Gun Shy

A psychological thriller

Author: Lili St. Germain

Publisher: LSG Publishing PTY LTD


Category: Fiction

Page: 380

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In the middle of a fierce snowstorm in Gun Creek, Nevada, a teenage girl disappears without a trace. The second girl in nine years. Identical cases. Identical conditions. Only last time, the girl was found. Dead, stuffed in a well beside the creek that feeds the town's water supply. The killer was never found. As the small town mobilizes and searches for newly vanished Jennifer Thomas, one suspect comes to the fore. But did he do it? Or is there something else at play? Something nobody could have anticipated? For Jennifer's friend Cassie Carlino, the worst is yet to come. As she pins MISSING posters to store windows and joins the search, she begins to suspect that Jennifer's disappearance might be closer to her than she could have ever imagined... In Gun Shy, USA Today Bestseller Lili St. Germain weaves her unique brand of darkness and grit into a much-anticipated psychological thriller that early readers are calling her best work yet. Evocative, atmospheric and gripping, this book will stay with you long after you're finished reading.

The Twin Game

a psychological thriller

Author: V. J. Chambers

Publisher: Punk Rawk Books


Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 8804

Hope Ross isn’t crazy, but she knows crazy. Crazy is... ...a father telling his daughter to pretend her twin sister doesn't exist. Worst. Game. Ever. ...a sister never leaving the house. ...a disturbed woman hidden away in the attic. ...bodies rotting in the basement. ...being accused of attempted murder. ...the police blaming the victim. No, Hope’s not crazy, and she’s through playing games. As soon as she gets out of this mental facility, she’s going to prove it. Topics: female protagonist, murder, dark, disturbing, racy, scary, vengeful, small town, police, serial killer, gothic, family saga, twisted, unreliable narrator,

The Secrets You Keep

A tense and gripping psychological thriller

Author: Kate White

Publisher: Canelo

ISBN: 1911591983

Category: Fiction

Page: 350

View: 9065

You’ve lost your memory. A woman has been murdered. Your husband is keeping secrets. How do you know who to trust? Months after being involved in a terrible car crash, Bryn Harper is physically healed but her emotional scars remain raw. She has no memory of the accident and is plagued with bad dreams. When Bryn and her husband, Guy, host a dinner party Bryn swears money has been stolen while Guy seems unfazed. Bryn confronts the caterer that night and is horrified to discover the woman’s brutally slain body the next day. As the case is investigated, Bryn is dragged into a fresh nightmare and learns that Guy is keeping things from her. Another murder occurs and Bryn realises the danger is getting ever closer to home. How well does Bryn really know the man she loves? For fans of psychological suspense and compulsive mysteries, don’t miss this tense and page-turning novel. Before I Go to Sleep meets The Husband’s Secret. Praise for The Secrets You Keep ‘Suspenseful, twisty and sharply observed, Kate White’s clever psychological thriller lures us into the life of vulnerable narrator Bryn whose marriage is not what she thought it was. The uncertainty develops as the stakes ramp up ever higher, and I was holding my breath as I turned the last few pages.’ Gilly Macmillan, author of What She Knew ‘True to form, Kate White’s The Secrets You Keep kept me up way past my bedtime, anxiously turning the pages. Taut, tense, and utterly gripping, I could not go to sleep until I found out whodunit.’ Jessica Knoll, author of Luckiest Girl Alive ‘Mesmerizing and thrilling... mystery lovers will be well served with this novel, as it grabs the reader instantly and can be devoured in one afternoon.’ Booklist ‘This can’t-put-it-down murder mystery from the former editor of Cosmo follows an author pushed to the brink by escalating chaos.’ Cosmopolitan

Last Witness

A gripping psychological thriller that will keep you guessing

Author: Carys Jones

Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd

ISBN: 178669249X

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 6633

The page-turning sequel to the best-selling psychological thriller Wrong Number. With her husband gone, and his legacy in her hands, Amanda Thorne is hell-bent on revenge. Amanda Thorne is on a mission to avenge her husband. Restoring his honour and protecting his legacy will be dangerous, but she will not rest until all those who have hurt her loved-ones have been dealt with. Her only option is to go undercover in the murky world of the gang kingpin McAllister. So, with her loyal companion Shane by her side, she heads back to Scotland to finish what they started. McAllister's world is one of seedy nightclubs, drug deals and beautiful women, but he is a hard man to get close to. As Amanda gets deeper and deeper into his dangerous world, what secrets from the past will come back to haunt her, and will she be able to protect the last witness from the truth? A compelling, heart-stopping thriller which you won't be able to put down...

The Family

A gripping new psychological thriller with a breathtaking twist!

Author: P.R. Black

Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd

ISBN: 178954307X

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 3861

The best way to catch a killer? Offer yourself as bait. Becky Morgan's family were the victims of the 'crimes of the decade'. The lone survivor of a ritualistic killing, Becky's been forever haunted by the memories of that night. Twenty years later, with the killer never found, Becky is ready to hunt them down and exact revenge. But the path to find the murderer is a slippery slope and she finds herself opening up some old wounds that should have been left sealed. Will Becky avenge her family or join them?

Psycho-Analysis: Revenge

Psychological thriller of a psychopath's vengeance

Author: Catherine Nuza

Publisher: Publication Consultants

ISBN: 1594337748

Category: Fiction

Page: 252

View: 8400

What emotion is left once the heart and mind stops caring? Khedlar has an unquenchable thirst for revenge and will stop at nothing to punish those responsible for the murder of his wife and child. No one is safe in his psychopathic path, not even himself. In a warped world of madness and deceit, he makes it his mission to save his daughter's soul which pulls him deeper into the web. This unique, fast paced psychological thriller will horrify and exhilarate your senses all at once. Dawn Vines makes us question what is normality while leaving you wanting to know more. How many fragments of the puzzle were still hidden in the shadows and is Demetrius the only one who knows the untainted truth? Revenge is relentlessly gripping, with an intensely captivating story, a must read that will be impossible to put down and not for the faint hearted.


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Category: Motion pictures

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Signs of the times

deconstruction and the fall of Paul de Man

Author: David Lehman

Publisher: Poseidon Pr


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 318

View: 7463

A study of deconstruction demystifies its theories and traces the scandalous fate of its fallen idol, Paul de Man

What Do I Read Next? 2002

Author: Gale Group,Neil Barron

Publisher: Gale Cengage

ISBN: 9780787652951

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 712

View: 4751

Contains descriptions of 1,201 books in nine fiction genres published in late 2001 and 2002, each including the author or editor's name, publication information, story type, major characters, subject, plot summary, and lists of reviews and other books by the same writer; arranged alphabetically by author in each genre section.



Author: Gordon Reece

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104020507

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 9158

Bis der Faden reißt » ›Shelley, Liebes, du brauchst keine Angst zu haben. Er will nur Geld. Wenn wir tun, was er sagt, lässt er uns in Ruhe und geht wieder.‹ Ich glaubte ihr nicht. Ihre zitternden Hände und ihre Stimme verrieten mir, dass sie es selbst nicht glaubte. Wenn eine Katze ins Mauseloch eindringt, lässt sie die Mäuse nicht ungeschoren davonkommen. Ich wusste, wie die Geschichte enden würde.« Shelley und ihre Mutter waren zu lange einfach zu nett. Klassische Opfer, die sich nach massivem Mobbing wie Mäuse fühlen. Sie verkriechen sich in einem abgelegenen Haus auf dem Land, um ihre Probleme hinter sich zu lassen. Sie sind glücklich in ihrer kleinen Welt mit Büchern, Musik und häuslichen Ritualen. Doch eines Nachts werden sie in ihrem neu gefundenen Frieden bedroht: Ein Mann dringt in ihr Haus ein. Und bei Shelley reißt der Faden. Was dann passiert, zerstört alle Gewissheiten.

Final Girls


Author: Riley Sager

Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3423433868

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 5208

Sie haben die Hölle überlebt. Aber das war erst der Anfang ... Als Einzige hat die Studentin Quincy ein Massaker auf einer Party überlebt. Sie hat jede Erinnerung an damals aus ihrem Gedächtnis gelöscht und sich mühsam ein normales Leben aufgebaut. Zwei andere Frauen, Lisa und Samantha, haben ähnlich Grauenvolles durchgemacht – ein Fest für die Medien, in denen die drei als »Final Girls« bekannt werden. Doch der Horror ist noch lange nicht zu Ende: Lisa wird tot aufgefunden. Ermordet? Der Schlüssel zu allem scheint in dem Massaker in Pine Cottage zu liegen, das nur Quincy überlebte. Angestachelt von Samantha, versucht sie verzweifelt sich zu erinnern, was dort geschah ...

1945 - 1985

Author: John Wakeman

Publisher: H. W. Wilson


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 1205

View: 3384

Film Review

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Motion pictures

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Das Knochenlabyrinth


Author: James Rollins

Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3641219345

Category: Fiction

Page: 640

View: 8101

Ein uralter Feind der Menschheit kehrt zurück! In Kroatien werden Höhlenmalereien entdeckt, auf denen Menschen gegen riesige schattenhafte Kreaturen kämpfen. Doch bevor sich die Archäologen näher damit beschäftigen können, wird ihr Camp angegriffen. Zeitgleich wird eine Primaten-Forschungsstation in der Nähe von Atlanta überfallen. Die Suche nach den Zusammenhängen führt Commander Grayson Pierce von der Sigma Force 50.000 Jahre in die Vergangenheit und einmal rund um die Erde – bis zu einer uralten Stadt der Toten: dem Knochenlabyrinth!

Best Books for Senior High Readers

Author: John Thomas Gillespie

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 931

View: 4706

Briefly annotated citations of some 10,000 books, arranged by subject and indexed by author, title, and subject/grade level. The books, all in print as of 1990, received favorable notices in more than one review journal appearing between January 1985 and September 1990. Aimed at students in grades 10-12, this bibliography is the third in the Bowker trilogy, which includes Best books for children and ... for junior high readers.