Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday: The Girl On The Train

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine in which we spotlight upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating!

The Girl On The Train
by Paula Hawkins
Expected Publication Date: January 13, 2015
Synopsis from Goodreads

Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and every night. Every day she rattles over the same track junctions, flashes past the same stretch of cozy suburban homes. And every day she stops at the same signal and she sees the same couple, breakfasting on their roof deck, living the perfect life that Rachel craves for herself—a lifestyle she recently lost. She looks forward to observing this household every morning, even makes up names and narratives for its residents. Then one day Rachel sees someone new in their garden, and soon after, the woman who lived there disappears.

Unable to keep this information to herself, Rachel offers what she knows to the police, and in the process is drawn into the lives of the couple she thought of as Jason and Jess but whose names—she has learned from the news—are really Megan and Scott Hipwell.

But the police accuse Rachel of being unreliable, and it’s true that her memories can’t always be trusted. Plus there are the stories that her ex-husband’s new wife has been spreading about her. By the time Megan’s body is found, Rachel is in over her head, intricately entangled in the details of the investigation, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. Has she put others in danger? Has she done more harm than good?

A compulsively readable, emotionally immersive, Hitchcockian thriller that draws comparisons to Gone Girl, The Silent Wife, or Before I Go to Sleep, this is an electrifying debut embraced by readers across markets and categories.

Why I am waiting....
I heard about this one at a recent library presentation. It sounds like a real page-turner!
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  1. Oh, yes, this does sound interesting! Maybe I'll need to add this to my winter reading list--winter always seems like a good time for thrillers to me.

  2. This sounds awesome! Any comparison to Hitchcock and I'm hooked! Thanks for sharing :)

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  3. Oh, this one is definitely going on my list! Thanks for sharing...and enjoy. Here's mine: “DRIFTWOOD”

  4. This one is on my wish list. It sounds so very good and interesting.

    Grace @ Books of Love