The Safe Place by Anna Downes

Publication Info: Expected publication date July 14, 2020 by St. Martin’s Press/Minotaur Books. I read the pre-pub Kindle edition courtesy of NetGalley. Summary: Emily Proudman’s life is a mess. She wants to be an actress, but struggles to get jobs. She’s klutzy. Her roommate is a slob. She fights with her adoptive parents. She suddenly […]

Little Secrets by Jennifer Hillier

Publication Info: I listened to the Audible Audio edition, published April 21, 2020 by MacMillan Audio. Other editions available, including hardcover and ebooks. Check with your favorite seller. Summary: Marin Machado’s life shattered the day her four year old son was stolen. He was right by her side at a busy market just before Christmas […]

Follow Me by Kathleen Barber

Publication Info: Expected publication date February 25, 2020 by Gallery Books. Kindle Pre-Pub edition courtesy of NetGalley. Other editions will be available at the time of publication. Summary: Audrey Miller has over a million followers on various social media accounts. She photographs and posts her every action — her choice of clothing, her furnishings, her […]

The Better Liar by Tanen Jones

Publication Info: Expected publication date January 14, 2020 by Ballentine. Kindle pre-pub edition courtesy of NetGalley. Various editions will be available at the time of publication. Summary: Leslie Voigt desperately wants her inheritance. Her father recently died and left her his house full of junk and fifty thousand dollars. The problem is that she can’t […]

Exhume by Danielle Girard (Dr. Schwartzman #1)

Publication Info: Published October 1, 2016 by Thomas & Mercer. I read the Kindle Unlimited edition. Other editions available. Summary: A woman is found dead in a San Francisco apartment. The victim is arranged on the bed in a yellow dress with a bouquet of yellow flowers. Her brown, wavy hair is fanned out on […]

The Escape Room by Megan Goldin

Publication Info: Published July 30, 2019 by St. Martin’s Press. I read the hardcover edition from my local library. Other editions available. Summary: Nobody likes team building exercises, but when four high-flying Stanhope financial executives get an order to attend an escape room they go. After a series of expensive mishaps and mistakes, they know […]

Lying Next to Me by Gregg Olsen

Publication Info: Published May 21st 2019 by Thomas & Mercer. I read the Kindle edition through Amazon’s Prime Reading Summary: Adam Warner is out on the lake with his three year old daughter, Aubrey, when they witness a shocking scene on shore. Adam’s wife, Sophie, is suddenly attacked and hauled off by a strange man. […]

Twenty-Nine Seconds by T.M. Logan

Publication Info: Expected publication date Sept 10, 2019 by St. Martin’s Press. Pre-pub Kindle edition courtesy of NetGalley. Previously published in the U.K.: other editions available. Summary: Dr. Sarah Haywood works hard at her job at the University. She really needs a promotion to a permanent position, as she is currently single mother. Her husband […]

Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

Publication Info: Published 2006 by Broadway Books. Audio edition courtesy of my local library. Summary: Camille Preaker’s Chicago newspaper boss assigns her to return to her small hometown in Missouri to cover the murder of two young girls. Camille’s return home is anything but warm and welcoming. She has an extremely dysfunctional relationship with her […]

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

Publication Info: Expected publication: September 5th 2019, Simon & Schuster . Pre-pub Kindle ebook edition courtesy of NetGalley and the publisher. Summary : The narrator opens the novel by attempting to write several letters to a barrister, in hopes that he will listen to her rather bizarre story and represent her. She is currently in […]