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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 …

The Plot

If you love thrillers and books about books, then The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz might be right up your alley. Korelitz previously authored You Should Have Known which was adapted into the HBO Max limited series The Undoing, starring Nicole Kidman. In The Plot, Jake is a failed writer who steals the plot of …

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 …

A Slow Fire Burning

From Dorie on Goodreads: “This is a very cerebral mystery so I wouldn’t recommend reading this after several glasses of wine, or whatever unless you reason better this way!! You will need to think, untangle story lines and understand this myriad cast of characters and convoluted but ultimately brilliantly written novel.” From Tammy on Goodreads: …