Une jeune femme est hospitalisée après un accident de la route. Elle explique avoir réussi à se libérer de son bourreau après une captivité particulièrement éprouvante. Mais quand son père arrive à l'hôpital pour la retrouver, c'est le choc : ce n'est pas sa fille. Dans la veine de «Gone girl» et «The Room», «Chère petite» est un thriller psychologique glaçant qui trouble les sens et sème le doute : la victime est-elle devenue encore plus folle que son bourreau ?
Gone Girl meets Room in this page-turning thriller from one of Germany's hottest new talents A windowless shack in the woods. Lena's life and that of her two children follows the rules set by their captor, the father: Meals, bathroom visits, study time are strictly scheduled and meticulously observed. Oxygen comes from a 'circulation machine', and food is provided by the father only. He protects his family from the dangers lurking in the outside world and makes sure that his children will always have a mother to look after them. One day Lena manages to flee - but the nightmare continues. It seems as if her tormentor wants to get back what belongs to him. And then there is the question whether she really is the woman called 'Lena', who disappeared without a trace 14 years ago. The police and Lena's family are all desperately trying to piece together a puzzle which doesn't quite seem to fit.
Coming in 2021 -- the mind-bending new thriller from the bestselling author of Dear Child It's been years since Nadja was convicted of a cruel crime. After her release from prison, she's wanted nothing more than to live a normal life. But then a murder occurs and a remote house in the woods becomes the scene of a bizarre game -- because Nadja's past makes her the perfect victim. And the perfect murderer . . . A haunting novel about guilt and retribution, Sleepless is the stunning sequel to the No 1 bestselling Dear Child (250.000 copies sold in Germany and soon to be published in 19 territories!) Praise for Romy Hausmann: 'A chilling, original and mesmerizing work. Hausmann is a force to be reckoned with. You can't stop reading' David Baldacci 'Deliciously dark' Alice Feeney 'Very compelling' Peter James 'Disturbingly good' Lesley Kara