Never Look Back

Never Look Back

Alison Gaylin

Mystery & Thrillers

From the Edgar Award-winning author of If I Die TonightReminiscent of the bestsellers of Laura Lippman and Harlan Coben—with a Serial-esque podcast twist—an absorbing, addictive tale of psychological suspense from the author of the highly acclaimed and Edgar Award-nominated What Remains of Me and the USA Today bestselling and Shamus Award-winning Brenna Spector series.For thirteen days in 1976, teenage murderers April Cooper and Gabriel LeRoy terrorized Southern California's Inland Empire, killing a dozen victims before perishing themselves in a fire... or did they? More than 40 years later, twentysomething podcast producer Quentin Garrison blames his troubled upbringing on the murders. And after a shocking message from a source, he has reason to believe April Cooper may still be alive. Meanwhile, New York City film...
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Hide Your Eyes

Hide Your Eyes

Alison Gaylin

Mystery & Thrillers

New York Rule #1: Don't get involved. Samantha Leiffer already has a self-centered self-help guru for a mother, a cadre of off-kilter Greenwich Village pals, and an ex-boyfriend who cheated on her with women and men. She doesn't need more grief. But when she accidentally spies two people dumping a dubious-looking ice chest into the Hudson, she has an unsettling feeling about its contents. . . . New York Rule #2: Don't make eye contact. So, not being the kind of girl to let some psycho get away with murder, Sam sets out to unravel a mystery—and is soon being stalked by a sinister, shadowy figure who's wearing one-of-a-kind mirrored contact lenses. . . . New York Rule #3: If you must break Rules #1 and #2, get some help from New York's Finest. Now, aided by a hard-as-nails (but still very hot) homicide detective, Sam is poking into some unsavory places—and finding out more creepy stuff than she ever...
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Trashed

Trashed

Alison Gaylin

Mystery & Thrillers

Edgar Award finalist Alison Gaylin, who brought readers "something completely different" (Chicago Tribune) with Hide Your Eyes and You Kill Me, presents a brand-new novel of suspense set against the surreal backdrop of contemporary Hollywood—where a trashing in the tabloids can make you or break you, and dirty little secrets are the lifeblood of the media machine. Working for an infamous scandal sheet, Simone Glass is learning what they didn't teach her at Columbia's journalism school: Always wear gloves when digging through the trash, never give your real name, and, above all, trust no one. . . . Since nobody will speak to The Asteroid on the record, Simone is forced to go undercover—posing as a cater-waiter at a gala benefit, hiding out in a Dumpster in hopes of hearing incriminating conversation, even sneaking onto the set of the hot new TV series Suburban Indiscretions. When a soap opera star commits...
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And She Was

And She Was

Alison Gaylin

Mystery & Thrillers

On a summer afternoon in 1998, six-year-old Iris Neff walked away from a barbecue in her small suburban town . . . and vanished.Missing persons investigator Brenna Spector has a rare neurological disorder that enables her to recall every detail of every day of her life. A blessing and a curse, it began in childhood, when her older sister stepped into a strange car never to be seen again, and it's proven invaluable in her work. But it hasn't helped her solve the mystery that haunts her above all others—and it didn't lead her to little Iris. When a local woman, Carol Wentz, disappears eleven years later, Brenna uncovers bizarre connections between the missing woman, the long-gone little girl . . . and herself.
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If I Die Tonight

If I Die Tonight

Alison Gaylin

Mystery & Thrillers

Reminiscent of the bestsellers of Laura Lippman and Harlan Coben—with a dose of Big Little Lies or Stranger Things—an absorbing, addictive tale of psychological suspense from the author of the highly acclaimed and Edgar Award-nominated What Remains of Me and the USA Today bestselling and Shamus Award-winning Brenna Spector series, in which a seemingly open-and-shut police case with a clear-cut hero and villain turns out to be anything but simple.Late one night in the quiet Hudson Valley town of Havenkill, a distraught woman stumbles into the police station—and lives are changed forever. Aimee En, once a darling of the '80s pop music scene, claims that a teenage boy stole her car, then ran over another young man who'd rushed to help. As Liam Miller's life hangs in the balance, the events of that fateful night begin to come into focus. But is everything as it seems? The case quickly consumes social media, transforming...
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Heartless

Heartless

Alison Gaylin

Mystery & Thrillers

Former investigative journalist Zoe Greene was so traumatized by a serial killer she put behind bars, she vowed never to ask probing questions again. Now writing for a soap-opera digest, she has become obsessed with soap-star Warren Clark, and doesn't hesitate to join him for several sexually-satisfying weeks at his home in San Esteban, Mexico. But her best friend Steve Sorenson knows something about the charming tourist town that Zoe doesn't—the brutally mutilated body of a teenage boy was found there recently, his heart torn from his body. And Steve fears that Zoe is headed straight into danger. From the moment Zoe arrives in San Esteban, things go drastically wrong. Warren disappears for long stretches of time. Other Americans she meets are hiding strange black crosses and blood-tipped cactus plants in their homes. When more people end up dead, their hearts also torn out, Zoe's investigative instincts kick in. But even as she follows an ominous trail of clues,...
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What Remains of Me

What Remains of Me

Alison Gaylin

Mystery & Thrillers

The USA Today bestselling author of the Brenna Spector series returns with her most ambitious book to date, a spellbinding novel of psychological suspense, set in the glamorous, wealthy world of Hollywood—a darkly imaginative and atmospheric tale of revenge and betrayal, presumed guilt and innocence lost, dirty secrets and family ties reminiscent of the bestsellers of Laura Lippman, Gillian Flynn, and Harlan Coben.Nobody's perfect. Everybody's got a drawer somewhere with something hidden in it.On June 28, 1980—the hottest night of the year—Kelly Michelle Lund shoots and kills Oscar-nominated director John McFadden at a party in his home. . . . And instantly becomes a media sensation, her chilling smile fodder for national nightmares. For years, speculation swirls over the enigmatic seventeen-year-old's motives, information she's refused to share. Convicted of the murder, she loses her youth and her freedom—but keeps her secrets to...
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You Kill Me

You Kill Me

Alison Gaylin

Mystery & Thrillers

Usually, Samantha Leiffer wouldn't be caught dead using one of her mother's cheesy catchphrases, like sympathy vulture, to describe anything—especially not her ex-boyfriend. But since her self-help guru mom got her own radio show, her pearls of wisdom—broadcast everywhere—seem stuck in her head. Is she "magically thinking"—or in real danger? Mom claims Sam sees danger where it doesn't exist. But Sam isn't so sure. Is her live-in boyfriend, detective John Krull, just quiet and remote, or deeply troubled? Is her ex trying to be friends, or stalking her? When a nerdy stranger gives Sam a note warning her of danger unless she calls him, she thinks he's just hitting on her—until one by one, people vaguely connected to her start getting killed. And is someone trying to date her—or kill her? Suddenly Sam knows she's not imagining the murderer, who preys on the weak, who waits patiently for death. With nowhere...
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