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The instant New York Times and USA Today bestselling debut psychological thriller you can't miss!

The perfect marriage? Or the perfect lie?

"A hair-raising debut, both unsettling and addictive...A chilling thriller that will keep you reading long into the night." —Mary Kubica, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Good Girl

"This debut is guaranteed to haunt you...Warning: brace yourself." —Bustle (10 New Thrillers to Read This Summer)

"The sense of believably and terror that engulfs Behind Closed Doors doesn't waver." —The Associated Press, picked up by The Washington Post

Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace. He has looks and wealth; she has charm and elegance. He's a dedicated attorney who has never lost a case; she is a flawless homemaker, a masterful gardener and cook, and dotes on her disabled younger sister. Though they are still newlyweds, they seem to have it all. You might not want to like them, but you do. You're hopelessly charmed by the ease and comfort of their home, by the graciousness of the dinner parties they throw. You’d like to get to know Grace better.

But it's difficult, because you realize Jack and Grace are inseparable.

Some might call this true love. Others might wonder why Grace never answers the phone. Or why she can never meet for coffee, even though she doesn't work. How she can cook such elaborate meals but remain so slim. Or why she never seems to take anything with her when she leaves the house, not even a pen. Or why there are such high-security metal shutters on all the downstairs windows.

Some might wonder what's really going on once the dinner party is over, and the front door has closed.

From bestselling author B. A. Paris comes the gripping thriller and international phenomenon Behind Closed Doors.

©2016 B. A. Paris (P)2016 W F Howes Ltd

Kritikerstimmen

"A hair-raising debut, both unsettling and addictive.... A chilling thriller that will keep you reading long into the night." (Mary Kubica, New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of The Good Girl)
"This outstanding debut novel will leave you breathless." ( Bella)
"Brilliant, chilling, scary and unputdownable." (Lesley Pearse, best-selling author of Without a Trace)

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  • Bel
  • 09.10.2016

Gripping, scary

This book gripped me, and I listened to it in one go -- more or less. If you're a fan of the TV series 'criminal minds' you'll probably enjoy it, although it isn't as gory as the TV series. There's a lot of suspense, though, the atmosphere is oppressive and scary, and the whole situation seems so very hopeless.
I've seen other readers compare it to Gone Girl and Girl on the Train. I can't do that, because I have read neither. I don't think all these comparisons to other books are fair anyway, except for giving a potential reader a hint of the direction the book takes.

This book is fast paced, scary, and I couldn't switch it off. Georgia Maguire as the narrator was an excellent choice, she created the exact atmosphere which compelled me to listen to this book within just one day.

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Schaurig

Wirklich unglaublich. Sehr spannend, sehr überraschend, sehr grausam. Interessante Geschichte. Ganz anders als erwartet. Wollte unbedingt das Ende hören.

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great Story

Thrilling Story ! You are certainly going to loath Jack! Extreme perfection can be an indicator that something is terrible wrong.......

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  • Katharina
  • Würzburg, Deutschland
  • 11.10.2017

Super spannend!


lange nicht mehr so ein tolles Hörbuch gehört - kann es kaum erwarten mehr von der Autorin zu lesen / hören!

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Gänsehaut

Ich habe dieses Hörbuch binnen 2 Tagen gehört! Es war wirklich spannend! Beim letzten Satz hatte ich nur noch Gänsehaut!

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Depressing, unrealistic and boring

Very depressing and unrealistic, also boring at times. I couldn’t even finish listening to it.

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  • CT
  • 11.04.2018

spannende Story, zwischendurch etwas langatmig

generell spannende Geschichte, aber meiner Meinung nach wurde ihre aussichtslose Situation etwas lange beschrieben zwischendurch.

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  • Angela
  • Cheney, WA, United States
  • 27.02.2018

Spannende Geschichte!

Von Anfang bis Ende spanned! Kann es nur empfehlen! Eine hervorragende Leistung von der Schriftstellerin und der Sprecherin.

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Good but not gripping

Narration very good. Story subject interesting but takes its time to make you want to keep listening. Outcome predictable.

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Amazing story that is well written.

I couldnt stop listening to the story, it was captivating and totally engrossing. well written!!