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The Night She Disappeared

The Night She Disappeared is mystery-thriller author Lisa Jewell’s latest offering, published recently in the UK and soon to be published on September 7 in the US. It involves the disappearance of a teenage couple, Tallulah Knox and Zach Allister, from a grand house situated next to the woods, set in a picturesque village in …

Local Woman Missing

Local Woman Missing by Mary Kubica wasn’t on my radar when it was first released, but it’s been getting some solid reviews, so I thought I’d check it out. I’ve been meaning to read something by her anyway. As I started reading, I was very intrigued by the premise of this mystery-thriller. Eleven years ago, …

Survive the Night

Survive the Night is the newest release from author Riley Sager, this time set in the backdrop of a car ride one night in 1991. If you’ve read books by Sager before, I’d start by providing a quick warning that this book is a thriller much moreso than a mystery. There’s a mystery element, but …

The Maidens

In The Maidens, Alex Michaelides is back with a new murder mystery (due to be published June 15 in the States), this time one involving a secret society based in Greek mythology at Cambridge. I’m not much for stories about secret societies typically, but I thought the plot twist in Michaelides’ previous novel The Silent …

We Were Liars

We Were Liars, by W. Lockhart, is one of those books I’ve been meaning to read for a long time. It’s considered a young adult novel, but most seem to recommend it for the older end of that bracket. It’s also a great beach read for those looking for some summer reading and it’s the …