Suspense/Thriller

THE BONES OF YOU | Debbie Howells

  Publication Date: July 30, 2015 Published By: Kensington Books Genre: Mystery/Thrillers My Rating: 3.5 rounded to 4/5 stars Summary from Goodreads: When Kate receives a phone call with news that Rosie Anderson is missing, she’s stunned and disturbed. Rosie is eighteen, the same age as Kate’s daughter, and a beautiful, quiet, and kind young woman. Though the locals are optimistic—girls like Rosie don’t get into real trouble—Kate’s sense of foreboding is confirmed when Rosie is found fatally beaten and stabbed. Who would kill the perfect daughter, from the perfect family? Yet the ...
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THE THIRD WIFE | Lisa Jewell

Publication Date: June 9, 2015 Published By: Atria Books Genre: Women's Fiction/Mystery My Rating: 3.5/5 stars. Summary from Goodreads: In the early hours of a summer morning, a young woman steps into the path of an oncoming bus. A tragic accident? Or suicide? At the center of this puzzle is Adrian Wolfe, a successful architect and grief-stricken widower, who, a year after his third wife’s death, begins to investigate the cause. As Adrian looks back on their brief but seemingly happy marriage, disturbing secrets begin to surface. The divorces from his two previous wives had been amicabl...
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THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN | Paula Hawkins

  I'd been seeing raves about The Girl On The Train on my Goodreads feed lately and since some reviews said that this book is comparable to Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl ( a favorite read last year), I decided to pocure a copy. I also bullied some friends to read along with me, and thankfully, they readily agreed (I guess my persuasion powers were working that time, hee). We aimed to finish the book in not more than 3 days and I was able to comply. The speed-reading didn't bother me because the plot was engaging and the mystery kept me reading late into the night. The premise of this book i...
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THE THIRTEENTH TALE | Diane Setterfield

Summary from Goodreads: Biographer Margaret Lea returns one night to her apartment above her father’s antiquarian bookshop. On her steps she finds a letter. It is a hand-written request from one of Britain’s most prolific and well-loved novelists. Vida Winter, gravely ill, wants to recount her life story before it is too late, and she wants Margaret to be the one to capture her history. The request takes Margaret by surprise — she doesn’t know the author, nor has she read any of Miss Winter’s dozens of novels. Late one night while pondering whether to accept the task of recording Miss Winte...
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THE CITY AND THE CITY | China Mièville

Summary from Goodreads: When a murdered woman is found in the city of Beszel, somewhere at the edge of Europe, it looks to be a routine case for Inspector Tyador Borlú of the Extreme Crime Squad. To investigate, Borlú must travel from the decaying Beszel to its equal, rival, and intimate neighbor, the vibrant city of Ul Qoma. But this is a border crossing like no other, a journey as psychic as it is physical, a seeing of the unseen. With Ul Qoman detective Qussim Dhatt, Borlú is enmeshed in a sordid underworld of nationalists intent on destroying their neighboring city, and unificationists ...
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