The Overnight Guest by Heather Gudenkauf

Wylie Lark is a true-crime writer. So what if her writing retreat comes at the cost of being isolated in a farmhouse with a grisly history of murder, and there’s a snowstorm that has sealed her in? It’s nothing she can’t handle. But that’s until a little child is found nearly frozen at her doorstep,Continue reading “The Overnight Guest by Heather Gudenkauf”

The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley

Ben and Jess are half-siblings. They don’t have the closest bond, but when Jess rings up him, asking to crash at his place in Paris, he hesitatingly agrees. Only that when Jess arrives at his house a few hours later, there’s no sign of Ben. And suspiciously, none of his neighbours seems too fond ofContinue reading “The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley”

The Maid by Nita Prose

Molly takes great pride in her job as a maid at the Regency Grand Hotel. As her gran says, “Cleanliness is next to Godliness.” Distinctly aware of how people consider her to be odd, Molly doesn’t have a lot of friends. So when a colleague asks her to help him out, she readily agrees withContinue reading “The Maid by Nita Prose”

The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier

Set in the French countryside in the 20th century, The Scapegoat is a story of doppelgängers, John and Jean. When the two meet by accident, John had been leading a life as a university professor; his lack of motivation and low self-worth marring all his actions. But when he wakes up after a night ofContinue reading “The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier”

The Maidens by Alex Michaelides

Mariana is convinced that Edward Fosca, the Greek tragedy professor at Cambridge, is behind the serial killings of two students. No one seems to buy her theory, even though he seems like the most culpable suspect. He leads a secret society on campus called The Maidens. Postcards with quotes taught in his class appear amidstContinue reading “The Maidens by Alex Michaelides”