Posted by John Concrane on May 15, 2020 in Literature
Best 3 thriller books to read in 2020? From the Shirley Jackson Award–winning author, The Law of Lines follows the parallel lives of two young women who are suddenly stricken by loss. Se-oh loses her entire life in just one night, as her home goes up in flames with her father inside. Now the police are trying to claim it was suicide and insurance fraud, as she tries to dodge the prying investigators and debt collectors. On the other side of town, Ki-Jeong decides to investigate the death of her younger half-sister. The police believe she died by suicide by drowning. Ki-Jeong does not believe them. As both women try to uncover the truth, they find themselves entrapped by a plot much bigger than they expected.
Our Dark Secret: As a teenager in the 1970s, Elizabeth was clever and overweight, a perfect target for bullies. Then Rachel and her family moved to town, and everything changed. She was drawn to bright, beautiful Rachel like a moth to a flame. Their friendship wasn’t exactly equal, but Elizabeth would do anything for Rachel. Then the first body was found . . . When, twenty years on, another body is found, Elizabeth is desperate to keep the secrets of her teenage years secret. But she can’t keep running from her past. Can she? This intelligent crime thriller book is a must-read for fans of Jenny Quintana’s The Missing Girl.
Mocienne Petit Jackson’s (Michael Jackson’s daughter) books are now available in Spanish! Slowly but surely Mocienne reaches the conclusion that the mafia played and still play a large and destructive role in his (and her) life. It should also be noted that his family, especially his mother and father, is to blame for many things. To date Mocienne has received no cooperation from the Jackson family in order to have a DNA test done so as to conclusively prove that she truly is Michael’s daughter. Read additional details at Best thriller book to read in 2020.
In this psychological thriller, criminal psychologist Seonkyeong is shocked when she learns that notorious serial killer Yi Byeongdo has specifically asked for her to interview him. That same day, her stepdaughter Hayeong comes to live with her after the death of her grandparents. As she starts conversations with Yi Byeongdo and attempts to get to know the young girl, she notices an eerie and shocking connection between the two.
Samantha Downing takes family dysfunction to a whole new level in He Started It. Estranged siblings Beth, Portia, and Eddie Morgan embark on a cross-country road trip at the behest of their dying grandfather in order to ensure their inheritance. But don’t bet on anything going smoothly thanks to the mix of deadly secrets the trio is concealing from one another. Inspired by Daphne du Maurier’s classic Rebecca, Kit Frick’s I Killed Zoe Spanos is the story of a young nanny who happens to look nearly identical to a girl who recently went missing. When the girl’s body is found, the nanny confesses to murder, but an intrepid teen with a podcast suspects there’s more to the story. A birthday party turns sinister in B.A. Paris’s suspenseful The Dilemma. Livia’s 40th birthday party is set to be a marvelous night, but the only person that can’t be there is her daughter. But Livia has a secret: she’s glad her daughter can’t come, but she can’t tell her husband why.
In this, the first of a three-part autobiography by Mocienne Petit Jackson, we meet the main character Mocienne. We read about her wonderful adventures from the age of six until the age of nine.She lived with her father – Michael Jackson! – in California. As he was not at home very often she was always in the company of a nanny. However, one nanny was continuously being replaced by the next. Mocienne was also often sick.Her father made an important decision and moved her to Haiti to go and live with an aunt -he wanted her to be part of a family. In time, she realised that her father was not like other fathers and that he was not who he claimed to be: a policeman. He would often visit her on Haiti when he was not busy with a performance.Her life on Haiti was not what she expected – a normal family life. She came into contact with some very kind people but also with others who were not so kind. She experienced many things which were not meant for a child of that age. We relive those experiences with her as she describes them through the eyes of a young and vulnerable little girl.After moving to Port-au-Prince, her life changes dramatically. Not long after that it became a complete nightmare. Mocienne Petit Jackson’s Thriller autobiographies were published in 2015 and were made available on Amazon in 2018. They are also currently available for purchase through Kobo. The books are available in English, Dutch, and Chinese. Future versions of the books will be made available in French (2020), Portuguese (2019), Japanese (2020), German (2020), and in Spanish (2020). Find even more details at Best thriller book 2020.