"From the very first shocking, irreverent and chilling line you
know The Comfort of Black is a knock-your-socks-off-thriller."
—NYTimes Bestselling author M.J. Rose
"Outstanding paranoid thriller"
—Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Gritty, unflinching, and sometimes violent, this thriller is
reminiscent of Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl and the television
series The Equalizer."
—Library Journal, starred review
"Here's a thriller that thrills, a mystery that mystifies."
Though they seem to have everything, Hannah Parks has watched her husband, Dallin, become increasingly distant. Her hope is buoyed when the couple decides to start a family, but what Dallin reveals in his sleep one night rocks Hannah to her core. As she starts to investigate a much darker side of Dallin than she ever knew existed, Hannah peels away the layers of a diseased relationship closely tied to her own abusive past.
In 1981, three fourteen-year-old boys witness the horrific killing of a young boy in the Oregon woods near their homes. The murder is done at the hands of a teenage girl. Thirty years later Tommy Devereax, now a best-selling thriller writer, uses his writing as his therapy and is finally ready to tell the world the story of what happened. But the return of the girl from the woods changes everything...