Can’t Wait Wednesday : The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse

Can't Wait Wednesday

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme that was originally created by Breaking the Spine.  Unfortunately Breaking the Spine are no longer hosting so I’m now linking my posts up to Wishful Endings Can’t Wait Wednesday. Don’t forget to stop over, link up and check out what books everyone else is waiting for.  If you want to take part, basically, every Wednesday, we highlight a book that we’re really looking forward to.  This week my book is :  The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse.  The idea of a sanatorium, in fact, excuse me, an abandoned sanatorium, being turned into a hotel – chills much? Here’s the description:

TheSanatorium‘At first glance they’re magnificent, yet the more she looks, the more she realizes how sinister the mountains appear: raw, jagged spikes. It’s not hard to imagine, she thinks, looking out; this place somehow consuming someone, swallowing them whole.’

An imposing, isolated hotel, high up in the Swiss Alps, is the last place Elin Warner wants to be. But she’s taken time off from her job as a detective, so when she receives an invitation out of the blue to celebrate her estranged brother’s recent engagement, she has no choice but to accept.

Arriving in the midst of a threatening storm, Elin immediately feels on edge. Though it’s beautiful, something about the hotel, recently converted from an abandoned sanatorium, makes her nervous – as does her brother, Isaac.

And when they wake the following morning to discover his fiancée Laure has vanished without a trace, Elin’s unease grows. With the storm cutting off access to and from the hotel, the longer Laure stays missing, the more the remaining guests start to panic.

But no-one has realized yet that another woman has gone missing. And she’s the only one who could have warned them just how much danger they’re all in . . .

Expected Publication : February 2021


14 Responses to “Can’t Wait Wednesday : The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse”

  1. Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

    I’m learning about all kinds of new books today! This one totally sounds like my cup of tea!

    • @lynnsbooks

      I love the idea of this huge isolated hotel, it does make me think of The Shining even though the content isn’t similar in any way. I think it’s just the spookiness of the setting.
      Lynn 😀

  2. maddalena@spaceandsorcery

    Shades of the Overlook Hotel, anyone? 😉
    I love the premise (and the promised threats!) of this one!

  3. jessicabookworm

    Ooo sounds exciting! 😁

  4. Tammy

    This is new to me, and wow, it sounds so scary! I think the word “sanatorium” alone is enough to give me chills😬

  5. Greg

    Ooh this sounds good! I need this one… 🙂

  6. waytoofantasy

    The cover definitely is giving me The Shining vibes haha. Hope you enjoy this book! 🙂

  7. sjhigbee

    Ooo… creeepy cover – just looking at that oh-so-isolated hotel had the hairs lifting on the nape of my neck… I hope you really enjoy this one, Lynn:)

  8. hannahmillsbooks

    I finished this book today and love it so much!

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