You Let Me In delivers a stunning tale from debut author Camilla Bruce, combining the sinister domestic atmosphere of Gillian Flynn’s Sharp Objects with the otherwordly thrills of Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean at the End of the Lane.
Cassandra Tipp is dead…or is she?
After all, the notorious recluse and eccentric bestselling novelist has always been prone to flights of fancy–everyone in town remembers the shocking events leading up to Cassie’s infamous trial (she may have been acquitted, but the insanity defense only stretches so far).
Cassandra Tipp has left behind no body–just her massive fortune, and one final manuscript.
Then again, there are enough bodies in her past–her husband Tommy Tipp, whose mysterious disembowelment has never been solved, and a few years later, the shocking murder-suicide of her father and brother.
Cassandra Tipp will tell you a story–but it will come with a terrible price. What really happened, out there in the woods–and who has Cassie been protecting all along? Read on, if you dare…
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Praise for You Let Me In:
“Readers will find themselves engrossed on a wild trip to a parallel, earthly dimension…masterful…an enthralling story, a genre-blender that perplexes…Neil Gaiman fans are a ready audience for this superb debut, but also suggest it to any patron who’s ready for something astonishingly different.” —Booklist, starred review
“The suspense builds as the truth about Tipp’s past and present emerges slowly and incrementally… Bruce is especially good at raising goosebumps. Fans of Sarah Pinborough will welcome this new talent.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review
“Bruce’s spooky novel is lascivious and bloody, a tale of sexual awakening and dark desires that wreathes its leafy tendrils seductively around you, then tightens them until they start to strangle.” —James Lovegrove, Financial Times
“Smart, creepy . . . glittering and menacing . . . deliciously terrifying.” —Laird Hunt, Guardian
“This beguiling and unsettling debut had me hooked from the first page . . . a unique, strange and defiant folk horror story which lingers long in the memory.” —Daily Express
“In this storytelling masterclass, everything is inverted.” —Daily Mail
“Odd and unsettling, this might not be for everyone, but we thought it was magic.” —HEAT magazine