January The Woman in the Window By AJ Finn

Anna’s lifeline to the real world is her window, where she sits day after day, watching her neighbours.

One evening, a frenzied scream rips across the silence, and Anna witnesses something no one was supposed to see. Now she must do everything she can to uncover the truth about what really happened. But even if she does, will anyone believe her? And can she even trust herself?

Book Review By
Louw Potgieter Senior Book Buyer

If you’ve been extra busy on the social front during the last month and need to hide out with a great escape read, do give The Woman in the Window a try. This extremely well-crafted thriller is for readers who loved Girl on the Train and Gone Girl – with a good dollop of Hitchcock (think Rear Window) thrown in. The main character Anna Fox suffers from agoraphobia due to childhood trauma, and as she locks herself away in her home, she has three main habits: drinking too much (combined with her prescription meds – not a good idea!), incessantly watching vintage horror movies, and secretly spying on the neighbors for voyeuristic purposes. Until she witnesses something she would much rather not have…

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