Natalie Collins always has a plan.
Her troubled younger sister Kit rarely does.
Until Kit finds Wisewood, a secretive self-help retreat on a secluded Maine island. It promises you’ll leave a better, braver version of yourself.
But why does it forbid contact with the outside world? Why are there no testimonies from previous guests? Natalie fears it is some kind of cult.
Then, after six months of silence, she receives an email from Wisewood:
Would you like to come tell your sister what you did – or should we?
Who is digging into the sisters’ past? How did they discover Natalie’s secret? A secret that will destroy Kit.
She has no choice but to go to Wisewood, to find out if this place of healing has more sinister motives.
But as she’s about to discover, Wisewood is far easier to enter than to leave . . .View book
Press and Reviews
“Deliciously dark and so very clever, This Might Hurt is a tense, unsettling and twisty read. I was gripped from beginning to end. I felt like…”
“A genius, ripped-from-the-headlines masterpiece with a cult at its center.”
“Dark and twisted in all the right places, I did not want to stop reading this book.”
“A tonic for readers of thrillers.”
“Filled with menace, this was a gripping and compulsive read from first page to last. I thought I'd never get off that island!”
“This Might Hurt is a mesmerizing and original ride…Expertly paced, hugely unsettling, and perfectly dark, you'll be gripped in this clever exploration of fear and vulnerability…”
“Sensationally good - two complex characters power the story like a nuclear reaction, and won’t let you forget them. Wrobel is one to watch.”
“Fascinating, immersive, whip-smart, with a supremely clever ending that left me gasping (and slightly devastated in the best way).”
“Takes twisted mum and daughter relationships to a whole new level. Think Misery meets Sharp Objects.”
“It’s rare for something genuinely fresh to come along in this genre, but this book has it all – a killer premise, twisty plotting, crisp writing…”