The Best Friend: An utterly gripping psychological thriller with a breathtaking twist
The Best Friend: An utterly gripping psychological thriller
‘I can tell we’re going to be the best of friends…’When Louisa Sullivan takes her little boy to his first playdate at a new friend’s house she doesn’t realise life is about to change for her family. Because she’s about to meet Darcy Lane.Darcy is a woman who has everything – a dream house, a powerful husband and enviable wealth.She’s the perfect wife. The perfect friend. The perfect liar. From the top ten bestselling author of The Secret Mother and The Child Next Door, this utterly gripping psychological thriller will have you up all night reading. If you loved Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train and The Wife Between Us this book is for you.Why readers are hooked by The Best Friend:‘Absolutely Brilliant!... grabbed me right from the very first page and kept my interest throughout… one of the most intense thrillers I have read… I cannot even get over the level of craziness!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars‘All I can say is WOW!!!!!!!! This book had me holding my breath… So many emotions and frustrations rolled into one!!!... a fantastic psychological thriller.... I give it a huge 5*!!!!... goes right up to my top 5 books this year!!!!!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars‘Just electrifying. I could hardly sit still… wonderful twists that had me gasping in shock... I absolutely love it… a gripping page turner of a read that you just have to read in one sitting. I could feel my heart literally pounding… Definitely one that will have you on the edge of your seat… Loved, loved, loved it!’ By the Letter Book Reviews, 5 stars‘WOW – this one of the most tense and gripping psychological thrillers I've read. From the first page I was absorbed… really has you on the edge of your seat… totally engrossing.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars‘Shockin...
- Asin: 1786815281
- ISBN: 1786815281
- Manufacturer: Bookouture
Mystery: An Alex Delaware Novel
Mystery: An Alex Delaware
- Asin: B004IPP8TQ
- Manufacturer: Ballantine Books
Polar Bear Dawn: A Detective Bernadette Callahan Mystery (Detective Bernadette Callahan of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Book 1)
Polar Bear Dawn: A Detective Bernadette Callahan Mystery
Murders happen. But not with employees of the same company in Oil Camps in the high Arctic and Northern Canada. Two detectives, one from Alaska and one from Canada are given the case. They find the murders are connected. Now, they have to work together to find out why the victims were silenced. What secrets did their deaths conceal?Frank Mueller, the Alaskan Detective is close to retirement. He’s been through three marriages and two stints in rehab. He is on probation with the force. He knows the Anchorage Police department has given him this case because they don’t want it investigated fully and there’s no booze in the Arctic oil camps.Bernadette Callahan, the Canadian Detective, is in her mid thirties with a lot to prove on the force. She is Cree Indian and Irish, raised on a native reservation in Northern Canada. She’s been ingrained with the ways of the ‘people,’ by her grandmother that have given her instincts. Her instincts tell her there is something more than four dead people—someone is settling a score. The real crime will happen soon.The oil companies think the deaths are bad for publicity they want them solved quickly. The detectives are under pressure to come up with a verdict they know is wrong.Callahan begins to unravel a series of unlikely suspects. A Chemistry Professor with a grudge against big oil, a Mexican low life gangster and Wall Street Executives. How are they connected?Something is about to happen to oil supplies in the Arctic. The two Detectives can sense it. They know it’s real—can they convince others to act?This novel is the first in Bernadette Callahan Detective Mystery/Thriller series. A female detective in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, where being a hardheaded woman who uses her instincts is not always welcome. ...
- Asin: B00GK3FNN0
- Manufacturer: Red Cuillin Publishing
Mystery: Vanished in Bitterroot Mountains: Mystery and Suspense
Mystery: Vanished in Bitterroot Mountains: Mystery and
This is a murder mystery story that grows into a much larger tale of intrigue and suspense. The story takes place in northwestern Montana, Big Sky country. This part of America is renowned for its wide open spaces and modest way of life. Most people live close to the land. Some of the key characters of this story are cattle ranchers. Modern cattle ranching is tough and demanding work, and knowledge of finance and modern methods is a key component. This difficult work creates tough individuals.Most of the people in this part of the country have libertarian leanings. Many on the left call that conservative, as if conservative thought is something evil. It is not. It is about respect for themselves and caring about the people around them. The basic ideas of conservative or libertarian thought is that of individual freedom, rights, responsibilities, and desires. Each to live their own life however they choose.From that toughness comes a failing, and an unwillingness to accept defeat. That’s what happens to the Kimble Ranch when financial failures and mismanagement drive the ranch close to financial disaster, and to one brother it seems like there is only one way out.When two FBI field agents go missing in this area, Agent Asa Clark is assigned to the case. Circumstances force her to resort to the most basic levels of investigation in order to get any help in solving this case. Does her strategy result in success?
- Asin: B06W53YNQC
The Wedding Trap (Second Service, Book 1)
The Wedding Trap (Second Service, Book
Beth Bradley has a problem. Everyone is expecting her successful music executive boyfriend, Charlie, to be her date for her best friend’s wedding. There’s one hitch: Charlie doesn’t exist. Unless she can think of something fast, she’s headed for the most humiliating weekend of her life.Alex Tanner has a problem. The former Navy SEAL's search for a double agent lands him at the Kensington Hotel, and he needs a cover to finish the job. When the sexy maid of honor blackmails him into pretending to be her lover, he thinks he's been handed the solution.Except Beth has a way of stumbling into trouble, and when the man Alex is hunting starts targeting Beth, Alex has to decide between solving the mystery or protecting the woman who has stolen his heart.***Part romantic comedy, part thriller, and filled with plenty of intrigue, The Wedding Trap is the first novel in the Second Service contemporary romance series. ***Praise for The Wedding TrapRomanceJunkiesReviews.com says:THE WEDDING TRAP is a contemporary romance that has the bent of a romantic suspense with added spice thrown in. The book drew me in and I was immersed in the intrigue immediately…Kept me turning the pages.This is the first book in the series and I look forward to reading the others and hopefully being reunited with some of the characters we met here. Bell is a new to me author and I will definitely be adding her to my TBR pile.
- Asin: B00DRFQRIO
- Manufacturer: Adrienne Bell
Then She Was Gone: A Novel
Then She Was Gone: A
A 2018 Goodreads Choice Award Finalist—Top 5 Best Mystery & Thriller * A Suspense Magazine “Best of 2018” Thriller/Suspense Pick “An acutely observed family drama with bone-chilling suspense.” —People “Jewell teases out her twisty plot at just the right pace, leaving readers on the edge of their seats. Her multilayered characters are sheer perfection, and even the most astute thriller reader won’t see where everything is going until the final threads are unknotted.” —Booklist, starred review “Sharply written with twists and turns, Jewell’s latest will please fans of Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train, or Luckiest Girl Alive." —Library JournalEllie Mack was the perfect daughter. She was fifteen, the youngest of three. She was beloved by her parents, friends, and teachers. She and her boyfriend made a teenaged golden couple. She was days away from an idyllic post-exams summer vacation, with her whole life ahead of her. And then she was gone. Now, her mother Laurel Mack is trying to put her life back together. It’s been ten years since her daughter disappeared, seven years since her marriage ended, and only months since the last clue in Ellie’s case was unearthed. So when she meets an unexpectedly charming man in a café, no one is more surprised than Laurel at how quickly their flirtation develops into something deeper. Before she knows it, she’s meeting Floyd’s daughters—and his youngest, Poppy, takes Laurel’s breath away. Because looking at Poppy is like looking at Ellie. And now, the unanswered questions she’s tried so hard to put to rest begin to haunt Laurel anew. Where did Ellie go? Did she really run away from home, as the police have long suspected, or was there a more sinister reason for her disappearance? Who is Floyd, re...
- Asin: B074MDD3H6
- Manufacturer: Atria Books
Taking the Lead (LA Lights Book 2)
Taking the Lead (LA Lights Book
2016 Finalist in the Readers' Favorite Fiction - Animals categoryActing Ambitions. Hollywood Heartbreak. Doggy Deliverance.What would you do if you were an aspiring actress offered a part in a TV series in Los Angeles…but had to give up everything else important to you to achieve that dream?Twenty-one-year-old Tessa Taylor drops out of college and leaves her home in Washington, DC, to pursue her lifelong ambition of becoming an actress, but her decision comes at a price. Tinseltown is tough, stardom elusive, and LA exorbitantly expensive.When her dreams crumble, Tessa struggles. Her heart bruised, she compromises to make ends meet and tries one disastrous job after another. When a fortunate coincidence leads her to a job she never thought she’d do—dog walking—her adventures begin, and a new life, and love, unfold.Taking the Lead: Adventures of a Hollywood Dog Walker is more than just a walk in the park. It’s a humorous and heart-warming romantic comedy, infused with a touch of action, adventure, and mystery, which will appeal to dog lovers and chick-lit readers alike. If must love dogs is more than a catchphrase to you, buy this fun clean contemporary romance in the LA Lights series. While all the books in the series are interconnected and the characters recur, each can be read as a stand alone novel.Di Jones must be the master of pun and irony. I am officially in love with the way she writes and the only other person I have said this about is J.K Rowling! - Rabia Tanveer for Readers' FavoriteI recommend this wonderful story to any reader who enjoys a huge dollop of comedy served up with their fun and inspirational reading." - Rosie Malezer for Readers' Favorite
- Asin: B01DAY5TOY
I Am Watching You
I Am Watching
An Amazon Charts bestseller.What would it take to make you intervene? When Ella Longfield overhears two attractive young men flirting with teenage girls on a train, she thinks nothing of it—until she realises they are fresh out of prison and her maternal instinct is put on high alert. But just as she’s decided to call for help, something stops her. The next day, she wakes up to the news that one of the girls—beautiful, green-eyed Anna Ballard—has disappeared.A year later, Anna is still missing. Ella is wracked with guilt over what she failed to do, and she’s not the only one who can’t forget. Someone is sending her threatening letters—letters that make her fear for her life.Then an anniversary appeal reveals that Anna’s friends and family might have something to hide. Anna’s best friend, Sarah, hasn’t been telling the whole truth about what really happened that night—and her parents have been keeping secrets of their own.Someone knows where Anna is—and they’re not telling. But they are watching Ella.
- Asin: 1542046599
- ISBN: 9781542046596
- Manufacturer: Thomas & Mercer
The First Lady
In James Patterson's new stand-alone thriller, one secret can bring down a government when the President's affair to remember becomes a nightmare he wishes he could forget. Sally Grissom is a top secret service agent in charge of the Presidential Protection team. She knows that something is amiss when she is summoned to a private meeting with the President and his Chief of Staff without any witnesses. But she couldn't have predicted that she'd be forced to take on an investigation surrounding the mysterious disappearance of the First Lady--with strict orders to keep it a secret. The First Lady's absence comes in the wake of the scandalous, public revelation of the president's affair, so at first it seems as though she is simply cutting off all contact as she recuperates at a horse farm in Virginia. What begins as an innocent respite quickly reveals itself as a twisted case when the White House receives a ransom note along with the First Lady's finger.
- Asin: B07G75GNB3
- Manufacturer: Grand Central Publishing
Greed: An Amber Monroe Crime Thriller Book 1
Greed: An Amber Monroe Crime Thriller Book
Washburn County Deputy Amber Monroe is following in the footsteps of her sister, Jade. She devours everything she can during her detective training in hopes of being promoted soon.Living in small-town USA has its advantages, like a sense of security, and disadvantages, like being close to Milwaukee and its crime. Washburn County has become the dumping ground of murder victims, courtesy of its neighboring county to the south.When two men are discovered on the outskirts of North Bend, each with a bullet to the head, Amber’s team, led by Lieutenant Jack Steele, hits the highway in search of a killer.Assisted by the Milwaukee PD, they go deep into Brew City’s underbelly, which reveals far more than anyone ever expected. Crimes involving murder and counterfeiting keep the team running in every direction, but it’s Amber’s attraction to a new man in North Bend that puts her front and center on the killer’s short list.She doesn’t get far before the entire case turns upside down.* All books are standalone stories but since characters carry over, they are best read in chronological order.Start at the beginning of the Monroe Sisters' world with Maniacal. Find all of the books leading up to the Kate Pierce Crime Thriller Series listed in order below.The Detective Jade Monroe Crime Thriller Series#1 Maniacal#2 Captive#3 Fallacy #4 Premonition #5 ExposedNote: The Jade Monroe FBI Thriller books follow on the heels of the conclusion of Exposed, Book 5, in the Detective Jade Monroe Crime Thriller Series.The Agent Jade Monroe FBI Thriller Series#1 Snapped #2 Justified#3 Donors#4 Leverage#5 Malice Note: The Amber Monroe Crime Thriller books follow on the heels of the conclusion of Malice, Book 5, in the Agent Jade Monroe FBI Thriller Series.The Amber Monroe Crime Thriller Seri...
- Asin: B07B8PKD64