Kent has been compared to such masters as Daphne du Maurier and P. D. James. With The Day She Disappeared, a new crop of writers will be compared to Christobel Kent.
Author: Christobel Kent
Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books
From Christobel Kent—whose psychological thrillers have been called “terrifyingly good,” “perfectly paced,” “addictive,” “tense, dense, extremely well-plotted and beautifully written”—a new nerve-racking novel about a disappeared barmaid and the friend who will do anything to find her. When Beth disappears, everyone says she’s run off with another man. She’s just a fly-by-night party girl who can’t be trusted. But Natalie, her best friend, doesn’t believe it, not at all. She’s sure something more sinister is going on. So sure that proving it just might kill her . . . Meanwhile, Victor, one of Beth’s and Nat’s favorite bar patrons, has fallen and ended up in the hospital. When he hears that Beth is gone, he doesn’t buy it either. And slowly, a hazy memory comes back to him. Something menacing . . . something important . . . something just out of his grasp . . . As Nat tries to piece together the events—and people—in Beth’s life, it becomes more difficult to discern who can and can’t be trusted. The little town in the English countryside takes on an ominous air, with a threat behind every corner, outside every window. And someone is always watching . . . Kent’s most recent novel, The Loving Husband, was an international bestseller, and it is in no way hyperbole to declare The Day She Disappeared her very best. It is as brutally unsettling as The Loving Husband, but even more intricate and surprising; as claustrophobic and atmospheric as The Crooked House, but even more heartbreaking in its truths. Kent has been compared to such masters as Daphne du Maurier and P. D. James. With The Day She Disappeared, a new crop of writers will be compared to Christobel Kent.
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“One day,” she answers. “She found out she was pregnant the day before the
night of her disappearance.” Logan somberly walks away from the lectern. “No
further questions of this witness at this time, Your Honor,” he says in a heavy, ...
Author: J. F. Freedman
Publisher: Open Road Media
He used to relish putting suspects in jail, but in his latest case, Luke Garrison—now a defense attorney—will stop at nothing to save a man accused of murder During a sleepover with her two friends, Emma goes missing. The owners of a local news network, her parents have money and power. As the police scour the city, Emma’s father offers a $250,000 reward for his daughter’s safe return. Eight days after the abduction, two hikers find her. Emma has been dead for days. After a year’s fruitless search, the police make an arrest, picking up the network’s star anchorman. As Emma’s father brays for blood, Luke Garrison is the only person who dares to stand in his way. Once a merciless District Attorney, Luke became a defender after mistakenly sending a man to the gas chamber. Now he will let no one—not even a bereaved father—rush justice. But is he doing the right thing, or is he fighting to set a killer free?
'But why was he her mentor if she was studying the history of literature? Did they
just allocate ... 'For example, she never wrote the name of the person she'd
arranged to see, just the initials. ... was she seeing on the day she disappeared?
Author: Kristina Ohlsson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
'When the film begins she has no idea what she is about to see. Nor does she realise what devastating consequences this f ilm and the decisions she then makes will have on the rest of her life.' The body of a young woman is found carved up and buried in a forest glade in an innocuous Swedish suburb. Alex Recht and his team in the Stockholm Police soon identify the body as belonging to missing student, Rebecca Trolle, but as his team continues to excavate the site, they soon find that someone has been returning to the same spot to bury their victims year after year, decade after decade. Investigative Analyst Fredrika Bergman is assigned the task of delving into Rebecca's private life. But little does she know that her enquiries are about to uncover evidence that will put her actions under scrutiny from Internal Affairs, and will throw her private life into turmoil. And what does the case have to do with the elderly children's author living in a care home . . . who has never spoken a word to anyone since she arrived years ago? Kristina Ohlsson has already sold more than 830,000 copies worldwide. Now discover for yourself what makes her Sweden's favourite crime writer. 'Kristina Ohlsson has managed to achieve what many before her have only attempted: to take the Swedish crime novel to a new and unexpected level.' Arne Dahl 'The writing is tense, dense and very atmospheric. The stories sharp and impossible to let go. Kristina Ohlsson is a true queen of scandinavian crime.' Mons Kallentoft 'Kristina Ohlsson is a rising star of Scandinavian crime fiction' Sunday Times 'Superbly crafted, and with a set of police detectives who are all too human, it seeps into your subconscious, as only truly good thrillers can do' Daily Mail
I tried again and he came on a little clearer this time. I looped the conversation
back round to where we'd left off, but then he started talking about something else
: “Carrie sent me a very strange text on the day she disappeared.” That rang a
Author: Tim Weaver
A bestseller in the UK, this gripping thriller of a family that vanishes into thin air is Tim Weaver’s American debut Emily Kane arrives at her sister Carrie’s house to find the front door unlocked, dinner on the table, and the family nowhere to be found—Carrie, her husband, and two daughters have disappeared. When the police turn up no leads, Emily turns to her former boyfriend David Raker, a missing persons investigator, to track the family down. As Raker pursues the case, he discovers evidence of a sinister cover-up, decades in the making and with a long trail of bodies behind it. Tim Weaver’s thrillers have been hugely popular in the UK, and now Never Coming Back will introduce his beloved character David Raker to American audiences. Set in Las Vegas and a small fishing village in England, the novel is a smart, fast-paced thriller sure to keep readers guessing until the very end.
When the theme song came on each afternoon at three o'clock, she would
convulse with delight, her hands involuntarily flying up over her head like ecstatic
birds. On the day they disappeared, she kept the earplugs in as the theme song ...
Author: John Mantooth
In this haunting, suspenseful debut novel, John Mantooth takes readers to a town in rural Alabama where secrets are buried deep, reality is relative, and salvation requires a desperate act of faith. When Danny was fourteen, his mother and sister disappeared during a violent storm. The police were baffled. There were no clues, and most people figured they were dead. Only Danny still holds out hope that they’ll return. Months later, a disheveled Vietnam vet named Walter Pike shows up at Danny’s front door, claiming to know their whereabouts. The story he tells is so incredible that Danny knows he shouldn’t believe him. Others warn him about Walter Pike’s dark past, his shameful flight from town years ago, and the suspicious timing of his return. But he’s Danny’s last hope, and Danny needs to believe…
She was so awful.' 'And she disappeared?' Mark asked. Alison stared at the
glasses. Nodding, she said, 'Yeah. I mean, it wasn't like she disappeared. I never
heard of search parties or anything. One day, she just didn't show up for school.
Author: Richard Laymon
Publisher: Hachette UK
A date of a lifetime... or a date with death? Friday Night in Beast House is the final nightmare in the Beast House Chronicles by Richard Laymon - a nightmare in which your worst fears and darkest desires collide... Perfect for fans of Clive Barker and Dean Koontz. The legendary Beast House, once home to unspeakable acts of agony and murder, is now a decrepit tourist attraction where the curious go for cheap thrills and daily tours. These days few actually believe the stories of slaughter and sexual torture are true, or that the beast really exists. But in the silence of the night, the cellar door of Beast House opens once again... Mark and Alison snuck into Beast House after the tours were over for a midnight rendezvous. Mark hopes to get lucky but Alison seems more interested in the gruesome legends. But if the beast is only a legend, who's responsible for the mutilated carcass of a dog outside? And why is the padlock missing from the cellar door? Will this be the date of a lifetime or a date with death? What readers are saying about Friday Night in Beast House: 'Another brilliant book from Laymon that I absolutely could not put down' 'I really enjoyed reading this book; it was suspenseful, creepy and funny' 'An impressive page turner'
'Money,' the Doctor muttered to himself. 'Why money gets people to do such
extraordinarily stupid things will always remain a mystery to me.' The woman still
had her eyes fixed on Nikolai. 'Come, my love.' And she disappeared through the
Author: Susan Calman
Publisher: Penguin UK
Category: Juvenile Fiction
The Doctor's Companion: A person who explores time and space with the Doctor, fights enemies with the Doctor, and often has to save the Doctor's life. If it wasn't for the companions, the Doctor probably wouldn't have made it out of so many scrapes. To celebrate the formidable women who have travelled in the TARDIS, dive into four fantastic new adventures with the Doctor, starring Rose, Sarah-Jane, Clara and Bill. Written by Jenny Colgan, Jacqueline Rayner, Dorothy Koomson and Susan Calman, these stories are the perfect way to celebrate the Doctor's fantastic female heroines, for fans of all ages.
He looked like a twat. Handsome, but still a twat. The girl who had shown me up the stairs was watching me with amusement and undeniable pity. She knows, I
thought, embarrassed. She knows I expected this to be a hayloft. 'Everything okay
Author: Lucy Robinson
Publisher: Penguin UK
'Fans of Marian Keyes will love Lucy Robinson's giggle-inducing humour and relatable characters. With a twist that will leave you speechless, The Day We Disappeared is a must' Glamour Annie has a secret. But if she's not going to tell, we won't either. It's a heart-breaking secret she wishes she didn't have - yet Annie isn't broken, not quite yet. Especially now there's someone out there who seems determined to fix her. Kate has run away. But she's not going to tell us why - that would defeat the point of running, wouldn't it? It's proving difficult to reinvent herself, however, with one person always on her mind. Scratch beneath the surface and nobody is really who they seem. Even Annie and Kate, two old friends, aren't entirely sure who they are any more. Perhaps you can work it out, before their pasts catch up with them for good . . . 'What a book! Fabulous characters, dark secrets and a clever, compulsive plot that will take you completely by surprise. Read it!' Lucy Diamond 'Brilliant' Heat, Top Five Books 'I couldn't put this book down: a fabulously original love story that swoops and twists and wraps you in its big-hearted, funny yet dark-edged world' Lucy Dillon 'Enthralling from the get-go and packed with an irresistible blend of brilliant characters, intriguing drama and a plot twist that will slam-dunk your brain into the middle of next week, this is a novel you'll be talking about for a very long time' Isabelle Broom 'Intriguing and uplifting - a real page-turner full of humour and mystery, with a pair of heroines you'll welcome into your heart' Julie Cohen 'We love a book with a twist and this doesn't disappoint' Now Magazine
“I told Fields the day she disappeared that Fairytiea had become strong in the
ways of black magic . . . Do you think it was both Hellion and Fairytiea?” Firebird
started chewing on one of her fingernails. “Fairytiea . . . She did black magic?
Author: Shirley C. James
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
300 years without the guardian Angel Fields the town of Everlyn has fallen into ruins at the hands of those who betrayed her. Now the curse has been broken. And Fields finds herself face to face with Ambrose Deity. Is he her enemy or her savior? With the Guardians finally reunited its now time to fight their biggest battle that they didnt even know was coming. Will Fields, Firebird, Blueflame, Mayleaf, and Fairytiea be able to defeat their greatest enemy of all time? Or is it already too late? Join them as they fight against the evil god.