiker och är redan en stor försäljningssuccé i USA. Filmrättigheterna har köpts av Brad Pitts produktionsbolag.

Sixteen Horses

By Greg Buchanan
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Flatiron Books
  • Isbn : 1250246679
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 398
  • File Pdf: sixteen-horses.pdf

Book Summary:

“Dark, visceral and disturbing, this highly suspenseful and beautifully written thriller is totally gripping from start to finish. A hugely impressive debut.” —Alex Michaelides, author of The Silent Patient and The Maidens A literary thriller from stunning new talent Greg Buchanan, Sixteen Horses is a story of enduring guilt, trauma, and punishment, set in a small seaside community the rest of the world has left behind. In Ilmarsh, England, local police detective Alec Nichols discovers sixteen horses' heads on a farm, each buried with a single eye facing the low winter sun. After Veterinary Forensics expert Cooper Allen travels to the scene, a pathogen is discovered lurking within the soil, and many of those who have come into contact with the corpses grow critically ill. A series of crimes comes to light—disappearances, arson, and mutilations—and in the dark days that follow, the town slips into panic and paranoia. Everything is not as it seems. Anyone could be a suspect. And as Cooper finds herself unable to leave town, Alec is stalked by an unseen threat. The two investigators race to uncover the truth behind these frightened and insidious mysteries—no matter the cost.

The Cage

By Bonnie Kistler
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Isbn : 0063089173
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 136
  • File Pdf: the-cage.pdf

Book Summary:

Combining the propulsive narrative drive of The Firm with the psychological complexity of The Silent Patient, a gripping and original thriller about two professional women—colleagues at an international fashion conglomerate—who enter an elevator together . . . but only one is alive when they reach the ground floor. On a cold, misty Sunday night, two women are alone in the offices of fashion conglomerate Claudine de Martineau International. One is the company’s human resources director. Impeccably dressed and perfectly coiffed, she sits at her desk and stares somberly out the window. Down the hall, her colleague, one of the company’s lawyers, is buried under a pile of paperwork, frantically rushing to finish. Leaving at the same time, the two women, each preoccupied by her own thoughts, enter the elevator that will take them down from the 30th floor. When they arrive at the lobby, one of the women is dead. Was it murder or suicide? An incredibly original novel that turns the office thriller on its head, The Cage is a wild ride that begins with a bang and picks up speed as it races to its dramatic end.

The Girls Are Good

By Ilaria Bernardini
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Isbn : 0008503060
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 270
  • File Pdf: the-girls-are-good.pdf

Book Summary:

COMPETITION. PERFECTION. DESTRUCTION. ‘A tight, frightening story of friendship, rivalry and obsession, told in sparse and beautiful prose.’ Abigail Dean, author of GIRL A

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