The Woman in the Dark
by Vanessa Savage
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing (March 12, 2019)
Genre: Psychological Thriller – Mystery – Suspense
A chilling psychological thriller about dark family dysfunction and the secrets that haunt us.
For Sarah and Patrick, family life has always been easy. But when Sarah’s mother dies, it sends Sarah into a downward spiral. Knowing they need a fresh start, Patrick moves the family to the beachside house he grew up in.
But there is a catch: while their new home carries only happy memories for Patrick, to everyone else it’s known as the Murder House – named for the family that was killed there.
Patrick is adamant they can make it perfect again, though, with their children plagued by nightmares and a constant sense they’re being watched, Sarah’s not so sure. Because the longer they live in their ‘dream home’, the more different her loving husband becomes . .
About the author: Vanessa Savage is a graphic designer and illustrator. She has twice been awarded a Writers’ Bursary by Literature Wales, most recently for A Woman in the Dark. She won the Myriad Editions First Crimes competition in 2016 and her work has been highly commended in the Yeovil International Fiction Prize, short listed for the Harry Bowling Prize, and the Caledonia Fiction Prize. She is on the current longlist for the Bath Novel Award. Amazon – Goodreads
Review of The Woman in the Dark
The Woman in the Dark is a spine chilling story that is a relevant and very disturbing tale that takes on elements of abuse and mental health. A story that is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat never knowing what is about to happen but so drawn into the story that you cannot stop reading it. This addictive story is full of family drama, dark secrets, and inner demons that Sarah must fight in order to protect her family. The Woman in the Dark is an intriguingly dark story that is sure to stay with you long after reading. Savage creates a unique set of characters that are well written and a few of them have dark pasts that slowly come to play at just the right time in the story to make your spine shiver. I highly recommend The Woman in the Dark to anyone who loves a captivating suspenseful thriller that is sure to keep you up at night. ** I received a complimentary copy in exchange for my honest and unbiased review. This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.**