The Woman in the Library

A Novel

    • 3.9 • 76 Ratings
    • $9.99
    • $9.99

Publisher Description

USA TODAY BESTSELLER * AMAZON BOOK OF THE MONTH * LIBRARY READS TOP PICK * CRIME READS BEST NEW CRIME FICTION


"Investigations are launched, fingers are pointed, potentially dangerous liaisons unfold and I was turning those pages like there was cake at the finish line." —Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times must-read books for summer 2022


Ned Kelly award winning author Sulari Gentill sets this mystery-within-a-mystery in motion with a deceptively simple, Dear Hannah, What are you writing? pulling us into the ornate reading room at the Boston Public Library.


In every person's story, there is something to hide...


The tranquility is shattered by a woman's terrified scream. Security guards take charge immediately, instructing everyone inside to stay put until the threat is identified and contained. While they wait for the all-clear, four strangers, who'd happened to sit at the same table, pass the time in conversation and friendships are struck. Each has his or her own reasons for being in the reading room that morning—it just happens that one is a murderer.


Sulari Gentill delivers a sharply thrilling read with The Woman in the Library, an unexpectedly twisty literary adventure that examines the complicated nature of friendship and shows us that words can be the most treacherous weapons of all.


What readers are saying about The Woman in the Library:


"I loved this intelligent, high tension, addictive, unputdownable book so much!"


"I ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT!"


"This is a smart, well-written whodunit with an interesting cast of characters and a well-developed plot."


"A murder mystery that starts off in a crowded library full of book lovers? SIGN ME UP!"


"What an outstanding job and literary work in the crime-fiction genre!"

GENRE
Mysteries & Thrillers
RELEASED
2022
June 7
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
288
Pages
PUBLISHER
Sourcebooks, Inc
SELLER
Sourcebooks, Inc.
SIZE
2.4
MB

Customer Reviews

TheScarringScarlett ,

We Heard Her Scream…

Addictive. This book was hard to put down! And the subplot was chilling. I didn’t know which one I was more excited to continue reading. I’m proud to say that I picked the murderer early on, but that’s not due to the mystery being easily figured out. There’s so many twists and turns and information dumps that it just continues to get more interesting with every page. I loved the characters and character development to the point where I’m a little sad that it’s a stand alone book and not a series (although there is potential for that to change). The author has such a great writing style that makes me want to read everything she’s written! It’s a must read!

x Sarah - Anneoftucson Reviews

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