Strangers

Sara’s Pick: Strangers by Ursula Archer and Arno Strobel Joanna was home alone when a stranger lets himself into her home and claims to be her fiancé. Erik comes home from a long day at the office to his fiancée who claims she has no idea who he is and there is no evidence of…

Let Me Lie

Cori’s Pick: Let Me Lie by Clare Mackintosh In late 2014, Clare Mackintosh released her debut novel, I Let You Go (which I LOVED and reviewed here).  It spent several months on the bestseller list and was listed one of The New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Crime Novels of 2016. In 2017 Mackintosh…

Look for Her

Sara’s Pick: Look for Her by Emily Winslow In 1976 a young girl goes missing and years go by before her body is discovered. Then a DNA link is made that only leads to more questions.  Does the body belong to Annalise? Or are there two young women missing? Decades later, Keene who now works…

The Good Daughter

Dallas’ Pick: The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter The more adult thrillers I read the more hooked I become. I picked up the Good Daughter because I needed an audiobook to listen too while I was working on a few projects. It just happened to be on the shelf and I had no clue what…

Gone Astray

Sara’s Pick: Gone Astray by Michelle Davies The Kinnock family has the good fortune to win a 15 million EuroMillions jackpot and move into an upscale neighborhood leaving behind their old neighborhood and friends. One afternoon the mother comes home to find her daughter missing and a large amount of blood in the back yard….

The Woman in the Window

Sara’s Pick: The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn Anna Fox is agoraphobic and spends her time watching old movies, drinking, connecting with others who suffer from this phobia, and watching her neighbors. While she is trying to cope with her inability to leave home, she is taking too many pills with too…

The Last Mrs. Parrish

Cori’s Pick: The Last Mrs. Parrish Another debut author alert! As I was leaving work right before Christmas, I saw this book sitting on the library’s ‘new book’ shelves and grabbed it…to go along with the other five books I thought I would read over the holiday.  While this ended up being the only book…

Best Day Ever

Sara’s Pick: Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda Paul Strom and his wife Mia have been married for ten years. She is a stay-at-home mom with their 2 boys, and they seem to have a perfect life. So, in their tenth wedding anniversary, Paul wants to give them a perfect day at their lake cottage,…

Dead Woman Walking

Sara’s Pick: Dead Woman Walking by Sharon Bolton Enjoying a hot-air balloon ride, the passengers are inadvertent witnesses to a murder. The murderer, realizing that at least one of them has seen his face, follows them, waiting for the balloon to crash so he can finish them all off. Unexpectedly there is one survivor. She…

Unraveling Oliver

Sara’s Pick: Unraveling Oliver by Liz Nugent A celebrated author of children’s books flies into a rage after dinner on night and beats his illustrator-wife almost to death. In the aftermath, he and others in his life explain how he came to this point. There is plenty of tragedy to go around starting with his…

Are You Sleeping

Sara’s Pick: Are You Sleeping by Kathleen Barber Thirteen years after her father’s murder a podcast by an investigative reporter threatens to unravel the life that his daughter has carefully constructed. Lying to her boyfriend, with a new name and new city, Josie is trying to keep her new life together. When her mother commits…

Final Girls

Sara’s Pick:Final Girls by Riley Sager Ten years ago Quincy was the sole survivor of a massacre at a cottage in the woods has no memory of the actual attack becoming, along with Lisa and Sam, the third member of a club the press dubs “The Final Girls”. Quincy has been doing well with the…