Buzzy Gone Girl-Esque Thriller “In A Dark, Dark Wood” Hits The Market, With Studios Bidding!


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〉The budding hit debuted on August 4 to rave reviews

Intensely buzzed-about summer must- IN A DARK, DARK WOOD is quickly becoming the hot property all over town, with studios already bidding to nab. Sources confirm that one offer is already on the table for the NY Times Bestseller, but that others are brewing and this has all the makings of an inevitable bidding war.

Written by emerging author , this breakout hit-in-the-making has already climbed to number eleven on the NY Times Bestseller list after hitting shelves August 4th, via .

Ware’s literary debut centers on reclusive crime writer Lenora Shaw, who reluctantly accepts her distant friend’s invitation to spend the weekend together in an eerie glass house, hidden away in the English countryside.

Forty-right hours later, she wakes up in a hospital with injuries and little memory of what occurred, except  armed with the bitter knowledge that someone is dead. She then sets out to discover the truth about the weekend’s events by uncovering secrets and hidden agendas, forced to revisit haunting aspects of her past that she wished to keep buried.

The highly requested psychological thriller has been labeled one of Entertainment Weekly‘s “best summer ” picks, one of Buzzfeed‘s “31 summer to get excited for,” a Post “best novels to this summer” pick, a BookReporter summer pick, one of Amazon’s “best of August 2015,” and a Publishers Weekly “top ten mysteries and thrillers” pick.

UK Variant Cover

UK Variant Cover

Vulture, O Magazine, Bustle, Barnes And Noble, and Library Journal are just a few of the outlets giving In A Dark, Dark Wood rave reviews.

With countless accolades from other publications and fellow authors, Ware’s breakout novel has been praised as a tense, gripping, eerie, and complex slow burn that is both a compelling mystery and electrifying thriller.

Considering the novel’s favorable comparisons to both mega-successes Gone Girl and The Girl on The Train, which both have been adapted into high-profile films, it’s easy to see why everyone in town is salivating to pick up this surefire hit.

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