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The Girl Before by J. P. Delaney

The Girl Before by J. P. Delaney

The Girl Before by J. P. Delaney Please make a list of every possession you consider essential to your life. The request seems odd, even intrusive—and for the two women who answer, the consequences are devastating. Emma Reeling from a traumatic break-in, Emma wants a new place to live. But none of the apartments she sees are affordable or feel safe. Until One Folgate Street. The house is an architectural masterpiece: a minimalist design of …

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The Wages of Sin by Kaite Welsh

The Wages of Sin by Kaite Welsh

The Wages of Sin by Kaite Welsh Sarah Gilchrist has fled London and a troubled past to join the University of Edinburgh’s medical school in 1892, the first year it admits women. She is determined to become a doctor despite the misgivings of her family and society, but Sarah quickly finds plenty of barriers at school itself: professors who refuse to teach their new pupils, male students determined to force out their female counterparts, and—perhaps …

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Ill Will by Dan Chaon

Ill Will by Dan Chaon

Ill Will by Dan Chaon Two sensational unsolved crimes—one in the past, another in the present—are linked by one man’s memory and self-deception in this chilling novel of literary suspense from National Book Award finalist Dan Chaon. “We are always telling a story to ourselves, about ourselves,” Dustin Tillman likes to say. It’s one of the little mantras he shares with his patients, and it’s meant to be reassuring. But what if that story is …

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Never Let You Go by Chevy Stevens

Never Let You Go by Chevy Stevens

Never Let You Go by Chevy Stevens Eleven years ago, Lindsey Nash escaped into the night with her young daughter and left an abusive relationship. Her ex-husband, Andrew, was sent to jail and Lindsey started over with a new life. Now, Lindsey is older and wiser, with her own business and a teenage daughter who needs her more than ever. When Andrew is finally released from prison, Lindsey believes she has cut all ties and …

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The Wicked Girls by Alex Marwood

The Wicked Girls by Alex Marwood One fateful summer morning in 1986, two 11-year-old girls meet for the first time and by the end of the day are charged with murder. Twenty-five years later, journalist Kirsty Lindsay is reporting on a series of attacks on young female tourists in a seaside town when her investigation leads her to interview funfair cleaner Amber Gordon. For Kirsty and Amber, it’s the first time they’ve seen each other …

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Good Me, Bad Me by Ali Land

Good Me, Bad Me by Ali Land

Good Me, Bad Me by Ali Land SET TO BE ONE OF THE MOST EXTRAORDINARY, CONTROVERSIAL AND EXPLOSIVE DEBUTS OF 2017 – for fans of quality psychological suspense and reading group fiction: once you read this book you’ll want to talk about it. ‘NEW NAME. NEW FAMILY. SHINY. NEW. ME. ‘ Annie’s mother is a serial killer. The only way she can make it stop is to hand her in to the police. But out …

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Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough

Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough

Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough Why is everyone talking about the ending of Sarah Pinborough’s Behind Her Eyes? Louise is a single mom, a secretary, stuck in a modern-day rut. On a rare night out, she meets a man in a bar and sparks fly. Though he leaves after they kiss, she’s thrilled she finally connected with someone. When Louise arrives at work on Monday, she meets her new boss, David. The man from …

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Everything You Want Me to Be by Mindy Mejia

Everything You Want Me to Be by Mindy Mejia

Everything You Want Me to Be by Mindy Mejia No one knows who she really is… Hattie Hoffman has spent her whole life playing many parts: the good student, the good daughter, the good girlfriend. But Hattie wants something more, something bigger, and ultimately something that turns out to be exceedingly dangerous. When she’s found brutally stabbed to death, the tragedy rips right through the fabric of her small-town community. It soon comes to light …

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The Killer Next Door by Alex Marwood

The Killer Next Door by Alex Marwood Everyone who lives at 23 Beulah Grove has a secret. If they didn’t, they wouldn’t be renting rooms in a dodgy old building for cash—no credit check, no lease. It’s the kind of place you end up when you you’ve run out of other options. The six residents mostly keep to themselves, but one unbearably hot summer night, a terrible accident pushes them into an uneasy alliance. What …

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The Ice Twins by S. K. Tremayne

The Ice Twins by S. K. Tremayne One of Sarah’s daughters died. But can she be sure which one? A year after one of their identical twin daughters, Lydia, dies in an accident, Angus and Sarah Moorcraft move to the tiny Scottish island Angus inherited from his grandmother, hoping to put together the pieces of their shattered lives. But when their surviving daughter, Kirstie, claims they have mistaken her identity—that she, in fact, is Lydia—their …

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Just What Kind of Mother Are You? by Paula Daly

Just What Kind of Mother Are You? by Paula Daly What if your best friend’s child disappears? And it was all your fault. This is exactly what happens to Lisa Kallisto, overwhelmed working mother of three, one freezing December in the English Lake District. She takes her eye off the ball for just a moment and her whole world descends into the stuff of nightmares. Because, not only is thirteen-year-old Lucinda missing, and not only is …

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What She Knew by Gilly Macmillan

What She Knew by Gilly Macmillan

What She Knew by Gilly Macmillan In a heartbeat, everything changes… Rachel Jenner is walking in a Bristol park with her eight-year-old son, Ben, when he asks if he can run ahead. It’s an ordinary request on an ordinary Sunday afternoon, and Rachel has no reason to worry—until Ben vanishes. Police are called, search parties go out, and Rachel, already insecure after her recent divorce, feels herself coming undone. As hours and then days pass …

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The Cry by Helen Fitzgerald

The Cry by Helen Fitzgerald

The Cry by Helen Fitzgerald He’s gone. And telling the truth won’t bring him back… When a baby goes missing on a lonely roadside in Australia, it sets off a police investigation that will become a media sensation and dinner-table talk across the world. Lies, rumours and guilt snowball, causing the parents, Joanna and Alistair, to slowly turn against each other. Finally Joanna starts thinking the unthinkable: could the truth be even more terrible than …

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The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena You never know what’s happening on the other side of the wall. Your neighbour told you that she didn’t want your six-month-old daughter at the dinner party. Nothing personal, she just couldn’t stand her crying. Your husband said it would be fine. After all, you only live next door. You’ll have the baby monitor and you’ll take it in turns to go back every half hour. Your daughter …

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The Butterfly Garden by Dot Hutchison

The Butterfly Garden by Dot Hutchison

The Butterfly Garden (The Collector #1) by Dot Hutchison Near an isolated mansion lies a beautiful garden. In this garden grow luscious flowers, shady trees…and a collection of precious “butterflies”—young women who have been kidnapped and intricately tattooed to resemble their namesakes. Overseeing it all is the Gardener, a brutal, twisted man obsessed with capturing and preserving his lovely specimens. When the garden is discovered, a survivor is brought in for questioning. FBI agents Victor Hanoverian and …

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Second Life by S. J. Watson

Second Life by S. J. Watson

Second Life by S. J. Watson A gripping new psychological thriller from the author of the international bestseller Before I Go to Sleep. How well can you really know another person? And how far would you go to find out the truth about them? When Julia learns that her sister has been violently killed, she knows she must get to the bottom of things. Even if it means jeopardising her relationship with her husband and …

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The Secrets You Keep by Kate White

The Secrets You Keep by Kate White

The Secrets You Keep by Kate White From the New York Times bestselling author of The Wrong Man and Eyes on You comes a harrowing new psychological thriller about a successful self-help author who suddenly finds her life spiraling dangerously out of control. What would you do if you realized that your new husband, a man you adore, is keeping secrets from you—secrets with terrifying consequences? Bryn Harper, an accomplished self-help author, already has plenty …

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Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight A stunning debut novel in which a single mother reconstructs her teenaged daughter’s life, sifting through her emails, texts, and social media to piece together the shocking truth about the last days of her life. Litigation lawyer and harried single mother Kate Baron is stunned when her daughter’s exclusive private school in Park Slope, Brooklyn, calls with disturbing news: her intelligent, high-achieving fifteen-year-old daughter, Amelia, has been caught cheating. Kate …

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I Found You by Lisa Jewell

I Found You by Lisa Jewell

I Found You by Lisa Jewell A young bride, a lonely single mother, and an amnesiac man of dubious origin lie at the heart of New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jewell’s next suspenseful drama that will appeal to fans of Liane Moriarty and Paula Hawkins. In a windswept British seaside town, single mom Alice Lake finds a man sitting on the beach outside her house. He has no name, no jacket, and no idea …

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Women’s Murder Club Series by James Patterson

Women's Murder Club Series by James Patterson

Women’s Murder Club Series by James Patterson The Women’s Murder Club features four members: Lindsay Boxer, a homicide detective for the San Francisco Police Department; Cindy Thomas, a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle; Claire Washburn, the Chief Medical Examiner for San Francisco; and Yuki Castellano, a San Francisco district attorney. Included in the Series: 1st to Die (Women’s Murder Club, #1) 2nd Chance (Women’s Murder Club, #2) 3rd Degree (Women’s Murder Club, #3) 4th …

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I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh On a rainy afternoon, a mother’s life is shattered as her son slips from her grip and runs into the street . . . I Let You Go follows Jenna Gray as she moves to a ramshackle cottage on the remote Welsh coast, trying to escape the memory of the car accident that plays again and again in her mind and desperate to heal from the loss of …

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The Breakdown by B. A. Paris

The Breakdown by B. A. Paris

The Breakdown by B. A. Paris If you can’t trust yourself, who can you trust? Cass is having a hard time since the night she saw the car in the woods, on the winding rural road, in the middle of a downpour, with the woman sitting inside―the woman who was killed. She’s been trying to put the crime out of her mind; what could she have done, really? It’s a dangerous road to be on …

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Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

Before the Fall by Noah Hawley On a foggy summer night, eleven people — ten privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter — depart Martha’s Vineyard headed for New York. Sixteen minutes later, the unthinkable happens: the passengers disappear into the ocean. The only survivors are Scott Burroughs — the painter — and a four-year-old boy, who is now the last remaining member of a wealthy and powerful media mogul’s family. With chapters weaving between the aftermath of …

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Her Every Fear by Peter Swanson

Her Every Fear by Peter Swanson

Her Every Fear by Peter Swanson Growing up, Kate Priddy was always a bit neurotic, experiencing momentary bouts of anxiety that exploded into full-blown panic attacks after an ex-boyfriend kidnapped her and nearly ended her life. When Corbin Dell, a distant cousin in Boston, suggests the two temporarily swap apartments, Kate, an art student in London, agrees, hoping that time away in a new place will help her overcome the recent wreckage of her life. …

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Strangers by Paul Finch (Lucy Clayburn #1)

Strangers by Paul Finch (Lucy Clayburn #1) A stranger is just a killer you haven’t met yet… Unknown, alone, and fearing for your life: as PC Lucy Clayburn is about to find out, going undercover is the most dangerous work there is. But, on the trail of a prolific female serial killer, there’s no other option and these murders are as brutal as they come. Lucy must step into the line of fire a stranger in …

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