Crime, Thrillers & Mystery Psychological Books

The Text: A short story

**A new short story from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Local Girl Missing and Last Seen Alive. Her newest novel, Do Not Disturb, is out now!**A single text changed her life. Did it end his?Emily Latimer is furious. Her boss Andrew is being so unreasonable, as always. She fires off a text to her boyfriend, only in her haste she sends it to her whole office group. In it she says Andrew's being difficult about letting her have time off work. That she is angry. That she hopes he dies. The next day her face burns in the office. No one believes her when she says it was a typo, she meant to say does. She hopes he does. It's a nightmare. But it gets worse - Andrew doesn't turn up for work. And then the police come knocking. Because Andrew Burton has been murdered . . .Praise For Last Seen Alive'Thrillingly tense and twisty, a great read' B A Paris, the bestselling author of Behind Closed Doors'I loved the sense of lurking dread that pervades it all . . . I was absolutely gripped and intrigued' Emma Curtis, the bestselling author of One Little Mistake'Fast-paced and chock-full of twists, Last Seen Alive is both absorbing and gripping. After reading it you'll never dream of a house swap again' Paula Daly, author of The Mistake I Made'Brilliant. Twisty, exciting yet so very real' Gillian McAllister, the bestselling author of Everything But the Truth'Thrilling . . . superb plotting. I could hardly catch my breath between twists!' Jenny Blackhurst, the bestselling author of Before I Let You In'I love stories when you're not quite sure who is telling the truth! This one kept me guessing' Jane Corry, the bestselling author of My Husband's Wife

The Sisters of Kestrel Cay (Hideaway Isle Book 1)

A terrible accident, a sister's betrayal, and the bonds that keep families together against all odds.The last time Margot Callaway saw her sister, Lottie, the girl was twelve and clinging to their blood-covered mother over the asphalt in a gas station parking lot.Reeling and in shock, Margot fled her home state of Florida, choosing a path that would take her far away from the pain. She left everything behind, including Lottie. Now, seven years later, mysterious happenings on the island lead Margot to the realization that she must return home and face the ghosts of their shared past.Will Margot and Lottie have what it takes to protect each other? Can Lottie forgive Margot for running away?The Sisters of Kestrel Cay is a gorgeously gripping, deep and suspense-filled novel that explores the bonds of sisterhood, the bounds of duty, and the power of forgiveness. It’s the first book in the Hideaway Isle series and the perfect summer beach read.About the Hideaway Isle series:It’s paradise on the sparkling tropical shores of Hideaway Isle, Florida. A place where vacationers go to get away and residents enjoy year-round luxury.Despite postcard-worthy appearances, there’s trouble in paradise. Lurking just beyond the sun, sand, and sea are threats that promise to wreak havoc in this seemingly idyllic utopia.With riveting turns that will leave you breathless, each Hideaway Isle novel features a deep dive into a different islander’s story.Buy The Sisters of Kestrel Cay today for an emotional, pulse-pounding read you won't soon forget.

Willow Weeps: A moving psychological suspense.

A secret is a lie in the making.A divorcee and his young daughter. The promise of a new life - together as a family in a flash apartment in a historic building. A fresh start – or the key to a nightmare?Who will Willow believe – a young offender, or the love of her life?Page-turning and emotional, Willow Weeps is the gripping new psychological suspense novel from the author of the bestseller, Rachel's Garden.'Fleur rated it it was amazing.A fantastically written, intriguing book filled with complex characters and a page turning plot that is tantalisingly unpredictable. Willow is about to embark on a new chapter in her life by moving in with her partner and his daughter, but not all is as perfect as it seems. Coping with the grief from her sister dying in a house fire when they were children, Willow believes that her sister can communicate with her from beyond the grave. Various inexplicable incidents occur, with warnings of people or places. Could these be a coincidence, or is Willow misinterpreting things with her superstitious overthinking?This book was gripping from the very first page and is written in such an eloquent and expressive way, which makes it a thoroughly enjoyable read!''This book is so elegantly yet concisely written, twisting between intrigue, thrills and sometimes outright eeriness. Often the story felt poetic and incredibly haunting. The stories contained within are filled with so much emotion; anger and grief.''Sometimes creepy, at other times, the prose is lyrical and moving. A gripping read.' K. Kite Reads'Women's psychological literary fiction at its best.' Mellow.