The Winter People: A Suspense Thriller
The New York Times bestselling author of The Invited will shock you with a simmering psychological thriller about ghostly secrets, dark choices, and the unbreakable bond between mothers and daughters.
West Hall, Vermont, has always been a town of strange disappearances and old legends. The most mysterious is that of Sara Harrison Shea, who, in 1908, was found dead in the field behind her house just months after the tragic death of her daughter.
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"Everything you could want in a classic ghost story." --Chris Bohjalian, author of The Light in the Ruins"One of the year's most chilling novels. . . . Enthralling."--The Miami Herald "Crisp, mysterious and scary. . . . Reminiscent of Stephen King." --USA Today
"A hauntingly beautiful read." --Oprah.com "The Winter People is hypnotic, gripping and deeply moving. . . . A dream from which I didn't want to wake." --Lisa Unger, author of In the Blood "McMahon is a scrupulous writer, nicely attentive to the nuances of character and landscape.... The mournful voice of Sara Shea lingers in the memory, and McMahon, wisely, gives her the last word." --The New York Times Book Review
"An edge-of-your-seat scary ghost story. . . . I will never look at the woods behind my home in the same way again!" --Heather Gudenkauf, author of The Weight of Silence "Not a book to be read late at night, or in a creaky old house, The Winter People is a literary thriller to savor." --Shelf Awareness "Deliciously terrifying. . . . Jennifer McMahon knows how to conjure your darkest fears and nightmares . . . pulling you deep into the forbidden, secret world of The Winter People." --Chevy Stevens, author of Always Watching "The Winter People blends the anguish of loss and the yearning for connection into one great story, well told." --Kate Alcott, author of The Dressmaker "McMahon gives readers just what they want: can't-put-it-down, stay-up-until-dawn reading. . . . [The Winter People] is also a poignant reminder of what grief can drive humans to do." --BookPage "Gives a fresh twist to a small-town ghost story." --The South Florida Sun-Sentinel "Hard to put down." --The Oklahoman