Corine Hartman / Corine Hartman – A Fit of Insanity

Corine Hartman – A Fit of Insanity

Corine Hartman – A Fit of Insanity

About the book  

Every year some forty people in the Netherlands are killed by their partners. Over the past ten years roughly two hundred and fifty children have lost a biological parent in this way. To the outside world they are a perfect family: Anthonie and Romée van Baerle and their three children. They live in a nice detached house with a swimming pool. He is a successful entrepreneur, she a devoted yoga teacher. But then Anthonie is told by his wife that he’s going to leave him. Romée has fallen in love with someone else and wants to live alone for a while to distance herself. That very night, Anthonie murders hiswife. This is his story. And hers.




Corine Hartman belongs among the top Dutch thriller writers. – De Telegraaf

Blistering psychological thriller. – Marie Claire

Corine Hartman is working on a hard-boiled oeuvre in the style of Karin Slaughter. – Elsevier


Corine Hartman (b. 1964) has written more than fifteen thrillers. A Fit of Insanity is the first of them to be based on a family tragedy that took place in real life.

© Keke Keukelaar

Additional book information

  • Thriller
  • ISBN 9789023494195
  • Number of pages: 286
  • World rights: Cargo
  • Price: € 18,90