The thriller tells the story of child psychologist Anna Fox, who suffers from agoraphobia as the result of a traumatic experience. The condition leaves her homebound for months, and she resorts to her favorite activities: drinking bottle after bottle of Merlot (often with medication in the mix) and spying on her neighbors through the window. Things escalate quickly when the Russells family moves to the neighborhood and shocking twists begin to unfold, leaving the reader constantly guessing.
The novel gives nods to Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window and to the 1944 film noir entitled The Woman in the Window, made evident by Fox's obsession with old movies. Fans of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train will devour this gripping page-turner, too. Here's hoping the movie does the novel justice! Stay tuned for more casting information as it's announced.