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Before I go to sleep
by S. J. (Steven J.) Watson Details
An amnesiac attempts to reconstruct her past by keeping a journal and discovers the dangerous inconsistencies in the stories of her husband and her secret doctor.
In the blood
by 1970- Unger Details
A master manipulator and compulsive liar, Lana Granger, with her trust fund almost depleted, takes a job babysitting a troubled boy named Luke, who, accustomed to controlling the people in his life, threatens to reveal the truth about her involvement in the disappearance of her closest friend.
Let the dark flower blossom
by 1967- Labiner Details
Orphaned twins Sheldon and Eloise Schell must each remember the horrible events of their past after their friend, the rich and scandalous Roman Stone is found stabbed in the heart.
Mother, mother
by Koren. Zailckas Details
Josephine Hurst has her family under control: two beautiful daughters, a brilliantly intelligent son, a tech-guru of a husband and a historical landmark home. But living in this matriarch's determinedly cheerful, yet subtly controlling domain hasn't been easy for her family. When her oldest daughter, Rose, runs off with a mysterious boyfriend, Josephine tightens her grip, gradually turning her flawless home into a darker sort of prison.
The burning air
by 1976- Kelly Details
Leading a cozy life of upper-class privilege, altruistic private school headmaster Rowan and his three grown children gather for the first time since the family matriarch Lydia's passing and are torn by years of secrets when a vengeful stranger arrives, claiming that Lydia was a murderer.
The girl on the train
by Paula. Hawkins Details
After witnessing something shocking, Rachel offers what she knows to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good?
The perfect ghost
by Linda. Barnes Details
Required to complete a celebrity biography on her own after the suspicious death of her charismatic partner, agoraphobic ghost writer Em Moore struggles through the job's required interviews with alluring film director Garrett Malcolm, who alludes to dark family secrets and trouble with a fellow star.
The silent wife : a novel
by A. S. A. Harrison Details
Todd Gilbert and Jodie Brett are in a bad place in their relationship. They've been together for twenty-eight years, and with no children to worry about there has been little to disrupt their affluent Chicago lifestyle. But there has also been little to hold it together, and beneath the surface lie ever-widening cracks. When it becomes clear that their precarious world could disintegrate at any moment, Jodie knows she stands to lose everything. It's only now she will discover just how much she's truly capable of.
Unbecoming : a novel
by Rebecca. Scherm Details
After a heist she planned lands two men she loves in prison, a woman flees Paris and assumes a new identity, furtively checking news from her hometown as her web of deception unravels.
We were liars
by E. Lockhart Details
Each summer the wealthy, seemingly perfect Sinclair family meets on their private island. Cadence, Johnny, Mirren, and Gat are a unit, especially during "summer 15," marking their fifteenth year on Beechwood-- the summer that Cady and Gat fall in love. Cady became involved in a mysterious accident, in which she sustained a blow to the head, and now suffers from debilitating migraines and memory loss. When she returns to Beechwood during summer 17 issues of guilt and blame, love and truth all come into play.
Updated 02/24/2015
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