A Nightmare Boyfriend in Into the Darkest Corner

Into the Darkest CornerCatherine was once outgoing and carefree, but after she met her boyfriend, Lee, everything changed. Lee was good looking and charming and seemed like the ideal boyfriend but after a few months there were signs that something was wrong as the violence and control escalated into a final ordeal of torture.

Move ahead three years later, Lee is in prison and Catherine is trapped in her own apartment for hours on end because of her fear and obsessions. In spite of her difficulties, Catherine has begun to move on with her life, and then she finds out that Lee has been released from prison and the nightmare might be coming back.

Into the Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes goes back and forth between Catherine’s past and present that leads to a final collision between both her worlds. This novel is a fast paced psychological thriller that is hard to put down. Released last year in the United Kingdom it was named Amazon UK Best Book of 2011. It’s due out this summer in the United States.


Christina Callison has been blogging about books for the library’s website since 2006. She has read hundreds of books that include mysteries, fantasies, horror, thrillers, non-fiction, general fiction, and some science fiction. She continues with her goal of finding new books and authors to recommend.