Thriller Thursday (3/19/20)

This thriller Thursday takes us to the English countryside of Cornwall for a chilling, modern gothic novel filled with secrets, hidden identities, and a tragic legacy.


This psychological suspense alternates between past and present, beginning in 1947 when a governess taking care of twins finds haunting and creepy secrets in Winterbourne Hall. Then in contemporary NYC, a woman–adopted and unaware of her birth family’s past–learns that she inherited Winterbourne Hall. Rebecca James brings mysteries, suspense, and gothic ghost stories to the chilling Winterbourne Hall.

“Winterbourne Hall is a large, imposing manor in Cornwall, England. In 1947, Alice Miller is the family’s newest governess, charged with taking care of two children, Constance and Edmund de Gray, who are still grieving the loss of their mother, Laura. James (SWEET DAMAGE, BEAUTIFUL MALICE) pens a delectably creepy tale. If Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s THE YELLOW WALLPAPER and Charlotte Brontë’s JANE EYRE had a baby, it would be this well-crafted Victorian gothic mystery.”–Library Journal, starred review

THE WOMAN IN THE MIRROR by Rebecca James; 9781250230058; available now.

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