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The Woman in the Window - A. J. Finn

The Woman in the Window

By A. J. Finn

  • Release Date: 2018-01-02
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
Score: 4.5
From 6,921 Ratings


#1 New York Times Bestseller – Soon to be a Major Motion Picture starring Amy Adams, Julianne Moore, and Gary Oldman – Available on Netflix on May 14, 2021

“Astounding. Thrilling. Amazing.” —Gillian Flynn

“Unputdownable.” —Stephen King

“A dark, twisty confection.” —Ruth Ware

“Absolutely gripping.” —Louise Penny

For readers of Gillian Flynn and Tana French comes one of the decade’s most anticipated debuts, to be published in thirty-six languages around the world and already in development as a major film from Fox: a twisty, powerful Hitchcockian thriller about an agoraphobic woman who believes she witnessed a crime in a neighboring house.

It isn’t paranoia if it’s really happening . . .

Anna Fox lives alone—a recluse in her New York City home, unable to venture outside. She spends her day drinking wine (maybe too much), watching old movies, recalling happier times . . . and spying on her neighbors.

Then the Russells move into the house across the way: a father, a mother, their teenage son. The perfect family. But when Anna, gazing out her window one night, sees something she shouldn’t, her world begins to crumble—and its shocking secrets are laid bare.

What is real? What is imagined? Who is in danger? Who is in control? In this diabolically gripping thriller, no one—and nothing—is what it seems.

Twisty and powerful, ingenious and moving, The Woman in the Window is a smart, sophisticated novel of psychological suspense that recalls the best of Hitchcock.


  • Just wow.

    By angelicaaaammmm
    I was totally blind sided by the ending and overcome with emotion bye the time I finished the story. Chef’s kiss Dr. Fox.
  • Not intriguing until the last four chapters

    By anonymousphx32
    Some people may really love this book, unfortunately I'm one that did not. It was hard to read until the very end. Not a lot of thrill until the last few chapters. Up until the point I feel like random words were just taking up space on pages.
  • Great!

    By Jbuck0812
    This book was so good. I had no idea what was really happening for a while. She wrote this very well and I was hooked the whole time. I do have to say, the move did not do this book justice!
  • So many good twists!

    By fastchicklol
    This book was a quick read and a definite page-turner. Recommend to anybody who enjoys psychological thrillers!
  • Twist after Twist

    So good, definitely recommend
  • Stayed up all night to finish it

    By FlingFiend
    Reads like a dark twisted comedy Kudos
  • Great book

    By Laur430
    Absolutely loved this book
  • No regrets!

    By - bjh -
    Engaging and twisty storyline. Beautifully written. Enjoyed every page.
  • Not nearly as gripping as I had hoped

    By a.struble
    The book starts slow. The twist are obvious. The ending was nice I enjoyed the characters and the writing is pretty good the story line was just too predictable from the jump. I found it a bit boring.
  • Excellent Mystery

    By jenniferaneilia
    Well developed plot; I did not figure out “who-done-it” until the author wanted me to.