400 pages of gripping suspense
mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town.
Earlier in the summer, a vulnerable teenage girl met the same fate.
They are not the
first women lost to these dark waters, but their deaths disturb the
river and its history, dredging up secrets long submerged.
Left behind is a lonely fifteen-year-old girl. Parentless and
friendless, she now finds herself in the care of her mother’s
sister, a fearful stranger who has been dragged back to the place
she deliberately ran from—a place to which she vowed she’d never
With the same propulsive writing and acute understanding of human
instincts that captivated millions of readers around the world in
her explosive debut thriller, The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins
delivers an urgent, twisting, deeply satisfying read that hinges on
the deceptiveness of emotion and memory, as well as the devastating
ways that the past can reach a long arm into the present.
Beware a calm surface—you never know what lies beneath.
About the Author
Hawkins worked as a journalist for fifteen years before turning her
hand to fiction. She is the author of The Girl on the Train and Into
the Water. An international #1 bestseller, The Girl on the Train was
published in 50 countries and over 40 languages. It has sold over 19
million copies worldwide and has been adapted into a major motion
picture. Hawkins was born in Zimbabwe and now lives in London.
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