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ISBN: 9781250301697
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Published: Celadon Books - February 5th, 2019

A famous artist is suspected of murdering her husband, but refuses to speak about it to anyone, including the police. She is institutionalized, and forensic psychologist Theo Faber becomes her doctor. Faber has been fascinated by her case and convinced that he will be the one who can get her to talk. This one is full of twists and turns and has a surprise ending that I didn't see coming!

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ISBN: 9781982115449
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Published: Scribner - December 4th, 2018

Would you welcome a shorter Stephen King read? In the novella Apt Pupil, King plays with how a dark obsession can turn dangerous. A psychological thriller, King produces more tension, morbid curiosity, and disgust than "fear of what's under the bed." Chilling!

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ISBN: 9780307275431
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Published: Vintage - May 16th, 2006

P. D. James, better known for her Adam Dalgliesh detective novels, also wrote this classic of dystopian fiction. Set in England in the not-so-distant future, James imagines a world affected by incurable and universal infertility. In the space of 60-80 years, the human race will be extinct. An eerie and thought-provoking read.

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The Wife Between Us: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250130945
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - October 30th, 2018

Vanessa still loves her ex-husband, Richard. After 3 months of being single, Richard is marrying a younger woman, Nellie. Vanessa is obsessed with Nellie and the upcoming nuptuals, and and it triggers a downward spiral. Get ready for a wild ride as the authors explore how love can hurt, help, and generally bring out one's "crazy."