Two new books for fans of of Paula Hawkins and Gillian Flynn. The Breakdown by B.A. Paris (Behind Closed Doors) is a “first-rate psychological thriller” (Publishers Weekly). School teacher Cass Anderson decides to take a shortcut home from a party through dark patch of woods. When she reaches the road, she encounters a parked car with a woman inside. She passes by, but is horrified to learn the next day that the woman has been murdered. Then the creepy phone calls start coming. “Tension builds to a crescendo as Cass’s fears become palpable.” In a similar vein, The Lying Game by Ruth Ware unites four friends at the boarding school they once attended , whose 17-year pact of silence is about to be broken.
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