Beware the Woman

Beware the Woman

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From New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Megan Abbott, a chilling and compulsive novel about a family holiday that takes a terrifying turn.

'Splendidly tense and atmospheric - a contemporary Rebecca' MAIL ON SUNDAY

'A novel of almost unbearable tension' IRISH TIMES

'Stunningly twisty' ASHLEY AUDRAIN, author of The Push

Newly married and with a baby on the way, Jacy has everything she ever wanted. When she and her husband, Jed, go to visit his father in his remote cottage, Jacy feels bathed in love by Dr. Ash, if less so by his housekeeper, the enigmatic Mrs. Brandt.

Then Jacy has a health scare. Swiftly, all eyes are on Jacy's condition, and whispers about Jed's long-dead mother seem to be intruding upon the present. As the days pass, Jacy feels trapped in the cottage, her body under the looking glass. But are her fears founded or is this -as is suggested to her-a stubborn refusal to take necessary precautions to protect her unborn child? The dense woods surrounding the cottage are full of dangers, but are the greater ones inside?

'Abbott ratchets up the menace towards an unexpected ending in a claustrophobic chiller about how men deny women agency' GUARDIAN

'Sultry, subversive, shades of Rebecca ... I loved it' HARRIET TYCE, author of It Ends at Midnight

'Feverish, razor sharp, and pulsing with dread' RILEY SAGER, author of The House Across the Lake

'Spectacular. Her best yet. Kind of Rosemary's Baby meets Rebecca. Nobody, but nobody does creeping dread like she does' SAM BAKER

Release date: May 30, 2023

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons

Print pages: 304

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Beware the Woman
Megan Abbott
Brittany Pressley
252.87 MB
May 30, 2023
Little, Brown




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