THE LUCKY ONE BY LORI RADER-DAY

The Lucky One By Lori Rader-Day

SYNOPSIS

Most people who go missing are never found. But Alice was the lucky one…

As a child, Alice was stolen from her backyard in a tiny Indiana community, but against the odds, her policeman father tracked her down within twenty-four hours and rescued her from harm. In the aftermath of the crime, her family decided to move to Chicago and close the door on that horrible day.

Yet Alice hasn’t forgotten. She devotes her spare time volunteering for a website called The Doe Pages scrolling through pages upon pages of unidentified people, searching for clues that could help reunite families with their missing loved ones. When a face appears on Alice’s screen that she recognizes, she’s stunned to realize it’s the same man who kidnapped her decades ago. The post is deleted as quickly as it appeared, leaving Alice with more questions than answers.

Embarking on a search for the truth, she enlists the help of friends from The Doe Pages to connect the dots and find her kidnapper before he hurts someone else. Then Alice crosses paths with Merrily Cruz, another woman who’s been hunting for answers of her own. Together, they begin to unravel a dark, painful web of lies that will change what they thought they knew—and could cost them everything.

Genres: Psychological fiction, Thriller Suspense, Fiction

Pub.Date: 18 February 2020

Pages: 400

Recommendation Link: http://www.loriraderday.com

Author: Lori Rader-Day

Title: The Lucky One

HALF OF WHAT YOU HEAR BY KRISTYN KUSEK LEWIS

Half Of What You Hear By Kristyn Kusek Lewis

SYNOPSIS

Greyhill, Virginia—refuge of old money, old mansions, and old-fashioned ideas about who belongs and who doesn’t—just got a few new residents. When Bess Warner arrives in town with her husband Cole and their kids, she thinks she knows what to expect. Sure, moving to Cole’s small hometown means she’ll have to live across the street from her mother-in-law, and yes, there’s going to be a lot to learn as they take over Cole’s family’s inn-keeping business, but Bess believes it will be the perfect escape from Washington. She needs it to be. After losing her White House job under a cloud of scandal, she hardly knows who she is anymore.

But Bess quickly discovers that fitting in is easier said than done. Instead of the simpler life she’d banked on, she finds herself preoccupied by barbed questions from gossipy locals and her own worries over how her twins are acclimating at the town’s elite private school. When the opportunity to write an article for the Washington Post’s lifestyle supplement falls into Bess’s lap, she thinks it might finally be her opportunity to find her footing here…even if the subject of the piece is Greyhill’s most notorious resident.

Susannah “Cricket” Lane, fruit of the town’s deepest-rooted family tree, is a special sort of outsider, having just returned to Greyhill from New York after a decades-long hiatus. The long absence has always been the subject of suspicion, not that the eccentric Susannah cares what anyone thinks; as a matter of fact, she seems bent on antagonizing as many people as possible. But is Susannah being sincere with Bess—or is she using their strangely intense interview sessions for her to further an agenda that includes peeling back the layers of Greyhill’s darkest secrets?

As Bess discovers unsettling truths about Susannah and Greyhill at large, ones that bring her into the secrets of prior generations, she begins to learn how difficult it is to start over in a town that runs on talk, and that sometimes, the best way to find yourself is to uncover what everyone around you is hiding….

Genres: Domestic fiction, psychological fiction

Pub.Date: 31 December 2018

Pages: 384

Recommendation Links: http://kristynkuseklewis.com

Author:Kristyn Kusek Lewis

Title: Half Of What You Hear

THE SILENT WIFE BY A.S.A. HARRISON

SYNOPSIS

Jodi and Todd are at a bad place in their marriage. Much is at stake, including the affluent life they lead in their beautiful waterfront condo in Chicago, as she, the killer, and he, the victim, rush haplessly toward the main event.

He is a committed cheater. She lives and breathes denial. He exists in dual worlds. She likes to settle scores. He decides to play for keeps. She has nothing left to lose. Both are at the mercy of their unrelenting wants and needs, and both are unaware that the path they are on is careening toward mirder.

Genres: Psychological thriller, Fiction, Thriller, Suspense
Pub. Date: 25 June 2013
Pages: 336
Recommendation Link: http://www.asaharrison.com
Author: A.S.A Harrison
Title: The Silent Wife

UNDER A DARK SKY BY LORI RADER-DAY

Umder A Dark Sky By Lori Rader-Day

SYNOPSIS

Only in the dark can she find the truth . . .

Since her husband died, Eden Wallace’s life has diminished down to a tiny pinprick, like a far-off star in the night sky. She doesn’t work, has given up on her love of photography, and is so plagued by night terrors that she can’t sleep without the lights on. Everyone, including her family, has grown weary of her grief. So when she finds paperwork in her husband’s effects indicating that he reserved a week at a dark sky park, she goes. She’s ready to shed her fear and return to the living, even if it means facing her paralyzing phobia of the dark.

But when she arrives at the park, the guest suite she thought was a private retreat is teeming with a group of twenty-somethings, all stuck in the orbit of their old college friendships. Horrified that her get-away has been taken over, Eden decides to head home the next day. But then a scream wakes the house in the middle of the night. One of the friends has been murdered. Now everyone—including Eden—is a suspect.

Everyone is keeping secrets, but only one is a murderer. As mishaps continue to befall the group, Eden must make sense of the chaos and lies to evade a ruthless killer—and she’ll have to do it before dark falls…

Genres: Psychological thriller, Suspense, Thriller, Fiction, Psychological fiction,

Pub.Date: 7 August 2018

Pages: 416

Recommendation Link:http://www.loriraderday.com

Author: Lori Rader-Day

Title: Under A Dark Sky

THE DAY I DIED BY LORI RADAR-DAY

The Day I Died By Lori Rader-Day

SYNOPSIS
Anna Winger can know people better than they know themselves with only a glance—at their handwriting. Hired out by companies wanting to land trustworthy employees and by the lovelorn hoping to find happiness, Anna likes to keep the real-life mess of other people at arm’s length and on paper.

But when she is called to use her expertise on a note left behind at a murder scene in the small town she and her son have recently moved to, the crime gets under Anna’s skin and rips open her narrow life for all to see. To save her son—and herself—once and for all, Anna will face her every fear, her every mistake, and the past she thought she’d rewritten.

Genres: Psychological thriller, Thriller, Suspense, Psychological fiction

Pub.Date: 11 April 2017

Pages: 432

Author: Lori Radar-Day

Title: The Day I Died

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IN THE WOODS BY TANA FRENCH

SYNOPSIS

A small Dublin suburb in the summer of 1984, mothers begin to call their children home. But on this warm evening, three children do not return from the dark and silent woods. When the police arrive, they find only one of the children gripping a tree trunk in terror, wearing blood-filled sneakers, and unable to recall a single detail of the previous hours.

Twenty years later, the found boy, Rob Ryan, is a detective on the Dublin Murder Squad and keeps his past a secret. But when a twelve-year-old girl is found murdered in the same woods, he and Detective Cassie Maddox—his partner and closest friend—find themselves investigating a case chillingly similar to the previous unsolved mystery.

Now, with only snippets of long-buried memories to guide him, Ryan has the chance to uncover both the mystery of the case before him and that of his own shadowy past.

 

Genres: Mystery, Psychological thriller

Pub. Date: 30 January 2007

Page: 496

Recommendation Link: http://www.tanafrench.com

Author: Tana French

Title: In The Woods

IF TOMORROW COMES BY SIDNEY SHELDON

If Tomorrow Comes By Sidney Sheldon
Lovely, idealistic Tracy Whitney is framed into a fifteen year sentence in an escape-proof penitentiary. With dazzling ingenuity she fights back to destroy the untouchable crime lords who put her there.

With her intelligence and beauty as her only weapons,Tracy embarks on a series of extraordinary escapades that sweep her across the globe. In an explosive confrontation Tracy meets her equal in irresistible Jeff Stevens, whose past is as colorful as Tracy’s.

After being framed into a 15-year sentence in an escape-proof penitentiary,Tracy Whitney fights back to destroy the untouchable crime lords who put her there.

Genres: Thriller, Crime fiction

Pub.Date: 2 November 1988

Pages: 416

Author : Sidney Sheldon

Title : If Tomorrow Comes