The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn is a very stressful suspense novel filled with twists and turns, some of which you may see coming and some that will totally shock you!
Be warned: This book is incredibly addicting!
My Thoughts on The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn
The beginning of this novel dragged just a bit while we settled into the story. But even so, I thought it was an addicting read from the very start! And the action picked up soon enough!
The main character was one that I liked and disliked equally from very early on. Overall, I thought her agoraphobia was explained pretty well and I really felt for her there, but I had a really hard time reading about her mixing alcohol and pills. Of course the main character did mention how stupid it was and it was clearly included to help the plot along, but it was very difficult for me to read.
I thought all of the side characters were interesting! I enjoyed learning more about each of them, even if their involvement was rather light.
I absolutely loved the writing style. A.J. Finn is a very talented writer! While reading, I had picked up on a few things here and there that I had a feeling would show up again later. Sure enough, I was able to predict a couple of the reveals. However, the reveals and twists that totally blindsided me greatly outnumbered the ones I had guessed. Bravo, A.J. Finn!
I also really enjoyed that when things started being revealed, so many other things became more obvious. Unfortunately, I don’t dare give any examples because I want everyone reading this to be able to fully appreciate each reveal. So I’ll just say that I cannot wait to go back and re-read this book to see if I can pick up on more little hints that the author dropped throughout!
My Favorite Passages from The Woman in the Window
Some nights I haunt her room like a ghost. Some days I stand in the doorway, watch the slow traffic of dust motes in the sun. Some weeks I don’t visit the fourth floor at all, and it starts to melt into memory, like the feel of rain on my skin.
“Thanks.” He clears his throat, coughs. “Sorry,” he says, sipping his water. “I’m allergic to cats.”
I stare at him. “Why didn’t you say so?” I glare at the cat.
“He’s so friendly. I didn’t want to offend him.”
I took the ice bucket from the minibar beneath the television, walked into the corridor, spotted an old Luma Comfort model humming in an alcove a few steps away. “You sound like a mattress,” I inform it.
My Final Thoughts on The Woman in the Window
A must-read for fans of character-driven light thrillers that will keep you guessing! This is a book that you can pick up and get totally lost in.
Like I said above, I already cannot wait to re-read this one to pick up on things I had missed the first time around! This is another great thriller that I would love to see turned into a film!
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