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The Wolf Wants In In a small town ravaged by the opioid crisis, a woman confronts a dark secret about her brother s shocking death a gripping novel of suspense for fans of Sharp Objects and S Town.Sadie Keller is determined to find out how her brother died, even if no one else thinks it s worth investigating Untimely deaths are all too common in rural Blackwater, Kansas, where crime and overdoses are on the rise, and the small town police force is consumed with the recent discovery of a child s skull in the woods Sadie is on her own, delving into the dark corners of a life her brother kept hidden and unearthingquestions than answers.Eighteen year old Henley Pettit knowsthan she d like to about the seedy side of Blackwater, and she s desperate to escape before she s irreparably entangled in her family s crimes She dreams of disappearing and leaving her old life behind, but shedding the past is never easy, and getting out of town will be fardangerous than she ever imagined.Asbones are found in the woods, time is running out for Sadie to uncover the truth and for Henley to make her escape Both women are torn between family loyalties and the weight of the secrets they carry, knowing full well that while some secrets are hard to live with, others will get you killed.Like Laura McHugh s previous award winning thrillers, The Weight of Blood and Arrowood,The Wolf Wants In is an atmospheric, beautifully told novel that barrels toward a twisting, chilling end andkeeps us turning the page to find out how these small town secrets will unravel and who will survive. Free Read [ The Wolf Wants In ] Author [ Laura McHugh ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – grisedalelodge.co.uk

Read The Wolf Wants InAuthor Laura McHugh – grisedalelodge.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 272 pages
  • The Wolf Wants In
  • Laura McHugh
  • 05 November 2018
  • 0399590285

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  1. Atmospheric, emotional, and compelling, I found The Wolf Wants In to be a story full of heartbreak and hope Laura McHugh has woven together a narrative that is equal parts suspenseful mystery and moving study of poverty and the effects it has on those ...

  2. 3.5 starsThis is not the type of book you read when you are looking for something light and easy It s a pretty depressing read which isn t surprising because it deals with tough issues like grief, addiction, and divorce to name a few It s almost like the town constantly has a cloud over it and the only way to get some sun is to hitch a ride out of there So much sadness and pain Life isn t all sunshine and roses though and this book does a good job in reflecting that reality The story takes 3.5 starsThis is not the type of book you read when you are looking for something light and easy It s a pretty depressing read which isn t surprising because it deals with tough issues like grief, addiction, and divorce to name a few It s almost like the town constantly has a cloud over it and the only way to get some sun is to hitch a ride out of there So much sadness and pain Life isn t all sunshine and roses though and this book does a good job in reflecting that reality The story takes place in the rural community of Blackwater, Kansas and alternates between the characters of Sadie and Henley Sadie is grieving the death of her brother and also looking for answers Henley is eighteen years old and knows the only way she can have a decent future is if she gets away from her family and her godforsaken hometown But with so many secrets hidden in this town, these two women might never get what ...

  3. Instagram Twitter FacebookPinterestWow, I don t think I ve been on a good book streak that lasted this long in a while When I picked this up I had my doubts, because so many thrillers try to play the just like Gillian Flynn card and fail to measure up 9 times out of 10 Lucky for me, THE WOLF WANTS IN is the 1 book out of 10 that reaches the bar.Told in dual POVs, THE WOLF WANTS IN is about two women Sadie is a middle aged mom, divorced, whose brother Shane has just died Instagram Twitter FacebookPinterestWow, I don t think I ve been on a good book streak that lasted this long in a while When I picked this up I had my doubts, because so many thrillers try to play the just like Gillian Flynn card and fail to measure up 9 times out of 10 Lucky for me, THE WOLF WANTS IN is the 1 book out of 10 that reaches the bar.Told in dual POVs, THE WOLF WANTS IN is about two women Sadie is a middle aged mom, divorced, whose brother Shane has just died under mysterious circumstances His wife, Crystle, doesn t seem as upset as a loving wife should, and the local police officer refuses to investigate Henley is a young eighteen...

  4. Not quite as much of a thriller as I thoughtI don t think gripping novel of suspense or thriller are totally accurate descriptions of The Wolf Wants In These words were included in the publisher s blurb as of 6 19 2019 These elements didn t appear much until roughly the 60% mark Around then, we finally buckle down on trying to solve the murders in this town.Because McHugh focuses on weaving the characters stories together and explaining how they are connected, The Wolf Wants In is mo Not quite as much of a thriller as I thoughtI don t think gripping novel of suspense or thriller are totally accurate descriptions of The Wolf Wants In These words were included in the publisher s blurb as of 6 19 2019 These elements didn t appear much until roughly the 60% mark Around then, we finally buckle down on trying to solve the murders in this town.Because McHugh focuses on weaving the characters stories together and explaining how they are connected, The Wolf Wants In isof a small town drama While it doesn t fit its intended genr...

  5. McHugh fuels her tale with the sort of stark bleakness that charged Springsteen s Nebraska album Blackwater is a country town somewhere outside of Kansas City and the teens don t know what they want but they want out It s a desolate country filled with opioid addicts, debt lenders, broken marriages, and broken people Told through narrative voices of a woman Sadie and a teenage girl whose paths meander near each other Sadie s brother died from a seeming heart attack but she s suspicious of hi McHugh fuels her tale with the sort of stark bleakness that charged Springsteen s Nebraska album Blackwater is a country town somewhere outside of Kansas City and the teens don t know what they want but they want out It s a desolate country filled with opioid addicts, debt lenders, broken marriages, and broken people Told through narrative voices of a woman Sadie and a teenage girl whose paths meander near each other Sadie s brother died from a seeming heart attack but she s suspicious of his wife and her kin who are of the backwoods sort The brother s possessions are being divvied up and sold off and there never was any autopsy Henley is from a broken home, no father, and her mom on a good week has stayed off the drugs On a bad week, Missy is off making like a bad versio...

  6. The rural town of Blackwater, Kansas is in crisis with few job prospects, the kids will do anything to get out and those who don t usually meet an untimely end at the bottom of a pill bottle.Sadie Keller refuses to believe her brother Shane, only in his thirties, died of natural causes Crystle, Shane s wife of one year, doesn t seem too devastated over her husband s death and isn t interested in looking further into his death.The town is consumed by the discovery of the remains of a missing c The rural town of Blackwater, Kansas is in crisis with few job prospects, the kids will do anything to get out and those who don t usually meet an untimely end at the bottom of a pill bottle.Sadie Keller refuses to believe her brother Shane, only in his thirties, died of natural causes Crystle, Shane s wife of one year, doesn t seem too devastated over her husband s death and isn t interested in looking further into his death.The town is consumed by the discovery of the remains of a missing child and her father, previously thought to have been a child abduction Sadie is on her own to uncover the truth about Shane s final days.At the same time, eighteen year old H...

  7. When Sadie s brother, Shane, dies of a opioid overdose, Sadie s family is both confused and suspicious Shane would never have committed suicide, which is what the police think, and Shane s wife is acting oddly So Sadie starts looking around Haley is a part of the Pettit family, a long line of petty criminals and drug addicts She s so eager to leave the small town of Blackwater, Kansas, where everyone knows exactly who her family is and her mother has drifted back into addiction She just nee When Sadie s brother, Shane, dies of a opioid overdose, Sadie s family is both confused and suspicious Shane would never have committed suicide, which is what the police think, and Shane s wife is acting oddly So Sadie starts looking around Haley is a part of the Pettit family, a long line of petty criminals and drug addicts She s so eager to leave the small town of Blackwater, Kansas, where everyone knows exactly who her family is and her mother has drifted back into addiction She just needs to save enough money to leave She s cleaning the house of the local bigwig and spending time with his son, who is directionless and eager to spend time with her The setting is the draw of this novel, a small rural community where the only available jobs are manual and low paying, where the opioid epidemic rages and anyone who has the means leaves And the plot is well developed, with alternating chapters switching between Sadie and Haley The Haley chapters take place several months ea...

  8. The Wolf Wants In is a powerful read The opioid crisis is only one part of the story It s also about grief, hopelessness, poverty and family ties Honesty, it s sad and a bit depressing, but it s still a worthwhile investment of your time Just know that the material in this story is heavy and relevant Told in two perspectives, these eventually tie together for a dramatic ending that will stay with you for days It s thought provoking and chilling in the best way to engage readers with the na The Wolf Wants In is a powerful read The opioid crisis is only one part of the story It s also about grief, hopelessness, poverty and family ties Honesty, it s sad and a bit depressing, but it s still a worthwhile investment of your time Just know that the material in this story is heavy and relevant Told in two perspectives, these eventually tie together for a dramatic ending that will stay with you for days It s thought provoking and chilling in the bes...

  9. Another wonderful book to add to McHugh s canon The Wolf Wants In delves into the opioid epidemic ravaging the United States, even small towns like Blackwater in the Midwest While not a beach read, this book will hook readers from all genres with its mysterious characters, clever plot turns, and realistic setting Being a Midwesterner myself, the setting is very well done McHugh adds in details that most of us in the area know and silently judge , which adds credibility to her plot The en Another wonderful book to add to McHugh s canon The Wolf Wants In delves into the opioid epidemic ravaging the United States, even small towns like Blackwater in the Midwest While not a beach read, this book will hook readers from all genres with its mysterious characters, clever plot turns, and realistic setting Being a Midwesterner myself...

  10. I won a copy of this book from the publisher through a Goodreads giveaway Thank you to both.A dark but compelling story told alternately to the reader by Sadie, who is searching for answers in the death of her brother, and Henley, who is trying to get out from under the dark cloud of her family s history and her mother s addiction This book tells of events starting in July through the end of the year, but there is a bit of jumping back and forth in the time line of events, so if you re not pay I won a copy of this book from the publisher through a Goodreads giveaway Thank you to both.A dark but compelling story told alternately to the reader by Sadie, who is searching for answers in the death of her brother, and Henley, who is trying to get out from under the dark cloud of her family s history and her mother s addiction This book tells of events starting in July through the end of the year, but there is a bit of jumping back and forth in the time line of events, so if you re not paying close attention it could be easy to get confused I found this to be a mostly depre...

  11. With one woman s quest to find out what really happened to her brother, and another who s desperate to leave the small, drug fueled town, inThe Wolf Wants In , Laura McHugh expertly paints a stark and haunting picture, filled with trage...

  12. This novel looks not only at how the opioid infestation affects a person caught up in it and their family, but how it can be used to manipulate Life in a small Kansas town, generally regarded as a backwater by its inhabitants who all dream of escape to different places and lives There is such a strong depiction of time and place, fine descriptions that make a reader who s never been anywhere near rural Kansas envision the location clearly Two connected story arcs each with its own female prot This novel looks not only at how the opioid infestation affects a person caught up in it and their family, but how it can be used to manipulate Life in a small Kansas town, generally regarded as a backwater by its inhabitants who all dream of escape to different places and lives There is such a strong depiction of time and place, fine descriptions that make a reader who s never been anywhere near rural Kansas envision the location clearly Two connected story arcs each ...

  13. McHugh doesn t mince around here there s addiction and poverty, and all the things that poverty does to support addiction As with her debut The Weight of Blood, I loved the gritty, realistic feeling of this story as two women one who wants to leave and the oth...

  14. 4.5 starsDark, gritty fiercely honest Laura McHugh knocked it out the park with The Wolf Wants In A suspicious death set in the heart of the opioid crisis in small town America this novel reads as if it was ripped straight from the headlines Smart, thought provoking and just how close to reality it is will startle you Thank you to Random House Spiegel Grau for an advanced copy All opinions are my own 4.5 starsDark, gritty fiercely honest Laura McHugh knocked it out the park with The Wolf Wants In A suspicious death set in the heart of the opioid crisis in ...

  15. If you re looking for a writer who understands Midwestern life from the grand scales of economic and social contracts down to its tiniest customs and stoic beauty, look no further Laura McHugh is the queen of the haunted heartland In THE WOLF WANTS IN, one woman investigat...