Publication Date: 23/01/2020 ISBN: 9780751571547 Category:

The Woods

Vanessa Savage

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publication Date: 23/01/2020 ISBN: 9780751571547 Category:


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‘Highly recommended’ Nuala Ellwood
‘Tense and creepy . . . brilliant’ Harriet Tyce
‘Hooks readers in and keeps them dangling will the very last page’ Daily Mail
‘Without a doubt the best book I’ve read this year’ Reader Review *****
‘Spine-chilling in its intensity, addictive and twisty, this was quite simply an AMAZING read’ Reader Review *****
‘Utterly addictive and impossible to second guess’ Claire Douglas
‘Dark and thoroughly compulsive, a definite up-all-nighter’ Kate Hamer
‘Extremely sinister . . . had me frantically turning the pages’ Reader Review *****
‘I literally could not put it down’ Reader Review *****
‘Taut, tense and brilliantly gripping’ Simon Lelic
‘Immersive and eerie’ Heat

For Tess, her older sister Bella is her whole world.

She’s smart and beautiful and popular – everything Tess isn’t – and since the death of their mother it’s just been them and their grieving father.

But now a new family has moved into the empty house on the edge of the woods, bringing with them a world of boys and alcohol, and Tess can feel her sister slipping away from her. Until the bodies of two local schoolgirls are found in the woods, and Tess is convinced that this new family has something to hide.

As events threaten to destroy everything they hold dear, Bella and Tess determine to bring the truth to light.

So the two girls go into the woods . . .

Publisher Review

Spine-chilling * Woman's Weekly * The Woods has a haunting fairy-tale like quality that is both immersive and eerie * Woman * This atmospheric thriller weaves an intricate plot that keeps you guessing * Heat * The most atmospheric first chapter I've ever read . . . very accomplished indeed I absolutely loved it. An intriguing and atmospheric exploration of deaths which have haunted three families for years, and the violent dark secrets which have long since been forgotten. Brilliant! -- Rachel Blok, author of UNDER THE ICE Taut, tense and brilliantly gripping A beautifully told tale of family secrets . . . highly recommended A dark and thoroughly compulsive tale. At once a page turning thriller and an exploration of the tumultuous yet inextricable ties between sisters. A definite 'up all nighter!' -- Kate Hamer, author of The Girl in the Red Coat There is a cool directness about Savage's writing that is making her name in a very competitive field . . . hooks her readers and keeps them dangling till the very last page * Daily Mail * Creepy, atmospheric, unpredictable . . . utterly addictive and impossible to second guess Very tense and creepy . . . brilliant

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