All the Missing Girls

Author: Megan Miranda
Publisher: Atlantic Books
ISBN: 9781786490827
Release Date: 2017-02-02
Genre: Fiction

It's been ten years since Nicolette Farrell left her rural hometown after her best friend, Corinne, disappeared without trace. Then a letter from her father arrives - 'I need to talk to you. That girl. I saw that girl.' Has her father's dementia worsened, or has he really seen Corinne? Returning home, Nicolette must finally face what happened on that terrible night all those years ago. Then, another young woman goes missing, almost to the day of the anniversary of when Corinne vanished. And like ten years ago, the whole town is a suspect. Told backwards - Day 15 to Day 1 - Nicolette works to unravel the truth, revealing shocking secrets about her friends, her family, and what really happened to Corinne. Like nothing you've ever read before, All the Missing Girls is a brilliantly plotted debut thriller that will leave you breathless.

The Perfect Stranger

Author: Megan Miranda
Publisher: Pocket Books
ISBN: 9781982109370
Release Date: 2019-05-28
Genre: Fiction

A masterful follow-up to the New York Times bestseller All the Missing Girls—the gripping story of a journalist who sets out to find her missing friend, a woman who may never have existed at all. “Think: Luckiest Girl Alive, The Girl on the Train, Gone Girl” (TheSkimm). When Leah Stevens’ career implodes, a chance meeting with her old friend Emmy Grey offers her the perfect opportunity to start over. Emmy, just out of a bad relationship, convinces Leah to come live with her in rural Pennsylvania, where there are teaching positions available and no one knows Leah’s past. Or Emmy’s.­ Then there’s a wave of vicious crimes in the community and Emmy Grey disappears, and Leah realizes how very little she knows about her friend and roommate. Unable to find friends, family, a paper trail or a digital footprint, the police question whether Emmy Grey existed at all. And mark Leah as a prime suspect. Fighting the doubts of the police and her own sanity, Leah must uncover the truth about Emmy Grey—and along the way, confront her old demons, find out who she can really trust, and clear her own name. Deep, dark, and irresistibly twisty, “Megan Miranda’s eerie suspense thriller…smartly examines the slippery theme of personal identity” (The New York Times Book Review).

The Last House Guest

Author: Megan Miranda
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781501165399
Release Date: 2019-06-18
Genre: Fiction

REESE’S BOOK CLUB x HELLO SUNSHINE AUGUST 2019 PICK! THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Once again, Megan Miranda has crafted the perfect summer thriller. The Last House Guest is twisty and tense, with a pace that made my heart race. An edge-of-your-seat, up-all-night read.” —Riley Sager, New York Times bestselling author of The Last Time I Lied “Dizzying plot twists and multiple surprise endings are this author's stock in trade, but she warms them up by establishing the close friendship between Sadie Loman...and Avery Greer...And, oh boy, does she ever know how to write a twisty-turny ending (or two, or more).” —Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review “No one can be trusted in the latest chilling thriller from master of suspense, Megan Miranda. The Last House Guest is a lightning-fast mystery, full of menace and unexpected twists and turns that will have readers on the edge of their seats. A riveting read!” —Mary Kubica, New York Times bestselling author of The Good Girl Littleport, Maine, has always felt like two separate towns: an ideal vacation enclave for the wealthy, whose summer homes line the coastline; and a simple harbor community for the year-round residents whose livelihoods rely on service to the visitors. Typically, fierce friendships never develop between a local and a summer girl—but that’s just what happens with visitor Sadie Loman and Littleport resident Avery Greer. Each summer for almost a decade, the girls are inseparable—until Sadie is found dead. While the police rule the death a suicide, Avery can’t help but feel there are those in the community, including a local detective and Sadie’s brother, Parker, who blame her. Someone knows more than they’re saying, and Avery is intent on clearing her name, before the facts get twisted against her. Another thrilling novel from the bestselling author of All the Missing Girls and The Perfect Stranger, Megan Miranda’s The Last House Guest is a smart, twisty read with a strong female protagonist determined to make her own way in the world.

Fragments of the Lost

Author: Megan Miranda
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780241344439
Release Date: 2018-04-05
Genre: Young Adult Fiction

A suspenseful psychological YA mystery; perfect for fans of We Were Liars and 13 Reasons Why. ---------- She didn't belong in Caleb's room. But she couldn't deny she was everywhere. Even in the dragonfly necklace in his jeans pocket... the one she gave him to look after on that day. His family blame her for his death, but still make her box up his room. As she packs up his life, piece by piece, memories are triggered that make Jessa realise Caleb may not have been how she remembers. Did she ever really know him at all? And what really happened the night he died?

The Winter Sister

Author: Megan Collins
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781982100162
Release Date: 2019-02-05
Genre: Fiction

In this spellbinding and suspenseful debut, a young woman haunted by the past returns home to care for her ailing mother and begins to dig deeper into her sister’s unsolved murder. Sixteen years ago, Sylvie’s sister Persephone never came home. Out too late with the boyfriend she was forbidden to see, Persephone was missing for three days before her body was found—and years later, her murder remains unsolved. In the present day, Sylvie returns home to care for her estranged mother, Annie, as she undergoes treatment for cancer. Prone to unexplained “Dark Days” even before Persephone’s death, Annie’s once-close bond with Sylvie dissolved in the weeks after their loss, making for an uncomfortable reunion all these years later. Worse, Persephone’s former boyfriend, Ben, is now a nurse at the cancer center where Annie is being treated. Sylvie’s always believed Ben was responsible for the murder—but she carries her own guilt about that night, guilt that traps her in the past while the world goes on around her. As she navigates the complicated relationship with her mother, Sylvie begins to uncover the secrets that fill their house—and what really happened the night Persephone died. As it turns out, the truth will set you free, once you can bear to look at it. The Winter Sister is a mesmerizing portrayal of the complex bond between sisters, between mothers and daughters alike, and forces us to ask ourselves—how well do we know the people we love most?

The Party

Author: Robyn Harding
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781501161292
Release Date: 2017-06-06
Genre: Fiction

Robyn Harding’s domestic drama, hailed as “tense and riveting” by Megan Miranda, New York Times bestselling author of All the Missing Girls, explores the aftermath of a sweet sixteen birthday party that goes horribly awry, as the members of a wealthy family in San Francisco find their picture-perfect life unraveling, their darkest secrets revealed, and their friends turned to enemies. One invitation. A lifetime of regrets. Sweet sixteen. It’s an exciting coming-of-age, a milestone, and a rite of passage. Jeff and Kim Sanders plan on throwing a party for their daughter, Hannah—a sweet girl with good grades and nice friends. Rather than an extravagant, indulgent affair, they invite four girls over for pizza, cake, movies, and a sleepover. What could possibly go wrong? But things do go wrong, horrifically so, and Jeff and Kim’s flawless life in a wealthy San Francisco suburb suddenly begins to come apart. In the ugly aftermath, friends become enemies, dark secrets are revealed in the Sanders’ marriage, and the truth about their perfect daughter is exposed. Perfect for fans of Big Little Lies, this is a white-knuckled and “riveting tale that is impossible to put down” (Bill Clegg, New York Times bestselling author of Did You Ever Have a Family).

Soulprint

Author: Megan Miranda
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9780802738059
Release Date: 2015-02-03
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

This stunning futuristic love story from New York Times bestselling author Megan Miranda asks the question: How far would you go to escape the past? Seventeen-year-old Alina Chase has spent her entire life imprisoned on a secluded island--not for a crime she committed in this lifetime, but one done by her past self. Her very soul is like a fingerprint, carried from one life to the next--and Alina is sick of being guilty. Aided by three teens with their own ulterior motives, Alina manages to escape. Although she's not sure she can trust any of them, she soon finds herself drawn to Cameron, the most enigmatic and alluring of the trio. But when she uncovers clues from her past life, secrets begin to unravel and Alina must figure out whether she's more than the soul she inherited, or if she's fated to repeat history.

Girl Last Seen

Author: Nina Laurin
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781455569007
Release Date: 2017-06-20
Genre: Fiction

Two missing girls. Thirteen years apart. An intense psychological thriller for readers of I Am Watching You, The Luckiest Girl Alive, and All the Missing Girls. Olivia Shaw has been missing since last Tuesday. She was last seen outside the entrance of her elementary school in Hunts Point wearing a white spring jacket, blue jeans, and pink boots. I force myself to look at the face in the photo, into her slightly smudged features, and I can't bring myself to move. Olivia Shaw could be my mirror image, rewound to thirteen years ago. If you have any knowledge of Olivia Shaw's whereabouts or any relevant information, please contact... I've spent a long time peering into the faces of girls on missing posters, wondering which one replaced me in that basement. But they were never quite the right age, the right look, the right circumstances. Until Olivia Shaw, missing for one week tomorrow. Whoever stole me was never found. But since I was taken, there hasn't been another girl. And now there is.

Vengeance

Author: Megan Miranda
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9780802735041
Release Date: 2014-02-04
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

In a gripping sequel to celebrated novel, Fracture, New York Times bestselling author Megan Miranda once again straddles the line between life and death. When Carson pulled Delaney out of the frozen water of Falcon Lake, he died on the side of the road with his mouth pressed to hers. When Troy tried to recreate Delaney's accident, the lake took him instead. All the talk about a curse doesn't shake Decker, until yet another unthinkable tragedy strikes. There's just too much coincidence and death for Decker to take . . . and too much anger. Because Delaney knew it was coming, and she never said a word. Falcon Lake still has a hold on them both, and Decker can't forgive Delaney until he knows why.

Three Little Lies

Author: Laura Marshall
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780751568387
Release Date: 2018-06-28
Genre: Fiction

If he isn't guilty . . . Who is? 'Addictive' Caz Frear 'Brilliant, compelling' Karen Hamilton 'Compulsive' Rachel Abbott Sasha North has gone missing. Everyone says she's run away, but I know better. We've been best friends since we were teenagers, since Sasha swept into the neighbourhood and brought colour to my life. Until a brutal attack changed both our lives forever. I know what happened that night. I know who wants revenge. And if Sasha has been taken, does that mean I'm next? The captivating new psychological thriller by Laura Marshall, Sunday Times bestselling author of FRIEND REQUEST. ******* 'A name to watch in the world of twisty, gripping thrillers' DAILY MAIL 'An addictive, expertly-plotted thriller with a great twist' T. M. Logan, author of LIES 'Superb' SUN 'Tense and full of surprises' Emily Elgar, author of IF YOU KNEW HER 'If you loved FRIEND REQUEST, you'll devour THREE LITTLE LIES' C. J. Tudor, author of THE CHALK MAN 'A compulsive psychological thriller' Jenny Quintana, author of THE MISSING GIRL 'Another brilliant, compelling novel' Karen Hamilton, author of THE PERFECT GIRLFRIEND 'Brilliant' Fiona Cummins, author of RATTLE 'Masterful' Amanda Reynolds, author of LYING TO YOU 'Taut, absorbing and hugely addictive thriller' Chris Whitaker, author of ALL THE MISSING GIRLS

The Perfect Mother

Author: Aimee Molloy
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780751570328
Release Date: 2018-05-03
Genre: Fiction

***Don't miss this instant New York Times bestseller*** Soon to be a major motion picture starring Scandal's Kerry Washington. 'Wonderfully nuanced and compulsively readable' KERRY WASHINGTON 'Thrilling . . . you'll think you have all figured out - until you realise you don't' MARIE CLAIRE 'An electrifying thriller' PEOPLE, BOOK OF THE WEEK * * * We all want different things. Francie wants to be the perfect mother. Nell wants to escape the past. Collette wants to spend more time with her family. All Winnie wants is to have her baby back. When Nell suggests a night out in Brooklyn to her new mums' club, the others jump at the chance. But the evening takes a tragic turn when Winnie learns that her six-week-old son Midas has been kidnapped. As the investigation hits a dead end, Nell, Collette and Francie make it their mission to succeed where the police are failing. But as Winnie and those around her come under scrutiny from the media, damaging secrets come to light and friendships are pushed to the limit. Because people will do almost anything to protect the ones they love . . . * * * 'A true page turner!' B.A. PARIS, BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE BREAKDOWN AND BEHIND CLOSED DOORS 'A fast-paced, twisty, engrossing read - I loved it!' MEGAN MIRANDA, AUTHOR OF ALL THE MISSING GIRLS

The Buried Girl

Author: Richard Montanari
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780751563870
Release Date: 2019-02-14
Genre: Fiction

'Glittering and sharp, an ice pick of a novel. An astounding talent' AJ Finn, author of The Woman in the Window A haunting, nerve-jangling psychological thriller from Sunday Times bestselling author Richard Montanari set in a small town hiding a very dark secret. When New York psychologist Will Hardy's wife is killed, he and his teenage daughter Bernadette move into Godwin Hall, a dusty, shut-up mansion in the small town of Abbeville, Ohio. Meanwhile, Abbeville Chief of Police Ivy Holgrave is investigating the death of a local girl, convinced this may only be the latest in a long line of murders dating back decades - including her own long-missing sister. But what place does Will's new home have in the story of the missing girls? And what links the killings to the diary of a young woman written over a century earlier? Praise for Richard Montanari 'A relentlessly suspenseful, soul-chilling thriller that hooks you instantly' Tess Gerritsen 'You turn the pages as if your very life depends on it' Daily Mail 'The author's elegiac tone takes the curse off this blood-drenched thriller . . . Gripping' New York Times (the 10 best crime novels of 2016) 'A master storyteller' James Ellroy 'Scary good!' Lisa Gardner 'Taut, propulsive and darkly gripping, Montanari is a master of suspense' Chris Ewan 'A specialist in serial killer tales . . . a wonderfully evocative writer' Publishers Weekly Amazon readers love Richard Montanari ***** 'One of the best detective stories I have ever read' ***** 'If you haven't read these books yet.... START READING THEM!' ***** 'Great plot and incredible pace. A real page turner' ***** 'I couldn't put it down - utterly absorbing and compelling!!' ***** 'The last 20 pages had me biting my nails and sitting on the edge of my chair!' ***** 'Absolutely brilliant - almost impossible to put down' ***** 'Every once and while I read a classic which I'll NEVER forget.This is a book I'll never forget' ***** 'This is a chillingly good read with a fast-paced storyline full of twists and turns' ***** 'From start to finish, you never want to stop! You have to know what happened!' ***** 'An outstanding tale with as many twists as a game of snakes and ladders' ***** 'One of the best crime/thriller writers' ***** 'Amazing' ***** 'Richard Montanari never lets you down. The ending is always a surprise' ***** 'So easy to pick up, so hard to put down'

Lost Souls

Author: Lisa Jackson
Publisher: Zebra Books
ISBN: 9781420109559
Release Date: 2009-03-01
Genre: Fiction

"Solidifies Jackson's status as the queen of the modern-day suspense thriller." --The Providence Journal Kristi Bentz wants to write true crime. All she needs is that one case that will take her to the top. She finds it when she enrolls at All Saints College after learning that four girls have disappeared in less than two years. "Expect the unexpected." --The Clarion Ledger All four girls were "lost souls"--troubled, vulnerable girls with no one to care about them, no one to come looking for them if they disappeared. The only person that believes Kristi is her ex-lover, Jay McKnight, a professor on campus. The police think they're runaways, but Kristi senses there's something that links them--something terrifying. . . "Jackson creates relentless suspense. . .builds the tension to an unbearable and satisfying pitch." --Booklist As Kristi gets deeper into her investigation, she gets the feeling she's being watched and followed--studied, even. Then the bodies start turning up, and Kristi realizes she is playing a game with a killer who has selected her for membership in a special club from which there will be no escaping death. . . "Dark and disturbing." --The Roanoke Times

The Suspect

Author: Fiona Barton
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781473526945
Release Date: 2019-01-24
Genre: Fiction

WHAT IF IT WAS SOMEONE YOU KNEW? 'Utterly engrossing . . . I lived inside this book for two days — and I’m still thinking about it. Superb!' Shari Lapena, bestselling author of THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR ‘Intelligent, insightful and compelling. A clever, twisting whodunnit that delivers an emotional punch. I loved it.’ C L Taylor ____________________ ‘The police belonged to another world – the world they saw on the television or in the papers. Not theirs.’ When two eighteen-year-old girls go missing on their gap year in Thailand, their families are thrust into the international spotlight: desperate, bereft and frantic with worry. Journalist Kate Waters always does everything she can to be first to the story, first with the exclusive, first to discover the truth – and this time is no exception. But she can’t help but think of her own son, who she hasn’t seen in two years, since he left home to go travelling. This time it’s personal. And as the case of the missing girls unfolds, they will all find that even this far away, danger can lie closer to home than you might think . . . ____________________ WHAT AUTHORS ARE SAYING: 'Perfectly pitched . . . will have you racing to the denouement.' Cara Hunter, bestselling author of CLOSE TO HOME and IN THE DARK 'A fast-paced whodunnit with heart, characters I feel I know and a deliciously dark twist. Superb writing, often blackly funny, and a scene that made me cry into my pillow.' Gillian McAllister, Sunday Times bestselling author of EVERYTHING BUT THE TRUTH 'Fiona Barton is perceptive, empathetic and a talented writer' Daily Express ____________________ WHAT READERS ARE SAYING: 'Really is unputdownable' ***** 'I was gripped from the first page' ***** 'Drew me in right from the start' ***** 'The Suspect blew me away' ***** 'I will be recommending this book to all my friends' ***** 'The best book I have read in ages' ***** 'Enthralling and full of suspense and twists' ***** ____________________ The new must-read thriller from the author of Sunday Times bestseller, THE WIDOW, and the Richard & Judy No. 1 bestseller, THE CHILD.