The Nesting (Paperback)
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The Nesting (Paperback)

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Paperback 416 Pages
Published: 30/09/2021
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A perfect atmospheric thriller for this Halloween . . .

A house stands alone in the woods.

Deep in the forests of Norway, Lexi finds a fresh start with Tom and his two young daughters, working as their new nanny.

The darkness creeps closer.

But Lexi is telling lies, and she’s not the only one. This family has a history – and this place has a past. Something was destroyed to build this house, and in the dark, dark woods, a menacing presence lurks.

Lexi must protect the children in her care – but protect them from what?

Atmospheric, gothic, spine-chilling, the new thriller from C.J Cooke will haunt you long after you turn the last page . . .

‘Vvivid and compelling’ Rosamund Lupton
‘A gorgeous, atmospheric book that chilled me to the bone’ Samantha Downing
‘‘A dark but gripping read’ Bella
‘So eerie I wanted to sleep with the light on’ Prima
‘Atmospheric’ New York Post, Best Books to Read

Reader reviews for The Nesting

‘Worth far more than five stars’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Very atmospheric and eerie’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘A real treat’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Very atmospheric and a fantastic read’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘A brilliant combination of a gothic style mystery and a cast of troubled characters, all with secrets to hide’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘A great tale for a winter read’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘This is perfect for lovers of gothic, dark, ghost stories’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Haunting and wonderful’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780008402341
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 290 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

‘Norwegian Fjords and folktales are beautifully evoked in this vivid and compelling novel’ Rosamund Lupton ‘The Nesting is a gorgeous, atmospheric book that chilled me to the bone. The perfect escape book into the deep woods of Norway, where nothing is as it seems. C.J. Cooke just became one of my favorite authors.’ – Samantha Downing ‘An original and haunting thriller, filled with secrets, ghosts, and Norse folk tales. The Nesting is an evocative and chilling tale that will keep you guessing, and is best read with the lights on’ Alice Feeney ‘It's been such a tonic – chilling, totally engrossing and full of intrigue. The pages just whizzed by while I ignored everyone! It's marvellous’ Katherine May ‘Nordic folklore, snowy landscapes, and an ever-turning screw of tension – a fun, gothic treat’ Kirsty Logan ‘gothic and suspenseful’ Woman and Home ‘This claustrophobic, cloying read with Gothic undertones was so eerie I wanted to sleep with the light on’ Prima ‘Atmospheric’ New York Post, Best Books to Read ‘A taut, scary thriller that winds the suspense so tightly you can barely breathe’ Simone St. James ‘The story is peppered with well-researched folklore and startling tenderness…a winner’ The Daily Mail ‘eerie, mysterious’ nordicnoirblog.wordpress.com ‘wonderfully atmospheric’ portable-magic.com ‘suspenseful and tense … C.J Cooke’s writing vividly recreated the beautiful Norweigan landscape, the fjords and dense forest, the animals who lived there and the unsettling atmposhere’ bookliterati.com

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“Chilling modern Gothic thriller....”

Here is how the story starts; a young woman pretends to be a nanny to two motherless young sisters who live in a perfect house in the woods with the grieving husband. It sounds like a perfect setting for a fairy tale... More

Hardback edition
Helpful? Upvote 16
Dan - Clifton, Bristol.

“Just what happened?”

The grieving widower.
The motherless daughters.
A beautiful house in the woods...
When Lexi applies for a nannying job to two young girls, it seems like the answer to all of her problems. So what if Lexi isn’t telling... More

Hardback edition
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“A supernatural tale for those dark winter nights”

Firstly thanks to Harpercollins for an early reading copy, it made my day.

Lexi is desperate, she has no where to go and no one who cares about her. So when fate hands her the chance to go to Norway to be a nanny... More

Hardback edition
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