The Hitchcock Hotel

The Hitchcock Hotel

Summary

** PRE-ORDER THE NEW NOVEL BY THE AUTHOR OF THE RICHARD & JUDY THRILLER AND SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER THE RECOVERY OF ROSE GOLD **


Alfred Smettle adores Hitchcock.

And who better to become founder, owner and manager of The Hitchcock Hotel, a remote, sprawling Victorian house sitting atop a hill in the beautiful White Mountains, New England. There, guests can find movie props and memorabilia in every room, round-the-clock film screenings, and an aviary with fifty crows.

For the hotel's first anniversary, Alfred invites the five college friends he studied film with. He hasn't spoken to any of them in sixteen years. Not after what happened. But who better to appreciate Alfred's creation?

His guests arrive, and everything seems to go according to plan. Until one glimpses someone standing outside her shower curtain.

Another is violently ill every time she eats the hotel food. Then their mobile phones go missing.

You should always make the audience suffer as much as possible, right?

The guests are stuck in the middle of nowhere, and things are about to get even worse. After all, no Hitchcock set is complete without a dead body.

‘Artful construction, shudder-inducing suspense, and cinematic sparkle make The Hitchcock Hotel the perfect weekend escape. Wrobel’s inspired treatment of the Hitchcockian motifs we know so well further secures her place as a master of premium high-concept psychological fiction’ TESSA WEGERT

‘A master stylist, Stephanie Wrobel strikes again with well-drawn characters, intricate plotting, satisfying surprises, and first-class entertainment. Endlessly clever, ridiculously entertaining, and so damn fun’ KATHLEEN WEST


PRAISE FOR STEPHANIE WROBEL:

'Sensationally good - Wrobel is one to watch' LEE CHILD

'Worthy of Patricia Highsmith at her finest: quite superb' DAILY MAIL

'A riveting psychological duel' SUNDAY TIMES

'Expertly paced, hugely unsettling, and perfectly dark' ASHLEY AUDRAIN

'A total page-turner' LISA JEWELL

'A spine-chilling thriller' STYLIST

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About the author

Stephanie Wrobel

Stephanie Wrobel is the author of This Might Hurt and The Recovery of Rose Gold, a Sunday Times and international bestseller that sold in twenty-one countries. Her third book, The Hitchcock Hotel, pays tribute to legendary film director Alfred Hitchcock, whose work Wrobel first encountered during a film studies class at university. She's been a devotee ever since. This new novel examines many of the themes that obsessed the Master of Suspense: voyeurism, vengeance, paranoia, and guilt.
Wrobel lives in New York City.
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