The Woman Inside

M. T. Edvardsson

15 February 2024
400 pages


From the author of A Nearly Normal Family - now a major Netflix TV series. The Woman Inside is a breathless page-turner from an international master of suspense, this is a story about dependency, justice, and the sometimes fine line between right and wrong.

'The darkness dwells, the desperation grows between the characters and the walls close in until you're caught in the trap' - Lars Kepler, author of The Spider

Three young people.

Bill, a widower and single dad, is in a financial mess with bills to pay when he rents out a room in his apartment to Karla.

Karla left home to study law and to earn some money begins working as a cleaner at the palatial home of Steven and Regina Rytter. But inside their house it is clear that something is wrong with the doctor and his wife, who never leaves her bedroom.

Jennica is single and careerless when she meets Steven on Tinder. But just as she thinks her luck is changing, it soon becomes clear that Steven is hiding secrets of his own . . .

Two murders.

By the end of the summer Steven and Regina Rytter will be found dead in their home and the questions will begin . . .

One truth.

Ordinary people will do things they never thought possible when faced with extraordinary circumstances, and the truth is that the woman inside may hold the key to it all . . .

What readers are saying about The Woman Inside:

‘The Woman Inside was my first novel from author Edvardsson. It certainly won’t be my last. Five stars’

‘The last sentence left me breathless’

‘I loved how the layers of the story were revealed and I am always a fan of multi POV’

‘This book is over 10 hours long and I am telling the truth when I say I didn’t press pause’

‘This was a very fun thriller, great for fans of Lisa Jewell and Sally Hepworth’

Praise for A Nearly Normal Family:

‘Deceptive and riveting’ - Karin Slaughter, bestselling author of Girl, Forgotten

‘Taut page-turner *****’ - The Sun

‘A cracking read!’ - T. M. Logan, bestselling author of The Vacation

‘A compulsively readable tour de force’ - Wall Street Journal

‘A canny, intensely suspenseful legal thriller’ - Scott Turow, author of Presumed Innocent

A super well-composed chamber drama, where the darkness dwells, the desperation grows between the characters and the walls are closing in until you're caught in the trap
A deceptive and riveting novel. A Nearly Normal Family will make you question everything you know about those closest to you
Tore through this in a matter of days! Deadly secrets, divided loyalties and a dysfunctional family under unbearable strain as layers of deceit are peeled away one by one. A cracking read!