No matter what you see, no matter what you’ve heard, assume nothing. Adam and sophie warner and their three-year-old daughter are vacationing in Washington State’s Hood Canal for Memorial Day weekend. A hundred yards from shore, Adam can’t save her. It’s the perfect getaway to unplug—and to calm an uneasy marriage.
For adam, at least there’s comfort in knowing that Mason County detective Lee Husemann is an old friend of his. Unfortunately, beyond what they’ve heard in the news, they’re in the dark when it comes to Sophie’s disappearance. Lee suspects that not everyone is telling the truth about what they know—or they have yet to reveal all the lies they’ve hidden from the strangers they married.
The lives of the two couples are converging in unpredictable ways, and the picture is unsettling. But on adam’s first day out on the water, he sees Sophie abducted by a stranger. She’ll do everything she can to help. She must. But as adam’s paranoia about his missing wife escalates, Lee puts together the pieces of a puzzle.
And Sophie disappears. In a nearby cabin is another couple, Kristen and Connor Moss.
The Last Thing She Ever Did
Neither can the second-worst mistake of her life: concealing it. For years, up-and-comers Liz and Owen have admired their good friends and neighbors, Carole and David. Because there’s another good neighbor who has his own secrets, his own pain, and his own reasons for watching Liz’s every move. From the amazon charts and #1 new york Times bestselling author comes a psychological thriller exploring the things we dare to do when no one is looking.
As two marriages crack and buckle in grief and fear, Liz retreats into her own dark place of guilt, escalating paranoia—and betrayals even she can’t imagine. The community along Oregon’s Deschutes River is one of successful careers and perfect families. And only he knows that the mystery of the missing boy on the Deschutes River is far from over.
They appear to have it all—security, happiness, and a beautiful young son, Charlie. Then charlie vanishes without a trace, and all that seemed safe is shattered by a tragedy that is incomprehensible—except to Liz. It took one fleeting moment for her to change the lives of everyone she loves—a heartrending accident that can’t be undone.
The Weight of Silence Nicole Foster Thriller Book 2
A heart-pounding novel of unspeakable crimes and unforgivable sins from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Sound of Rain. Homicide detective Nicole Foster has finally balanced an unsteady life and is anxious for a second chance. There’s no better place to start over than at the beginning—back at her childhood home on the Washington coast, where’s she raising her niece and keeping an eye on her increasingly fragile father.
But nicole’s past is never truly behind her—not when a disturbing new case stirs dark memories of the haunting investigation that shattered her career. In the middle of the hottest August in a century, a toddler is found dead inside a parked car. It’s an unthinkable crime. Her father says he forgot her.
But to see it through to the end, how far is she willing to go? And what is she prepared to risk this time? And for nicole, it’s made all the more unbearable by her own suffocating secrets—those shared by an old rival who has reappeared from the shadows and is pushing Nicole to the edge once again.
Now, wherever the truth lies, solving this case and avenging an unforgivable death is the most important move in Nicole’s career.
The Sound of Rain Nicole Foster Thriller Book 1
Will a shocking discovery be the key to finally getting justice for Kelsey and resurrecting her own life? Former homicide detective Nicole Foster has hit rock bottom. All nicole has left is the dream of a warm bed at a homeless shelter and the haunting memories of three-year-old Kelsey Chase—whose murder case ended her career.
As nicole obsesses over the old facts, a suicidal pedophile, she realizes everything about that case felt off: a disinterested mom, and too many questions left unanswered. When the little girl’s grieving father begs Nicole for help, she’s drawn back into the investigation…and given one shot at redemption.
But the deeper nicole digs, the more evil she uncovers, including betrayals that hit painfully close to home. Driven off the force by her treacherous partner and lover, she’s flat broke and struggling with a gambling addiction.
Snow Creek: An absolutely gripping mystery thriller Detective Megan Carpenter Book 1
I loved this book!! …it was amazing! I can’t wait to read more! It kept me on the edge of my seat. She looked down into the ravine, and once more her lungs filled with fear. Olsen takes megan, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘wow, along with providing a deeper glimpse to her past! Must read!’ NetGalley Reviewer, I absolutely loved this book! Gregg Olsen is an amazing author.
The storyline flows and the characters are intriguing. I read this in one sitting and can't wait for more. Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐‘I cannot wait for the second book in this series to see where Mr. It had everything, sensational, creepy, addictive with a stunningly complex plot from beginning to end and I loved.
Nothing of the outside world. Then the body of a woman is discovered in an abandoned pickup truck close to the Watsons’ home and Megan’s convinced the cases are connected. If she has any chance of catching the killer, Megan must first unravel the secrets of the isolated Snow Creek community. But megan has dark secrets of her own too.
I’d love to read more from this author. I couldn’t put it down. Omg!!
If You Tell: A True Story of Murder, Family Secrets, and the Unbreakable Bond of Sisterhood
Until now. For years, washington, shelly, behind the closed doors of their farmhouse in Raymond, their sadistic mother, degradation, torture, subjected her girls to unimaginable abuse, and psychic terrors. A #1 wall street journal, usa Today, Amazon Charts, and Washington Post bestseller.1 new york times bestselling author Gregg Olsen’s shocking and empowering true-crime story of three sisters determined to survive their mother’s house of horrors.
After more than a decade, when sisters nikki, it claws like an eagle’s talons, Sami, and Tori Knotek hear the word mom, triggering memories that have been their secret since childhood. Even as others were drawn into their mother’s dark and perverse web, the sisters found the strength and courage to escape an escalating nightmare that culminated in multiple murders.
Harrowing and heartrending, sami, if you tell is a survivor’s story of absolute evil—and the freedom and justice that Nikki, and Tori risked their lives to fight for. Sisters forever, victims no more, loved, they found a light in the darkness that made them the resilient women they are today—loving, and moving on.
Through it all, nikki, sami, and Tori developed a defiant bond that made them far less vulnerable than Shelly imagined.
Victim Six A Waterman & Stark Thriller Book 1
A depraved killer whose cunning is matched only by the depth of his bloodlust. The young women who are the victims had nothing in common—except the agony of their final moments. Praise for gregg Olsen's Novels"Grabs you by the throat. Kay hooper"An Irresistible Page-Turner. Kevin o'brien“the fifth Waterman and Stark thriller from the very talented Gregg Olsen.
But the dying has only just begun. But somebody carefully chose them to stalk, capture, and torture. Wickedly clever! Genuinely twisted. Lisa gardner"As Good As It Gets. Lee childthe bodies are found in towns and cities around Puget Sound. And next victim will be the most shocking of all. It’s truly a great read.
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A Cold Dark Place An Emily Kenyon Thriller Book 1
Praise for gregg olsen’s novels “olsen writes RAPID-FIRE PAGE-TURNERS. The seattle times“FRIGHTENING. A nail-biter. Suspense magazine“a work of dark, griPPING SUSPENSE. Anne Frasier. Single mother and cop, Emily Kenyon spearheads a dark hunt for a killer. As emily fits the puzzle pieces together, she makes a chilling discovery: the killer is coming after her and her daughter.
But emily’s teenage daughter Jenna is one step ahead of her. Then another family is butchered, and another. Grabs you by the throat. Kay hooper“olsen will scare you—and you’ll LOVE IT. Lee childin a secluded farm house in the Pacific Northwest, a family has been slaughtered—and a teenage son has disappeared.
Heart of Ice An Emily Kenyon Thriller Book 2
Three bodies, three different towns. He is scrupulously careful, craving those exquisite seconds when the light fades from his victim's eyes. There are no fingerprints, no clues. Each victim was a sorority girl--pretty, privileged, and brutally murdered. But the rush never lasts, and the killing won't stop--not until one special woman has been made to suffer.
A Wicked Snow
And an anonymous message turns Hannah's blood cold: Your Mom called. Wickedly clever! Genuinely twisted. Lisa gardner"olsen will scare you--and you'll love it. Lee childhannah Griffin was a girl when tragedy struck. She still remembers the flames reflected against the newly fallen snow and the bodies the police dug up--one of them her mother's.
. A killer with unfinished business is on the hunt. Twenty years later hannah is a talented CSI investigating a case of child abuse when the past comes hurtling back. A taut thriller. Seattle post-intelligencer"an irrESISTIBLE PAGE-TURNER. Kevin o'brien"will keep fans of crime fictioN HOOKED. Publishers weeklyincludes a bonus excerpt from Gregg Olsen's newest thriller!
The killer was never found.
Shocking True Story
Gregg’s talent is not only making the reader laugh-out-loud, but hooking us into the story and having us care deeply about the characters as the absurd unfolds. Toni mcgee causey, author of bobby Faye’s Very, Very, Very Bad Day . New york times bestseller!kevin ryan is a writer in the much-maligned genre of true crime who desperately needs a devious, over-the-top story for the subject of his next book.
When his #1 fan is murdered and another body turns up, the Ryans’ life in Port Gamble and all that Kevin holds dear is in jeopardy. A spell-binding must-read!julia spencer-fleming, hilarious descent into the dark heart of the Real America, Edgar finalist and author of I SHALL NOT WANTA lovingly detailed, Gregg Olsen’s Shocking True Story picks up where the supermarket tabloids and daytime TV leave off.
Shocking true story is a very witty, cleverly-constructed novel and absolutely delicious read. Kathrine “kk” beck, novelist and two-time Edgar nomineeOlsen’s unique voice propels this humorous exploration of some truly quirky lives, deaths and excuses. Kevin is on the hunt for the big one, the story that could break him out of the mid-list and onto the bestseller lists.
But somehow, recognizable, his grotesque and driven characters end up beyond laughter: endearing, as deadly as a knife in the throat. And then there’s a knock at the door--a story finds him…a distraught 20-year old Jett Carter shows up at the Ryan house because her mother and sister are imprisoned—perhaps if Kevin writes their story and reveals the truth, he might help exonerate them.
Gregg olsen is a natural born storyteller with a flair for dead-on dialogue and laugh-out-loud satire.