Piecing together the traces her daughter left behind, Jenny discovers a very different Naomi from the girl she thought she’d raised. . The authorities launch a nationwide search with no success. In the tradition of gillian flynn, and ruth Rendell, Tana French, this compelling and clever psychological thriller spins the harrowing tale of a mother’s obsessive search for her missing daughter.
The Daughter: A Novel #ad - Jenny is a successful family doctor, the mother of three great teenagers, married to a celebrated neurosurgeon. But when her youngest child, doesn’t come home after her school play, fifteen-year-old Naomi, Jenny’s seemingly ideal life begins to crumble. More than a year after her daughter’s disappearance, she’s still digging for answers—and what she finds disturbs her.
The Playground: A NovelWilliam Morrow Paperbacks #ad - An affair begins. No one sees the five children at their secret games or realize how much their family dynamics are changing until tragedy strikes. The story twists and then twists again while the three families desperately search for answers. But has this knowledge come too late? The couples are busily watching each other, so distracted and self-absorbed that they forget to watch their children.
Then there’s grace, a young zimbabwean immigrant, who lives in high-rise housing project with her two children and their English father Martin, an award-winning but chronically broke novelist; she does far more for her family than she should have to. As the weeks go by, garden parties, the couples become very close; there are barbecues, a holiday at a country villa in Greece.
And melissa, a successful interior designer whose casually cruel banker husband is careful not to leave visible bruises; she curates her perfectly thin body so closely she misses everything their teenage daughter is hiding. Unnoticed, the children run wild. Countless psychological thrillers get compared to Big Little Lies; Shelmilt's is the real deal.
The Playground: A Novel #ad - People"beautifully written and suffused with dread. Resentments flare. It’s only as they begin to unravel the truth of what happened over the summer that they realize evil has crept quietly into their world. There’s eve, a bougie earth mother with a well-stocked trust fund; she has three little ones, a blue-collar husband and is obsessed with her Instagrammable recipes and lifestyle.
The Fifth LetterWilliam Morrow #ad - Joni doesn’t want to lose her friends, and this year she’s coaxed them all back together for some fun at a beach house. Late on a laughter and wine-filled night, the women dare one another to write anonymous letters, spilling her most intimate thoughts like they did as teenagers. A harrowing addiction.
But the revelations joni, Deb, Eden and Trina have shared will have unforeseen consequences. A rocky marriage. Each letter is a confession revealing disturbing information. But the fun game meant to bring them closer together turns painfully serious, exposing cracks in their lives and their relationships. A hidden pregnancy.
The Fifth Letter #ad - And none of them will ever be the same. Best friends from high school, Eden, Joni, Deb, and Trina had always looked forward to the vacations they spent together. But the demands of careers, and babies gradually pulled them apart, husbands, and now their annual getaways may be a thing of the past. A heartbreaking diagnosis.
Days later, joni notices something in the fireplace—a crumpled and partially burned fifth letter that holds the most shattering admission of all. Best friends are supposed to keep your darkest secrets.
The Housekeeper: A twisted psychological thrillerFurphies Press #ad - The twist was totally unexpected, 5 starswell written and twisty! goodreads reviewer, 5 starsThis is one of my faves so far! The story line just drew me in and I honestly could not stop reading it! Amazon reviewer, 5 starsRiveting! Couldn’t put it down! Goodreads reviewer, and I was very satisfied from start to finish! Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars .
She's a liar. Which is why when hannah advertises for a housekeeper, Claire is confident she can apply and not be recognized. Everyone in that house seems to have something to hide. And now, there's no way out. What readers are saying about the housekeeper:one of the best cat and mouse books I have read in a long time! Goodreads reviewer, 5 starsThis is a tense thriller … dark and bitingly funny humor that gets weaved in.
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Hannah carter's own home?Except that it's not just Claire who has secrets. It may have been ten years since Claire last saw Hannah, but she has thought of her every day, and not in a good way.
Mr. Nobody: A NovelBallantine Books #ad - Who is Mr. This is her field of expertise, this is the chance she’s been waiting for, and this case could make her name known across the world. Memento meets sharp objects in a gripping psychological thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of Something in the Water. Emma left this same town fourteen years ago and has taken great pains to cover all traces of her past since then.
He wants to remember. But now something—or someone—is calling her back. Nobody, ingenious, and utterly gripping, is original, with characters you’ll really care about as they race toward the brilliantly unexpected ending. Jp delaney, new york times bestselling author of The Girl Before. Neuropsychiatrist Dr.
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The Prized Girl: A NovelDutton #ad - Days after a young pageant queen named Jenny is found murdered, her small town grieves the loss alongside her picture-perfect parents. The most obvious suspect is one of her fans, an older man who may have gotten too close for comfort. Infused with dark humor and driven by two captivating young women, a complicated family, The Prized Girl tells a heartbreaking story of missed connections, and a town's disturbing secrets.
But jenny's half-sister, virginia—the sarcastic black sheep of the family—isn't so sure of his guilt and takes matters into her own hands to find the killer. Green comes a devastating tale of psychological suspense: a teen pageant queen is found murdered in a small New England town, and her sister's search for answers unearths more than she bargained for.
The Prized Girl: A Novel #ad - . Virginia, still living in town and haunted by her own troubled teenage years, suspects that a similar darkness lay beneath the sparkling veneer of Jenny's life. At first glance, Jenny's tragic death appears clear-cut for investigators. From debut author Amy K. But for jenny's case and Virginia's investigation, there's more to the story.
Alternating between jenny's final days and Virginia's determined search for the truth, the sisters' dual narratives follow a harrowing trail of suspects, with surprising turns that race toward a shocking finale.
The Wives: A NovelGraydon House #ad - She agreed to this unusual arrangement because she’s so crazy about him. But one day, she finds something. You’ll have to grab a copy to find out why. She’s never met them, and she doesn’t know anything about them. An instant bestseller!-the new york times-usa today-the globe and Mail-The Toronto StarNew York Times bestselling author Tarryn Fisher delivers a pulse-pounding, fast-paced suspense novel that will leave you breathless.
The Wives: A Novel #ad - Something that tells a very different—and horrifying—story about the man she married. Nail-biting, heart-clenchingly good. New york times bestselling author Alexandra Torre“A lightning-fast plot. Kirkus“Suspense fans will be rewarded. Publishers Weekly “Some sharp twists. Booklist. What follows is one of the most twisted, shocking thrillers you’ll ever read.
A thriller you won’t be able to put down!“You’ll have whiplash until the very end. New york times bestselling author Colleen HooverThursday’s husband, Seth, has two other wives.
Am I Guilty?One More Chapter #ad - The next, everything came crashing down around me. They said it was my fault. These are my friends, my family, people I trust. But then why do i have this creeping sensation that something is wrong? why do i feel like people are keeping secrets? Am I really as guilty as they say? And if I’m not, what will happen when the truth comes out…?Perfect for fans of Liane Moriarty, Shari Lapena and Lisa Jewell.
A mother’s job is to protect her child…but everyone makes mistakes…gripping, exciting and emotional, a beautiful home, this book will grab you from the first page and refuse to let you go until the final chapter!I never thought it would happen to me… One moment I had it all – a gorgeous husband, a fulfilling career and two adorable children.
Am I Guilty? #ad - And even though i can’t remember what happened that day, they wouldn’t lie to me. They said i’m the worst mother in the world.
Deceive Me: The addictive psychological thriller with the most breathtaking ending of 2020!Quercus Publishing #ad - With so little urgency from the police, Jo decides to take matters into her own hands. But, as jo gets closer to discovering what has happened to her daughter, a devastating secret is uncovered that threatens to destroy the family she has been trying so very hard to protect. Your daughter is missing. How far would you go to find her?'the ending was nothing short of brilliant!' amazon reviewer'an ending that left me gasping' Amazon reviewer'An explosive ending' Amazon reviewer'The end left me with my jaw on the floor' Amazon reviewer**********When Jo's teenage daughter goes missing, she feels like the world is collapsing around her.
Deceive Me: The addictive psychological thriller with the most breathtaking ending of 2020! #ad - . An addictive psychological thriller, perfect for fans of Rachel Abbott's And So It Begins, Claire McGowan's What You Did and Erin Kinsley's Found. The police believe grace is just an angry teenager, punishing her parents by hiding out at a friend's house, but Jo is terrified that her daughter is in grave danger.