Can’t Wait Wednesday: 14 June, 2017

Can’t Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Wishful Endings
and spotlights upcoming releases.

The Binding Song – Elodie Harper

Dr Janet Palmer is the new lead psychologist at HMP Halvergate in a remote, bleak area of Norfolk. At first, she was excited by the promotion. Then she starts to see how many secrets are hiding behind the high walls.

A string of inmates have committed suicide, leaving no reasons why, and her predecessor has disappeared – along with his notes. The staff are hostile, the threat of violence is ever-present, and there are rumours of an eyeless woman stalking the corridors, punishing the inmates for their sins.

Janet is determined to find out what is really going on. But the longer she stays and the deeper she digs, the more uncertain she feels.

Halvergate is haunted by something. But it may be a terror worse than ghosts…

 Why I Can’t Wait:

I love a good thriller and this looks like it could be brilliant. It’s been described as sinister, creepy, and nerve-jangling, which just makes me want to read it more!

Release Date: 29 June 17

(Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository | Goldsboro)

   About the Author

Elodie Harper is a journalist and prize-winning short story writer. Her story ‘Wild Swimming’ won the 2016 Bazaar of Bad Dreams short story competition, run by The Guardian and Hodder & Stoughton and judged by Stephen King. She is currently a reporter and presenter at ITV News Anglia, and before that worked as a producer for Channel 4 News. She is married with a young son.


  1. Barb (boxermommyreads)

    14 June 2017 at 1:49 PM

    Awesome cover and I love the sounds of it. Thanks for sharing this one. I just added it to the wishlist!

    1. scorpiobookdreams

      14 June 2017 at 2:01 PM

      The cover already creeps me out! Glad you like the sound of it.

  2. Jacque

    14 June 2017 at 3:21 PM

    This sounds like a creepy edge of your seat mystery. I really hope you enjoy it!
    My WoW:

    1. scorpiobookdreams

      14 June 2017 at 3:23 PM

      Thank you! I hope I do too.

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