#BookReview While You Were Sleeping by Kathryn Croft @KatCroft Title: While You Were Sleeping

Author: Kathryn Croft

Published by: Bookouture on Nov. 14, 2016

Genres: Mystery/Thriller

Pages: 324

Format: eBook, ARC

Source: Bookouture, NetGalley

Book Rating: 8.5/10

You wake up to find the man beside you is dead. 
He is not your husband. This is not your bed. 
What do you do?

Tara Logan lives a quiet life with her husband, Noah, and two children, teenager Rosie and eleven-year-old Spencer. 

But her peace is shattered when she wakes in her neighbour Lee’s bed, with no memory of how she got there or what happened between them. 

And worse – he has been stabbed to death. 

Convinced she didn’t kill Lee, Tara stays silent, fearing the truth will rip her family apart. 

But as her daughter spirals out of control, and her husband becomes increasingly distant, Tara soon realises that someone in her life knows what really happened to Lee. She must get to the truth before they do. 

Tara made a mistake … but will one night cost her everything? 

A gripping, shocking psychological thriller, with a twist that will take you by surprise. 

Will engross fans of Gone Girl, Behind Closed Doors, and The Girl on the Train. 


Creepy, suspenseful, and incredibly entertaining!

This is a psychological thrill ride of secrets, deception, infidelity, and murder, and raises the question “how well do you really know someone?”

The writing is well done.  The characters are complex, secretive, and fascinating. And the plot continually keeps you guessing with its multiple twists and turns, tension, mystery, and ever-expanding suspect list.

Overall, I enjoyed this novel. It was engrossing, intriguing, and had me contemplating and deducing whodunit from the very outset.


This book is due to be published on November 16, 2016.

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Thank you to NetGalley, especially Bookouture, for providing me with a copy in exchange for an honest review.


About Kathryn Croft

Kathryn is the bestselling author of five psychological thrillers and to date she has sold over one million copies of her books. Her third book, The Girl With No Past spent over four weeks at number one in the Amazon UK chart, and she has also appeared on the Wall Street Journal's bestsellers list.

With publishing deals in thirteen different countries, Kathryn writes full time and has just finished writing her sixth book, which is due for publication on 25th October 2017. She is now hard at work on book seven.

After twelve years living in London, she now lives in Guildford, Surrey, the place she grew up, with her husband, their little boy and two crazy cats.

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