Nick and Amy. Two names that instantly bring to mind the book that has ruled, or rather, brought to life, a literary genre that is called CHICK NOIR.
The Chick Noir is defined as a psychological thriller that explores the fears and anxieties experienced by women (mostly) that has to do with the dark side of a relationship, an intimate danger that leads to the constant fear of not knowing or fully able to trust, the partner.
The theme of "Thriller Weddings" (or killer) have always attracted writers all over the world. Couple's life, mixed with insecurities, gelosy and infidelities, are perfect to inspire and become the core of all new genre. What happens when the tranquility and family safety become a battlefield and the enemy to beware is sleeping right next to your side?
For all the fans of "Gone Girl" here are 11 thriller weddings that will make you hold your breath.
After discovering that her husband Erneto has an affair, Inés will be in the difficult position of having to cover it , for the sake of appearances and to save her marriage. Now linked by a truth that neither of them can tell, Inés begins to investigate and finds out that appearances sometimes deceive and we do not always really know a person. From a not-so-much passionate husband, Erneto, reveals to be instead shrewd and determined, and what looks like a devoted wife will be ready to kill to remain so.
One day Mark, Hannah's husband, he left for a business trip in the US and does not return. The hours of delay become days, while Hannah's certainties begin to crumble. Why Mark's colleagues were convinced that he was in Paris and not in America? Why there is no registration in his name in any hotel? Torn between fear, anger and pain, Hannah begins to dig into the life of her husband, discovering with horror that everything she knows about him may be false.
A mix between Memento and 50 First Dates ... except that the woman in question, who after an incident has lost hes memory, has the unpleasant feeling that her husband is not telling the whole truth . One of the most interesting titles of the new generation of books on weddings thriller. A novel about marriage, loyalty, trust and obsession.
Frank is only nineteen years old, but his fate is already at a turning point. Growing up in one of the poorest areas of Dublin, he has decided to leave behind forever his dysfunctional family and moved to London with his young girlfriend Rosie and start a new life together. The night of departure, though, she did not came to theappointment. After waiting in vain for her, Frank became convinced that she changed her mind and left. Twenty years later, Frank still lives in Dublin and is a police officer acting undercover, an infiltrator. Frank has never been back to his old neighborhood, nor seen his family. The one with whom remained in touch is her sister Jackie, who one day telephoned him to give it a shocking news: in a ruined house was found Rosie old suitcase in which, next to clothing and other objects that belongs to her, there is an envelope containing the ferry ticket that was supposed to take them away from Dublin. So what really happened? Where is Rosie?
Emma Chapman's psychological thriller tells the story of Marta, married for years with Hector and always a perfect wife. But when the son leaves home, and she stops taking her medication, Marta is no longer able to understand if the blonde girl she seesin herhouse is real or an vallucination..or maybe a memory?
A tragic accident. In a second the world of Jenna Gray becomes a nightmare. The only thing she can hope for is to change city by taking refuge in a remote cottage on Welsh coast. When she is starting to see the light at the end of a tunnel of depression that is dragging her deeper, her past will found her and she must now live aging all her fears . A face to face with what,or who, she is running from ...
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Thriller with gotic tones, published for the first time in 1938, is perhaps one of the first thriller novels focused on marriage. The story of a young woman who marries a man haunted by the memory of his first wife, Rebecca, who hovers on the couple and seems to leed thenew bride to the the brink of madness. A disturbing novel, suitable for those who love the genre and appreciates a more classic style of writing.
Meet Lizzie Prain. Ordinary housewife. Fifty-something. Lives in a cottage in the woods, with her dog Rita. Likes cooking, avoids the neighbours. Runs a little business making cakes.
No one has seen Lizzie's husband, Jacob, for a few days. That's because last Monday, on impulse, Lizzie caved in the back of his head with a spade. In order to start a new life, she needs to dispose of his body...
Darl and funnySeason to Taste is a definitelly a delicious read.
This is a rather new release ( March 17 ) that HarperCollins in America was awarded for after a six-zero sum deal. Dana and Celia are two friends and neighbors who live in a quiet American neighborhood. Until the day when Celia is found dead in her home. That same day, the two women had spent the whole afternoon together drinking quite a bit 'too much. Whoever killed Celia, had something to do with the secret that she revealed to Dana? Suffering from mania, the result of her bipolar disorder, she has troubling holes in her memory, including what happened on the afternoon of Celia’s death.
From the beginning of The silent wife, we know that the marriage between a woman who refuses to accept the truth about an adulterous husband, is crumbling and we also know that it will end with a murder.
What we don't know, and we have to understand, is how and why they ended up like this...