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While You are Waiting: The Woman in the Window

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Woman in the WindowIt is mid-winter, and for some, that means picking up books set in warm, exotic locales. Not for me. During winter, I like my books dark, dreary and thrilling. The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn is a perfect fit.

Like in Emma in the Night and The Wife Between Us, the main character is an unreliable narrator. She is heavily medicated to treat her agoraphobia, and to top it off, she drinks way too much. She is unable to leave her house, and spends her time watching old black and white movies and spying on her neighbors. And like in The Woman in Cabin 10, and The Girl on the Train, no one believes her when she claims that she is witness to a murder. She isn’t sure if she can trust herself; the woman she claims to have seen get murdered is alive and well.

If you are interested in a menacing and suspenseful read, try Behind Her Eyes or Her Every Fear.

If you are intrigued by a agoraphobia plotline in a mystery or thriller, Since We Fell or Whispering Shadows might be just what you are looking for.

Be sure to visit KDL’s staff created Story Compass to help you find your next favorite book!