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Then She Was Gone

By Lisa Jewell, A suspenseful story about unraveling the mystery behind a girl's disappearance

Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell was one of those books that piqued my interest, embarrassingly enough, partially because of the cover. I’ve been meaning to read something of hers for a while, and this one kept catching my eye so I picked it up a while ago though I still keep seeing it …

                    

Recursion

By Blake Crouch, A plot-driven thriller about time, identity, and memory

I’m usually not much of a thriller reader, but the premise of Blake Crouch’s newest novel, Recursion, sounded good enough that it gave me pause. It also has a sci-fi slant to it, and while I don’t read a ton of science fiction, I am a sucker for stories that dabble in manipulation of memory, …

                          

The Huntress

By Kate Quinn, A thrilling story full of intrigue and adventure about hunting down a Nazi war criminal

In The Huntress, Kate Quinn once again has penned a thrilling and captivating piece of historical fiction. This time around, it’s about tracking down a Nazi war criminal. Quinn’s previous book, The Alice Network, was about a female spy who is recruited during WWI and was very well received. The Huntress came out earlier this …

                 

The Great Alone

By Kristin Hannah, A family drama and survival story set in Alaska

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah is a story set in the Alaskan wilderness. As referenced in the book, the title comes from a line from a poem by Robert Service (“The Shooting of Dan McGrew”) where he refers to the remote Alaskan lands as the “Great Alone”. I knew I’d read it sooner or …

                    

My Lovely Wife

By Samantha Downing, a book about murder, manipulations and suspense lurking under the shiny exterior of a happy family life

I should start by saying that My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing is definitely not for everyone, and most definitely not for the faint of heart. It is a disturbed story from cover to cover about a couple who decides to spice up their marriage by murdering people. Plot Summary For the Detailed Plot Summary, …