In the Dark I See You

A Novel

By Mallika Narayanan (Author)


Pub Date 10/24/2023

ISBN 9781454950073

Format Paperback



In the Dark I See You

A Novel

by Mallika Narayanan
A gripping psychological suspense novel perfect for fans of books by Colleen Hoover and Lisa Unger. Critically acclaimed author Mallika Narayanan masterfully weaves an addictive page-turner tale of a murder investigation where nothing is as it seems. Full of shocking twists, In the Dark I See You—hailed as a “compelling and complex debut” by Booklist—will keep you guessing until the very end.

When Sarah Connelly is found murdered in her home in the elite New York suburb of Sleepy Point, all eyes turn to neighbor Audrey Hughes—the blind woman who discovered Sarah’s body. As police dig deeper, Audrey goes from witness to suspect after it’s revealed she had a heated argument with Sarah hours before her death. Audrey had moved to Sleepy Point for a new, quiet start, to recover after the trauma that had left her with incurable blindness. But Audrey also moved next-door to Sarah to spy on her. Told through alternating timelines and perspectives, a complex web of deception unravels, threatening all involved . . . as the ticking clock of investigation collides with the explosive secrets Audrey and Sarah have been keeping.

Enthusiasts of suspense books by Ruth Ware; thrillers like A. J. Finn’s The Woman in the Window and Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen’s The Wife Between Us; and podcasts like Read or Dead will love this must-read psychological thriller—and anyone looking for buzzworthy mystery novels to round out their list of best book-club books for the year needs to give Narayanan’s In the Dark I See You a look.

"Narayanan’s smart, satisfying debut employs an inverted structure to explore the relationship between two complicated women . . . Lisa Unger fans will hope for more from this promising talent."-Publishers Weekly

“A compelling and complex debut novel of psychological suspense from a promising author." —Booklist

"Through shifting timelines and alternating points of view, Narayanan takes readers on a perplexing yet compelling journey. The destination is worth it in the end." —Library Journal -

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Mallika Narayanan is a Pittsburgh-based writer of psychological suspense, mysteries, and historical fiction. Her short stories are featured in Ellipsis ZineBath Flash Fiction, and elsewhere. She was a runner-up in the Retreat West 2022 Flash Fiction Prize and has been longlisted and shortlisted for various other prizes, including the Bath Flash Fiction Prize 2022 and the Fractured Lit Micro Fiction Prize 2021.

Title Details

Pages 336 pages

Trim 5.5 x 8.25 x 0 Inches

Territories US/Can

Category Fiction