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The Missing Husband by Natasha Boydell and Narrated by Rupert Degas, Penelope Rawlins

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Title: The Missing Husband Author: Natasha Boydell Narrators: Rupert Degas and Penelope Rawlins Genre: Mystery & Thrillers Format: Audiobook Listening Length: 8 hours and 11 minutes Date of Publication: September 2, 2021 Description:  Kate and Pete have been the perfect couple ever since they were teenagers. Fifteen years later, they have two young daughters, live in a beautiful London townhouse, and seem like they have it all. But one day, Pete leaves for work and never comes home.   In a note Kate discovers, he confesses that he’s been unhappy for a long time and that he’s met someone else. Distraught, she later learns that he has left everything behind, including his mobile phone, and she sets out to learn the truth about his disappearance.  But is she prepared for what she will learn? My Thoughts: I really wanted to like this book as I love a good Mystery & Thriller. However, this was totally not what I expected it would be from the description of the book. The book moves v

The God Game by Danny Tobey

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Title: The God Game Author: Danny Tobey Genre: Technological Thriller, Science Fiction Format:  Kindle ARC No. of Pages: 464 Date of Publication: January 7, 2020 Description:  A technological thriller with an all-too-believable premise, award-winning author Danny Tobey's  The God Game  follows five teenagers obsessed with an online video game that connects them to their worst impulses and most dangerous desires. They call themselves the Vindicators. Targeted by bullies and pressured by parents, these geeks and gamers rule the computer lab at Turner High School. Wealthy bad boy Peter makes and breaks rules. Vanhi is a punk bassist at odds with her heritage. Kenny's creativity is stifled by a religious home life. Insecure and temperamental, Alex is an outcast among the outcasts. And Charlie, the leader they all depend on, is reeling from the death of his mother, consumed with reckless fury. They each receive an invitation to play The God Game. Created by dark-web coders and m

The Witch Elm by Tana French Narrated by Paul Nugent

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Title: The Witch Elm Author: Tana French Narrator: Paul Nugent Genre: Mystery, Psychological thrillers Format: Audiobook Listening Length: 22 hours and 7 minutes Date of Publication: October 9, 2018 Description:  Toby is a happy-go-lucky charmer who's dodged a scrape at work and is celebrating with friends when the night takes a turn that will change his life - he surprises two burglars who beat him and leave him for dead. Struggling to recover from his injuries, beginning to understand that he might never be the same man again, he takes refuge at his family's ancestral home to care for his dying uncle Hugo. Then a skull is found in the trunk of an elm tree in the garden - and as detectives close in, Toby is forced to face the possibility that his past may not be what he has always believed.   A spellbinding standalone from one of the best suspense writers working today,  The Witch Elm  asks what we become, and what we're capable of, when we no longer know who we are. M

Notorious (Max Revere, #1) by Allison Brennan

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Title: Notorious Author: Allison Brennan Series: Max revere Genre: Mystery, Suspense, & Thriller Format: Hardcover No. of Pages: 432 Date of Publication: March 25, 2014 Description:  Maxine Revere has dedicated her life to investigating murders that the police have long since given up any hope of solving. A nationally renowned, tough-as-nails investigative reporter with her own TV show, Max tackles cold cases from across the country and every walk of life. But the one unsolved murder that still haunts her is a case from her own past. "Buckle up and brace yourself for Maxine Revere."―Sandra Brown When she was a high school senior, a close friend was strangled and another, Kevin, was accused of the crime. Max stood by Kevin―until she found out he lied about his alibi. Though his guilt was never proven, their relationship crumbled from the strain of too many secrets. But that was years ago…and now Max is home for Kevin's funeral. Did he kill himself after years of dr