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About Freida McFadden
#1 Amazon and USA TODAY bestselling author Freida McFadden is a practicing physician specializing in brain injury who has penned multiple Kindle bestselling psychological thrillers and medical humor novels. She lives with her family and black cat in a centuries-old three-story home overlooking the ocean, with staircases that creak and moan with each step, and nobody could hear you if you scream. Unless you scream really loudly, maybe.
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Titles By Freida McFadden
Every day I clean the Winchesters’ beautiful house top to bottom. I collect their daughter from school. And I cook a delicious meal for the whole family before heading up to eat alone in my tiny room on the top floor.
I try to ignore how Nina makes a mess just to watch me clean it up. How she tells strange lies about her own daughter. And how her husband Andrew seems more broken every day. But as I look into Andrew’s handsome brown eyes, so full of pain, it’s hard not to imagine what it would be like to live Nina’s life. The walk-in closet, the fancy car, the perfect husband.
I only try on one of Nina’s pristine white dresses once. Just to see what it’s like. But she soon finds out… and by the time I realize my attic bedroom door only locks from the outside, it’s far too late.
But I reassure myself: the Winchesters don’t know who I really am.
They don’t know what I’m capable of…
An unbelievably twisty read that will have you glued to the pages late into the night. Anyone who loves The Woman in the Window, The Wife Between Us and The Girl on the Train won’t be able to put this down!
Read what everyone’s saying about The Housemaid:
“I got severe whiplash from the twistiest turns… Every time I thought I had it figured out… WRONG!!!… I am still reeling… outstanding… If you love a top notch psychological thriller that will have you questioning your own sanity, then this 5 star read is for you.” NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“What a wild ride!!! Freida definitely delivered the best twisty ending… Gripping from start to finish… honestly, I just could not put it down… An absolutely mind-blowing shocker that kept me guessing and on the edge of my seat literally until the very end.” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“One wild ride!… So many twists and turns… I was hooked right away – I even read my Kindle while waiting in my kid’s school pick-up line so I wouldn’t have to put this book down!… addictive… pure perfection!” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“Wow!!!… Blimey! What a roller coaster ride this was! It had me sitting on the edge of my seat!… Superb book!… Fantastic ending!!!!… I highly recommend… fantastic… Big fat 5 stars from me.” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“SO GOOD… I didn’t want to put it down! I read 70% in one sitting… I was &
But when they visit the remote manor that once belonged to Dr. Adrienne Hale, a renowned psychiatrist who vanished without a trace four years earlier, a violent winter storm traps them at the estate… with no chance of escape until the blizzard comes to an end.
In search of a book to keep her entertained until the snow abates, Tricia happens upon a secret room. One that contains audio transcripts from every single patient Dr. Hale has ever interviewed. As Tricia listens to the cassette tapes, she learns about the terrifying chain of events leading up to Dr. Hale’s mysterious disappearance.
Tricia plays the tapes one by one, late into the night. With each one, another shocking piece of the puzzle falls into place, and Dr. Adrienne Hale’s web of lies slowly unravels.
And then Tricia reaches the final cassette.
The one that reveals the entire horrifying truth.
It’s hard to find an employer who doesn’t ask too many questions about my past. So I thank my lucky stars that the Garricks miraculously give me a job, cleaning their stunning penthouse with views across the city and preparing fancy meals in their shiny kitchen. I can work here for a while, stay quiet until I get what I want.
It’s almost perfect. But I still haven’t met Mrs Garrick, or seen inside the guest bedroom. I’m sure I hear her crying. I notice spots of blood around the neck of her white nightgowns when I’m doing laundry. And one day I can’t help but knock on the door. When it gently swings open, what I see inside changes everything…
That’s when I make a promise. After all, I’ve done this before. I can protect Mrs Garrick while keeping my own secrets locked up safe.
Douglas Garrick has done wrong. He is going to pay. It’s simply a question of how far I’m willing to go…
This absolutely explosive and shockingly twisty sequel to international bestseller The Housemaid will keep you racing through the pages late into the night. Anyone who loves The Perfect Marriage by Jeneva Rose, The Woman in the Window and Gone Girl will be totally hooked! This book can also be enjoyed as a standalone.
Read what everyone’s saying about Freida McFadden:
“OMG!!! MIND ABSOLUTELY BLOWN!!!! Love, LOVE, LOVED this absolute page-turner!!… OMG the twists just kept on coming again and again!!!… No way I could stop reading so I absolutely devoured it in one sitting!!… Addictive, mind-blowing page-turner that will keep you up with a racing heart until you've finished!!!” Bookworm86, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“Absolutely gripping… I didn’t stop reading until I literally could no longer keep my eyes open no matter how hard I tried. (No lie, I ended up falling asleep and dropping my Kindle onto my face)… Didn’t stop till I’d finished… Fantastic!” NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“Hold on, let me pick my jaw up off the floor… Amazing!… Had me on the edge of my seat from start to finish! I literally finished the last half of the book in one day because I was glued… Seriously, stop what you’re doing and get yourself a copy of this one!… I was so gripped.” @thriller_book_sisters, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“My mind was BLOWN. This author doesn't play around with her twists… That "wtf" ending. You'll sit blankly on the couch for several minutes just trying to process what in the hell you just read… you will read at breakneck speed while you ignore your family's pleas for dinner.
1) Treat all prisoners with respect.
2) Never reveal any personal information.
3) Never EVER become too friendly with the inmates.
But none of the staff at the prison knows Brooke has already broken the rules. Nobody knows about her intimate connection to Shane Nelson, one of the penitentiary’s most notorious and dangerous inmates.
And they certainly don’t know that Shane was Brooke’s high school sweetheart—the star quarterback who is now spending the rest of his life in prison for a series of grisly murders. Or that Brooke's testimony was what put him there.
But Shane knows.
And he will never forget.
Some doors are locked for a reason…
While eleven-year-old Nora Davis was up in her bedroom doing homework, she had no idea her father was killing women in the basement.
Until the day the police arrived at their front door.
Decades later, Nora’s father is spending his life behind bars, and Nora is a successful surgeon with a quiet, solitary existence. Nobody knows her father was a notorious serial killer. And she intends to keep it that way.
Then Nora discovers one of her young female patients has been murdered. In the same unique and horrific manner that her father used to kill his victims.
Somebody knows who Nora is. Somebody wants her to take the fall for this unthinkable crime. But she’s not a killer like her father. The police can’t pin anything on her.
As long as they don’t look in her basement.
One by one, they will get what they deserve...
"I stayed up all night reading this book and loved it!" --Amazon
A night spent sleeping on dirt and leaves is not how Claire Matchett expected to spend her vacation.
She thought this would be a break from the stresses of work and raising her young children. A chance to repair her damaged marriage. A week of hiking and hot tubs with two other couple friends. It sounded like heaven.
Then Claire’s minivan breaks down on a lonely dirt road. With no cell reception, the group has no choice but to hike the rest of the way to their hotel. But it turns out the woods aren’t as easy to navigate as they thought.
Hours later, they are lost. Hopelessly lost.
And as they navigate deeper into the woods, the members of their party are struck down mysteriously one by one. Has a wild animal been hunting them? Or is the hunter one of them?
But as more time passes, one thing becomes clear:
Only one of them will return home alive.
"WARNING: When you start reading this book it is almost impossible to put down!!" –Goodreads
***A Top 15 Amazon Bestseller***
***#1 Bestseller in Psychological Thrillers***
Victoria Barnett has it all.
A great career as a nurse practitioner. A handsome and loving husband. A beautiful home in the suburbs and a plan to fill it with children. Life is perfect—or so it seems.
Then she’s in a terrible accident… and everything falls apart.
Now Victoria is unable to walk. She can’t feed or dress herself. She can’t even speak. She is confined to the top floor of her house with twenty-four-hour care.
Sylvia Robinson is hired by Victoria’s husband to help care for her. But it turns out Victoria isn’t as impaired as Sylvia was led to believe. There’s a story Victoria desperately wants to tell… if only she could get out the words.
Then Sylvia discovers Victoria’s diary hidden away in a drawer.
And what’s inside is shocking.
What Amazon readers are saying about the new unputdownable thriller, The Wife Upstairs, by bestselling author Freida McFadden, inspired by the timeless classics, Jane Eyre and Rebecca:
“You won't see the ending until it smacks you in the face! Definitely two thumbs up for this one!”
“Your life will stop because you won't be able to do anything except read this book.”
“Definitely would never have guessed the ending!! I was hooked instantly!”
“This book kept me reading into the early morning. I couldn’t stop, I had to find out what was going to happen. The twists and turns kept coming, right up to the very last page. Read this book!”
“I finished this book in a day! I couldn't put it down.”
“This novel has it all...twists, turns and an OMG ending!”
Quinn Alexander has committed an unthinkable crime.
To avoid spending her life in prison, Quinn makes a run for it. She leaves behind her home, her job, and her family. She grabs her passport and heads for the northern border before the police can discover what she’s done.
But when an unexpected snowstorm forces her off the road, Quinn must take refuge at the broken-down, isolated Baxter Motel. The handsome and kindly owner, Nick Baxter, is only too happy to offer her a cheap room for the night.
Unfortunately, the Baxter Motel isn’t the quiet, safe haven it seemed to be. The motel has a dark and disturbing past. And in the dilapidated house across the way, the silhouette of Nick's ailing wife is always at the window. Always watching.
In the morning, Quinn must leave the motel. She'll pack up her belongings and get back on the road to freedom.
But first, she must survive the night.
Do Not Disturb is a Hitchcock-style psychological thriller that will keep you tearing through the pages until you reach the shocking conclusion!
"Mrs. Cass, we were hoping your son could answer a few questions about the girl who disappeared last night..."
Erika Cass has a perfect family and a perfect life. Until the evening when two detectives show up at her front door.
A high school girl has vanished from Erika's quiet suburban neighborhood. The police suspect the worst--murder. And Erika's teenage son, Liam, was the last person to see the girl alive.
Erika has always sensed something dark and disturbed in her seemingly perfect older child. She wants to believe he's innocent, but as the evidence mounts, she can't deny the truth--Liam may have done the unthinkable.
Now she must ask herself:
How far will she go to protect her son?
Why readers are totally gripped by this new unputdownable psychological thriller, The Perfect Son, by bestselling author Freida McFadden:
"WOW! ABSOLUTELY a must read, one of her best books yet! Read this book NOW!!!!" Amazon, 5 stars
"I couldn't put this book down!!! It kept you guessing and on the edge of your seat. I loved it and can't wait to read more of her books!" Amazon, 5 stars
"This was an incredible story! I read it in one sitting because I had to know how it ended." Amazon, 5 stars
After years of hard work, Dr. Charly McKenna finally has it all. Prosperous career as a dermatologist? Check. Spacious apartment overlooking Central Park? Check. Handsome lawyer husband? Double check.
Then one night, a bullet rips through the right side of her skull and she loses everything.
As Charly struggles to recover from her brain injury, she begins to realize that the events of that fateful night are trapped in the damaged right side of her brain. Now she must put the jigsaw pieces together to discover the identity of the man who tried to kill her... before he finishes the job he started.
She gave you a life. Now she wants yours.
"One of the best thrillers I've ever read!" --Amazon customer
Abby wants a baby more than anything.
But after years of failed infertility treatments and adoptions that have fallen through, it seems like motherhood is not in her future. That is, until her personal assistant Monica makes a generous offer that will make all of Abby's dreams come true.
But it turns out Monica isn't who she says she is. The woman now carrying Abby's child has an unspeakable secret.
And she will stop at nothing to get what she wants.
Why readers are totally gripped by this unputdownable psychological thriller, The Surrogate Mother, by bestselling author Freida McFadden:
“I actually read it in one sitting, that’s how much of a page turner it is. I didn’t see the ending coming, which is hard to do in this day and age so bravo author!” –Amazon review
“It's a thriller that you'll want to keep reading till the end... and trying to figure out what will happen next.” –Amazon review
“This is a thriller full of suspense and plot twists. Masterful writing with intriguing situations and captivating characters. This is one action-filled story that will keep you glued to the pages.” –Amazon review
“This book is truly a thriller. I could not put it down. This book has some characters you absolutely love and the ones you want to punch in their face because they are plain villainous. It is extremely well written and the descriptive words are right on point making you feel like you are actually watching this story unfold in real life in real time. Being a mother myself I could feel her pain and anguish. I love love love this book and highly recommend it!!!” –Amazon review
“This is one of the best books I've read in a couple of years and am looking forward to reading the next one.” –Amazon review
“I can't say enough about this book! When I started to read this book, I felt as if I had climbed onto a roller coaster and couldn't wait to reach the finish line! There are twists and turns, highs and lows ... You will not be disappointed! I can't wait to read her next book.” –Amazon review
“I don’t want to die like this. Not here, not now—in the anatomy lab on a Saturday night. I know I’ve done some bad things in my life, but I’m pretty sure I don’t deserve this…”
One suicide. Every year.
Nobody wants to go to a school nicknamed Suicide Med.
Heather McKinley has always dreamed of becoming a doctor. She doesn’t even care about her medical school’s grisly history of suicides—it can’t happen to her. But after Heather’s longtime boyfriend dumps her and she finds herself failing anatomy, her world starts to crumble.
The pressure is intense. People crack.
Thank goodness for Dr. Conlon, her quirky but beloved anatomy professor. He’ll do anything to help his students succeed. But is it a coincidence that the bespectacled professor joined the staff the same year the suicides began?
Or are they suicides at all?
All Heather knows is that one student will die this year.
And that student could be her.
Why readers are totally gripped by this unputdownable psychological thriller, Suicide Med, by bestselling author Freida McFadden:
"What a gripping read! Fasten your seat belt for the twists and turns." --Amazon review
"I love it! It is exactly a moment when I give away my Netflix account and devote an hour a day to enjoy a story." --Goodreads review
"This book delivered thrills and a surprising depth of emotion. Totally recommended--and I can't wait to check out the author's other books!" --Amazon review
"I LOVED this book. I would give it 6 or 10 stars if I could. I didn't want it to end!" --Goodreads review