The Doctor
Lisa Stone

The Doctor

How much do you know about the couple next door?

When Emily and Ben move in next door to Dr Burman and his wife Alisha, they are keen to make friends. Outgoing and sociable, Emily tries to befriend the doctor’s wife, but Anita is strangely subdued, barely leaving the house, and terrified of answering the phone.


When Emily goes missing a few weeks later, her husband Ben is plunged into a panic. His wife has left him a note, but can she really have abandoned him for another man? Or has Emily’s curiosity led her straight into danger?


A gripping, sinister thriller with a twist you won’t see coming from the international bestseller Lisa Stone.


Book Details:

  • Author: Lisa Stone
  • Published Year: 2019
  • Rights Sold
    • UK: Harper Collins
    • Estonia: Tammerraamat
Lisa Stone

Lisa Stone

As a writer of suspense thrillers I often ask myself what if? What if this happened instead of that? Or why a particular person reacted as they did. So often fact is stranger than fiction and these books start with a fact which I develop. You may be surprised to know, for example, just how many patients experience changes in their likes and dislikes after a transplant operation ~  The Darkness Within. Or how easy it is to look into someone’s home through their CCTV ~ Stalker.   Just a little bit about me. I live in England and have three children. I have always been a writ...
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Book Reviews

  • "A gripping, sinister thriller with a twist you won't see coming from the international best seller Lisa Stone. "
    Fantastic Fiction
  • "I was hooked from the start. And what a twist at the end!  Brilliant!  "
  • "  The book takes you to dark corners that will leave you feeling desperate for someone to put all the pieces together in time to save Alisha. Scary situations like this can and probably do exist. "
    Oak City Books 5 *
  • "Absolutely loved this book. It drew me in right from the word go. It was very fast paced and easy to read.  It would make a fantastic movie. Love it when a book gets to you like this one."
    Lisa Goodreads 5*
  • "This is full on panic mode from start to finish and never lets up. The perfect thriller! "
    Donna Goodreads 5*
  • " I read this book in one sitting. "
    Hannah Goodreads 5*
  • "  Absolutely gripping book. Unique. Couldn’t put it down, it was so addictive! Recommend Lisa Stone books 100%  "
    Katie B Amazon 5* review
  • "Scary. A must read for anyone that loves a great psychological thriller. "
    Margaret Amazon 5* review
  • "Yet another great read from a very talented author. Can't wait for the next book. "
    Debs Amazon 5* review
  • "I can thoroughly recommend this 5* read, you will not be disappointed. "
    Carol Amazon 5* review.
  • "believably real…creepy…  could possibly all be happening right … "
  • "This was a terrific read and kept me glued to the page"
    Maggie NetGalley 5* review
  • "Not many books have me hooked from the first page but “The Doctor “did. So much so that I read it in a day.  "
    Christine NetGalley 5* review
  • "I couldn't put this book down… I would highly recommend,  in fact I'm going to reread it as enjoyed it so much"
    Kim NetGalley 5* review
  • "It was really good and didn't expect the twist at the end"
    Trudy Facebook
  • "Finished in three hours "
    Nat Facebook post
  • "Read this within two days. Could not put it down. Brilliant!  "
    Kerrie Facebook
  • "Towards the end I was holding my breath "
    Sandra Facebook
  • "I got goosebumps reading, but I just couldn't put the book down. If you want to read something new and original, this is your book. "
    Bookbub 5* review.
  • "An intense, thrilling read with darkly disturbing elements and sinister undertones that will have you on the edge of your seat. "
    Booksbub 5* review.