Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn

On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn’t doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams about the slope and shape of… Read More Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn

Before the Fall, Noah Hawley

On a foggy summer night, eleven people–ten privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter–depart Martha’s Vineyard headed for New York. Sixteen minutes later, the unthinkable happens: the passengers disappear into the ocean. The only survivors are Scott Burroughs–the painter–and a four-year-old boy, who is now the last remaining member of a wealthy and powerful media mogul’s family. With… Read More Before the Fall, Noah Hawley

Price of Justice, Alan Brenham

His focus is on solving the murders—until the unthinkable happens…  Recently widowed, Austin Police Detective Jason Scarsdale works to solve the murders of two pedophiles, while trying to be both mother and father to his five-year-old daughter. During his investigation, Scarsdale is forced to navigate between the crosshairs of two police commanders out to get him.… Read More Price of Justice, Alan Brenham

Under Cover, Phil Rowan

Under Cover has right-wing/anti-immigrant tendencies escalating in Europe with increasing conflict between moderate Muslims and radical Islamists. American journalist Rudi Flynn is recruited by a US/UK intelligence team to counter Iranian activists who are plotting to nuke soft Western targets.    Briefly …  A French writer Flynn knows is shot in the Paris Luxembourg Gardens… Read More Under Cover, Phil Rowan

Emma Beware, Michelle A. Iden

Every so often, betrayal and love go hand in hand.    Fourteen-year-old standout athlete and student, Emma Mae Davenport, previously stalked through mysterious texts-vanishes-times ticking. Four of her friends dubbed, “Warriors for Emma,” armed with cyber-techno skills unravel clues and discover the unthinkable. Will she be in attendance at her 15th birthday celebration or her… Read More Emma Beware, Michelle A. Iden