Before I Let You In
By: Jenny Blackhurst
Publication Date: 4/10/2018
My Rating: 3.5 Stars "An astounding and original thriller with a complex relationship between three women at its heart and an explosive conclusion."
—B. A. Paris, New York Times bestselling author of Behind Closed Doors The next gripping psychological thriller by the author of How I Lost You, Jenny Blackhurst’s #1 international bestseller, about a psychiatrist and patient relationship that turns not only toxic…but deadly.
Karen, Eleanor, and Bea have been best friends since childhood. They know everything about each other’s lives, or at least they think they do. Now in their thirties, though their lives are beginning to diverge: Eleanor is a young wife and mother who is struggling to cope with her many responsibilities; Bea is happy being single—or so she lets people think; and Karen is a psychiatrist who, despite the secrets in her past, considers herself the anchor of the group.
But when she takes on a new patient with issues she just can’t quite put her finger on, she begins to realize she may have put her dearest friends in danger. Because her patient knows more about these three women than anyone outside their circle possible could. Or should…
A special thank you to Atria Books and #NetGalley for an early reading copy. Review to follow.
"Blackhurst enhances this briskly moving tale about the depths and limits of friendship with expert twists and subtle misdirections."
"Nothing, we quickly learn, is as it seems in this meaty psychological thriller, which was published in the UK in 2016 and, like Blackhurst's HOW I LOST YOU (2017), racked up massive e-book sales before appearing in print in the U.S."
"An outstanding and original thriller with a complex relationship between three women at its heart and an explosive conclusion." —B.A. Paris, New York Times bestselling author of Behind Closed Doors
"Utterly gripping—brilliant debut."—Clare Mackintosh, internationally bestselling author of I LET YOU GO, on HOW I LOST YOU
"Blackhurst is such an amazing writer . . . she builds the tension so subtly, you'll be knocked back on your heels more than once." —For the Love of Books Blog
About the Author
Jenny Blackhurst grew up in Shropshire where she still lives with her husband and children. Growing up she spent hours reading and talking about crime novels – writing her own seemed like natural progression. Inspired by the emotions she felt around her own son’s birth, How I Lost You is Jenny’s thrilling debut crime novel. Read More