Adult Fiction, Horror/Thriller, Mystery

She Was the Quiet One by Michele Campbell

Ages 18+

She Was the Quiet OneRose and Bel Enright are twin sisters who couldn’t be more different. Bel feels vulnerable at her new prestigious boarding school, even with her sister by her side. She quickly falls into the wrong crowd, and begins to haze her sister, among other things, because of it. Rose turns to her dorm mother Sarah Donovan, one half of a couple who works at the school, and Bel turns to Sarah’s husband Heath, hoping he can help her out of a crisis. It seems that Heath may be taking advantage of Bel instead of helping her, though, and things get dicey. Full of twists and turns, Campbell will keep you guessing until the very end.

Horror/Thriller

Sister Dear by Hannah Mary McKinnon

Ages 18+

Sister Dear

Eleanor is devastated when her father loses his battle with cancer, but is equally fired up and ready to act on the final piece of information she finds out before his death: he isn’t her biological father. She is determined to look up the name she was given on her father’s deathbed and have a relationship with the father she never knew she had. Gripping and thrilling, this book kept me on the edge of my seat the entire time.

Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews, Horror/Thriller

The End of Her by Shari LaPena

Ages 18+

The End of Her by Shari Lapena: 9781984880512 | PenguinRandomHouse ...

This book is filled with twists and turns I didn’t see coming and I couldn’t put this one down! Patrick is happily married to Stephanie, who has just had newborn twin girls. Neither of them can get a wink of sleep, but no matter, because they are happier than ever. Then Erica Voss comes into their lives and everything changes. She is Patrick’s ex-lover who he was sleeping with during the marriage to his late ex-wife Lindsay. Erica is determined to make Patrick’s life hell, and will stop at nothing to do it.

Thanks to Netgalley for a review copy of this book.

Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews, Horror/Thriller, Mystery

Home Before Dark by Riley Sager

Ages 18+

Home Before Dark

Maggie Holt’s father wrote a horror memoir and she is trying to figure out if what he wrote is really true or not. He is gone now, and all she has is the book to go on. Readers of Sager’s new thriller will read Maggie’s point of view as well as chapters of her father’s book for a delicious ghost story that won’t be soon forgotten.

Thanks to Netgalley for a review copy of this book.

 

Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews, Horror/Thriller

The Safe Place by Anna Downes

Ages 18+

The Safe Place

Emily has just lost her job and her talent agent, and she’s at a loss of what to do next. Then her former boss, Scott Denny, tells her she was fired in error, but that he has a better position for her in mind: to be his personal assistant/nanny/housekeeper on his estate in France, where he lives with his wife and young daughter. Emily is hesitant at first but figures, what choice does she have? She goes for it. She soon realizes that she should have listened to her gut: the Dennys are hiding something, and it’s big. Plus, she hasn’t been able to leave in weeks and is beginning to feel trapped there. Will she ever escape?

Thanks to the author for a review copy of this book. It is out July 14th, 2020!

ARC Reviews, Horror/Thriller

A Good Marriage by Kimberly McCreight

Ages 18+

A Good Marriage

Attorney Lizzie Kitzakis is working late when she gets a call from her old friend Zack Grayson. He begs her to be his attorney and tells her that he’s been arraigned for elbowing a police officer in the face, albeit accidentally. What’s more, his wife is dead and he’s the prime suspect. This thriller has all the twists and turns you’d expect and many you don’t.

Thanks to Netgalleyfor a review copy of this book.

Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews, Horror/Thriller, Mystery

The Wife Who Knew Too Much by Michele Campbell

Ages 18+

The Wife Who Knew Too Much

Tabitha Girard and Connor Ford dated when they were younger, and he broke her heart. To her, it meant more than just a summer fling. As it turns out, Connor married for money, but his heart always belonged to Tabitha. Years later, when Connor’s wife Nina takes her own life, Tabitha sets her sights on him again. She stops in her tracks, however, when she finds a diary written by Nina, who fears for her life: “If I die unexpectedly, blame Connor — and her.” Who is “her,” Tabitha wonders, and what secrets has Connor been hiding?

Thanks to Netgalley for a review copy of this book.

 

Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews, Horror/Thriller

The Wife Stalker by Liv Constantine

Ages 18+

The Wife Stalker

Piper Reynard needs to start over, so she packs her bags and heads to Westport, Connecticut. There, she meets Leo Drakos, and is instantly taken by him. Promptly ignoring his wedding ring, she is determined to become his wife.

Joanna is Leo’s ex who, after all these years, is happy that he has come out of his depression and returned to his normal self. He has been busy with his children, and Joanna is determined to scoop him back up. There’s just one problem – Piper beat her to it. Joanna is hell-bent on finding something, anything, in Piper’s past to drag her through the dirt, and boy, does she hit the jackpot. After her discovery, however, she begins to fear for Leo’s and the children’s lives and is on a mission to loosen them from Piper’s grip.

Thanks to Netgalley for a review copy of this book.  

Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews, Horror/Thriller, Mystery

The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell

Ages 18+

Libby Jones became an orphan at 6 months old. Now, at 25, she learns she has just inherited a house through a trust. She is now on a mission to uncover the story of her birth parents. In London, childhood friends Lucy and Clemency are headed to the very same house to discover secrets of their own. Jewell’s latest novel will keep readers on their toes until the very end!

Thanks to Netgalley.com for a review copy of this book.