Turning The Page On Summer With Four Gripping Reads

By NAPS, North American Precis Syndicate

“I Know Everything” by Matthew Farrell (Thomas & Mercer)

(NAPSI)—Police investigator Susan Adler is ready to close the book on a deadly car accident. But after the medical examiner discovers evidence of foul play, she knows she has a murder on her hands. The victim was the wealthy wife of Randall Brock, a renowned psychiatrist who treats patients with disturbing, brutal fantasies. And just like that, Susan’s got a suspect.

Randall has a violent past but knows he didn’t kill his wife. In the midst of his crushing grief, Randall receives a visit from a stranger with information to share about his wife’s death. But there’s a catch: In exchange for the stranger’s information, Randall must reveal dark secrets he’s kept hidden for years. Revelations and suspicious coincidences send shock waves through the investigation, and circumstances spin out of control. Buy at https://amzn.to/2LnpRSF.

“The Runaway” by Hollie Overton (Redhook)

The search for a teenage runaway sends her foster mother Becca, a forensic psychologist working for the LAPD, on a dangerous journey through Los Angeles’ criminal underworld in this gripping new thriller. Ash, the runaway, may have turned her back on her old life on the streets, but there is still one person she can’t bear to lose. Now he is about to drag her back into a dark world where no one is safe. How far will Becca go to save her daughter? And can she find her before it’s too late? Purchase at https://amzn.to/2GfhRim.

“Because You’re Mine” by Rea Frey (St. Martin’s Griffin)

Single mother Lee will do anything to keep the carefully constructed world of her on-the-spectrum son Mason from falling apart. But when her best friend Grace convinces her she needs a small break from motherhood, Lee gives in to a weekend trip. Noah, Mason’s charismatic tutor—the first man in ages Lee’s even noticed—is more than happy to stay with him…48 hours later, someone is dead.

But Noah may be more than who he claims. Grace has a secret that will destroy Lee. Lee has secrets of her own that she will do anything to keep hidden. And what will happen to Mason as the dominoes begin to fall? Purchase at https://amzn.to/2XWv9GC.

“Raven Lane” by Amber Cowie (Lake Union Publishing)

The truth can bring out the worst in the best of friends.

Esme and Benedict Werner have an idyllic life in a tight-knit community until an accident in their cul-de-sac ends in the tragic death of a dear neighbor. After vindicating eyewitness accounts morph into contradictory memories, suspicion and unaccountable accusations, Benedict is arrested. Esme’s life, too, is changed forever.

As the neighborhood largely turns against her and her family, Esme has time to think about her past and what to do next. Then her fellow residents start looking deeper, questioning one another, and themselves, about hidden lies and betrayals.

Esme has more than her share of secrets. And the consequences of what happened on that fateful late-summer evening on Raven Lane are far from over. Purchase at https://amzn.to/2xPDdhF.

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