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5 page-turners for fans of Mary Kubica

Need some recommendations for your next read? Packed with psychological suspense, cold-blooded deception, and heartbreaking betrayal, these thrilling novels will leave you gasping for air.

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The Neighbors by Hannah Mary McKinnon

Abby is responsible for the car crash that killed her brother. She knows it and is afraid everyone else will too, so she pushes away Liam, the man she loves. Twenty years later, both Abby and her husband Nate—the man who first found Abby the night of the accident and pulled her away from the wreckage before it burst into flames—live in an uneasy state of regret and guilt. Then Liam and his family move into Abby's neighborhood. Abby and Liam act like they’ve never met, but their irresistible attraction and dark secrets threaten everything they have now. Brimming with desire and deceit, The Neighbors is a must-read.

The Tuscan Child by Rhys Bowen

When his plane was struck, British bomber pilot Hugo Langley was forced to parachute into the fields of German-occupied Tuscany in 1944. Desperate and wounded, Hugo escaped to a ruined monastery, where a woman named Sofia Bartoli cared for him. They fell in love—until betrayal destroyed their bond. Thirty years later, Hugo’s estranged daughter Joanna returns to England to arrange his funeral and finds a number of his personal belongings, one of which is a letter addressed to Sofia that contains shocking revelations. In this fast-paced and stunning novel, Joanna journeys to Tuscany to uncover her father’s past, ultimately discovering that some secrets should stay buried.

The French Girl by Lexie Elliott

Kate Channing and her friends are looking forward to a summer getaway in the French countryside. Then they meet Severine, the beautiful and unnerving girl next door. Severine rocks the friends’ loyalties and provokes unforgivable fights, but she’s never seen after the final night of the holiday--until a decade later, when Severine’s body is discovered in the well behind the farmhouse. As suspicion mounts, Kate desperately tries to free herself from the girl’s haunting presence and the web of lies she and her friends are trapped in. The French Girl is a gripping look at the dark side of friendships that will leave you guessing until the end.

Sunburn by Laura Lippman

After they meet in a small town in Delaware, Polly and Adam become ensnared in a passionate yet unnerving affair. During a single summer, they become a part of each other’s lives—even though both are hiding lethal secrets. Then someone close to them dies, making them question if it was an accident or a coolly calculated murder. Too close to run away from each other, the two must decide if their love is really what they think it is. Inspired by classic noir masterpieces, this cold-blooded novel will shock and delight you.

The Unforgotten by Laura Powell

In the summer of 1956, a string of brutal murders rocks the idyllic and quiet fishing village where fifteen-year-old Betty Broadbent lives. Betty’s never left the village or ventured from the walls of the Hotel Eden, a boarding house run by her moody mother. But the murders attract London’s press corps, bringing a mysterious and aloof reporter, Mr. Gallagher, who immediately transfixes Betty. Twice her age, Mr. Gallagher is equally mesmerized by Betty, setting off an improper but passionate relationship. As more murders shock the village, the two must make an unforgivable choice that haunts them for the rest of their lives. The Unforgotten is a captivating glimpse at the power of secrets and the lives they can claim.

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