The Night Before (Savannah #1)
New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jackson's romantic suspense novel The Night Before is a chilling tale of murder and madness, with a romance that's to-die-for. For generations, the Montgomery family has been tormented by dark secrets, scandals, and tragedy, but Caitlin Montgomery Bandeaux has more to worry about than the past. Awakening f ...more
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this is the first book i've read of hers, and liked it. it wasn't gushy, had good twists. i'll definitely read more of hers. the only real fault was the psychiatric medical angle. not real accurate, but to my understanding, she knew that. it was played up for the book.
Desperate for help when her therapist's ex-husband (Adam) arrives in town looking for Rebbecca, Caitlyn turns to him for professional help. But slowly one by one members of Caitlyn's family fall to the killer and ...more
This book is chock full of the makings of Korean makjang (see: Dramabeans - Glossary, scroll down to the makjang entry) as each new, deep dark Montgomery family (and extended family) secret is revealed. There's the "Montgomery Curse", mysterious deaths, family secrets that weren't secrets, gossip about incest in the family... that wasn't really gossip, more and more deeper secrets...
But I’ve got to hand credit where credit is due: I got sucked in.
As much as I was trying not to roll my ...more
Someone is knocking off members of the wealthy Montgomery family in Savannah. The Montgomery family is surrounded by controversy and suspicions including, adultery, mental illness, accidental death, incest, & lust. All are discussed, acted upon or realized by a variety of unlikeable characters.
Caitlyn Montgomery is the prime murder suspect after her slime of a husband is found dead and she wakes up covered in blood. She constan ...more
The Night Before is full of murder and a complicated plot. Through most of the book, all the clues point to Caitlyn as being the murder. And with mental illness, thrown into the plot she seems to be the perfect candidate. However, the twists keep coming right up to the end of the story. Would recommend this story to anyone who likes a good mystery.
This is a predictable soap opera where you could remove 30% of the text to make it at least tolerable.
1. We never call River Street "the waterfront." Ever. It's just River Street
2. None of our famous families have Cajun names because the Cajuns are in New Orleans, not Savannah
So yeah, not my book.
Lisa Jackson is the number-one New York Times bestselling author of more than 85 novels, including Afraid to Die, Tell Me, You Don’t Want to Know, Running Scared, Without Mercy, Malice, and Shiver. She is also the co-author of the Colony Series, co-written with her sister, Nancy Bush. There are over 20 million copies of Lisa Jackson’s books in print in twenty languages.
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