A Killer in the Family: The gripping new thriller that will have you hooked from the first page
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This book can easily be read as a stand alone, though with any series it's always good to have the backstories of the characters. Remake of the 1961 Disney comedy about separated identical twins who meet at camp, change places and hatch a plot to reunite their divorced parents.
I had so many different theories, but I actually hoped I wasn’t correct, as I really liked all the characters involved. In a case that involves multiple levels of investigation, including eventual DNA evidence, there are twists and turns aplenty. Desperate for answers, Aisling submits her DNA and receives a familial hit- but not one she expected. From the acclaimed author of Little Sister, this endlessly twisty crime novel asks: What might a family do to protect or expose a serial killer in its midst? In fact we are faced with a whole number of suspects, given the different male influences in Aisling's life, but there are still secrets to be revealed.A neglected housewife makes an unexpected friend at a nursing home, where she hears a true tale about an independent woman in 1920s Alabama, who ran the town diner, served food to people of color and protected her sister-in-law from an abusive spouse. A novel that literally makes you hold your breath then gasp out loud -- Val McDermid --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.
With troubles and worries that stretched beyond the plot, their backstories created thorough, three-dimensional individuals to whom I could relate. She has signed with Penguin Random House worldwide for the first three books in her crime series featuring DCI Jonah Sheens.I do enjoy good detective series and Jonah Sheens has become a favorite, although this book is more about their team effort with Juliette and Ben more upfront.