There are people in Edgewater, Oregon, who think that twenty years ago, Rachel Gaston got away with murder.
Rachel still has no idea how a foolish teenaged game turned deadly—or w ...more
Fear seeps into this one. Lean back twenty years ago into Edgewater, Oregon. Place your feet on the uneven terrain surrounding the abandoned Sea View Cannery. Teenage kids looking for a thrill around midnight. They've brought pellet guns to scare the crap out of one another. But someone is hiding in the pitch black shadows with the real ...more
20 years ago Rachel shot her brother during a game of cross-play and has been living with the event ever since. The incident destroyed her parent's marriage, her reputation int he community, and then her pwn subsequent marriage fell to pieces. Her teenaged kids are now in the crossfire of all the publicity the 20 year old incident in trudging up. The fact Rachel was acquitted of the death has someone's panties in a twist and they w ...more
This is an intense thriller that kept me on the edge of my seat. The twist at the end caught me completely by surprise. I thought I knew part of it but there was more, that I hadn’t even suspected. Thank you to net galley for an advanced readers copy ...more
Paranoid is an easy to read book with lots of twists and turns and the characters seem real. So many times I read something that just doesn't feel that way. The book is easy to understand what is going on and can be enjoyed by people of all ages. It is fast paced and just a great read.
The one thing I am finding hard ...more
The storyline is that a murder occurred 20 years before and the alleged shooter did not serve time. As this happened towards the end of senior year of high school a twentieth reunion is being planned. This novel starts and ends with a visit to a therapist, but it is not who the reader thinks is in the chair. Nightmares do come true.
Thanks to PARANOID, my laundry piled up and the dishes were ignored. It’s a whirlwind of action with a few nuggets of romance thrown in. The characters’ paranoia might just get you to look over your own shoulder!
The main character, Rachel, had her hands full with a couple of sneaky, back-talking teens. Paired with her rocky relationship with ex-husband Cade, it read almost like a Lifetime m ...more
The book tells the story of Rachel who may or may not have accidentally shot her half brother as part of a game in high school. Still living in the same small town, Rachel's high school reunion is looming, and someone seems out for revenge.
I do not want to give away any spoilers and I went into reading this book with no preconceived notions, and I th ...more
Now divorced from Cade Ryder, a detective and raising two children alarming murders ...more
Rachel's life hasn't been easy since tragedy struck her family in high school. All these years she is still blaming herself for her half-brother's death. Something like that sticks with you for awhile, especially after you have kids of your own.
So much confusion surrounds that night. Confusion that is heightened when people involved with the initial crime start having u ...more
There is also a touch of romance that is very relatable and engaging.
The main character Rachel is still reeling from a horrific incident from her teenage years where she may or may not have killed her half brother in a game. An incident that left her traumatized and contributed to the failure of her marriage.
Now with her high school reunion looming, unsettling events start happenin ...more
Now, with the reunion so close, someone is killing former students in Rachel's class. Who? Why? ...and why NOW?
As the twists come at you and the mystery un ...more
Who is behind the paranoia Rachel feels and why? Her ex Cade, who is a police officer, takes on the case as new murders start taking place. Is it all connected to that fa ...more
Full of suspense, riddled in suspects, an unpredictable plot li ...more
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I loved the main characters and all ease to relate to. There were a few surprises in the way that I don't see until it happened. would recommend to anyone. Thanks to NetGalley author and publisher for my arc copy of the book for a honest.
Lisa Jackson has woven a complex tapestry of a great story with Paranoid! I was hooked from the start with this book. I read it in one sitting. There are lots of things going on, it's unpredictable, it twists and it turns, there is never a dull moment! I highly recommend this book, it is a 5 star read.
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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