City of Strangers

Louise Millar (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$16.00
Publisher
Atria Books
Publish Date
November 01, 2016
Pages
400
Dimensions
5.3 X 1.0 X 8.2 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781476760131
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About the Author

Louise Millar began her journalism career in various music and film magazines and spent seven years at Marie Claire as senior editor and contributing editor. She has written for Mojo, Marie Claire, Red, Psychologies, The Independent, Glamour, and The Guardian, among others. She lives in London with her husband and daughters.

Reviews

ONE OF THE BEST THRILLERS OF 2015: Millar tells the story of Grace Scott, who goes on a chilling hunt to find the man's killer. A poignant spine-shivering moment occurs when she finds a clue pinned to a wedding gift in her own flat.-- "Marie Claire (UK)"
"An eminently satisfying thriller."-- "Booklist"
"From the land of Agatha Christie comes, instead, a suspense writer worthy of Patricia Highsmith."-- "Suspense Magazine"
"Exciting and impossible to put down--this beautifully-written thriller is packed full of danger, surprises and a heroine to root for."--Mark Edwards, Author of The Magpies "Suspense Magazine"
"A twisty heart-stopper of a thriller."--Mark Edwards, Author of The Magpies "Red magazine"
"Compelling...original and satisfying."--Mark Edwards, Author of The Magpies "The Daily Mail (UK)"
"A page-turning thriller."--Mark Edwards, Author of The Magpies "The Sunday Times (UK)"
"An engrossing, exhilarating ride. Pacy, action-packed, brilliantly written and with THE HOTTEST leading male character *fans self*."--Tammy Cohen, Author of Dying for Christmas "The Sunday Times (UK)"
"It does a really exciting thing, which is to take us from domestic noir to international thriller... fast paced, full of heart and with a central character who is discovering herself as she uncovers a labyrinthine international mystery."--Julia Crouch, Author of Cuckoo "The Sunday Times (UK)"
A deliciously disturbing read, with paranoia seeping from every page.--Alex Marwood "The Sunday Times (UK)"
"Taut, chilling and utterly brilliant- my thriller of the year."--Lisa Jewell "The Sunday Times (UK)"
As Millar makes truth elusive and builds suspense, she is establishing herself in the top tier of writers of psychological thrillers.--Lisa Jewell "Booklist (starred review)"
Louise Millar's Accidents Happen is everything I hope for in a suspenseful read - chilling, complex and intense. Millar's riveting novel, with its frightening premise and twists and turns kept me frantically turning pages late into the night.--Heather Gudenkauf "New York Times bestselling author of The Weight of Silence"
This seriously creepy psychological thriller set deep in the Suffolk countryside is Louise Millar's best book yet. With a twist I did not see coming, it will make urbanites dreaming of bucolic bliss think again.--Alex Marwood, bestselling author of The Wicked Girls and The Killer Next Door "New York Times bestselling author of The Weight of Silence"
"Louise Millar possesses an awesome talent for penning menacing tales. THE HIDDEN GIRL is a tightly penned thriller with fully fleshed out characters, interesting and intelligent dialogue, and stellar plotting."--Alex Marwood, bestselling author of The Wicked Girls and The Killer Next Door "Reader to Reader"
"[An] intriguing psychological thriller...emotionally compelling."--Alex Marwood, bestselling author of The Wicked Girls and The Killer Next Door "Publishers Weekly"
"Millar turns the typically cozy village setting into something malevolent, generating considerable suspense in the process and adding a psychological thriller element reminiscent of Ruth Rendell."--Alex Marwood, bestselling author of The Wicked Girls and The Killer Next Door "Booklist"
"Millar does a great job of building slow, psychological suspense... I highly recommend that you give this one a try,"--Alex Marwood, bestselling author of The Wicked Girls and The Killer Next Door "Book Hooked Blog"
"A must read. This is in my top 5 books read in 2016. It was superbly crafted . . . I couldn't put it down because it was fast paced from beginning to end. I will definitely read more from Louise Millar."--Alex Marwood, bestselling author of The Wicked Girls and The Killer Next Door "NetGalley, 5 Stars"
"Full of twists, and it travels around the world beautifully, unraveling a story from town to town, person to person; Louise Millar has crafted a psychological thriller with an unforgettable, chilling tone that intensifies until all the pieces come together in a shocking reveal! NOT TO BE MISSED!"--Alex Marwood, bestselling author of The Wicked Girls and The Killer Next Door "The Lovely Pages"