The author of the bestseller "The Couple Next Door" turns her imagination to a remote inn where the guests approach each other with a polite curiosity, until a storm cuts the inn off and it quickly transpires that a killer is checked in.
Shari Lapena worked as a lawyer and as an English teacher before writing fiction. Her debut thriller,
The Couple Next Door, was a global bestseller, the bestselling fiction title in the UK in 2017 and has been optioned for television. Her second thriller,
A Stranger in the House and third,
An Unwanted Guest, were both
Sunday Times and
New York Times bestsellers. Her fourth thriller is out in 2019.