The unputdownable Number 1 bestseller and Richard & Judy Book Club pick
Author: Shari Lapena
Publisher: Random House
***The No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller*** ‘Meticulously crafted and razor-sharp. THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR lingers long after you turn the final page’ HARLAN COBEN ________ PEOPLE ARE CAPABLE OF ALMOST ANYTHING. You never know what's happening on the other side of the wall. Your neighbour told you that she didn't want your six-month-old daughter at the dinner party. Nothing personal, she just couldn't stand her crying. Your husband said it would be fine. After all, you only live next door. You'll have the baby monitor and you'll take it in turns to go back every half hour. Your daughter was sleeping when you checked on her last. But now, as you race up the stairs in your deathly quiet house, your worst fears are realized. She's gone. You've never had to call the police before. But now they're in your home, and who knows what they'll find there. What would you be capable of, when pushed past your limit? ________ Fast-paced and addictive, THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR announces a major new talent in thriller writing. 'How well do we ever know those around us? THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR will keep you glued to the pages in search of the answer. Even then, you'll never guess the truth...until it's too late' LISA GARDNER ________ Readers love Shari Lapena: 'If you only ever read one book . . . read this one!' 'Excellent read - couldn't put it down!' 'More twists than the twistiest thing you can think of' 'It swung from one nail-biting page to the next' 'An exceptional thriller' 'I had a few late nights as I couldn't put it down' ________ ALSO OUT NOW the new Sunday Times bestsellers from Shari Lapena: A STRANGER IN THE HOUSE and AN UNWANTED GUEST
The electrifying new thriller from Shari Lapena, author of the bestselling novel of the year, The Couple Next Door. ‘Shari expertly traps you, confounds you and leaves you gasping at the end. More, please . . .’ FIONA BARTON ***** Why would you run scared from a happy home? You're waiting for your beloved husband to get home from work. You're making dinner, looking forward to hearing about his day. That's the last thing you remember. You wake up in hospital, with no idea how you got there. They tell you that you were in an accident; you lost control of your car whilst driving in a dangerous part of town. The police suspect you were up to no good. But your husband refuses to believe it. Your best friend isn't so sure. And even you don't know what to believe . . . ***** Praise for Shari Lapena: 'I thought the read-it-in-one-sitting thing was a cliché. Not any more.' LINWOOD BARCLAY 'Entirely compelling, utterly realistic. You will not see the twists coming.' Daily Mail 'Meticulously crafted and razor sharp.' HARLAN COBEN 'A twisty, utterly riveting tale.' TESS GERRITSEN 'Shari Lapena furnishes a clever array of motives and suspects. The tension is high and remains to the last, stunning page.' The Times 'Tense. Unpredictable. Unputdownable. Shari's novels are domestic noir at its finest' SIMON KERNICK ‘Smart, twisty thriller . . . It's taut, intelligent and compelling’ Heat ALSO OUT NOW the new Sunday Times bestseller from Shari Lapena: AN UNWANTED GUEST
I read this novel at one sitting, absolutely riveted by the storyline. The suspense was beautifully rendered and unrelenting! Sue Grafton, """New York Times"""bestselling author of"""X""" Meticulously crafted and razor-sharp. THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR lingers long after you turn the final page. Harlan Coben, #1"New York Times"bestselling author of "Fool Me Once" " ""Provocative and shocking. --Lisa Gardner, the"New York Times" bestsellingauthor of"Find Her" "How well do you know the couple next door? Or your husband? Or even yourself? " "People are capable of almost anything. . ." "A domestic suspense debut about a young couple and their apparently friendly neighbors a twisty, rollercoaster ride of lies, betrayal, and the secrets between husbands and wives. . ." Anne and Marco Conti seem to have it all a loving relationship, a wonderful home, and their beautiful baby, Cora. But one night when they are at a dinner party next door, a terrible crime is committed. Suspicion immediately focuses on the parents. But the truth is a much more complicated story. Inside the curtained house, an unsettling account of what actually happened unfolds. Detective Rasbach knows that the panicked couple is hiding something. Both Anne and Marco soon discover that the other is keeping secrets, secrets they've kept for years. What follows is the nerve-racking unraveling of a family a chilling tale of deception, duplicity, and unfaithfulness that will keep you breathless until the final shocking twist."
Lucianna had never thought she'd see her old boyfriend, Nick, again; much less, have him move into her neighborhood. Yet, here she was with the one-time man of her dreams living right next door to her. Worse, he had a beautiful wife. Lucianna tried not to, but couldn't help but notice the fancy cars the couple next door drove. Nor the vanity plates she despised. Worse still was the fact they seemed to have some very strange habits. After a short time Lucianna couldn't help but wonder what was really going on in her new neighbor's home. Was it possible her lost love was involved in something nefarious? What would she do if he was? Did she want to know?
The bestselling thriller for fans of THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR
Author: Michelle Richmond
Publisher: Penguin UK
THE NEW RICHARD & JUDY BOOK CLUB THRILLER AND SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER. THE PERFECT HEART-STOPPING THRILLER . . . First comes love. Then comes marriage. Then comes your first big mistake. How far are you willing to go for the perfect relationship? Newlyweds Jake and Alice are offered a mysterious wedding gift - membership of a club which promises its couples will never divorce. Signing The Pact seems the start to a perfect marriage. Until one of them breaks the rules. The marriage of their dreams is about to become their worst nightmare. Because The Pact is for life. And its members will do anything to make sure no one leaves . . . 'A pacey page-turner of a novel' Richard & Judy Book Club 'A brilliant premise . . . tautly plotted and deftly written' J P Delaney 'Ranks with Gone Girl' Joseph Finder 'Beware. This will keep you up all night' Lisa Gardner 'You won't be able to turn the pages fast enough' Paula Daly
'A suspense novel with a shocking twist.' Booklist. A gripping psychological thriller, perfect for fans of The Couple Next Door and Louise Jensen. Terry Painter is used to being alone. She prefers it that way. But Terry has a new neighbour. Alison. Alison is young, beautiful and outgoing. She's everything Terry isn't. But Alison has a secret. Something she doesn't want Terry to know. Terry has one too. As lies are told and pasts are revealed, only one question remains . . . How well do you really know your neighbour? Tense, dark and packed with twists, this is a gripping psychological thriller from the 16-million-copy bestselling Queen of psychological suspense, Joy Fielding. ***Previously published as Whispers and Lies***
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! The twisty new thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of The Couple Next Door and A Stranger in the House A weekend retreat at a cozy mountain lodge is supposed to be the perfect getaway . . . but when the storm hits, no one is getting away It's winter in the Catskills and Mitchell's Inn, nestled deep in the woods, is the perfect setting for a relaxing--maybe even romantic--weekend away. It boasts spacious old rooms with huge woodburning fireplaces, a well-stocked wine cellar, and opportunities for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, or just curling up with a good murder mystery. So when the weather takes a turn for the worse, and a blizzard cuts off the electricity--and all contact with the outside world--the guests settle in and try to make the best of it. Soon, though, one of the guests turns up dead--it looks like an accident. But when a second guest dies, they start to panic. Within the snowed-in paradise, something--or someone--is picking off the guests one by one. And there's nothing they can do but hunker down and hope they can survive the storm. . . and one another.