Barcelona, 1943. Thirty-two-year-old Laia has it all ― a job on a popular radio advice program, a devoted husband, and a baby on the way. But when her husband goes missing while a vicious killer is terrorizing the city, Laia's world is shattered. Desperate, she turns to Maurice, a detective. When he hypnotizes her, it is revealed that there may be more to this unassuming housewife and kindly advice columnist than meets the eye. Ghostwriter is both a pitch black comedy and a mesmerizing mystery. Rendered in a clean-line chiaroscuro style and masterfully paced, Ghostwriter takes the reader on a wild ride full of twists and turns right through to its thrilling conclusion.