He claims to be looking for the girls’ mother, and he’s not leaving without them. To escape, wren and her sister must break the rule they’ve grown up with: never go beyond the forest. Past the thicket of dread, they come upon a house on the other side of the pines. They’ll discover what’s been hidden from them, what they’re running from, and the secrets that have left them in the dark their entire lives.
When the youngest grows gravely ill, their mother leaves with the child to get help from a nearby town. A brutal winter is bearing down. Supplies are low. Then comes the stranger. And they never return. As months pass, hope vanishes. Two sisters raised in fear are about to find out why in a chilling novel of psychological suspense from the author of The Thinnest Air.
Ignorant of civilization and cautioned against its evils, nineteen-year-old Wren and her two sisters, Sage and Evie, were raised in off-the-grid isolation in a primitive cabin in upstate New York. Livestock are dying. This is where wren and Sage must confront something more chilling than the unknowable.
The Thinnest Air
After three years of marriage, Meredith’s life has become predictable. A woman’s disappearance exposes a life of secrets in a twisting novel of psychological suspense from the author of The Memory Watcher. Meredith Price is the luckiest woman alive. Her husband, Andrew, is a charming and successful financial broker.
. Until the day she disappears. Her car has been discovered in a grocery store parking lot—purse and phone undisturbed on the passenger seat, no sign of struggle, keys in the ignition, and no evidence of foul play. And no one in this town would have reason to harm her. It’s as if she vanished into thin air.
It’s not like Meredith to simply abandon her loved ones. She has two lovely stepchildren and is living in affluence in a mountain resort town. When her desperate sister, finding her sister isn’t going to be easy…because where she’s looking is going to get very, arrives, she must face a disturbing question: What if no one really knows Meredith at all? For Greer, Greer, very dark.
The Perfect Roommate
I know how she takes her tea, how she organizes her closet. I know when she goes to bed each night, what she eats for breakfast, the passcode on her phone. She’s my roommate. I know she calls her mother on Mondays, takes barre on Thursdays, and meets her friends for drinks on Fridays. But more important than any of that … I know what she did.
The Memory Watcher
Looking forward to more minka Kent to come!" - Kenneth, Amazon Reviewer. And that twist in the end! I will buy anything and everything Minka Kent writes. Romy, the riveted reader blog "autumn's stalking of the family who adopted her child is a gut-wrenching and heart-pounding exploration of a very disturbed woman's psyche.
When autumn carpenter stumbles upon the social media account of the family who adopted her infant daughter years ago, she finds herself instantly drawn into their picture-perfect existence. Is she a forlorn mother desperate to reconnect with her child? Is she a delusional woman obsessed with a non-existent perfection? Autumn's bizarre fascination and Daphne's constant struggle to maintain her family create the perfect blend of mystery, suspense, and intrigue.
And it's only then that autumn discovers pictures lie, the perfect family doesn't exist, and beautiful people? They have the ugliest secrets. Fans of gone girl, you, and the television series Black Mirror will thoroughly enjoy this debut. From behind a computer screen, Autumn watches Grace's every memory, from birthdays to holidays to bedtime snuggles.
But what starts as an innocent fascination soon spirals into an addictive obsession that comes to a screeching halt the day the McMullen family closes their Instaface account without so much as a warning. Frantic and desperate to reconnect with her daughter, Autumn applies for a nanny position with the McMullens, manipulating herself into Grace's life under false pretenses.
I'm calling it. Couldn't go to bed until it was over.
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls
Fragile and desperate, Althea escapes with an old flame to uncover the truth about her lineage. For the honeysuckle girl. While althea doesn’t expect him, to welcome her with open arms, she’s not prepared for the chilling revelation of a grim, or her politically ambitious brother, long-buried family secret.
Althea bell is still heartbroken by her mother’s tragic, premature death—and tormented by the last, frantic words she whispered into young Althea’s ear: Wait for her. She’ll find you, but if she doesn’t, I think, you find her. Adrift ever since, alabama, determined to reconnect with her estranged, Althea is now fresh out of rehab and returning to her family home in Mobile, ailing father.
. Drawn deeper into her ancestors’ lives, Althea begins to unearth their disturbing history…and the part she’s meant to play in it. Gripping and visceral, this unforgettable debut delves straight into the heart of dark family secrets and into one woman’s emotional journey to save herself from a sinister inheritance.
When She Returned
As the family unravels what happened to Kate, a series of shocking revelations shows that Kate’s return is more sinister than any of them could have imagined. Kate herself doesn’t look or act like she did before. While the family tries to help Kate reintegrate into society, they discover truths they’ve been hiding from each other about their own relationships.
One woman’s reappearance throws her family into turmoil, exposing dark secrets and the hidden, often devastating truth of family relationships. Kate bennett vanished from a parking lot eleven years ago, leaving behind her husband and young daughter. When she shows up at a montana gas station, clutching an infant and screaming for help, investigators believe she may have been abducted by a cult.
Kate’s return flips her family’s world upside down—her husband is remarried, and her daughter barely remembers her. But they aren’t the only ones with secrets.
Out there in the middle of nowhere, blissfully cut off from the burdens of modern society, they’re free to raise their beautiful family…and preserve its secret. And they’re never giving it up. Then a young hiker named Rick comes looking for a place to stay. It’s just for the night, he says—but long enough for Rose and Elmer to fear they’ve made a horrible mistake.
As the stranger grows more intrusive and more suspicious, the couple know they must do what they can to protect themselves. Rose and elmer have created an idyllic sanctuary for themselves and their five daughters in Mexico’s Baja California desert. What they don’t know is that Rick has a secret, too. And even with so many places to run, there’s still no escape from the past that binds them.
. Soon, home and family will prove to be as cold and dark as the desert nights.
So when mutilated bodies found deep in the Montana woods leave the cops searching blindly for clues, Theo sees something they missed. Something only he can stop. As a computational biologist, Theo is more familiar with digital code and microbes than the dark arts of forensic sleuthing. As more details, come to light, and bodies, the local cops determine that the killer is either a grizzly gone rogue…or Theo himself.
But a field trip to montana suddenly lands him in the middle of an investigation into the bloody killing of one of his former students. An amazon Charts bestseller. Will he be able to become as cunning as the predator he hunts—before he becomes its prey? Something unnatural. Professor theo Cray is trained to see patterns where others see chaos.
Racing to stay one step ahead of the police, Theo must use his scientific acumen to uncover the killer.
The Lucky Ones
For the first time in months, Ben feels lucky. But he is unaware that someone is watching him and Ollie. It was the happiest day of her life. Little did she know it was also the last. When a woman’s body is found in the grounds of a ruined priory, Detective Imogen Evans realises she is dealing with a serial killer—a killer whose victims appear to die in a state of bliss, eyes open, smiles forever frozen on their faces.
A few miles away, single dad Ben Hofland believes his fortunes are changing at last. Forced to move back to the sleepy village where he grew up following the breakdown of his marriage, Ben finally finds work. Someone who wants nothing but happiness for Ben. Happiness…and death. The lucky ones is the terrifying new thriller from the #1 Kindle bestselling author of Follow You Home and The Devil’s Work.
What’s more, the bullies who have been terrorising his son, Ollie, disappear.
Small Town Rumors
But fate has another twist in store. The former high school queen bee—and wealthy darling of Bloom, Texas—has returned home after all these years, riding on a common bus and bearing two bounced alimony checks. In a town that thrives on gossip, and caused old, Jennie’s fall from grace has shamed her mother, set the town buzzing, jealous enemies to whisper in delight.
Rumor has it that jennie now stands to lose what matters most…unless she can convince Rick of one true thing—and that’s love. From new york times bestselling author Carolyn Brown comes a funny heartache of a novel about overcoming the past, confronting the future, and defying all expectations. Everyone is talking about Jennie Sue Baker and the mess she made of her life in New York.
They say she’s taken a job as a housekeeper, and might be crushing on Rick Lawson, gotten a garage apartment, a simple farmer with modest dreams. As romance starts to bud, find real new friends, Jennie relishes what it means to follow her heart, and finally be herself—regardless of all the lying town chatter.
Gretchen: A Thriller
All she understands are the rules: never lock eyes with strangers, never let down your guard, and always be ready to move on. Finally, after thirteen years and eleven states, their next hideaway seems perfect. She’s never understood the reason for a lifetime of paranoia, aliases, and lies. Lucy’s dark past is about to come calling.
An isolated, a gentlemanly pianist, and his lonely daughter, fortresslike place in the New Hampshire woods is the new home they share with its owner, Gretchen. She’s lucy’s age and soon becomes Lucy’s first real friend. But gretchen and her father have secrets of their own—and an obsession with puzzles that draws Lucy into a terrifying new game of hide-and-seek.
And this time, for her and her mother in the house on the hill, it might be too late to run. So do the landlord and his daughter…Ever since Lucy was two, she’s been on the run alongside her mother. A brilliantly constructed novel…Kirk draws the reader into a fascinating world of shifting truths whose details are by turns grotesque, thoughtful, funny, creepy, and exhilarating.
Publishers weekly starred reviewThe new tenants have a terrible secret.