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The Maidens

Alex Michaelides

Published: 25th May 2022 From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Silent Patient comes a spellbinding tale of psychological suspense. Edward Fosca is a Greek tragedy professor at the University of Cambridge. But he’s also a murderer – this, Mariana knows to be true. As she lays her life and her career on the line, can she prove his guilt and save a group of young women under his spell? ISBN: 9781409181682

Our Curators said...

Written with elegance and finesse, there’s little wonder why this book received such rave reviews when it came out in hardback. Pace, plot and mood are all perfect. Anyone looking for an intelligent and gripping mystery thriller should stop here.

The LoveMyRead Team

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What the Critics are Saying

'Elegant, sinister, stylish and thrilling, The Maidens answers the weighty question, how do you go about following one of the biggest thrillers of the past decade? You write something even better.'

Chris Whitaker

'Alex has achieved the almost impossible and surpassed The Silent Patient in this compelling literary thriller, which grips from intriguing start to horrifying finish ... A brilliant achievement.'

Harriet Tyce

'What a thrilling, heart in throat ride. A great triumph.'

Stephen Fry

'A deliciously dark, elegant, utterly compulsive read - with a twist that blew my mind. I loved this even more than I loved The Silent Patient and that's saying something!'

Lucy Foley

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