By: Samantha M. Bailey 

ISBN: 978-1982144555 

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: 03/02/20

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating:  5 Stars

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Author Q&A Coming Mar 3 

A moment on the subway platform changes two women’s lives forever—a debut thriller that will take your breath away.

A total stranger on the subway platform whispers, “Take my baby.”

She places her child in your arms. She say...

By: D. J. Palmer 

ISBN: 1250107490

Publisher: St. Martin's Press 

Publication Date: 04/14/2020

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating:  5 Stars + 

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Author Q&A Coming April 

The New Husband is a riveting thriller about the lies we tell ourselves from D. J. Palmer, the author of Saving Meghan.

Just because you love someone doesn’t mean you know them.

Nina Garrity learned that the hard way after disco...

By:  Jennifer Hillier

ISBN: 1250154227

Publisher: Minotaur

Publication Date: 04/21/2020

Format: Other 

My Rating: 5 Stars +++

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Q&A with Author coming April! 

From the author of Jar of Hearts, a mother driven to the edge by the disappearance of her son learns her husband is having an affair with the woman who might have kidnapped him.

Two hundred and forty seconds. That’s how long it took for someo...

By: Mary Kubica 

ISBN: 978-0778369110

Publisher: Park Row 

Publication Date:  2/18/2019 

Format:  Hardcover 

My Rating:  5 Stars +++

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Sadie and Will Foust have only just moved their family from bustling Chicago to small-town Maine when their neighbor, Morgan Baines, is found dead in her home. The murder rocks their tiny coastal island, but no one is more shaken than Sadie, who is terrified by...

Northampton County #3 

By: Karen Katchur

ISBN: 1542093244

Publisher: Thomas & Mercer 

Publication Date: 06/16/20 

Format: Paperback

My Rating: 5 Stars +

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She’s the only one who survived…and the only one who can help find the killer.

Another spring, another dead girl pulled from a lake in the Appalachian foothills: the latest victim in a series of murders with few leads. But Detective Geena B...

By: Emily Bleeker 

ISBN: 1542043743

Publisher: Lake Union 

Publication Date: 03/17/2020

Format:  Paperback 

My Rating: 5 Stars

A page-turning novel of suspense about the perfect family, and the perfect lies, by the bestselling author of When I’m Gone and The Waiting Room.

Adopted by her controlling foster mother at the age of eight, twenty-year-old Tara has seen little of the outside world. Lonely, punished f...

By:  Kimberly Belle

ISBN:  0778388107

Publisher: Park Row 

Publication Date:  06/09/20

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating: Currently Reading 

Charlotte didn’t know her greatest risk was saying, “I do.”

When Charlotte married the wealthy widower Paul, it caused a ripple of gossip in their small lakeside town. They have a charmed life together, despite the cruel whispers about her humble past and his first marriage....

Ryan DeMarco Mystery (Book 4)

By:  Randall Silvis 

ISBN: 1492665622

Publisher: Sourcebooks/Poisoned Pen 

Publication Date:  08/042020

Format:  Paperback 

My Rating: TBR

There are good reasons to fear the dark..

Former Sergeant Ryan DeMarco's life has been spent in defiance―he's defied death, loneliness, and betrayal all while fighting the worst parts of humanity. He's earned a break, and following the devastat...

By: Suzanne Redfearn 

ISBN: 1542006589

Publication Date:  03/01/2020 

Publisher: Lake Union 

Format: Paperback 

My Rating: 5 Stars 

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Author Q&A coming Mar 2020 

 deeply moving story of carrying on even when it seems impossible.

Life is over in an instant for sixteen-year-old Finn Miller when a devastating car accident tumbles her and ten others over the side of a mountain.

Suspended betw...

By: Mary Kay Andrews

ISBN:  1250256925

Publisher: St. Martin's Press 

Publication Date:  05/05/2020

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating:  TBR

New York Times bestselling author and Queen of the Beach Reads Mary Kay Andrews delivers her next blockbuster, Hello Summer.

Conley Hawkins left her family’s small town newspaper, The Silver Bay Beacon, in the rear view mirror years ago. Now, after ten years of blood, sweat, a...

By: Rea Frey

ISBN: 1250241588

Publisher: St Martin's Griffin 

Publication Date: 08/04/2020

Format: Paperback 

My Rating: TBR

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In Until I Find You, celebrated author Rea Frey brings you her most explosive, emotional, taut domestic drama yet about the powerful bond between mothers and children…and how far one woman will go to bring her son home.

The Set-Up

Soon, Rebecca Gray won’t be able to see....

By: Harlan Coben 

ISBN: 1538748142

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing 

Publication Date: 07/17/20

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating: TBR

A man with a mysterious past must find a missing teenage girl in this shocking thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Run Away.

Thirty years ago, Wilde was found as a boy living feral in the woods, with no memory of his past. Now an adult, he still doesn't know whe...

By: Victoria Helen Stone

A Jane Doe Thriller #2

ISBN: 1542014395

Publisher: Lake Union 

Publication Date: 03/24/20 

Format: Paperback  

My Rating: 5 Stars + 

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She’s cold, calculating, and can deceive with a smile. Jane Doe is back in the Amazon Charts bestselling series—and this time she’s met her match.

After a brutal childhood, Jane Doe has been permanently wired to look after herself and only...

By: Jodi Picoult 

ISBN:  198481835X

Publisher: Random House

Publication Date: 09/22/20 

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating: TBR

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Small Great Things and A Spark of Light comes a riveting novel about the choices that change the course of our lives.

Everything changes in a single moment for Dawn Edelstein. She's on a plane when the flight attendant makes an announcement:...

By:  Heather Gudenkauf 

ISBN: 0778388115

Publisher:  Park Row 

Publication Date: 05/12/20 

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating: TBR

Everyone has a secret they’ll do anything to hide

Twenty-five years ago, the body of sixteen-year-old Eve Knox was found in the caves near her home in small-town Grotto, Iowa—discovered by her best friend, Maggie, and her sister, Nola. There were a handful of suspects, including her bo...

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