Someone We Know by Shari Lapena

Maybe you don’t know your neighbours as well as you thought you did. . . . “I’m so sorry. My son has been getting into people’s houses. He’s broken into yours.” In a quiet, leafy suburb in upstate New York, a teenager has been sneaking into houses–and into the owners’ computers as well. Learning theirContinue reading “Someone We Know by Shari Lapena”

An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena

We can’t choose the strangers we meet. As the guests arrive at beautiful, remote Mitchell’s Inn, they’re all looking forward to a relaxing weekend deep in the forest, miles from anywhere. They watch their fellow guests with interest, from a polite distance. Usually we can avoid the people who make us nervous, make us afraid.Continue reading “An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena”

A Stranger In the House by Shari Lapena

He looks at her, concerned. “How do you feel?” She wants to say, Terrified. Instead, she says, with a faint smile, “Glad to be home.” Karen and Tom Krupp are happy—they’ve got a lovely home in upstate New York, they’re practically newlyweds, and they have no kids to interrupt their comfortable life together. But oneContinue reading “A Stranger In the House by Shari Lapena”

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

You never know what’s happening on the other side of the wall. Your neighbour told you that she didn’t want your six-month-old daughter at the dinner party. Nothing personal, she just couldn’t stand her crying. Your husband said it would be fine. After all, you only live next door. You’ll have the baby monitor andContinue reading “The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena”

The Girl on the Train (Paula Hawkins)

EVERY DAY THE SAME Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and night. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to feel like she knowsContinue reading “The Girl on the Train (Paula Hawkins)”