Wednesday 25 February 2015

Waiting On Wednesday #110 - A Madness So Discreet

Waiting On Wednesday, where we put the spotlight on upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating, is hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine.

This week's choice is -

A Madness So Discreet - Mindy McGinnis
ISBN - 9780062320865
Publisher - Katherine Tegen Books
Release date - October 6 2015
Find - Goodreads 

Grace Mae knows madness. She keeps it locked away, along with her voice, trapped deep inside a brilliant mind that cannot forget horrific family secrets. Those secrets, along with the bulge in her belly, land her in a Boston insane asylum.

When her voice returns in a burst of violence, Grace is banished to the dark cellars where her mind is discovered by a visiting doctor who dabbles in the new study of criminal psychology. With her keen eyes and sharp memory, Grace will make the perfect assistant at crime scenes. Escaping from Boston to the safety of an ethical Ohio asylum, Grace finds friendship and hope, hints of a life she should have had. But gruesome nights bring Grace and the doctor into the circle of a killer who stalks young women. Grace, continuing to operate under the cloak of madness, must hunt a murderer while she confronts the demons in her own past.

In this beautifully twisted historical thriller, Mindy McGinnis, acclaimed author of Not a Drop to Drink and In a Handful of Dust, explores the fine line between sanity and insanity, good and evil - and the madness that exists in all of us.

I'll admit I fell in love with the cover for this one before I even read the synopsis but I'm desperate to read the book now as I think it sounds suitably creepy and definitely a book for me. A pretty long wait though, until October...


  1. I love a good criminal psychology thriller, thanks for sharing. Although I agree with you, October is a long time to wait.

  2. I love that cover - so simple and elegant, yet chilling as well.

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  3. I requested this book for netgalley and I hope I get it :D
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  4. I can't wait to read this, but October is such a long time away! *cries* I LOVE the sound of it, plus, the cover is awesome :D I hope you enjoy it, great pick!

    Alma @ Journey Through Fiction

  5. This sounds fantastic and the cover is gorgeous! Great pick!

    Michelle @ Michelle's Minions

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  6. I love the cover too! The story sounds real dark and creepy, the perfect October release. I hope you like it!
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  7. Great choice! I am excited for this one as well. It sounds really interesting and I adore the cover. :)
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian


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