Book review: Every Summer After by Carley Fortune

Summary: Persephone Fraser spent six summers lakefront living the best teen lake life anyone could imagine! She had two teen brothers as neighbors that she spent morning till night having fun with. These fun friendships eventually turned into a relationship with one of the brothers. Sam and Persephone were in love and never thought anything …

New book review: The Housemaid by Freida McFadden

Summary: Millie has recently been released from prison and has acquired a job as a maid at a wealthy home. It seems like it is too good to be true, and after spending a few days with Nina Winchester, Millie realizes this is a toxic situation. With Millie’s background, she does not have many choices …

New book review: Gone Again by Minka Kent

Summary: The morning after a fun 40th birthday party with her husband and friends, Celia vanishes. In her cards she received a note telling her she doesn’t deserve the life she has. What follows next are flashbacks to Celia’s disturbing childhood alternating with the present day search for Celia as well as Celia’s account of …

New review: The Villa by Rachel Hawkins

Summary: Chess and Emily have been best friends for over 30 years, but due to some life changing events, the friendship has been strained. Emily is going through a recent breakup with her husband after a mysterious illness. Chess has quickly became a famous author. Chess invites Emily to a villa in Italy with her …

Book review: The Nanny by Ruth Heald

Summary: Twenty years ago Haley worked as a nanny for David and Julie in Thailand. After a tumultuous relationship with the family, baby Chloe disappears one night. Haley now is married to Lars with her own family. One day a young woman appears at Haley’s door, and Haley can’t help but notice the similarities between …

Book review: The Best Friend by Shalini Boland

Summary: Louisa is enjoying the typical suburban mom life, and her son Joe is starting at an upper class school. She is pleased to have a made a new friend named Darcy. Darcy's son, Tyler, and Joe become friends as well. As their friendship develops, some things start to seem off about Darcy. She is …

Book review: The House Across the Lake by Riley Sager

Summary: Casey Fletcher is a recent widow and actress who is featured in the tabloids often for every problem that she’s experienced. Casey decides to head to their lakeside retreat to get away from the paparazzi. Across the lake, Katherine and Tom live in the beautiful glass home. The couple is just as beautiful as …

Book review: Wrong Place, Wrong Time by Gillian McAllister

Summary: Jen awaits the arrival of her teenage son late one night. As she looks out the window, she sees her son murder a man right in her yard. He is arrested. They go to the police station. She goes to bed exhausted at home. And wakes up and it is the prior day…….. Was …

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