The Boy at the Door: This summer's most addictive psychological thriller full of twists you won't see coming (Hardback)Alex Dahl (author)
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'Unsettling, layered, bold, unpredictable, dark. EXCELLENT' Will Dean, author of Dark Pines.
What would you do for the perfect life?
Would you LIE? Would you CHEAT? Would you KILL?
Cecilia Wilborg has THE PERFECT LIFE. A handsome husband, two beautiful daughters and a luxurious house in the picture-postcard town of Sandefjord.
But Cecilia also has A DARK SECRET. A secret so damaging it can never be brought to light.
Then Tobias enters her life. He is a small, friendless eight-year-old boy who just wants to find a home. But he threatens to bring Cecilia's world crashing down.
'STUNNING ... Intricate and twisted with dark secrets emerging at every turn' ALEXANDRA BURT, author of Sunday Times Bestseller Little Girl Gone.
'Heartbreaking and HEAD-SPINNING' MARY TORJUSSEN, author of Gone Without a Trace.
'Remarkable ... GRIPS LIKE A VICE' CRIME TIME.
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Number of pages: 384
Dimensions: 228 x 145 mm
'Atmospheric and beautifully written ... combines complex and believable characters with a heart-breaking and head-spinning plot' Mary Torjussen.
'Dahl savagely delineates the price of living in a society that insists women must try to be perfect wives and mothers and have successful careers, too, or they'll be inevitably made to feel they're never good enough' Publishers Weekly, Starred Review.
'Unsettling, layered, bold, unpredictable, dark. EXCELLENT' Will Dean.
'A novel of remarkable accomplishment that sets its nuanced and intriguing characters in the context of a plot that grips like a vice' Crime Time.
'A riveting psychological thriller' Excelle magazine.
'Alex Dahl's sharp characterisations make her story feel fresh' Sunday Express.
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“Three and a half stars”
This is a hard book to rate as Cecelia is not a likeable character but a very selfish one with no respect for others - what Cecelia wants, Cecelia gets! She is very privileged and will lie without guilt to cover... More
“Not really one for me.”
Cecelia wanted everyone to see what a perfect life she had- a handsome husband, two beautiful daughters, a lovely home and looking good. Her aim in life was to make sure that everyone knew how perfect it was.
“An interesting premise and a well-told story!”
Alex Dahl's debut novel 'The Boy At The Door' is a cross between a domestic noir and a psychological thriller that is based in the picture-postcard town of Sandefjord, Norway. Interior designer Cecilia... More
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