The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel

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Title: The Roanoke Girls

Author: Amy Engel

Publisher: Crown

Publication Date: March 9th, 2017

Page count: 276

Genre: Mystery, Fiction, Thriller

Roanoke girls never last long around here. In the end, we either run or we die.

After her mother’s suicide, fifteen year-old Lane Roanoke came to live with her grandparents and fireball cousin, Allegra, on their vast estate in rural Kansas. Lane knew little of her mother’s mysterious family, but she quickly embraced life as one of the rich and beautiful Roanoke girls. But when she discovered the dark truth at the heart of the family, she ran fast and far away.

Eleven years later, Lane is adrift in Los Angeles when her grandfather calls to tell her Allegra has gone missing. Did she run too? Or something worse? Unable to resist his pleas, Lane returns to help search, and to ease her guilt at having left Allegra behind. Her homecoming may mean a second chance with the boyfriend whose heart she broke that long ago summer. But it also means facing the devastating secret that made her flee, one she may not be strong enough to run from again.

As it weaves between Lane s first Roanoke summer and her return, The Roanoke Girls shocks and tantalizes, twisting its way through revelation after mesmerizing revelation, exploring the secrets families keep and the fierce and terrible love that both binds them together and rips them apart. – Goodreads

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The House by Simon Lelic

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Title: The House

Author: Simon Lelic

Publisher: Penguin UK

Page count: 340

Genre: Thriller, Psychological, Mystery, Suspense 

What if your perfect home turned out to be the scene of the perfect crime?

Londoners Jack and Syd moved into the house a year ago. It seemed like their dream home: tons of space, the perfect location, and a friendly owner who wanted a young couple to have it.

So when they made a grisly discovery in the attic, Jack and Syd chose to ignore it. That was a mistake.

Because someone has just been murdered. Right outside their back door.

And now the police are watching them… – Goodreads

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Behind Closed Doors by B. A. Paris

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Title: Behind Closed Doors

Author: B.A. Paris

Page count: 304 pages

Genre: Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

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Standalone Sunday

Standalone Sunday is a feature created by the wonderful Megan @ bookslayerReads where on Sundays you feature a standalone book (not part of a series) that you loved or would recommend!

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Killing Floor by Lee Child

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“Do it once and do it right and do it quickly”
Lee Child, Killing Floor

As my current read is Tripwire, the 3rd Jack Reacher novel, I thought I’d give a review on the book that started it all off.

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