The Girl on the Train
"Gripping, enthralling - a top-notch thriller and a compulsive read". (S J Watson, bestselling author of Before I Go To Sleep). Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She's even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one of the houses. 'Jess and Jason', she calls them. Their life - as she sees it - is perfect. If only Rachel could be that happy. And then she sees something shocking. It's only a minute until the train moves on, but it's enough. Now everything's changed. Now Rachel has a chance to become a part of the lives she's only watched from afar. Now they'll see; she's much more than just the girl on the train.
YOU DON'T KNOW HER. BUT SHE KNOWS YOU. Rear Window meets Gone Girl, in this exceptional and startling psychological thriller
Winner of Dead Good Recommends Award for Most Recommended Book 2015.
"Gripping, enthralling - a top-notch thriller and a compulsive read" S J Watson "The Girl On The Train was so thrilling and tense and wildly unpredictable, it sucked up my entire afternoon. I simply could not put it down. Not to be missed!" Tess Gerritsen "What a group of characters, what a situation, what a book! It's Alfred Hitchcock for a new generation and a new era" Terry Hayes, bestselling author of I Am Pilgrim "Clever and compelling! Hawkins keeps the tension ratcheted high in this thoroughly engrossing tale of intersecting strangers and intimate betrayals. Kept me guessing until the very end!" Lisa Gardner "This is unputdownable ... A fast, clever thriller with a flawed, entertaining heroine" Paula Daly
Paula Hawkins worked as a journalist for fifteen years before turning her hand to fiction. Born and brought up in Zimbabwe, Paula moved to London in 1989 and has lived there ever since. The Girl on the Train is her first thriller.