The fever holds true to its title: It's dark, disturbing, strangely beautiful and utterly unshakeable" -- Gillian Flynn. A chilling story about guilt, best sense" and "a great novel, family secrets, THE FEVER is "a potboiler in the truest, and the lethal power of desire, full stop. Jodi picoult**Slate Back Bay Books.
The Fever: A Novel #ad - In this impossible-to-put-down "panic attack of a novel, "* a small-town high school becomes the breeding ground for a mysterious illness. But when deenie's best friend is struck by a terrifying, unexplained seizure in class, the Nashes' seeming stability dissolves into chaos.
Dare MeBack Bay Books #ad - Beth calls the shots and addy carries them out, a long-established order of things that has brought them to the pinnacle of their high-school careers. Only beth, unsettled by the new regime, remains outside Coach's golden circle, waging a subtle but vicious campaign to regain her position as "top girl" -- both with the team and with Addy herself.
Then a suicide focuses a police investigation on Coach and her squad. Lord of the Flies set in a high school cheerleading squad. Tense, dark, and beautifully written. Gillian flynn, author of gone GirlAddy Hanlon has always been Beth Cassidy's best friend and trusted lieutenant. Used book in Good Condition. After the first wave of shock and grief, Addy tries to uncover the truth behind the death -- and learns that the boundary between loyalty and love can be dangerous terrain.
Dare Me #ad - The raw passions of girlhood are brought to life in this taut, ambition, unflinching exploration of friendship, and power. Award-winning novelist megan abbott, writing with what Tom Perrotta has hailed as "total authority and an almost desperate intensity, " provides a harrowing glimpse into the dark heart of the all-American girl.
Now they're seniors who rule the intensely competitive cheer squad, feared and followed by the other girls -- until the young new coach arrives. Cool and commanding, an emissary from the adult world just beyond their reach, Coach Colette French draws Addy and the other cheerleaders into her life.
The End of EverythingReagan Arthur / Back Bay Books #ad - As a rabid, giddy panic spreads through the Midwestern suburban community, everyone looks to Lizzie for answers. Used book in Good Condition. From the bestselling author of give me your Hand and You Will Know Me, comes this darkly compelling novel about a teenage girl who disappears during a 1980s suburban summer.
Haunted by dreams of her lost friend and titillated by her own new power at the center of the disappearance, Lizzie uncovers secrets and lies that make her wonder if she knew her best friend at all. They are best friends who swap bathing suits and field-hockey sticks, and share everything that's happened to them.
The End of Everything #ad - Reagan Arthur Books. The only clue: a maroon sedan Lizzie spotted driving past the two girls earlier in the day. Together they live in the shadow of Evie's glamorous older sister Dusty, who provides a window on the exotic, intoxicating possibilities of their own teenage horizons. Was evie unhappy, troubled, prowling nights through backyards, upset? Had she mentioned being followed? Would she have gotten into the car of a stranger? Lizzie takes up her own furtive pursuit of the truth, peering through windows, pushing herself to the dark center of Evie's world.
Thirteen-year old Lizzie Hood and her next door neighbor Evie Verver are inseparable. To lizzie, presided over by Evie's big-hearted father, the Verver household, is the world's most perfect place. And then, one afternoon, Evie disappears.
You Will Know Me: A NovelBack Bay Books #ad - One of the best books of 2016--npr, the wall street journal, time out new york, thrillist, self and kirkusThe audacious new novel about family and ambition from "one of the best living mystery writers" Grantland and bestselling, Publishers Weekly, Elle, the Boston Globe, the Washington Post, award-winning author of The Fever, Megan Abbott.
How far will you go to achieve a dream? that's the question a celebrated coach poses to Katie and Eric Knox after he sees their daughter Devon, a gymnastics prodigy and Olympic hopeful, compete. Back bay. From a writer with "exceptional gifts for making nerves jangle and skin crawl" Janet Maslin, You Will Know Me is a breathless rollercoaster of a novel about the desperate limits of parental sacrifice, furtive desire, and the staggering force of ambition.
You Will Know Me: A Novel #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Reagan Arthur Books. As rumors swirl among the other parents, Katie tries frantically to hold her family together while also finding herself irresistibly drawn to the crime itself. For the knoxes there are no limits--until a violent death rocks their close-knit gymnastics community and everything they have worked so hard for is suddenly at risk.
What she uncovers--about her daughter's fears, her own marriage, and herself--forces Katie to consider whether there's any price she isn't willing to pay to achieve Devon's dream.
Give Me Your HandLittle, Brown and Company #ad - Reagan Arthur Books. Back bay. But now someone else is standing in her way - Diane. How far would kit go, to make the hard work, the sacrifice, worth it in the end? What wouldn't she give up? Diane thinks Kit is just like her. And now diane knows something about Kit that could destroy everything she's worked so hard for.
She hasn't let anything stop her. Best friends at seventeen, their shared ambition made them inseparable. Used book in Good Condition. Ambition: it's in the blood. Until the day diane told kit her secret - the worst thing she'd ever done, the worst thing Kit could imagine - and it blew their friendship apart.
Give Me Your Hand #ad - . Then she told you too much. Kit is still the only person who knows what Diane did. Maybe she's right. Kit has risen to the top of her profession and is on the brink of achieving everything she wanted. Shortlisted for the cwa ian fleming steel dagger award A life-changing secret destroys an unlikely friendship in this "magnetic" Meg Wolitzer psychological thriller from the Edgar Award-winning author of Dare Me.
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Megan abbott at her very best. And now diane knows something about Kit that could destroy everything she’s worked so hard for. How far would kit go, to make the hard work, the sacrifice, worth it in the end? What wouldn’t she give up? Diane thinks Kit is just like her. Cool, crisp, chilling. Paula hawkins, author of The Girl on the TrainYou told each other everything.
Give Me Your Hand #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Until the day diane told kit her secret – the worst thing she’d ever done, the worst thing Kit could imagine – and it blew their friendship apart. Kit is still the only person who knows what Diane did. Maybe she’s right.
Queenpin: A NovelSimon & Schuster #ad - By the author of dare me and the end of everything a young woman hired to keep the books at a down-at-the-heels nightclub is taken under the wing of the infamous Gloria Denton, a mob luminary who reigned during the Golden Era of Bugsy Siegel and Lucky Luciano. Reagan Arthur Books. Used book in Good Condition.
Queenpin: A Novel #ad - As the roulette wheel turns, both mentor and protégée scramble to stay one step ahead of their bosses and each other. Suddenly, the world is at her feet—as long as she doesn't take any chances, like falling for the wrong guy. Back bay. Notoriously cunning and ruthless, racetracks, betting parlors, inside heists, and big, Gloria shows her eager young protégée the ropes, ushering her into a glittering demimonde of late-night casinos, big money.
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Edgar award–winning author and “reigning crown princess of noir” booklist Megan Abbott reignites in Bury Me Deep the hothouse of jealousy, illicit sex, shifting loyalties, and dark perversions of power that marked a true-life case born of Depression-era Phoenix, reimagined here as a timeless portrait of the dark side of desire.
Bury Me Deep: A Novel #ad - By the author of dare me and the end of everything In October 1931, a station agent found two large trunks abandoned in Los Angeles’s Southern Pacific Station. At one of these events, a local rogue and politician on the rise, Marion meets—and falls hard for—the charming Joe Lanigan, whose ties to all three women bring events to a dangerous collision.
Inspired by this notorious true crime, edgar®-winning author Megan Abbott’s novel Bury Me Deep is the story of Marion Seeley, a young woman abandoned in Phoenix by her doctor husband. Before long, the demure marion is swept up in the exuberant life of the girls, who supplement their scant income by entertaining the town’s most powerful men with wild parties.
At the medical clinic where she finds a job, Marion becomes fast friends with Louise, Ginny, and her roommate, a vivacious nurse, a tubercular blonde. Back bay.
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Die a Little: A NovelSimon & Schuster #ad - Reagan Arthur Books. Lora’s comfortable, suburban life is jarringly disrupted when Bill falls in love with a mysterious young woman named Alice Steele, a Hollywood wardrobe assistant with a murky past. How does a respectable young woman fall into los angeles’s hard-boiled underworld? Shadow-dodging through the glamorous world of 1950s Hollywood and its seedy flip side, Die a Little, Megan Abbott’s debut, is a gem of the darkest hue.
Spurred on by inconsistencies in alice’s personal history and possibly jealous of Alice’s hold on her brother, Lora finds herself lured into the dark alleys and mean streets of seamy Los Angeles. Steeped in atmospheric suspense and voyeuristic appeal, Die a Little shines as a dark star among Hollywood lights.
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Assuming the role of amateur detective, and ultimately, prostitution, she uncovers a shadowy world of drugs, murder. This ingenious twist on a classic noir tale tells the story of Lora King, a schoolteacher, and her brother Bill, a junior investigator with the district attorney’s office. The deeper lora digs to uncover alice’s secrets, the more her own life begins to resemble Alice’s sinister past—and present.
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Read it. Gillian flynn, #1 new york times bestselling author of gone girlnew York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman returns with a superb novel of psychological suspense about a pair of lovers with the best intentions and the worst luck: two people locked in a passionate yet uncompromising game of cat and mouse.
Sunburn: A Novel #ad - . Reagan Arthur Books. Still, even lethal, each holds something back from the other—dangerous, secrets. Then someone dies. Used book in Good Condition. Back bay. Named one of the most anticipated books of 2018 by bustle, BookPage, Book Riot, Popsugar, LitHub, Seattle Times, Entertainment Weekly, Wall Street Journal, and Paperback Paris.
Every time laura lippman comes out with a new book, I get chills because I know I am back in the hands of the master. But which one?they meet at a local tavern in the small town of Belleville, Delaware.