The Cellar

The terrifying new novel from bestselling crime writer Minette Walters, award-winning author of The Chameleon’s Shadow and The Sculptress“Muna’s fortunes changed for the better on the day that Mr. and Mrs. Songoli’s younger son failed to come home from school.”Before then her bedroom was a dark windowless cellar, her activities confined to cooking and cleaning. She’d grown used to being mistreated by the Songoli family; to being a slave.She’s never been outside, doesn’t know how to read or write, and cannot speak English.At least that’s what the Songolis believe.But Muna is far smarter—and her plans more terrifying—than the Songolis, or anyone else, could ever imagine. . .“Walters takes the suspense novel into new territory.” —THE NEW YORK TIMES