The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn
This is already being called the MUST READ of 2018 and apparently the movie version is already in development, the book comes out on January 2nd.
Anna was a child psychologist but now she uses her skills to occasionally help fellow agoraphobics in an online forum when she isn’t drinking bottles of wine, watching old black and white movies or spying on her neighbors. It’s the spying on her new neighbors across the street that sends Anna into a tailspin. She is convinced she saw Jane Russell get killed but no one believes her: not the cops, not Jane’s husband, not Jane’s son and not Jane Russell. Who was murdered if the woman Anna knew as Jane is not Jane? Who murdered her? And was someone actually murdered or is Anna seeing the films she loves so dearly play out in her mind?
Fans of the old noir films of Hitchcock will furiously take notes of the names of films to revisit and maybe one or two that were missed. This is a page turner that really makes the unreliable narrator idea shine, but I have to admit that I wasn’t as surprised and shocked as other reviewers were but I blame all the books I have read rather than the writing. It takes a lot to surprise me, and I saw all the plot twists coming, but that was okay I still enjoyed the read.