Kirkus Reviews. James’ boarding-school mystery, The Broken Girls, should give this a try. Booklist praise for it's always the Husband:“Twists, turns, and a puzzling mix of suspects. But for rose’s vulnerable twin sister Bel, Odell Academy is a place of temptation and danger. But bel turns to sarah’s husband Heath, a charismatic and ambitious teacher.
Will keep readers turning the pages. Booklist“an intriguing whodunit that examines the explosive potential of secrets to destroy friendships, marriages, and lives. Is heath trying to help bel or take advantage of her? In a world of privilege, and manipulation, seduction, only one sister will live to tell the truth.
She Was the Quiet One: A Novel #ad - In a novel full of twists, turns, and dark secrets, Michele Campbell once again proves her skill at crafting intricately spun and completely compelling plots. Praise for she was the quiet one:"campbell’s skillful characterization and her shocking final twist make this follow-up to It’s Always the Husband well worthwhile.
A Stranger on the Beach: A NovelSt. Martin's Press #ad - After a brief and desperate fling that means nothing to Caroline and everything to him, her family, Aidan’s infatuation with Caroline, and her house becomes more and more destructive. But who is manipulating whom in this deadly game of obsession and control? Who will take the blame when someone ends up dead…and what is Caroline hiding?
Parade's "10 books written by women we can't wait to read in 2019" | she reads' "most anticipated thillers of summer 2019" | pure wow's "The Best Beach Reads of Summer 2019" | CrimeReads' "The Most Anticipated Crime Books of Summer"From bestselling author Michele Campbell comes A Stranger on the Beach, an edge-of-your seat story of passion and intrigue that will keep you guessing until the very end.
A Stranger on the Beach: A Novel #ad - But after a very public fight with her husband, the money is disappearing, she realizes things may not be as perfect as they seem: her husband is lying to her, and there’s a stranger on the beach outside her house. As caroline’s marriage and her carefully constructed lifestyle begin to collapse around her, the stranger, she turns to Aidan, for comfort…and revenge.
Caroline stark’s beach house was supposed to be her crowning achievement: a lavish, expensive space to showcase what she thought was her perfect family.
It's Always the Husband: A NovelSt. Martin's Press #ad - But how can these three women love and hate each other? can feelings this strong lead to murder? When one of them dies under mysterious circumstances, absorbing novel that examines the complexities of friendship, as is often the case, that it’s always the husband?A suspenseful, will everyone assume, It’s Always the Husband will keep readers guessing right up to its shocking conclusion.
Praise for it's always the husband:“A page-turning whodunnit that will speak to anyone who’s ever had a frenemy. Ruth ware, bestselling author of the Woman in Cabin Ten"This book is perfect for fans of Liane Moriarty's Big Little Lies. Redbook magazine"fans of Ruth Ware and Gillian Flynn meet your next obsession.
Buzzfeed"in the tradition of big little lies comes the excellently titled It's Always the Husband, a thriller about three friends–frenemies, really–who met as college roommates. New york Post. Aubrey, came from a broken home, on financial aid, and wanted more than anything to distance herself from her past.
It's Always the Husband: A Novel #ad - And jenny was a striver—brilliant, ambitious, and determined to succeed. Kate was beautiful, wild, wealthy, and damaged. If you loved liane moriarty’s big little lies, put this thriller on the top of your list…you won’t be sure “whodunit” until the very shocking end. Today*named one of "50 best books for the beach" by coastal living*named one of "7 Books You Won't Be Able to Put Down This Month" by InStyle*Named one of "6 Books to Cure Your Little Big Lies Withdrawal" by Elle.
The First MistakeMinotaur Books #ad - So when nathan starts acting strangely, Alice turns to Beth for help. The first mistake could be her last. Praise for the other Woman:"One of the most twisted and entertaining plots. Reese witherspoon"A perfect beach read. Kristin Hannah"Whiplash-inducing. New york times book Review"Such fun you'll cheer Emily's chutzpah.
People"this thriller will hit close to home. Refinery29. From sandie jones, comes an addictively readable new domestic suspense about a wife, the author of the Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick and New York Times bestseller The Other Woman, her husband, and the woman who is supposedly her best friend.
The First Mistake #ad - The wife: for Alice, life has never been better. With her second husband, two children, she has a successful business, and a beautiful house. Her husband: alice knows that life could have been different if her first husband had lived, but Nathan’s arrival into her life gave her back the happiness she craved.
Her best friend: through the ups and downs of life, Alice knows that with her best friend Beth by her side, from celebratory nights out to comforting each other through loss, they can survive anything together. But soon, alice begins to wonder whether her trust has been misplaced.
Dear Wife: A NovelPark Row #ad - The detective on the case will stop at nothing to find out what happened and bring this missing woman home. A day some people might call any other Wednesday, but Beth prefers to see it as her new beginning—one with a new look, new name and new city. Beth has given her plan significant thought, because one small slip and her violent husband will find her.
Sabine hardison is missing…a couple hundred miles away, Jeffrey returns home from a work trip to find his wife, Sabine, is missing. Where is sabine? and who is beth? the only thing that’s certain is that someone is lying and the truth won’t stay buried for long. Her abandoned car is the only evidence the police have, and all signs point to foul play.
Dear Wife: A Novel #ad - As the police search for leads, the case becomes more and more convoluted. From the bestselling author of the marriage lie and three days missing comes a riveting new novel of suspense about a woman who, must decide just how far she’ll go to escape the person she once lovedBeth Murphy is on the run…For nearly a year, in a fight for survival, Beth has been planning for this day.
Wherever she is, she’s taken almost nothing with her. Sabine’s carefully laid plans for her future indicate trouble at home, and a husband who would be better off with her gone.
The Other Mrs. MillerG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - Parrish and the couple Next Door, The Other Mrs. What could be interesting about an unhappy housewife who drowns her sorrows in ice cream and wine and barely leaves her house?Only one knows why. When a new family moves in across the street--the exuberant vicki, and her handsome college-bound son, Jake, who just might become the gossipy best friend Phoebe's always wanted, who offers companionship of a different variety--Phoebe finds her dull routine infused with the excitement she's been missing.
Miller serves up a delicious brew of dark secrets and stunning plot twists that will keep you captivated until the very last page. And she really should be. An addictive domestic thriller for fans of The Last Mrs. Two women are watching each other. Phoebe miller isn't sure when the rusty car started showing up in the cul-de-sac she calls home, or why its driver would be spying on her.
The Other Mrs. Miller #ad - . But with her head turned she's no longer focused on the woman in the car.
One Little Secret: A NovelCrooked Lane Books #ad - And the next morning one of the women is discovered dead on the private beach. For others, it’s worth killing. The glass beach house was supposed to be the getaway that Susan needed. If you are a fan of liane moriarty’s big Little Lies, then this book is for you!"Booklist: "Well-drawn characters… an absorbing page-turner.
Library journal: "a great beach read for those with a penchant for scandalous secrets and gossipy suspenseful mysteries. Bustle: "new books set at the beach to read when you can’t Be There Yourself"Publisher’s Weekly: "Solidly plotted…Holahan does a fine job portraying fraying marriages and artificial friendships.
One Little Secret: A Novel #ad - Kirkus: "a domestic thriller that’s actually filled with lots of secrets. For some, it’s worth dying to protect. As she investigates, she learns that everyone in the glass house was hiding something that could tie them to the murder, and that the biggest secrets of all are often in plain sight for anyone willing to look.
A taut, locked room mystery with an unforgettable cast of characters, One Little Secret promises to keep readers' eyes glued to the pages and debating the blinders that we all put on in the service of politeness. Eager to help her transplanted family set down roots in their new town—and desperate for some kid-free conversation—she invites her new neighbors to join in on a week-long sublet with her and her workaholic husband.
Over the course of the first evening, liquor loosens inhibitions and lips. The three couples begin picking up on the others' marital tensions and work frustrations, as well as revealing their own.
Someone We Know: A NovelPamela Dorman Books #ad - An instant new york times bestseller!"no-one does suburban paranoia like Shari Lapena--this slowly unfurling nightmare will have you biting your nails until the end. Ruth ware, and an unwanted guest, a stranger in the house, #1 new york times bestselling author of The Woman in Cabin 10The new domestic suspense novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Couple Next Door, Shari LapenaMaybe you don't know your neighbors as well as you thought you did .
This is a very difficult letter to write. Here, everyone in the family has something to hide. I hope you will not hate us too much. My son broke into your home recently while you were out. In a quiet, and maybe sharing some of them, a teenager has been sneaking into houses--and into the owners' computers as well--learning their secrets, leafy suburb in upstate New York, too.
Someone We Know: A Novel #ad - Who is he, whispers start to circulate, and what might he have uncovered? After two anonymous letters are received, and suspicion mounts. And when a woman down the street is found murdered, the tension reaches the breaking point.
Pretty RevengeGallery Books #ad - Exploring just how far someone will go for vengeance, Pretty Revenge is a riveting, compulsively readable novel bursting with twists and turns and plenty of suspense. The stakes are high. Jordana pierson is a gilded new yorker who appears to have it all: wealth, glamour, a successful and handsome husband, and a thriving wedding concierge business.
But she’ll stop at nothing to achieve the retribution she deserves. The name of the game is revenge—no matter the cost—in this emotionally charged thriller reminiscent of The Wife Between Us and The Perfect Nanny. Kerrie o’malley, jobless and in an unfulfilling relationship, can isolate the singular moment in her life when things veered off course—the night she was irrevocably wronged by someone she looked up to.
Pretty Revenge #ad - No one knows the truth about her and the dark shadows of her past. Her business is flourishing. Eighteen years later, when Kerrie sees the very woman who destroyed her life on television, a fire ignites inside her. Her record is spotless. The risks are perilous. No one, that is, except Kerrie.
The Night Before: A NovelSt. Martin's Press #ad - When laura does not return home the following morning, Rosie fears the worst. Ferociously smart. Aj finn "Riveting. Riley sager "Addictive. Liv constantine "Wonderfully tense. Aimee Molloy"Irresistible. Mary kubica"Impossible to put down. Megan mirandariveting and compulsive, national bestselling author Wendy Walker’s The Night Before “takes you to deep, dark places few thrillers dare to go” as two sisters uncover long-buried secrets when an internet date spirals out of control.
Laura lochner has never been lucky in love. She falls too hard and too fast, always choosing the wrong men. Though still haunted by the tragedy that’s defined her entire life, Laura is determined to take one more chance on love with a man she’s met on an Internet dating site. Rosie ferro has spent most of her life worrying about her troubled sister.
The Night Before: A Novel #ad - As rosie begins a desperate search to find her sister, she is not just worried about what this man might have done to Laura. Laura’s return, under mysterious circumstances, has cast a shadow over Rosie’s peaceful life with her husband and young son – a shadow that grows darker as Laura leaves the house for her blind date.
Devastated by the end of her last relationship, she fled her Wall Street job and New York City apartment for her sister’s home in the Connecticut suburb where they both grew up. She’s worried about what Laura may have done to him…. She’s not responding to calls or texts, and she’s left no information about the man she planned to meet.
The Last Time I Saw You: A NovelHarper #ad - The murderer could be anyone—friend, neighbor, loved one. By the time i’m finished with you, you’ll wish you had been buried today. More than ever, Kate needs her old friend’s help. Once blaire decides to take the investigation into her own hands, it becomes clear that all is not as it seems in Baltimore high society.
Kate english has it all. Parrish and raises the stakes, creating an exquisitely tension-filled and absorbing tale of psychological suspense in which innocent lives—and one woman’s sanity—hang in the balance. Parrish follows that success with an addictive novel filled with shocking twists about the aftermath of a brutal high-society murder.
The Last Time I Saw You: A Novel #ad - Dr. A must-read!” — mary Kubica “Masterful. Wendy walker “I couldn’t put it down. Joseph finderin a world of wealth and privilege, a killer is hiding. But whoever it is, it’s clear that Kate is next on their list. Thrilling.