Someone We Know by Shari Lapena

Publication Info: Published July 30, 2019 by Pamela Dorman Books. Hardcover edition courtesy of my local library. Other editions available. Summary: After his wife doesn’t arrive home from a shopping weekend with a girlfriend, Robert Pierce files a missing person’s report with the police. During questioning, Robert insists that he has a happy marriage and […]

What Rose Forgot by Nevada Barr

Publication Info: Published September 17, 2019 by Minotaur Books. Hardcover edition courtesy of my local library Summary: Rose Dennis wakes up sitting outside in a hospital gown and doesn’t remember how she got there. A young boy finds her wandering around dazed and dehydrated. Soon two men in white coats come and take her back […]

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 […]

Triptych by Karen Slaughter (Will Trent #1)

Publication Info: Delacorte press, August 2006. Kindle edition, courtesy of my local library Summary : Detective Michael Ormewood is called to the scene of a gruesome murder in one of Atlanta’s decaying projects. The victim, a prostitute, was obviously tortured and raped before her death. The killer also left his unique signature by biting off […]