The Receptionist, Kate Myles, Thomas & Mercer - There are no heroes in Kate Myles’ novel, “The Receptionist.” Instead, her main characters are despicable, greedy and inhumane people whose sole aim is “monetizing the population” by illegally collecting medical data to sell products.
Tag Archive: psychological thrillers
Interview: The Hunting Wives, May Cobb, Berkley Hardcover - Bad, bougie, bawdy, and bored: a recipe for disaster... and murder. THE HUNTING WIVES, (Berkley Hardcover; May 18,2021) by May Cobb.
Book Review: Perfectly Famous, Emily Liebert, Gallery Books - Successful author Ward De Fleur had it all. Fame bought her a place on the best seller lists and a beautiful house in a tony part of Connecticut, which she shared with her beloved fifteen-year-old daughter Stevie.
The Other Mrs., Mary Kubica, Park Row Books - A fresh start. That’s what Dr. Sadie and Professor Will Foust look for when they move their family from Chicago to an island community off the coast of Maine.
River Bodies, Karen Katchur, Thomas & Mercer - Veterinarian Becca Kingsley grew up in Portland, a small Pennsylvanian town alongside the Delaware River. Her father Clint was chief of police, respected by the community but an object of fear and loathing to Becca for his stern discipline and womanizing.
Jane Doe, Victoria Helen Stone, Lake Union - Steven Hepsworth has a nice life. He’s good looking, pleasant, a rising middle manager at work, and a deacon in his father’s church.
When the Lights Go Out, Mary Kubica, Park Row Books - Jessie Sloane is the twenty-something daughter of a single mom. From an early age Jessie questioned her identity, wondering about her father and why he’s no longer with the family.
Midwinter Break, Bernard MacLaverty, Vintage - Bernard MacLaverty's latest novel Midwinter Break, winner of the Irish Book Awards 2017, reminds readers why he is regarded as one of the greatest living Irish writers alive.
The Betrayals, Fiona Neill, Pegasus Books - Rosie and Nick, Lisa and Barney and all their kids made one big, happy extended family, vacationing together every summer on the east Norfolk coast of England.