“Brilliantly executed psychological suspense” (Booklist, starred review) from the bestselling author of The Wrong Mother
When Amber Hewerdine consults a hypnotherapist as a desperate last resort, she doesn't expect that anything much will change.
She doesn't expect it to help with her chronic insomnia.
She doesn't expect to hear herself, under hypnosis, saying words that mean nothing to her: 'Kind, cruel, kind of cruel' - words she has seen somewhere before, if only she could remember where.
She doesn't expect to be arrested two hours later, as a result of having spoken those words out loud, in connection with the brutal murder of Katharine Allen, a woman she's never heard of . . .
Kind of Cruel is the 7th book in Hannah’s acclaimed Zailer & Waterhouse series. Charlie and Simon have just gotten married, but domestic bliss is proving rather illusive, not least because Charlie ends up in Simon’s investigation as a witness. Charlie’s sister Liv is still sleeping with Gibbs, making Simon’s work life complicated and irritating Charlie to no end. And Simon’s boss and adversary, The Snowman, is still being generally horrible. Featuring all the Spilling PD characters fans know and love, Sophie Hannah’s trademark dark, twisty plot will keep readers guessing until the very end.
|Publisher:||Penguin Publishing Group|
|Series:||Zailer & Waterhouse Series , #7|
|Product dimensions:||5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.00(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
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I am about 3/4 through this book and I find myself avoiding reading it because I don't want it to end!! The characters in this book are well-developed yet mysterious. The story is multi-layrered, and chapters alternate between characters, past and present. As you are reading there are three different mysteries that keep you captivated as small details are revealed. This book interested me from the first page when the author discussed memories and how we alter them with each re-telling of them, creating more of a story than an actual memory. If you enjoy psychological thrillers then you will thoroughly enjoy this book. This is by far Sophie Hannah's best yet!