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A Dancer in the Dust
A Dancer in the Dust
By Cook, Thomas H.
2014-08 - Mysterious Press
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Twenty years ago, Ray Campbell, now a cautious risk-management consultant, was a well-intentioned aid worker dedicated to improving conditions in Lubanda, a newly independent African country. He is forced to reconsider that year of living dangerously when a friend from his time in Lubanda is found murdered in a New York alley. Signs suggest that this most recent tragedy is rooted in the far more …More

Room
Room
By Donoghue, Emma
2010-09 - Little Brown and Company
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Told entirely in the language of the energetic, pragmatic five-year-old Jack, "Room" is a celebration of resilience and the limitless bond between parent and child, a brilliantly executed novel about what it means to journey from one world to another. …More

Gone Girl
Gone Girl
By Flynn, Gillian
2012-06 - Crown Publishing Group (NY)
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Flynn's toxic mix of sharp-edged wit with deliciously chilling prose creates a nerve-fraying thriller that confounds readers at every turn. When his wife disappears on their anniversary, Nick starts having cringe-worthy daydreams and becomes oddly evasive, eschewing his golden boy past. …More

The Silent Wife
The Silent Wife
By Harrison, A. S. A.
2014-01 - Wheeler Publishing
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A chilling psychological thriller about a marriage, a way of life, and how far one woman will go to keep what is rightfully hers. Told in alternating voices, Harrison's novel is expertly plotted and reminiscent of "Gone Girl" and "These Things Hidden." …More

Good Father
Good Father
By Hawley, Noah
2012-03 - Hodder & Stoughton
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First-time author Hawley delivers an intense, psychological novel about one doctor's suspense-filled quest to unlock the mind of a suspected political assassin: his 20-year old son. Told alternately from the point of view of the guilt-ridden, determined father and his meandering, ruminative son, "The Good Father" is a powerfully emotional page-turner that keeps one guessing until the very end. …More

Into the Darkest Corner
Into the Darkest Corner
By Haynes, Elizabeth
2012-06 - Harper
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Gorgeous, charismatic, and spontaneous, Lee seems almost too perfect to be true for Catherine. But what begins as flattering attentiveness and passionate sex turns into raging jealousy, and Catherine soon learns there is a darker side to Lee. …More

Elizabeth Is Missing
Elizabeth Is Missing
By Healey, Emma
2014-07 - Harper
9780062309662 Check our catalog

In this darkly riveting debut novel, a sophisticated psychological mystery, one woman will stop at nothing to find her best friend, who seems to have gone missing...Despite Maud's growing anxiety about Elizabeth's welfare, no one takes her concerns seriously--not her frustrated daughter, not her caretakers, not the police, and especially not Elizabeth's mercurial son--because Maud …More

Killer
Killer
By Kellerman, Jonathan
2014-02 - Ballantine Books
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After thirty-five riveting, internationally acclaimed novels of psychological suspense, #1 "New York Times" bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman returns with his most stunning thriller to date. "Killer" is a mesmerizing L.A. noir portrayal of the darkest impulses of human nature carried to shocking extremes. …More

The Dinner
The Dinner
By Koch, Herman
2013-02 - Hogarth
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The darkly suspenseful, highly controversial tale of two families struggling to make the hardest decision of their lives--all over the course of one meal. …More

The Good Girl
The Good Girl
By Kubica, Mary
2014-07 - Mira Books
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"I've been following her for the past few days. I know where she buys her groceries, where she has her dry cleaning done, where she works. I don't know the color of her eyes or what they look like when she's scared. But I will."
Born to a prominent Chicago judge and his stifled socialite wife, Mia Dennett moves against the grain as a young inner-city art teacher. One night, Mia enters a bar to …More

Defending Jacob
Defending Jacob
By Landay, William
2012-01 - Delacorte Press
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Andy Barber has been an ADA in his suburban Massachusetts county for more than 20 years. He is respected in his community and happy at home with his wife, Laurie, and son, Jacob. But after a shocking crime shatters their New England town, Andy is blindsided by what happens next: His 14-year-old son is charged with the murder of a fellow student. …More

After I'm Gone
After I'm Gone
By Lippman, Laura
2014-02 - William Morrow & Company
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The acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Most Dangerous Thing, I'd Know You Anywhere, and What the Dead Know returns with an addictive story that explores how one man's disappearance echoes through the lives of the five women he left behind--his wife, his daughters, and his mistress. …More

The Children ACT
The Children ACT
By McEwan, Ian
2014-12 - Wheeler Publishing
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Fiona Maye is a leading High Court judge who presides over cases in the family court. She is renowned for her fierce intelligence, exactitude, and sensitivity. But her professional success belies private sorrow and domestic strife. There is the lingering regret of her childlessness, and now her marriage of thirty years is in crisis. At the same time, she is called on to try an urgent case: …More

Close My Eyes
Close My Eyes
By McKenzie, Sophie
2013-07 - St. Martin's Press
9781250033895 Check our catalog

British children's author McKenzie's first adult novel is a psychological thriller centered around a woman whose life has been on hold ever since her baby died eight year earlier. …More

Watching You
Watching You
By Robotham, Michael
2014-03 - Mulholland Books
9780316252003 Check our catalog

"New York Times" bestselling author Michael Robotham brings us face-to-face with a manipulative psychopath who has destroyed countless lives and is about to claim one final victim. …More

In the Blood
In the Blood
By Unger, Lisa
2014-01 - Touchstone Books
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Ace student Lana Granger, with a new name and appearance, sequesters herself at small Sacred Heart College, where no one knows that her father is on death row for killing her mother. At the urging of a compassionate psychology professor, Lana takes a job with Rachel Kahn babysitting her volatile 11-year-old son, Luke. Mother and son have recently moved to the Hollows, where Luke is enrolled at a …More

Before I Go to Sleep
Before I Go to Sleep
By Watson, S. J.
2011-06 - HarperTorch
9780062060556 Check our catalog

In this gripping psychological thriller in the vein of "Shutter Island" and the film "Memento," an amnesiac attempts to reconstruct her past by keeping a journal and discovers the dangerous inconsistencies in the stories of her husband and her secret doctor. …More