The Woman In The Woods by Lisa Hall is a spine-chilling contemporary psychological suspense that completely consumed me.
The novel is set in the real-life location of the village of Pluckley in Kent, supposedly the most haunted village in England – but the story is entirely a work of fiction.
The plotline is well thought out and executed, drawing me in from the start and producing more than a few goose bumps!
All the characters are well drawn. We see the action in the first person from the point of view of the leading lady. As a result, our emotional response and reactions line up with hers. It is all very cleverly done to manipulate our responses.
There is the question of what is real and what is imagined. Suspicion lies in the most unlikely of places. I must confess I, wrongly, pointed the finger at some!Continue reading