The Roommates by Rachel Sargeant @RachelSargeant3 @HarperCollins #TheRoommates #NetGalley #NewRelease #BookReview

The Roommates: A gripping, addictive, psychological thriller full of shocking twists from the Kindle top ten bestseller by [Sargeant, Rachel]


Do you really know the people you live with?

‘Gripping, original and unpredictable, The Roommates is a must-read’ Alex Lake

From the top ten Kindle bestseller. Perfect for fans of THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR.

University is supposed to be the best time of your life. But Imo’s first week is quickly going from bad to worse.

A stalker is watching her flat, following her every move, and Imo suspects that her new roommates are hiding dark secrets…

When one of them suddenly disappears, the trauma of Imo’s recent past comes hurtling back to haunt her. And she begins to realise just how little she knows about the people she lives with…

‘Gripping, original and unpredictable’ Alex Lake

“Twisty and unnerving, Rachel is back with a thriller that will keep you up all night. Her best novel yet!’ Phoebe Morgan

‘From the very first page, the intrigue of this page-turning mystery builds until the gripping climax’ Caroline England


The Roommates: A gripping, addictive, psychological thriller full of shocking twists from the Kindle top ten bestseller


It is such an exciting time to go to university especially if it means being independent for the first time and house-sharing with other students. The only thing is the house-sharing is normally with complete strangers that know nothing about each other.  Imogen, Amber, Teagan and Pheonix were complete strangers with some pretty hefty baggage that they didn’t want to bring with them. Then just across the hall, there was Riku, a man that kept himself to himself. This was a time to start a clean slate and build the futures they were aiming for, not looking back on.

It isn’t long before one of the roommates goes missing and Imogen is determined to find out where she has gone or what has happened to her. Once she starts looking then she sees things that hadn’t been obvious before, like someone watching them from a distance but always managing to hide their face. If she is going to get anywhere she can’t do this herself so she talks her roommates into helping.

I must admit that my favourite character in this story is Teagan. She has tried to hide her background but luckily for the group, she has learnt some pretty dodgy stuff from her past. She is sassy and confident, just what they need.

The story began as a mystery to be solved but as it unfolds and these reluctant amateur sleuths dig deeper to find their missing roommate I realised it had turned into a top rate thriller. The pace had increased and the dangers had escalated tenfold. I couldn’t put this book down there was no place to stop. A super read.

I wish to thank NetGalley and the publisher for an e-copy of this book which I have reviewed honestly.


Rachel Sargeant

Rachel Sargeant is the author of Kindle Top Ten bestseller The Perfect Neighbours, a psychological thriller.
Her second novel with HarperCollins, The Good Teacher, is a detective mystery, featuring DC Pippa “Agatha” Adams.
Book number three will be The Roommates, a psychological thriller set in a university freshers’ week.
She is also the author of Gallipoli: Year of Love and Duty, a novel featuring Great War nurses on a hospital ship.
Rachel is a previous winner of Writing Magazine’s Crime Short Story competition and has been placed or shortlisted in various competitions, including the Bristol Short Story Prize. Her stories have appeared in My Weekly and the Accent Press Saucy Shorts series.
Rachel grew up in Lincolnshire, spent several years living in Germany and now lives in Gloucestershire with her family.


Twitter: @RachelSargeant3

The Roommates: A gripping, addictive, psychological thriller full of shocking twists from the Kindle top ten bestseller by [Sargeant, Rachel]

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