|By (author):||Lapena, Shari|
|Subject:||FICTION / Canadian|
|FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General|
|FICTION / Thrillers / General|
|FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense|
|Size:||9.00in x 6.25in|
|From The Publisher*||How well do you know the couple next door? Or your husband? Or even--yourself? |
A domestic suspense debut about a young couple and their apparently friendly neighbors--a twisty, rollercoaster ride of lies, betrayal, and the secrets between husbands and wives. . .
"Meticulously crafted and razor-sharp. The Couple Next Door lingers long after you turn the final page." --Harlan Coben, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Fool Me Once
Anne and Marco Conti seem to have it all--a loving relationship, a wonderful home, and their beautiful baby, Cora. But one night when they are at a dinner party next door, a terrible crime is committed. Suspicion immediately focuses on the parents. But the truth is a much more complicated story.
Inside the curtained house, an unsettling account of what actually happened unfolds. Detective Rasbach knows that the panicked couple is hiding something. Both Anne and Marco soon discover that the other is keeping secrets, secrets they've kept for years.
What follows is the nerve-racking unraveling of a family--a chilling tale of deception, duplicity, and unfaithfulness that will keep you breathless until the final shocking twist.
|Review Quote*||"Meticulously crafted and razor-sharp. The Couple Next Door lingers long after you turn the final page." -Harlan Coben, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Fool Me Once|
"Provocative and shocking. One crime, an entire neighborhood of suspects, secrets and lies. How well do we ever know those around us? The Couple Next Door will keep you glued to the pages in search of the answer. Even then, you'll never guess the truth . . . until it's too late." -Lisa Gardner, New York Times bestselling author of Find Her
"I read this novel at one sitting, absolutely riveted by the storyline. The suspense was beautifully rendered and unrelenting!" -Sue Grafton, New York Times bestselling author of X
"Gripped me from the very beginning to the very end!" -Becky Masterman, author of Rage Against the Dying
"Expertly paced and finely crafted, The Couple Next Door is a gripping thriller of the highest order. I couldn't put it down." -A. J. Banner, bestselling author of The Good Neighbor
"Shari Lapena has written a stunning debut thriller. Turn on the night lights and lock all your doors and windows. The Couple Next Door grabs you with each twist and shocks you with every betrayal." -Linda Fairstein, New York Times bestselling author of Killer Look
|Biographical Note||SHARI LAPENA worked as a lawyer and as an English teacher before turning to writing fiction. She has written two award-winning literary novels, and The Couple Next Door is her suspense debut.|