Sunday, May 31, 2015

What is Renée Knight reading?

Featured at Writers Read: Renée Knight, author of Disclaimer: A Novel.

Her entry begins:
A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler

I'm half way through this and love it. It's a sharp, unflinching look at a family and yet reads soft and beguiling. It's funny and I find myself smiling a lot, but there is a tension running through it with an undercurrent of, not menace exactly, but something uneasy. There is a casual ease to the writing and the structure, as if it just fell into place which of course it did not. A testimony to a brilliant writer. I am sorry every time...[read on]
About Disclaimer, from the publisher:
A brilliantly conceived, deeply unsettling psychological thriller— already an international sensation—about a woman haunted by secrets, the consuming desire for revenge, and the terrible price we pay when we try to hide the truth.

Finding a mysterious novel at her bedside plunges documentary filmmaker Catherine Ravenscroft into a living nightmare. Though ostensibly fiction, The Perfect Stranger recreates in vivid, unmistakable detail the terrible day she became hostage to a dark secret, a secret that only one other person knew—and that person is dead.

Now that the past is catching up with her, Catherine’s world is falling apart. Her only hope is to confront what really happened on that awful day ... even if the shocking truth might destroy her.
Learn more about Disclaimer at the publisher's website.

Writers Read: Renée Knight.

--Marshal Zeringue