“Our love story is simple. I met a gorgeous woman. We fell in love. We had kids. We moved to the suburbs. We told each other our biggest dreams, and our darkest secrets. And then we got bored.
We look like a normal couple. We’re your neighbors, the parents of your kid’s friend, the acquaintances you keep meaning to get dinner with.
We all have our secrets to keeping a marriage alive. Ours just happens to be getting away with murder.”
Jodi and Todd are at a bad place in their marriage. He is a committed cheater. She lives and breathes denial. He exists in dual worlds. She has nothing left to lose.
Told in alternating voices, The Silent Wife is about a marriage in the throes of dissolution, a couple headed for catastrophe, concessions that can’t be made, promises that won’t be kept and secrets leading up to a shocking murder.
Big Little Lies meets Presumed Innocent in McCreight’s new novel, A Good Marriage. Federal prosecutor Lizzie is working late at elite law firm Young & Crane when she gets the call. And then suddenly, everything falls apart…
The last thing Lizzie needs right now is a call from an inmate asking for help—even if he’s an old friend. But Zach is desperate: Amanda, his wife, has been found dead at the bottom of the stairs in their Brooklyn brownstone, and he’s the primary suspect.
As Lizzie is drawn deep into the dark heart of this case, she learns that Zach and Amanda are hiding secrets, that their marriage isn’t what it seems. In the end, she’s left wondering not only whether her own marriage can be saved, but what it means to have a good marriage in the first place.
A simple DNA test is all it takes. Just a quick mouth swab and soon you’ll be matched with your perfect partner: “the one” you are genetically made for. That’s the promise made by Match Your DNA, except, the process has some…downsides.
Now five very different people have received the notification that they’ve been “Matched.” They’re each about to meet their one true love. But “happily ever after” isn’t guaranteed for everyone. Because even soul mates have secrets, and some of them are deadly…
Dr. Kate English has it all: has a gorgeous husband and daughter, a high-flying career, and a beautiful home. She’s also the heiress to a large fortune.
But all that changes the night Kate’s mother is found brutally murdered in her home. Heartbroken and distraught, Kate reaches out to her estranged best friend Blaire who rushes to her side for the funeral, where the years of distance between them are forgotten in a moment.
That evening, Kate’s grief turns to horror when she receives an anonymous text: “You think you’re sad now, just wait. By the time I’m finished with you, you’ll wish you had been buried today.”
The murderer could be anyone—friend, neighbor, loved one. But whoever it is, it’s clear that Kate is next. . .
Janey Markham is thrilled to be moving with her family to the suburbs, where she soon meets Tanya, who takes her under her wing; and her teenage daughter Angel is amazing with Janey’s little boy. But then everything changes…In a weak moment over a bottle of wine, Janey finds herself telling her new friend her most shocking secret.
The following day, Janey sees Angel, with a man old enough to be her father, pushing someone into a car. The next day, a body is found and police appeal for witnesses – and share a picture of the same car…
When Janey tells Tanya she is going to the police, Tanya turns threatening. She’ll stop at nothing to defend her daughter, even though she’s guilty. If Janey says anything, Tanya will make sure that her dark secret gets out. Now what exactly is the smartest choice? Stay quiet about what she saw? Or speak up, and destroy the family she has worked so hard to protect?
Seven patients with a dark past reunite to investigate their psychiatrist’s brutal murder in McCreesh’s debut, Cracked.
Jennifer Nielsen has her life on track. Until she gets news that her former psychiatrist has been brutally murdered, and that she is implicated.
Now Jennifer needs to reunite with her former roommates from her darkest years spent at Hillside Psychiatric Hospital, because they are the only ones who know what really happened, about the secret that their psychiatrist kept for them all, and that this is not the first murder.
Twenty years ago, four teenagers spent a summer as closest friends. When a new boy looked to join them, they decided to pull a prank on him, convincing him to play Russian roulette as an initiation into their group. They secretly planned to leave the gun unloaded – but then, things take a dark turn…
Now three of the four reunite for the first time since that horrible summer. The guilt—and the lingering question about who loaded the gun—drove them apart. But after one of the group apparently commits suicide, their old secrets come back to bite them. Someone knows exactly what happened—but who? And how far will they go to keep their secrets buried?
When the body of a woman is found stabbed to death, the blame falls to her twin sister. But who killed who? And which one is now the woman behind bars?
Twin sisters Zara and Miranda have always supported each other. But then Zara meets handsome charismatic and dangerous Seb, who threatens to tear the sisters’ lives apart – but is he really the one to blame? Or are there deeper resentments simmering beneath the surface?
Soon afterwards, a traumatic incident in Seb’s past begins to rear its head and soon all three are locked in a psychological battle that will leave someone dead. The question is, who?
First, there were ten—a group of strangers summoned as weekend guests to a little private island. Their host…is nowhere to be found. All that the guests have in common is a dark past they’re unwilling to reveal—and a secret that will seal their fate.
A famous nursery rhyme is framed and hung in every room of the mansion. When they realize that murders are occurring as described in the rhyme, terror mounts. One by one they fall prey. Before the weekend is out, there will be none. Who has choreographed this dastardly scheme? And who will be left to tell the tale?
Are you familiar with these titles, fellow readers? Which one sounds up your alley?