The girl before : a novel / JP Delaney (2015 suspense, F Delaney)
Seizing a unique opportunity to rent a one-of-a-kind house, a damaged young woman falls in love with the enigmatic architect who designed the residence, unaware that she is following in the footsteps of a doomed former tenant.
The woman in cabin 10 / Ruth Ware (2015 suspense, F Ware)
Assigned to review an exclusive North Sea luxury cruise, travel journalist Lo Blacklock witnesses a woman being thrown overboard and is baffled when all passengers remain accounted for, a nightmare that unravels as Lo struggles to convince everyone that what she saw was real.
What she knew / Gilly Macmillan (2016 fiction, F Macmillan)
Rachel Jenner is walking in a Bristol park with her eight-year-old son Ben when he asks if he can run ahead. It’s an ordinary request on an ordinary Sunday afternoon, and Rachel has no reason to worry–until Ben vanishes. Police are called, search parties go out, and Rachel, already insecure after her recent divorce, feels herself coming undone. As hours and then days pass without a sign of Ben, everyone who knew him is called into question, from Rachel’s newly married ex-husband to her mother-of-the-year sister.
Behind closed doors / B.A. Paris (2016 suspense, F Paris)
The friends of a seemingly perfect socialite couple begin to see cracks in the facade when they realize that the husband and wife are never apart and that there are bars on one of their upstairs windows.
Everything you want me to be : a novel / Mindy Mejia (2017 suspense, F Mejia)
When a civic-minded high-school senior is found murdered on the opening night of the school play, town sheriff and family friend Del Goodman discovers unsettling truths about the victim’s mesmerizing nature and the secrets that led to her death.
Wilde Lake : a novel / Laura Lippman (2016 suspense, F Lippman)
Seeking to establish herself during a first case against a mentally ill drifter accused of murder, newly elected state’s attorney Lu Brant struggles through painful memories about a mysterious death that overshadowed her family.
The weight of blood : a novel / Laura McHugh (2014 fiction, F McHugh)
Treated like an outsider by Ozark Mountain neighbors who regard her mother’s disappearance years earlier with suspicion, sixteen-year-old Lucy is further haunted by a friend’s murder, which compels her to investigate family secrets and sacrifices.
Edge of evil / J.A. Jance (2006 downloadable audio book, Overdrive Audiobook)
Television journalist Alison Reynolds has been ousted from her job in Los Angeles in favor of a younger woman. In her mid-forties, Alison faces not only the end of a lucrative career, but the end of a ten-year marriage to a cheating studio executive. Escaping to Arizona, Alison begins blogging for therapy, and to help others deal with being cut loose-from marriages, jobs, life. Her writing soon touches a chord with many women, but threatening posts start to haunt her and the death of a friend may not be what it seems.
Still missing / Chevy Stevens (2010 psychological thriller, F Stevens)
Captured by a psychopath posing as an interested house buyer, realtor Annie spends a brutally traumatic year in captivity in a remote mountain cabin and recounts her experiences and dramatic escape to her therapist while agonizing over the ongoing police search for her captor.
Beside myself / Ann Morgan (2016 fiction, F Morgan)
Twenty-five years after identical twins Helen and Ellie switch identities, Helen receives a call that her sister is in a coma after an accident, a situation that forces Helen to confront her personal demons.