CHARLIE DONLEA'S 

CHILLING NEW SUSPENSE THRILLER 

is the story of TWO WOMEN, separated by FORTY YEARS, yet both inextricably linked by a series of HORRIFIC MURDERS that took place in 1979.

“In Donlea's skillful hands, this story of obsession, murder, and the search for truth is both a compassionate character study and a compelling thriller.”  
Kirkus Reviews 

“Donlea smoothly mixes red herrings and genuine clues...readers who relish a good puzzle will be rewarded.”

—Publisher's Weekly   

“Part 1970s serial-killer thriller and part contemporary Chicago crime novel, this deceptively quick read has something for everyone.”

—Booklist  

The 

Woman 

In 

Darkness

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A modern master of suspense, critically acclaimed author Charlie Donlea returns with a taut, gripping novel about the deadly secrets hiding in plain sight . . .

On Sale Now 

2 April 2019 

TO AUSTRALIA 

The Woman In Darkness by Charlie Donlea

Here is what the QBD crew thought…

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“You know that Charlie Donlea wrote the books:  The Girl Who Was Taken and Don’t Believe It.  He has cornered the market of female thrillers in whodunits, hasn’t he?. . . A very creative market and he has done very well.”

"Would LOVE to have this one on a beach holiday just sitting up late at night  . . . reading." 

"Got me straightaway!" 

"If You "Love Law and Order or Criminal Intent,  You will Love this Book . . . .  If you’re looking for the perfect stand-alone thriller to bundle under the covers with this autumn, this is the book for you!"

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View This Fun Video of

"The Woman in Darkness"  

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Other Donlea Books Mentioned in This Video 

The Woman In the Darkness (AU)
The Woman In the Darkness (AU)

AU Available April 2, 2019

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Don't Believe It AU
Don't Believe It AU

Serial meets Making a Murderer. A suspense thriller by Charlie Donlea Coming 4/30/18 (AU). Pre-Order Now.

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The Girl Who Was Taken AU
The Girl Who Was Taken AU

Two girls are taken, only one returns. A suspense thriller by Charlie Donlea

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THE TRUTH IS EASY TO MISS

EVEN WHEN IT'S RIGHT IN FRONT OF US 

She wondered if the mysterious woman
HAD CHOSEN DARKNESS

OR DARKNESS HAD CHOSEN HER?


AS A FORENSIC RECONSTRUCTIONIST
RORY MOORE

SHEDS LIGHT ON COLD-CASE HOMICIDES BY PIECING TOGETHER
CRIME SCENE DETAILS OTHERS FAIL TO SEE.  

Cleaning out her late father’s law office a week after his burial, she receives a call that plunges her into a DECADES-OLD CASE COME TO LIFE ONCE MORE.  

IN THE SUMMER OF 1979

FIVE CHICAGO WOMEN WENT MISSING 

 

THE PREDATOR NAMED 

THE THIEF

LEFT NO BODIES AND

NO CLUES BEHIND—UNTIL 

 

 

 POLICE RECEIVED A PACKAGE FROM A
MYSTERIOUS WOMAN NAMED

ANGELA MITCHELL

 

whose unorthodox investigation skills appear to have
led to his identity.  But before they could question her 

ANGELA DISAPPEARED.
 

 

 

 FORTY YEARS LATER,
THE THIEF

 

is about to be paroled for Angela's murder
—THE ONLY CRIME THE DA COULD PIN ON HI
M

 

BUT THE CRYPTIC FILE RORY FINDS

IN HER FATHER'S LAW OFFICE 

 

suggest there is more to the case, and ANGELA MITCHELL,
than what was fed to the public, the details of which  
HAVE BEEN BURIED FOR FOUR DECADES.

 

RORY'S TALENTS ARE TESTED AS SHE BEGINS RECONSTRUCTING ANGELA'S LAST DAYS. 

 

MAKING ONE STARTLING DISCOVERY
after another, RORY becomes helplessly

entangled in the enigma of 
ANGELA MITCHELL

and what happened to her.

 

DRAWING CONNECTIONS BETWEEN
 PAST AND PRESENT

 

RORY uncovers truths about the

reclusive victim, her father

and the man called THE THIEF
 that sends her down a twisting trail
where things may

NOT BE AS THEY APPEAR. 

 

AS SHE CONTINUES TO DIG 

 

 EVEN RORY CAN'T BE PREPARED FOR THE FULL

 

TERRIFYING TRUTH

 THAT IS EMERGING . . .

The 

Woman 

 In 

Darkness

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The Woman In Darkness

"She wondered if the mysterious woman had chosen darkness.
Or if darkness had chosen her."

 

 

Note: Identical book as (US edition)— SOME CHOOSE DARKNESS—with a different title and cover for the (AU) Australian edition. 

Available Now
02 Apr 2019 AU

 

 


Publicity Contacts 

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#crime  #forensics  #charliedonlea #thewomanindarkness  #murder  #AU #apr2019books #RandomHouse #Australia

#internationaleditions 

Pub Date: ​ AU April 2, 2019  

400 Pages

Formats:

  • Paperback 

  • e-book   

Trade Paperback

ISBN:  9780143795155

Publisher:  Bantam Australia

EBook

ISBN: 9780143795162

Publisher: Random House Australia 

 

PRESS KIT

The Woman in Darkness 

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Some Choose Darkness

Uma mulher na escuridão

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Available Now
28 May 2019 BRAZIL


 

Fario Editorial

Lançamento, Policial, Suspense
Título: Uma mulher na escuridão
Subtítulo: A verdade mais difícil de enxergar é a que sempre esteve diante de nossos olhos…
Autor: Charlie Donlea
Gênero: Ficção  Seção: Suspense
Formato: 16 x 23 cm  Páginas: 304
Papel: Polén  ISBN: 978-85-9581-072-3  

Preço: R$ 39,90

Read an Excerpt  

Some Choose Darkness

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Available Now
28 May 2019 US

Pub Date: 
US May 28, 2019 

304 Pages

Formats:

  • e-book

  • Hardcover 

ISBN-10:  1496713818
ISBN-13:  978-1496713810

ASIN:  B07H1ZKXTP

Publisher:  Kensington

Sold by Penguin Random House 
Language: English

Publicity Contacts 
 

Tags:  #copprocedurals #suspense #thriller #mystery #psychological #chicago #fiction #crime #mentalhealth  
#forensics #scd #charliedonlea #darklord #somechoosedarkness  #murder  #kestnerdolls #reconstruction #profiling #serialkiller  #may2019books 
#Kensington  #femalesleuth

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