The Girl on the Train
Author(s): Paula Hawkins
THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER.YOU DON'T KNOW HER. BUT SHE KNOWS YOU.Rear Windowmeets Gone Girl, in this exceptional and startling psychological thriller'Gripping, enthralling - a top-notch thriller and a compulsive read' S J WATSON, bestselling author of Before I Go To SleepRachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She?s even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one of the houses. 'Jess and Jason?, she calls them. Their life - as she sees it - is perfect. If only Rachel could be that happy.And then she sees something shocking. It?s only a minute until the train moves on, but it?s enough. Now everything?s changed. Now Rachel has a chance to become a part of the lives she?s only watched from afar.Now they?ll see; she?s much more than just the girl on the train...
THE RUNAWAY SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER AND THRILLER OF THE YEAR YOU DON'T KNOW HER. BUT SHE KNOWS YOU.
Shortlisted for British Book Industry Awards Fiction Book of the Year 2016.
"Really great suspense novel. Kept me up most of the night. The alcoholic narrator is dead perfect." STEPHEN KING "My vote for unreliable narrator of the year" The Times "The thriller scene will have to up its game if it's to match Hawkins this year" Observer "Hawkins's taut story roars along at the pace of, well, a high-speed train ... a smart, searing thriller'" Good Housekeeping (US) "The Girl On The Train was so thrilling and tense and wildly unpredictable, it sucked up my entire afternoon. I simply could not put it down. Not to be missed!" Tess Gerritsen
Paula Hawkins worked as a journalist for fifteen years before turning her hand to fiction. Born and brought up in Zimbabwe, Paula moved to London in 1989 and has lived there ever since. The Girl on the Train is her first thriller. it has been published in over forty languages and has been a No.1 bestseller around the world. It has been optioned for film by Dreamworks.
- : 9781784161750
- : Transworld Publishers Limited
- : Black Swan
- : 0.289
- : July 2016
- : books
- : Paula Hawkins
- : very good
- : 416