Who can you trust as fear grows?
BEST-selling US author Brenda Novak launches her brand new series with this spine-tingling psychological thriller.
At the centre of Her Darkest Nightmare is Dr Evelyn Talbot, who runs Hanover House, an institute in Alaska where she and a team of psychiatrists study some of America’s most dangerous psychopaths. Having suffered at the hands of a psychopathic boyfriend as a teenager, Dr Talbot has her own reasons for trying to figure out what drives people to murder. But not everyone in the sleepy Alaskan town is happy to have such dangerous criminals on their doorstep, and when mutilated bodies are discovered, anger and fear grow. As Evelyn is forced to question whether her attackerisbacktofinishoffwhat hestartedsomanyyearsago, she hastocontinueherwork, engaging daily with killers who have no remorse, no conscience and adesiretokill her. Oneinmatein particular claims to know who is responsible for the latest horrors, but how could he? And just who can Evelyn trust? With characters reminiscent of Hannibal Lecter, this is as gripping and terrifyingly haunting as the ‘ 90s thriller, The Silence of the Lambs. Review by Lisa Hylton. WhoplayedHannibalLecterinTheSilenceoftheLambs? Entries to Alex Gordon, DarkestcompetitionbySeptember 8.