Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Five fabulous thrillers about secrets between spouses

Leah Konen is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she studied journalism and English literature. She is the author of the new thriller, You Should Have Told Me. Her debut thriller, All the Broken People was a Rolling Stone, Marie Claire, She Reads, and Charlotte Observer best summer book pick.

At CrimeReads, Konen tagged "five nail-biting thrillers that revolve around the secrets we keep from those we’re supposed to love the most." One title on the list:
Watch Me Disappear by Janelle Brown

One weekend, Billie Flanagan heads out on a solo hike, leaving her husband, Jonathan, and her daughter, Olive, behind. It was supposed to be just a quick trip, but Billie never returns, leaving Jonathan and Olive to pick up the pieces. But when Olive begins having seizures and mysterious visions of her mother, she begins to believe that her mother may still be alive, in trouble, and in need of help. As much as Jonathan wants to put the past behind him, he has no choice but to delve into the details of Billie’s disappearance if he wants to help his daughter—and the truth is that his marriage to Billie was nothing like he thought it was—and there’s a chance that Billie’s hiking accident was no accident at all.
Read about another entry on the list.

Watch Me Disappear is among Julie Clark's six crime titles for those in need of a fresh start.

The Page 69 Test: Watch Me Disappear.

--Marshal Zeringue