Home Before Dark

4/5 Maggie Holt has been living in the shadow of her father’s book for almost her entire life. After her family fled Baneberry Hall just three weeks after moving in, her father wrote a book about the horrors they experienced. Now as an adult, Maggie is determined to figure out how much of the story … More Home Before Dark

The Sun Down Motel

5/5 stars Fell, New York is an eerie place. Being a small town in upstate New York, no one really goes to Fell for anything other than fulfilling their morbid curiosity. That is exactly why Carly is there. 35 years earlier, her aunt, Viv, went missing while working at The Sun Down Motel. Now, Carly … More The Sun Down Motel

The Child

3/5 stars Kate Waters can sense this will be a good story. She is ready to track answers and get the exclusive scoop for her newspaper. A baby’s remains were found. As she begins to uncover who this child was, she learns of another tragedy-several years earlier, a newborn was stolen from the hospital and … More The Child

Perfectly Famous

3.5/5 stars Thanks to NetGalley and Gallery Books for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.  Ward DeFleur had it all. She was a bestselling novelist and beginning a 15-city book tour to promote her latest book. Then her worst nightmare happens. Some time during the book tour, her … More Perfectly Famous

The Mother-In-Law

4/5 stars This was originally published in Spring 2019, but St. Martin’s Press was kind enough to send me a copy ahead of the paperback release in exchange for an honest review.  Lucy always struggled for her mother-in-law’s approval. She knew Diana may never consider her worthy, but Lucy tried her hardest anyways. A shocking … More The Mother-In-Law

Dear Wife

3/5 stars Sabine is missing. No one knows where she is, but it’s clear she needs to get away from a troubled marriage. Meanwhile, Beth is running for her life. As we follow Beth’s escape and the search for Sabine, truths are slowly revealed and we find out just how Sabine and Beth are connected.  … More Dear Wife

The Last House Guest

3/5 stars Littleport, Maine may have been a summer vacation hotspot, but the town also held many secrets. Sadie Loman was a summer resident… Avery Greer lived there year round. These two were best friends until Sadie was found dead. As Avery works to find the truth behind Sadie’s death, she learns some more secrets … More The Last House Guest

A Nearly Normal Family

4/5 stars The Sandell family seem perfectly normal. Stella is a typical teenager eager for exploration and independence. Stella’s mother is a hardworking lawyer. Stella’s father is a well-known pastor. Their lives get turned around when Stella is arrested for the murder of a 32-year-old man. The Sandel family soon learns just how far they’ll … More A Nearly Normal Family

Thirteen

4/5 stars A movie star is charged with murder and a serial killer is on the jury. What could go wrong?  I picked this up unaware that it was #4 in a series. Luckily, I don’t feel like I missed much by starting here. This was moderately paced. I found the beginning to be a … More Thirteen