Review: The Villa Book by Rachel Hawkins

From New York Times bestselling creator Rachel Hawkins comes a deliciously wicked gothic suspense, set at an Italian villa with a dark records, for enthusiasts of Lucy Foley and Ruth Ware.

As youngsters, Emily and Chess have been inseparable. But by means of their 30s, their bond has been strained by way of the needs in their person lives. So when Chess indicates a girls ride to Italy, Emily jumps at the hazard to reconnect with her first-rate friend.

Villa Aestas in Orvieto is a high-quit excursion domestic now, but in 1974, it was called Villa Rosato, and rented for the summer time by using a notorious rock celebrity, Noel Gordon. In an try to reignite his creative spark, Noel invitations up-and-coming musician, Pierce Sheldon to sign up for him, in addition to Pierce’s female friend, Mari, and her stepsister, Lara. But he additionally units in motion a sequence of activities that leads to Mari writing one of the best horror novels of all time, Lara composing a platinum album––and results in Pierce’s brutal murder.

As Emily digs into the villa’s complicated records, she starts offevolved to think there is probably extra to the story of that fateful summer time in 1974. That possibly Pierce’s murder wasn’t only a tale of intercourse, pills, and rock & roll long past wrong, however that something extra sinister may have came about––and that there is probably clues hidden inside the now-iconic works that Mari and Lara left in the back of.

Yet the closer that Emily receives to the reality, the extra anxiety she feels growing among her and Chess. As secrets from the beyond come to mild, similarly dangerous betrayals from the prevailing also emerge––and it begins to appear like the villa will claim another sufferer before the summer ends.

This Edition

Format: 279 pages, Hardcover
Published: January 3, 2023 by St. Martin’s Press
ISBN: 9781250280015 (ISBN10: 125028001X)
Language: English

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