Three women, three men, connected through marriage or infidelity. Each is to blame for something. But only one is a killer in this #1 New York Times bestselling psychological thriller about human frailty and obsession. Just what goes on in the houses you pass by every day? Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and evening, rattling over the same junctions, flashing past the same townhouses.The train stops at the same signal every day, and she sees the same couple, breakfasting on their roof terrace. Jason and Jess, as she calls them, seem so happy. Then one day Rachel sees someone new in their garden. Soon after, Rachel sees the woman she calls Jess on the news. Jess has disappeared. Through the ensuing police investigation, Rachel is drawn deeper into the lives of the couple she learns are really Megan and Scott Hipwell. As she befriends Scott, Rachel pieces together what really happened the day Megan disappeared. But when Megan's body is found, Rachel finds herself the chief suspect in the case. Plunged into a world of betrayals, secrets and deceptions, Rachel must confront the facts about her own past and her own failed marriage. A sinister and twisting story that will keep you guessing at every turn, The Girl on the Train is a high-speed chase for the truth.
The History Book is a fascinating journey through the most significant events in history and the big ideas behind each one, from the dawn of civilization to the lightning-paced culture of today. One hundred crystal-clear articles explore the Law Code of Hammurabi, the Renaissance, the American Revolution, World War II, and much, much more, bringing the events and people of history to life. As part of DK's award-winning Big Ideas Simply Explained series, The History Book uses infographics and images to explain key ideas and themes. Biographies of key leaders, thinkers, and warriors, from Julius Caesar to Barack Obama, offer insight into their lives and further historical insight into these world-changing episodes. The History Book makes the past 4,000 years of history accessible and provides enlightenment on the forces that shaped the world as we know it today, for students and history buffs alike.
You think you know a person until you hear their answers to these questions.This is the second volume of the best collection of fun, unique, and offbeat questions to start interesting and memorable conversations. Unlike most question books that ask questions designed for you to talk about yourself, these questions ask what you think about ethical, offbeat, and awkward predicaments in a way that make people eager to join the conversation and offer their opinion. So if you're looking for a great way to put the fun back into family game night, make an office party unforgettable, or keep a road trip interesting, the questions in What Do You Think? are sure to invite lively, entertaining, and spirited discussions on a variety of topics.Take a look inside. We increased the Look Inside feature to 20% to give you a good idea of the type of questions in the book.
What's done in the dark will be brought to the light...The silhouette stood at the edge of the woods like a spider watching a fly enter its carefully crafted web. Only a few more steps and she'd be within its grasp.Stacy Shaw has her whole life ahead of her. New job, new house and now a baby on the way--everything she's ever hoped for is finally coming true. But on a warm summer night on the way home from work, she vanishes. The police race to find her, but the clues don't add up. Conflicting facts emerge as her story twists and turns, sending the trail spiraling in all directions.A hometown hero with a heart of gold, Jack Stratton was raised in a whorehouse by his prostitute mother. Jack seemed destined to become another statistic, but now his life has taken a turn for the better. Determined to escape his past, he's headed for a career in law enforcement. When his foster mother asks him to look into the girl's disappearance, Jack quickly gets drawn into a baffling mystery. As Jack digs deeper, everyone becomes a suspect--including himself. Caught between the criminals and the cops, can Jack discover the truth in time to save the girl? Or will he become the next victim?Grab your copy of this brand new novel in the highly-acclaimed, wildly-popular Detective Jack Stratton Series and start reading this electrifying whodunit today!And Then She Was Gone is part of the Detective Jack Stratton Mystery Series, which has more than 5,000+ five-star reviews and over a million readers and counting. If you love a page-turning thriller with mystery, humor, and romance, pick up And Then She Was Gone today."The sound mystery brims with red herrings" --Kirkus Reviews"Wall Street Journal Top 10 Best Seller" --Wall Street JournalNovels featuring Detective Jack Stratton are all standalone and can be read in any order:And Then She Was GoneGirl JackedJack KnifedJacks Are WildJack and the Giant KillerData JackJack of Hearts -- now available!Enjoy these top-rated mystery-thriller books FREE as part of your Kindle Unlimited subscription. You can read the eBooks on your Amazon Kindle Fire, on a computer via Kindle Cloud Reader or on any smartphone or tablet with the free Kindle reading app.
From New York Times bestselling author, Samantha Towle, comes a new sexy, romantic suspense standalone novel...Daisy Smith has spent eighteen months of her life paying for a crime she didn’t commit. Now out of prison, she has only one focus—to get back custody of her younger brother, Jesse, who is deep in the foster care system. Desperate to rebuild her life and show the system that she is responsible enough to care for Jesse, she takes on the only job available to her—working as a maid at the Matis Estate.On day one of her new job, Daisy meets Kastor Matis, the only son of the owners and her new boss. An enigmatic, handsome Greek god of a man, Kas is closed off, cold, and…well, kind of a bastard.The more time Daisy spends around Kas, she starts to see there might be more to him than just his cold, bastard ways. He may actually have a heart beating in that frozen chest of his.But Kas has secrets, too. Secrets that he’s determined to keep.Secrets make Daisy curious.And you know what curiosity can do…
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