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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. New Read Kindle ePUB The Wolf Wants In Author Laura McHugh – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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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 ef...

  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 they want.While I liked both of the female main characters, I was drawntowards ...

  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 year old, and the daughter of an addict who cleans the house of the richest family in town when she s sober Henley is currently dating the son of the rich guy, and she s also the cousin of Crystle, the wife who doesn t give two snips.The book is about how their stories intertwine as we learn about a town riddled with drug problems, secrets, and maybe murder In addition...

  4. This is a very strong work of fiction I thought it was going to be a lot darker and I m so glad it wasn t Don t get me wrong, this still deals with some very heavy topics the opioid crisis, a small town community being left behind, etc , but thanks to the previous book I read, I was in the right headspace for this I m glad to have read this for a couple of reasons 1 I try and make an effort to read books that will provide an alternative view to what I have experienced 2 I had never heard This is a very strong work of fiction I thought it was going to be a lot darker and I m so glad it wasn t Don t get me wrong, this still deals with some very heavy topics the opioid crisis, a small town community being left behind, etc , but thanks to the previous book I read, I was in the right headspace for this I m glad to have read this for a couple of reasons 1 I try and make an effort to read books that will provide an alternative view to what I have experienced 2 I had never heard of this author before 3 After I was granted my wish on Netgalley, I wasn t looki...

  5. 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 genre particularly well, the novel does stand out in some respects McHugh vividly portrays the suffocating nature of life in a small, failing town that struggles with opioid addiction...

  6. 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 ther...

  7. i will be reviewing this for l.a review of books.

  8. 3.5 Not sure I would consider this a thriller per say There are deaths but they result from the actions of the forces at work in this small Kansas town The force being the opiod crisis which has affected many in towns all over the US A once prominent town, now so store fronts boarded up, houses needing repair and drugs prevalent The story is told by two women, Sadie, who wants to know how her brother died, and Henley, who wants desperately to leave town Her mother regularly disappears into 3.5 Not sure I would consider this a thriller per say There are deaths but they result from the actions of the forces at work in this small Kansas town The force being the opiod crisis which has affected many in towns all over the US A once prominent town, now so store fronts boarded up, houses needing repair and drugs prevalent The story is told by two women, Sadie, who wants to know how her brother died, and Henley, who wants desperately to leave town Her mother regularly disappears into a life of drugs There is a house on the hill, owned by...

  9. This story of life and death in a small Kansas town has many of the hallmarks of life all over the country in recent years especially in the influence of drugs and crime, but its atmosphere is specific to its place, people and geography I ve read McHugh before and she brings out the heart and soul, the good and bad of her characters as well as the tempered beauty and and growing poverty of this area left behind in our new economy.In Blackwater Kansas, two women, one a young mother, the other This story of life and death in a small Kansas town has many of the hallmarks of life all over the country in recent years especially in the influence of drugs and crime, but its atmosphere is specific to its place, people and geography I ve read McHugh before and she brings out the heart and soul, the good and bad of her characters as well as the tempered beauty and and growing poverty of this area left behind in our new economy.In Blackwater Kansas, two women, one a young mother, the other just out of high school, are caught up in problems of their own families Sadie Keller is trying to discover how her older brother died during the summer when she didn t even know he was ill And why would his wife behave so strangely Living in a trailer with her mother, when her mother stays clean, Henley Pettit simply wants out She wants to have a different life away from the remains o...

  10. Sadie Keller wants answers Her brother was found on the floor, dead Powers that be have stated that the man died from a drug overdose the leading cause of death in this small town in Kansas The man s wife began selling or destroying his things almost immediately after his death She s refused to allow an autopsy She refuses to release his medical records to his sisters and mother She wants the police to look into her brother s death, but they, too, have their hands full A divorced man Sadie Keller wants answers Her brother was found on the floor, dead Powers that be have stated that the man died from a drug overdose the leading cause of death in this small town in Kansas The man s wife began selling or destroying his things almost immediately after his death She s refused to allow an autopsy She refuses to release his medical records to his sisters and mother She wants the police to look into her brother s death, but they, too, have their hands full A divorced man took his young daughter and never returned her to her mother A skull is found in the woods and it s...

  11. First off, I won this as a goodreads giveaway Thank you Penguin Random House and Spiegel Grau for sending it to me.This book was a trill ride from the get go I wanted to finish it in one sitting, but had to do it in three.It is a family drama chock full ...

  12. Thanks to Netgalley and Random House Publishing for granting my wish. A sister who wants answers A teenager that wants to break the addiction cycle in her family Upon finishing this book, I read an online review which states that the book is very personal to the author I w...

  13. 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 Henley Pettit is desperate to leave ...

  14. Thanks to Random House partner for gifting me a copy of The Wolf Wants In by Laura McHuge I read this one pretty quickly as it was an enjoyable, fast read I would say it was a slow burn mystery and somewhat predictable but I still liked it I love a story withthan one POV and we get two here Small town, drugs...

  15. The Wolf Wants In is a fast paced, family drama, in a community wrecked by drugs and poverty Laura McHugh crafts a realistic mystery that is reminiscent of some of Mindy Mejia s works This book really takes you on a journey of a world of desperation and drug abuse and you can defi...