Explore the Hidden Fears that Make Us Human in ‘Beautiful Bad’ [REVIEW]

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How could the perfect marriage go so horribly wrong? (Photo by Vee, Flickr)

There are so many things that make Maddie afraid. And yet, that isn’t the face she shows to the public. Most people look at her husband and child and think she has the perfect life. Yet perfection is usually only in the eye of the beholder. After all, even the most precious gems are liable to crack under the right amount of pressure. Find out what makes Maddie go off the rails in Annie Ward’s Beautiful Bad.  Read more of this post

Mary Kubica’s ‘When the Lights Go Out’ Is A Definite Snooze [REVIEW]

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Ready to rebuild her life, a young woman is suddenly forced to confront the truth about her past in Mary Kubica’s When the Lights Go Out. (Photo courtesy BookClubbish, YouTube)

Enrolling in college usually marks the beginning of a new chapter in one’s life. But for a young woman who put everything on hold in order to care for her ailing mother, it is about to make life much more complicated than she ever dreamed possible after a shocking revelation turns her entire world on its ear. Is she prepared to discover the truth about her past? Find out in Mary Kubica’s new thriller, When the Lights Go Out.  Read more of this post

J.T. Ellison’s ‘Tear Me Apart’ is Deliciously Deranged [REVIEW]

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An unfortunate skiing accident unravels the perfect family in J.T. Ellison’s Tear Me Apart. (Photo by Simon Hannaford, Flickr)

She had everything ahead of her. She’d put in the work and was determined to make it to the Olympics. But then a fluke accident sends her hurtling down the slopes and into the hospital. Yet her troubles have just begun, because a hospital procedure is about to bring her entire life crashing down around her in J.T. Ellison’s latest novel of diabolical suspense, Tear Me Apart. 
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Learning to Cope—from J.T. Ellison’s ‘Tear Me Apart’ [EXCERPT]

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To help her niece cope with her cancer diagnosis, a loving aunt trims off her long locks in J.T. Ellison’s Tear Me Apart. (Photo by North Caroline National Guard, Flickr)

 

If you’ve been reading with us for a while, you know that we love J.T. Ellison. Over the years, we’ve discovered that she’s more than just a terrific writer. She’s also a funny lady, an amazingly nice person, a loving wife, a consummate bibliophile and a fellow book nerd, which are all attributes we love about her. That’s why we’re always delighted when we get the opportunity to share her latest book with you. We hope you enjoy this excerpt from her forthcoming novel, Tear Me Apart. It’s the kind of thriller that we love, which blows the roof off a family to see if it can weather the storm. Enjoy! —Jathan & Heather Read more of this post

Secrets Abound in Emily Arsenault’s ‘The Last Thing I Told You’ [REVIEW]

Dark road through trees

In his search for answers, a detective must travel down the dark roads of the human psyche to find the truth in Emily Arsenault’s new thriller, The Last Thing I Told You. (Photo by Angy DS, Flickr)

A murdered shrink. A tenacious detective. A convicted killer. And a runaway suspect with a violent past. Who is the killer? And what sordid secrets must be uncovered to get to the truth? Find out in Emily Arsenault’s mind-bending new thriller, The Last Thing I Told You. Read more of this post