After finding herself in a hospital, Amber realizes she can’t move. She also can’t speak, or open her eyes. She’s in a coma, but she can hear everything happening around her. She can’t remember what happened that landed her in the hospital, but she knows it wasn’t good, and by listening to the chatter of people coming in and out of her hospital room, she knows the police suspect her husband.
Alternating between the week prior to her accident, her present, and a series of childhood diary entries from two decades ago, this psychological thriller questions whether or not things are really lies if you believe they are the truth…
My name is Amber Reynolds. There are three things you should know about me: 1. I’m in a coma. 2. My husband doesn’t love me anymore. 3. Sometimes I lie.
At the age of fourteen, Alice was brutally attacked by two of her classmates who claimed to be acting on the direction of ‘Mister Tender’, a fictional comic book character who claims to give you what you desire most – but only if you complete horrible acts. Incidentally, Mister Tender was created by Alice’s own father. Left barely alive, Alice’s life changes forever.
Now, more than 10 years later, Alice is living in a new country and has attempted to leave her past behind her, until she realizes someone is watching her. As disturbing events escalate, Alice wonders how safe she really is, and who is watching her.
Tasked with finding a deceased woman’s former love in order to deliver an inheritance, Jake Boulder sets off to New York to live out her final wishes. The further into the case he gets, the more he realizes he’s putting himself – and his girlfriend Taylor – in serious danger.
Not one to say no to a challenge, Jake wants to figure out how to revel the dead woman’s secret, despite the fact that he might be putting his life at risk to do so. In the most recent installment of the Jake Boulder series, Jake has to face violence, mafia ties, an assassin…and his own father.
Twenty years ago, a serial killer, nicknamed the Prophet by the police, drove Caitlin’s police detective father to the brink of insanity. Driven mad by his inability to solve the case and save innocent lives, he retired from the police force, and Caitlin always remembered how terrified he was of the killer.
Now, Caitlin is a police officer herself, and killings identical to those of the Prophet’s have started again. Are the the work of a copycat, or is the Prophet back? If so, where has he been for the last number of years, and why start killing again now? As Caitlin is drawn deeper and deeper into the case, her father warns her not to let it consume her, but neither of them realize how much danger she’s actually in.
In her late 30’s, college writing professor Kate feels like her best days are behind her. After publishing a successful novel, her follow up was a dud. Her husband left her for a woman who was barely legal. Kate feels like she’s fading away, and living a monotonous life, until she meets Sam.
Sam is Kate’s star student. With a knack for dark and twisted stories, his talent ambition is something Kate is drawn to – she wants Sam’s genius to be recognized, and wants nothing more than to help him be successful. Little does she know, he’s known her long before she met him. He’s been watching her, biding his time until he could worm his way into her life.
As Sam slowly makes his way into Kate’s life, they enter a game of attraction, desire, lies, and obsession. How far will Sam’s obsession go, and how much will Kate risk for him?
When a gorgeous couple walks into the coffee shop that Izzy works in, she can’t stop thinking about how perfect they seem. Thoughts of the couple consume Izzy to the point where she begins to stalk the wife, Josie, on social media in order to analyze every aspect of her life. Izzy is so captivated with Josie and Grant that she’ll do anything to insert herself into their lives.
Told in alternating perspectives between Izzy and Josie, The Social Affair is a dark, twisty, psychological thriller that delves into the darkest aspects of marriage and obsession.
A novel of suspense that explores the complexities of marriage and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love. When you read this book, you will make many assumptions. You will assume you are reading about a jealous wife and her obsession with her replacement. You will assume you are reading about a woman about to enter a new marriage with the man she loves. You will assume the first wife was a disaster and that the husband was well rid of her. You will assume you know the motives, the history, the anatomy of the relationships. Assume nothing.