Author: Lucy Clarke
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2014-04-08
Katie’s world is shattered by the news that her headstrong and bohemian younger sister, Mia, has been found dead at the bottom of a cliff in Bali. The authorities say that Mia jumped—that her death was a suicide. Although they’d hardly spoken to each other since Mia suddenly left on an around-the-world trip six months earlier, Katie refuses to accept that her sister would have taken her own life. Distraught that they never made peace, Katie leaves her orderly, sheltered life in London behind and embarks on a journey to find out the truth. With only the entries of Mia’s travel journal as her guide, Katie retraces the last few months of her sister’s life, and—page by page, country by country—begins to uncover the mystery surrounding her death. . . . Weaving together the exotic settings and suspenseful twists of Alex Garland’s The Beach with a powerful tale of familial love in the spirit of Rosamund Lupton’s Sister, Swimming at Night is a fast-paced, accomplished, and gripping debut novel of secrets, loss, and forgiveness.
Sharper than a Manolo six-inch heel, sexier than a Versace fashion show, and riskier than all seven deadly sins, COVET will set your pulse racing. Makedde Vanderwall is back - and trouble's not far behind ... Eighteen months after her ordeal at the hands of the sadistic 'Stiletto Killer', Makedde Vanderwall must confront her demons when she returns to Sydney for the trial. But just as the verdict is handed down, the unthinkable happens - the killer makes a daring escape, aided and abetted by a twisted accomplice whom no one expected. Mak is terrified. She decides to leave the country, but the press dogs her every move, hindering her safe passage and unknowingly helping the Stiletto Killer, who's busy rekindling an old fetish - her.
Seven years ago, two boys went missing at sea - and only one was brought to shore. The sandbank, a remote stretch of coast dotted with beach huts, was scarred forever. Sarah's son survived, but on the anniversary of the accident, he disappears without a trace. As new secrets begin to surface, the sandbank hums with tension and unanswered questions. Sarah's search grows more desperate, as she starts to mistrust everyone she knows - and she's right to...
Author: Lucy Clarke
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2015-07-07
They found paradise.…what would they do to keep it? “Lagoon swims and boozy nights turn sinister in [this] atmospheric thriller” (People) about a group of friends whose dream journey around the world on a yacht turns into a chilling nightmare when one of them disappears at sea. Lana and her best friend Kitty leave home looking for freedom—and that’s exactly what they find when they are invited onto The Blue, a fifty-foot yacht making its way from the Philippines to New Zealand. Manned by a young crew of wanderers, The Blue is exactly the escape they are looking for and the two quickly fall under its spell, spending their days exploring remote islands, and their rum-filled nights relaxing on deck beneath the stars. Yet paradise found can just as quickly become lost. Lana and Kitty begin to discover that they aren’t the only ones with secrets they’d rather run from than reveal. And when one of their new friends disappears overboard after an argument with the other crewmembers, the dark secrets that brought each of them aboard start to unravel. Haunting and infused with spectacular detail, the latest novel by Lucy Clarke—whose writing has been hailed as “breathtaking” (Kirkus Reviews) and “exciting and mysterious” (Library Journal)—is a page-turning thriller filled with adventure, exotic locales, and high stakes.
'SO fantastic; twisty and exciting yet original' - Gillian McAllister, ANYTHING YOU DO SAY 'Kept me gripped to the stunning finale' - Amanda Reynolds, CLOSE TO ME One sister was kept. One was sent away. Who is hiding the truth? An addictive, gripping psychological thriller perfect for fans of THE CHILD by Fiona Barton, FRIEND REQUEST by Laura Marshall and THE FOSTER CHILD by Jenny Blackhurst. My name is Irini. Our parents sent me away. My sister is Elle. They kept her. Families should stay together. What happened that day ripped mine apart. A successful doctor, with a loving boyfriend, Irini Harringford is finally happy. But when Elle tracks her down everything starts to unravel. Irini knows only too well what her sister is capable of. However, her desperate need for answers drags her back to a shocking past. She always thought her family didn't want her. What if the truth is even worse? 'I loved this dark and disturbing thriller' - C. J. Tudor, THE CHALK MAN 'Chilling and tragic in equal measure' - Nuala Ellwood, MY SISTER'S BONES **** What readers are saying about MY SISTER: 'Couldn't put this one down.. absolutely gripping' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars 'I couldn't get enough of this twisted psychological thriller! I wanted to skip work and hide myself away until I could devour the whole book.' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars 'I read the entire book in a day!' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars 'I absolutely loved this book, never quite knowing how it was going to end' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
Author: Karen Osman
Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd
Release Date: 2017-10-01
How far would you go to protect your children? A gripping psychological suspense, with a shocking twist that will leave you reeling... Catherine is a good mother and a good wife. The family home is immaculate, her husband's supper is cooked on time, but when she starts writing to Michael, a prisoner convicted of murder, she finds herself obsessing about his crime and whether he can ever truly be forgiven... Kate has no time for herself. Caught in the maelstrom of bringing up two young children with no money, and an out-of-work husband, she longs to escape the drudgery of being a wife and a mother. And she soon starts taking dangerous risks to feel alive... Alison has flown the nest. But university life is not what she had hoped for, and she finds herself alone and unhappy. Until the day her professor takes a sudden interest in her. Then everything changes... Three women – all with secrets. And as the days tick down to Michael's release, those secrets can no longer be ignored. 'The Good Mother is an addictive read that had me gripped from the first page to the shocking conclusion at the end, wow!' Adele O'Neill.
Author: C. L. Taylor
Publisher: Avon Books
Release Date: 2017-04-01
The Sunday Times bestseller and No.1 Kindle bestseller returns...Praise for C. L. Taylor: 'The Missing has a delicious sense of foreboding from the first page, luring us into the heart of a family with terrible secrets and making us wait, with pounding hearts for the final, agonizing twist. Loved it'Fiona Barton, Author of THE WIDOW "Look after your daughter's things. And your daughter..."When a stranger asks Jo Blackmore for a lift she says yes, then swiftly wishes she hadn't.The stranger knows Jo's name, she knows her husband Max and she's got a glove belonging to Jo's two year old daughter Elise.What begins with a subtle threat swiftly turns into a nightmare as the police, social services and even Jo's own husband turn against her.No one believes that Elise is in danger. But Jo knows there's only one way to keep her child safe - RUN.
The perfect neighbours tell the perfect lies... A top ten Kindle bestseller. A dark and twisty psychological thriller from a rising star in the genre, perfect for fans of THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR. When Helen moves into an exciting new neighbourhood, she finds herself in a web of evil with no escape. Behind the shutters lies a devastating secret... When Helen moves abroad with her loving husband Gary, she can't wait to meet her fellow expat teachers from the local International School. But her new start is about to become her worst nightmare... As soon as the charming family across the way welcome Helen into their home, she begins to suspect that all is not as it seems. Then Gary starts to behave strangely and a child goes missing, vanished without a trace. When violence and tragedy strike, cracks appear in the community, and Helen realises her perfect neighbours are capable of almost anything...
Author: Laura Marshall
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Release Date: 2017-09-05
THE #1 INTERNATIONAL KINDLE BESTSELLER A paranoid single mom is forced to confront the unthinkable act she committed as a desperate teenager in this addictive thriller with a social media twist. Maria Weston wants to be friends. But Maria Weston is dead. Isn't she? 1989. When Louise first notices the new girl who has mysteriously transferred late into their senior year, Maria seems to be everything the girls Louise hangs out with aren't. Authentic. Funny. Brash. Within just a few days, Maria and Louise are on their way to becoming fast friends. 2016. Louise receives a heart-stopping email: Maria Weston wants to be friends on Facebook. Long-buried memories quickly rise to the surface: those first days of their budding friendship; cruel decisions made and dark secrets kept; the night that would change all their lives forever. Louise has always known that if the truth ever came out, she could stand to lose everything. Her job. Her son. Her freedom. Maria's sudden reappearance threatens it all, and forces Louise to reconnect with everyone she'd severed ties with to escape the past. But as she tries to piece together exactly what happened that night, Louise discovers there's more to the story than she ever knew. To keep her secret, Louise must first uncover the whole truth, before what's known to Maria--or whoever's pretending to be her--is known to all.