The Arbutus

The Arbutus Maddie makes contact with a former lover the owner of a beautiful private estate on the outskirts of Sydney whom she had abandoned for another man six years earlier She appears to be welcomed back a

  • Title: The Arbutus
  • Author: Bill East
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 204
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Maddie makes contact with a former lover, the owner of a beautiful private estate on the outskirts of Sydney, whom she had abandoned for another man six years earlier She appears to be welcomed back and the affair starts again The lover has changed in her absence, developing macabre ideas about the physical manifestation of human love He weaves a complex story concerninMaddie makes contact with a former lover, the owner of a beautiful private estate on the outskirts of Sydney, whom she had abandoned for another man six years earlier She appears to be welcomed back and the affair starts again The lover has changed in her absence, developing macabre ideas about the physical manifestation of human love He weaves a complex story concerning his beliefs, disclosing details of several murders he has committed to further his aims She soon discovers he harbours a strong resentment towards her earlier disloyalty , and his desire for revenge becomes frighteningly apparent Mental cruelty morphs into physical abuse She must fight back to free herself Her efforts result in the self realisation of some intriguing and rather frightening character traits The outcome is the death of her lover and a surprising emotional climax Her desire to take control of the estate motivates her to dispose of the body and embark on an elaborate cover up However, all is far from well for Maddie who plunges from crisis to crisis until the amazing ending of this cliff hanger story.

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  • Bill East's The Arbutus is a dark and challenging novel that delivers a potent dose of madness, violence and erotic tension with the deliberation of a cannula. Maddie, a woman approaching middle age, returns from England to Peter, the Australian lover she fled many years before. Apparently unhinged and obsessive, Peter confesses to a series of murders at his wooded estate on the outskirts of Sydney. An intricate psychological game of revenge follows: The characters' psyches are built layer by co [...]


  • It's a long time since I read a psychological thriller that had me captivated from page one. Rare for me these days, a two-night read left me itching for 'Maddie - book 2', which I know is in the works. Curious - the subject matter might at first read appeal mostly to men, but not so. My wife & daughter both absolutely loved the book, were on the edges of their seats the whole way through, both were uncomfortable at times with the subject matter - it is edgy, somewhat disturbing BUT highly s [...]


  • A remarkably and elegantly written examination of complex human relations around a clever, if disturbing, story. I look forward to the sequence with a degree of trepidation. Well done Bill East.


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