A Slow Fire Burning: A Novel

A Slow Fire Burning: A Novel

by Paula Hawkins (Author)

The scorching new thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Girl on the Train.   “A Slow Fire Burning twists and turns like a great thriller should, but it's also deep, intelligent and intensely human.” – Lee Child   “Only a clairvoyant could anticipate the book’s ending” – New York Times   With the same propulsion that captivated millions of readers worldwide in The Girl on the Train and Into the Water, Paula Hawkins unfurls a gripping, twisting story of deceit, murder, and revenge. When a young man is found gruesomely murdered in a London houseboat, it triggers questions about three women who knew him. Laura is the troubled one-night-stand last seen in the victim’s home. Carla is his grief-stricken aunt, already mourning the recent death of yet another family member. And Miriam is the nosy neighbor clearly keeping secrets from the police. Three women with separate connections to the victim. Three women who are – for different reasons – simmering with resentment. Who are, whether they know it or not, burning to right the wrongs done to them. When it comes to revenge, even good people might be capable of terrible deeds. How far might any one of them go to find peace? How long can secrets smolder before they explode into flame?   Look what you started.

A Thrilling Journey of Secrets, Betrayal, and Justice: Dive into Paula Hawkins' "A Slow Fire Burning"

In the heart of London, a brutal murder rocks the peaceful neighborhood of North London, leaving the community in a state of shock and fear. As tensions rise, Laura Kilbride, a single mother and caretaker, finds herself entangled in a web of suspicion and deceit when her former employer, Miriam, is found dead in her home, and Laura becomes a prime suspect.

Laura, determined to clear her name and uncover the truth behind Miriam's murder, embarks on a dangerous journey to uncover the secrets hidden within the walls of the seemingly idyllic neighborhood.

With each twist and turn, Laura uncovers a complex network of relationships, hidden motives, and long-buried grudges that intertwine the lives of the residents of North London. As she delves deeper into the investigation, she soon realizes that everyone has something to hide, and no one is innocent.

As the mystery deepens, Laura finds herself trapped in a deadly game of cat and mouse, fighting for her life and the lives of those she holds dear. With every step forward, she uncovers more secrets and faces greater danger.

"A Slow Fire Burning" is a gripping and suspenseful novel that keeps readers on the edge of their seats until the very last page. Paula Hawkins мастерски weaves a intricate tapestry of characters and plotlines, creating a story that is both thought-provoking and deeply emotional.