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The Sinner by Petra Hammesfahr

The Sinner

by Petra Hammesfahr

Quick take

Everyone knows she did it—what no one can figure out is why.

Why I love it

Book of the Month

We've teamed up with The Sinner—the new series starring Jessica Biel—to bring you the book that inspired it all.

For anyone who loves a good psychological thriller, The Sinner has an irresistible premise: on a crowded beach in broad daylight, a woman commits a seemingly random act of violence. Everyone knows she did it—what no one can figure out is why.

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50 ratings
  • 38% Love
  • 36% Like
  • 14% Dislike
  • Flemington, NJ

    I really don't know where to begin here. I LOVED this book. Heard about the series, made sure I read the book first. The story from the book is much much better.

  • Binghamton, NY

    I decided to join BOTM to get THIS book, because I loved the tv series. Great book. Highly highly recommend!

  • Neptune Beach, FL

    The protagonist is psychologically brutalized, and I couldn’t look away. I read it in a day!

  • Maple Grove, MN

    Many different twists to the plot. Kind of slow, but worth the read.

  • Cape Girardeau, MO

    This book was a rollercoaster of emotions.

  • Wilder, KY

    Great book and great show! Loved it!

  • Plano, IL

    Loved it

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  • West Peoria, IL

    This was a great book. I definitely didnt see the twists this book threw in. Maybe I was naive but I never saw that ending coming. I need to watch the show.

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