The Lies We Tell is a twisty, yet thought-provoking, suspense drama that keeps you guessing till the very end. Late one night, Freddie comes home shaken, and makes a terrible confession, begging his parents not to go to the police. Now, Sarah must decide how far she’ll go to protect her son. Even at someone else’s expense…
I can still feel the adrenalin pumping through my body from reading the last chapters of Stacey Abrams’s first thriller, While Justice Sleeps. This conspiracy story with a legal and medical edge is complex yet riveting. Its convoluted plot takes the reader from the upper echelons of the White House to the dusty basements of the Pentagon, twisting through the action to a riveting conclusion.
In a futuristic world where information is the most sought-after commodity, hackers are attacking government servers worldwide. After a cyberattack with catastrophic effects that has the whole country grieving, the UK government decides to take a new stance – use revolutionary genetic engineering technology to implant the country’s secrets into the minds of five ordinary citizens named The Minders. But someone has discovered their identities, and now the minders are being hunted one by one.
After leaving the NYPD Marcus Williams moves to Asherton, a small town in rural Colorado, looking for a quieter life. It all seems to be going well until, on his second date with the daughter of the local sheriff, they stumble upon the mutilated body of his neighbour. Marcus told himself he wouldn’t get involved, but something isn’t quite right about the crime scene and he can’t help but go back for a closer look… Soon enough, Marcus is thrust into a conspiracy and has to go on the run. In between evading corrupt law enforcement and trying to investigate, he finds himself in the crosshairs of serial killer Francis Ackerman Jr.
On July 4th 1999, two sisters went out to celebrate. Only one of them came home. Over 20 years later, Tori is a skilled FBI agent, working to reunite worried with their missing children – the happy ending her own family never got. With her father long dead, Tori has no reason to venture back to Manchester Bay. Not until she receives an anonymous note to her home address from her sister’s killer.
Staff Sergeant Dominic Riley is an ATO – Ammunition Technical Officer – he’s the guy in the heavy suit that has to disarm the bomb when one is found. It’s a dangerous job, to say the least. But now he’s back home, far away from the war in Afghanistan…or so he thinks. Sergeant Dominic Riley is a compulsory therapy session when a bomb is detonated in Nottingham city centre. Even though he isn’t on duty, he rushes to the scene.
As the summer heat beats down on Oxford, a garden party is underway in the Fawley household. Between worrying over his heavily pregnant wife, and dodging ‘words’ from family members, he is called away when a university student comes forward to report a sexual assault. This time, he said, she said, takes on a whole new meaning – the accused is a woman, a department favourite at the height of her career and the victim is her male student, a six-foot rugby player.