You’ll Never Know Dear: A Novel of Suspense by Hallie Ephron
Karen / Psychological / Suspense/Thriller

You’ll Never Know Dear: A Novel of Suspense by Hallie Ephron

On one warm afternoon, sisters Lissie and Janey are outside playing with their special porcelain dolls. Their mother has made these dolls just for them, just like she has done for many little girls over the years. Lissie and Janey love playing with their special dolls, but sometimes Lissie gets a little bored. Sometimes she … Continue reading

Book Club Books / Carol / Friday Afternoon / Literary Fiction / Psychological

The Secret History by Donna Tartt

Bunny dies at the start of the book. We know how but not why. Who was invovled, why he seemingly had to die, and what were the consequences create the rest of the story. Narrated by Richard, an intelligent but not always smart California transplant to a small Vermont college, the story unfolds from his … Continue reading

Carol / Literary Fiction / Mystery / Psychological / Suspense/Thriller

The Unquiet Dead by Ausma Zehanat Khan

The war in Bosnia and its aftermath have been largely overlooked by the West. The same is not true of those who experienced it. Set in Canada, The Unquiet Dead is both a mystery and a commentary on the aftermath of war and its effects on many survivors. Inspector Esa Khattak finds himself investigating the … Continue reading

Award Winning / Domestic Fiction / Fiction / Karen / Psychological / Suspense/Thriller / Women's Fiction

Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

Truly Madly Guilty, Moriarty’s newest, has probably the least shock value as her others. I do not mean there is no shock value, just not as much as usual. It all starts with a barbeque. A simple, summer pleasure that happens all over the world every day. Friends get together, someone cooks, someone brings drinks, … Continue reading

John / Mystery / Suspense/Thriller

Last To Die by Tess Gerritsen

Tess Gerritsen’s Last to Die finds Boston Police detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles helping three children who have been severely damaged by violent crime. The three children—Teddy Clock, Will Yablonski and Claire Ward—all end up at a special boarding school called Evensong, which Isles’ unofficial son Julian is also attending. It should … Continue reading