The Guest List by Lucy Foley

  Cori’s Pick: The Guest List by Lucy Foley Full disclosure: I totally picked this one up based on the reviews, comparing it to the work of the mystery and suspense queen herself, Agatha Christie.  And I’ll tell you what, it did not disappoint! For some reason with the thriller and suspense novels I read,…

Cross Her Heart

Sara’s Pick: Cross Her Heart by Meilida Leigh When Bree Taggert was a little girl, her parents were killed in a murder-suicide.  She and her siblings survived and she promised her little sister to protect her “cross her heart”. But when she gets a distressed call from her sister, she’s not there to protect her,…

The Dead Ex

Sara’s Pick: The Dead Ex by Jane Corry One man disappears and four women are caught in the aftereffects. Vicki, the ex-wife, now works as an aromatherapist, has epilepsy and an unreliable memory. Scarlet and her mother are caught playing “the game”, which turns out to be dealing drugs. Scarlet goes into foster cares and…

Ghosted

Cori’s Pick: Ghosted: A Novel by Rosie Walsh Ghosted is Rosie Walsh’s American debut. The story is centered around one amazing week shared by Sarah and Eddie. There is an immediate attraction between them, but when Eddie leaves for a planned vacation, Sarah never hears back from him. From there, the story develops with twists…

Something in the Water

Cori’s Pick: Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman Well, the ‘something’ that I thought was going to be in the water was completely wrong! This is the debut novel for author Catherine Steadman – who is best known for her role in Downton Abbey as Mabel Lane Fox. Steadman has written a thriller that…

The Liar’s Girl

Sara’s Pick: The Liar’s Girl by Catherine Ryan How A young woman has been living abroad in the Netherlands for 10 years after her boyfriend confessed to, and was convicted of, being a serial killer. The police contact her when the murders start again after 10 years. Will is still in prison but claims to…

A Simple Favor

Cori’s Pick: A Simple Favor by Darcey Bell A few weeks ago I saw a movie preview for A Simple Favor, (which is set for release in September and stars Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick) that looked really interesting, see the trailer here – and I’m dying over the music!  I immediately checked for the…

Close to Home

Sara’s Pick: Close to Home by Cara Hunter A little girl goes missing from a costume party hosted by her parents, celebrating the end of the school year. No one seems to know quite when Daisy was last seen, and as more and more secrets are revealed, it becomes clear thing weren’t as wonderful at…

Too Close to Breathe

Sara’s Pick: Too Close to Breathe by Olivia Kiernan An apparent suicide by Eleanor Costello that turns out not to be a suicide. Another woman’s death that turns out to be connected to the first through Eleanor’s husband form the framework for this police procedural set in Dublin. On her first assignment back after suffering…

If I Die Tonight

Sara’s Pick: If I Die Tonight by Alison Gaylin A young, good-looking football hero trying to stop a carjacking is run down by a thief stealing the vintage Jaguar of an aging rock star. While everyone in town “knows” that Wade Reed, the outsider at school did it, Pearl Maze, the officer working the case…