October Kindle Deals: Thriller/Mystery (UK)

⁃ The Turn Of The Key by Ruth Ware

When Rowan comes across the advert, it seems too good to be true: a live-in nanny position, with an extremely generous salary.

What she doesn’t know is that she’s stepping into a nightmare that will end with her in a cell awaiting trial for murder.

She knows she’s made mistakes.

But she’s not guilty – at least not of murder.

Which means someone else is…

⁃ Escape Room by Megan Goldin

Welcome to the escape room. Your goal is simple. Get out alive.

In the lucrative world of Wall Street finance, Vincent, Jules, Sylvie and Sam are the ultimate high-flyers. Ruthlessly ambitious, they’ll do anything to get ahead.

When the four of them become trapped in an elevator escape room, things start to go horribly wrong. They have to put aside their fierce office rivalries and work together to solve the clues that will release them. But in the confines of the elevator the dark secrets of their team are laid bare.

Tempers fray and the escape room’s clues turn more and more ominous, leaving the four of them dangling on the precipice of disaster. If they want to survive, they’ll have to solve one more final puzzle: which one of them is a killer?

⁃ The Other People by C. J. Tudor

Driving home one night, Gabe sees the face of a little girl he knows in the rear window of the car in front.

She mouths one word – ‘Daddy‘. It’s his five-year old daughter, Izzy.

He never sees her again.

The police believe she’s dead. But three years later, Gabe still drives the roads, searching for the car that took Izzy, never giving up hope . . .

Meanwhile Fran and her daughter, Alice, aren’t searching – but running.

Always one step ahead of the people who want to hurt them.

Because Fran knows the truth about Gabe’s daughter.

And she knows what the people chasing her will do if they ever catch them . . .

⁃ The Chestnut Man by Søren Sveistrup

Last autumn, Kristine Hartung vanished…

They never found her, but a killer confessed. The case was closed.

But as the leaves fall again, Detectives Naia Thulin and Mark Hess are not so sure they’ve solved the mystery.

Because someone else is dead.

And Kristine’s fingerprint is at the crime scene.

And suddenly, nothing seems certain at all . . .

⁃ In A Dark Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

An invitation to die for…

Nora hasn’t seen Clare for ten years. Not since the day Nora walked out of her old life and never looked back.

Until, out of the blue, an invitation to Clare’s hen party arrives. A weekend in a remote cottage – the perfect opportunity for Nora to reconnect with her best friend, to put the past behind her.

But something goes wrong.

Very wrong.

And as secrets and lies unravel, out in the dark, dark wood the past will finally catch up with Nora.

⁃ The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare…

Abi Knight is startled awake in the middle of the night to a ringing phone and devastating news – Olivia, her teenage daughter, has been in a terrible accident.

Abi is told that Olivia slipped and fell from a bridge into the icy water below, and now she lies silent, dependent on life support.

But then Abi sees the angry bruises around Olivia’s wrists and learns that her daughter is in pregnant . . .

Would you believe it if they told you it was accident?

⁃ The Death of Mrs Westaway by Ruth Ware

When Hal receives an unexpected letter telling her she’s inherited a substantial bequest from her grandmother, it seems like the answer to her prayers.

There’s just one problem – Hal’s real grandparents died more than twenty years ago.

Hal desperately needs the cash and makes a choice that will change her life for ever. She knows that her skills as a seaside fortune teller could help her con her way to getting the money.

But once Hal embarks on her deception, there is no going back. She must keep going or risk losing everything, even her life…

⁃ The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths

This is what the police know: English teacher Clare Cassidy’s friend Ella has just been murdered. Clare and Ella had recently fallen out. Found beside the body was a line from The Stranger, a story by the Gothic writer Clare teaches, and the murder scene is identical to one of the deaths in the story.

This is what Clare knows: No one else was aware of her fight with Ella. Someone has wormed their way into her life and her work. They know her darkest secrets. And they don’t mean well.

This is what the killer knows: Who will be next to die.

And that’s it, friends!! See any titles here that you’ve looking forward to reading? Let me know!

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