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Summary

It was like something out of a fairytale.... 

The grieving widower.

The motherless daughters.

A beautiful house in the woods. Deep in a remote Norwegian forest, Lexi has found a new home with architect Tom and his two young daughters. With snow underfoot and the sound of the nearby fjord in her ears, it’s as if Lexi has stepped into a fairy tale.

But this family has a history – and this place has a past. Something was destroyed to build their beautiful new house. And those ancient, whispering woods have a long memory. Lexi begins to hear things, see things that don’t make sense. She used to think this place heavenly, but in the dark, dark woods, a menacing presence lurks.

With darkness creeping in from the outside, Lexi knows she needs to protect the children in her care. But protect them from what? 

Atmospheric, gothic, spine-chilling....

The new thriller from C.J Cooke will haunt you long after you stop the audiobook.

©2020 C.J. Cooke (P)2020 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic reviews

"Vivid and compelling." (Sunday Times best-selling author Rosamund Lupton)

"A gorgeous, atmospheric book that chilled me to the bone." (Sunday Times best-selling author Samantha Downing)

"A taut, scary thriller that winds the suspense so tightly you can barely breathe." (New York Times best-selling author Simone St. James)

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Sensational

Sensational storytelling and powerful narration, with a plot to chill your bones. Perfect for fans of Daphne du Maurier and Diane Setterfield.

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My thoughts on The Nesting

A great story but I found it to be a bit overly descriptive in parts that weren't that relative to the story. I would have preferred more description of the history of the setting and the myths and folklore of the area where the story takes place.I feel this would have held my attention better. However, it's a good story and well worth a read. 😊

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I hoped for better but was disappointed with this audiobook. It certainly did not live up to the description.

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well written and a great story. liked the narrato

loved it well written. great story listened to it twice. liked the narrator. im going to visit norway.

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I always read the reviews before I buy I realise one person's page Turner's an others turn off .I think the narration was brillent!! but the content was at worse slow in parts and a bit far fetched I struggled with parts and all in all it wasnt what I had thought /hoped it would be .

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Brilliant and terrifying.

This was a very different tale in so many ways.. My chosen medium was audio book, and the story had me gasping in fear and crying over two wonderful little girls and sobbing for the story teller in the book. As for the narrator Aysha Kala, she brought each character to life for me; Lexi/Chloe, the other adults, and the children who play such an important part in the book. I didn’t know want it to end but I couldn’t stop listening! So, a brilliant book from C. J. Cooke, whose work I’ve never come across before but whose books I will definitely be reading more of. But the icing on the cake and what really made it for me was Aysha’s narration. My next task is finding another book read by her! 10 stars at least!