Ana Bacon's suspicious fall from a cruise ship brings with it a ten million dollar payout, but only if she is in fact dead, which is the question for investigator Ryan Monahan, in Cate Holahan's enthralling suspense The Widower's Wife.
What if the man you love isn't the man you think he is? Escape to Barcelona with this tense, unputdownable novel from Emily Barr with shades of Daphne Du Maurier's Rebecca. Perfect for fans of Rosamund Lupton and Sophie Hannah. 'We can't praise Emily Barr's novels enough; they're fresh, original and hugely readable' - Glamour Lily, a young woman left alone in the world on the death of her grandparents, finds purpose when she befriends Harry Summers, a grieving widower, whose wife Sarah recently took her own life in Barcelona. The pair fall in love and Lily finally finds the security she has never had. But Lily's life takes a darker turn when she realises there may be more to Sarah's death than meets the eye. Anxious to find the truth before she marries her beloved Harry, Lily sets off to Barcelona in search of answers. What she discovers is more shocking than she could ever have imagined... What readers are saying about The First Wife: 'I recommend this to anyone who loves a twist in the tale' 'A very believable story that grips you from the very first page and keeps its hooks in you right to the end' 'The First Wife is modern, with a really strong sense of location and a very dark core. Gripping and moving in equal measure - highly recommended'
Charley Willis was thirteen years old when her parents were killed in their family home and she was found hiding in a cupboard upstairs. Fifteen years later, Charley is marrying Seth Chambers. It should be the happiest day of their lives, a chance for Charley to put her past behind her, but just hours after the ceremony, she is missing. No one saw her leave. No one knows where she is. One thing is for certain…Seth is about to discover he doesn’t really know the woman he just married. And his nightmare is only just beginning. A totally gripping psychological thriller that will keep you reading until the very last jaw-dropping twist. Read what everyone is saying about The Wife’s Secret: ‘What a book!!!! Had me gripped from the first page right through to the last page.... could not put it down but didn't want it to end either! A fantastic read!’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars ‘WOW ABSOLUTELY WOW!!!! This is the most unputdownable book I've read in a very long time!!! …Loads of tense moments and twists and turns. And an ending you won't see coming!!’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Possibly his best yet! The characters in the story are brilliant...Five stars from me for this one - I loved the writing style, it had a great pace and was really well executed!’ donnasbookblog ‘Oh my god what an amazing book. This is a real page turner…I was hooked from the first page and only putting this book down when I needed to…My husband has definitely become a book widower with this one.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘OHHHHHH I just love a Kerry Wilkinson book… This book really is one of those page turners… It's one of those books that as much as you try to figure things out, you just have no damn clue which way it is going. Brilliantly, cleverly written…First class, but I really didn't expect anything else from this author. BLOODY LOVED IT!!!!!’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars ‘A suspenseful thriller with a lot of emotional trauma…there are secrets and twists which bring out hidden family dramas and deceptions. Very well written and interesting! Let’s Escape with a Good Book, 5 stars ‘Another phenomenal book by this author…A lot of twists and turns. I didn't want this book to end. I was not expecting the ending that was delivered. Such a good book!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘A real page turner…Hooks the reader in from the first page. The storyline is so good and believable…It’s a rollercoaster ride right through to the end and believe me I did not expect that ending!...A word of warning though! Do not read it in one sitting which is so easy to do. You will be left longing for more!’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars ‘This book had me at the first page…As with Kerry’s other books you don’t know ‘who done it’ until the end. Written by one of my favourite writers, Kerry does not let us down; this is possibly the best stand alone book he has ever written, I just couldn’t put it down. I’d highly recommend this book!’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Shocking, gripping and heartbreaking….it will keep you hooked until the very last page. Trust me, you will not be able to put it down.’ Stardust Book Reviews, 5 stars
SEPTEMBER 2017 SELECTION FOR BOOK OF THE MONTH CLUB ONE OF KIRKUS' BEST BOOKS OF 2017 From the author of the USA Today bestselling novel, The Widower’s Wife, comes an electrifying story of love and deceit. The truth can be darker than fiction. Liza Cole, a once-successful novelist whose career has seen better days, has one month to write the thriller that could land her back on the bestseller list. Meanwhile, she’s struggling to start a family, but her husband is distracted by the disappearance of his best friend, Nick. As stresses weigh her down in her professional and personal lives, Liza escapes into writing the chilling exploits of her latest heroine, Beth. Beth, a new mother, suspects her husband is cheating on her while she’s home caring for their newborn. Angry and betrayed, she aims to catch him in the act and make him pay for shattering the illusion of their perfect life. But before she realizes what she’s doing, she’s tossing the body of her husband’s mistress into the East River. Then, the lines between Liza’s fiction and her reality eerily blur. Nick’s body is dragged from the East River, and Liza’s husband is arrested for his murder. Before her deadline is up, Liza will have to face up to the truths about the people around her, including her own. If she doesn’t, the end of her heroine’s story could be the end of her own.
'Tremendous. Tight plotting and strong writing carries the narrative along to a chilling conclusion' HARRIET TYCE, AUTHOR OF BLOOD ORANGE A BRILLIANT NEW PSYCHOLOGICAL DRAMA, FROM THE EBOOK-BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF CLOSE TO ME AND LYING TO YOU WHAT HAPPENED TO JULIA BLAKE? She was young and beautiful, married to a famous author. They were celebrating their anniversary at their stunning country estate. So why did Julia Blake walk out of her perfect life, apparently leaving no trace? Seren, a junior reporter for the local paper, can't believe her luck when she lands an exclusive with Julia's husband, Max. But as Seren spends more time at the couple's remote mansion, probing ever deeper into the case, dark questions await. What was Julia really like, behind closed doors? Was her marriage to this brooding, secretive man as perfect as it seemed? And did she really mean to disappear that night - or was she murdered? MORE PRAISE FOR THE HIDDEN WIFE: 'Loved The Hidden Wife. Brilliantly atmospheric, thrilling and creepy' Karen Hamilton, The Perfect Girlfriend 'A great read with lots of twists and turns and emotions. Gripping!' Katie Fforde, author of A Rose Petal Summer 'Great plotting, great atmosphere' Caz Frear, author of Sweet Little Lies 'Sharp, tense and twisty' Jo Jakeman, Sticks and Stones 'Excellent and wonderfully atmospheric' Jenny Quintana, The Missing Girl 'A gripping story that will keep you hooked . . . A real page-turner!' Jane Bailey, What Was Rescued 'Cracking tale of intrigue' Penny Parkes, author of The Larkford Series
Author : Sandra Brown
ISBN : 9781444719475
Genre : Fiction
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A cold-blooded psychopath. And a woman whose world is about to explode. Carl Herbold enjoys being bad. And he is terrifyingly good at it. He graduated easily from juvenile delinquent to full-blown killer. Now he has carried out a daring escape from jail and is headed back to where it all began. Anna Corbett was widowed right before her son was born. Beset by debt and personal tragedy, she faces the toughest challenge of her life - holding on to the ranch that is her son's birthright - unaware that she is at the centre of Carl Herbold's vengeful plan. Drifter Jack Sawyer is a seemingly easygoing cowboy whose past is shrouded in mystery. Stalked by secrets he can no longer outrun, he is hoping to protect Anna and her son from Herbold's rage. All must grapple with their own demons before the final tumultuous confrontation. ************* Praise for Sandra Brown 'An edge-of-the-seat thriller that's full of twists . . . Top stuff!' Star 'Lust, jealousy, and murder suffuse Brown's crisp thriller' Publishers Weekly 'Perfectly plotted . . . sin-tillating suspense' People magazine
Joyce Sanders is a thirty-five-year-old widow, bringing up her three-and-a-half-year-old daughter alone. Alone, that is, until the devilishly handsome surgeon, Aaron Bailey comes into her life. Like her, he is a widower, a heart-broken man in need of a good woman's love and attention.When something seems too good to be true, it usually is. Joyce quickly finds herself trapped in an abusive marriage with someone that is more monster than man.Yet nothing about their marriage is as it first appears. Both of them harbour secrets - but the question is, will either of them live to tell? Joyce will do anything at any cost to protect her daughter, and Aaron will stop at nothing to protect Joyce in the only way he knows how...For fans of 'Behind Closed Doors' and 'Gone Girl', this breath-taking, psychological thriller is full of twists and turns, guaranteed to keep you up all night reading.
This carefully crafted ebook: "FERGUS HUME - The Ultimate Mystery Collection: 21 Thriller Novels in One Volume" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Fergus Hume (1859-1932) was a prolific English novelist. His self-published novel, "The Mystery of a Hansom Cab", became a great success. Hume based his descriptions of poor urban life on his knowledge of Little Bourke Street. It eventually became the best selling mystery novel of the Victorian era, author John Sutherland terming it the "most sensationally popular crime and detective novel of the century". Table of Contents: The Mystery of a Hansom Cab Professor Brankel's Secret Madame Midas The Harlequin Opal The Expedition of Captain Flick Hagar of the Pawn-Shop The Silent House The Bishop's Secret A Woman's Burden The Pagan's Cup A Coin of Edward VII The Mandarin's Fan The Red Window The Secret Passage The Opal Serpent The Green Mummy The Crowned Skull The Solitary Farm The Mystery Queen Red Money A Son of Perdition
This carefully crafted ebook: “The Collected Works of Fergus Hume: 22 Thriller Novels (Including The Mystery of a Hansom Cab, The Secret Passage, The Bishop's Secret, The Green Mummy, The Silent House, The Crowned Skull and more)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Fergus Hume (1859-1932) was a prolific English novelist. His self-published novel, “The Mystery of a Hansom Cab”, became a great success. Hume based his descriptions of poor urban life on his knowledge of Little Bourke Street. It eventually became the best selling mystery novel of the Victorian era, author John Sutherland terming it the "most sensationally popular crime and detective novel of the century". Table of Contents The Mystery of a Hansom Cab Professor Brankel's Secret Madame Midas The Harlequin Opal The Expedition of Captain Flick Hagar of the Pawn-Shop The Silent House The Bishop's Secret A Woman's Burden The Pagan's Cup A Coin of Edward VII The Mandarin's Fan The Red Window The Secret Passage The Opal Serpent The Green Mummy The Crowned Skull The Solitary Farm The Mystery Queen Red Money A Son of Perdition The Caravan Mystery
Author : Michelle Spring
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This is the second book in the Arvon series of books on writing. Written by two distinguished writers in the field, Michelle Spring and Laurie R. King, the book reveals, with riveting honesty, why and how authors are drawn to write about crime. The book also features fascinating insights from twenty-six top crime-writing guests. The Arvon Book of Crime and Thriller Writing is a detailed, practical guide to writing every kind of crime story, from classic whodunits to fast-paced thrillers. The book's objective is to bring together some of the lessons and insights that the authors and contributors have learned over their careers, to help the readers to free their creative minds, while also studying the solid technique behind writing in this genre. The Arvon Book of Crime Writing captures the essence of Arvon teaching into a practical handbook for writers, packed with tips and advice from leading novelists as well reflections on the genre itself and practical instruction on great storytelling. The Arvon Foundation runs professional writing courses by published writers and provides expert tuition and creative support. Contributors from leading crime writers include: Lee Child, P.D James, and Ian Rankin. The Arvon Book of Crime Writing is divided into three sections: Part 1 - Essays on critical issues in the genre, Part 2: Guest Writers - 25 contributors offering advice and tips Part 3: How To Write Crime.