Also by this author: When All The Girls Have Gone
Published by Berkley on December 8th 2015
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No one does romantic suspense better than Jayne Ann Krentz. Now, the New York Times bestselling author of Trust No One and River Road delivers a novel that twists and turns into a read that will leave you breathless.
Madeline and Daphne were once as close as sisters—until a secret tore them apart. Now it might take them to their graves.
They knew his name, the man who tried to brutally attack twelve-year-old Madeline in her grandmother's hotel. They thought they knew his fate. He wouldn't be bothering them anymore...ever. Still their lives would never be the same.
Madeline has returned to Washington after her grandmother's mysterious death. And at the old, abandoned hotel—a place she never wanted to see again—a dying man’s last words convey a warning: the secrets she and Daphne believed buried forever have been discovered.
Now, after almost two decades, Madeline and Daphne will be reunited in friendship and in fear. Unable to trust the local police, Madeline summons Jack Rayner, the hotel chain’s new security expert. Despite the secrets and mysteries that surround him, Jack is the only one she trusts...and wants.
Jack is no good at relationships but he does possess a specific skill set that includes a profoundly intimate understanding of warped and dangerous minds. With the assistance of Jack's brother, Abe, a high-tech magician, the four of them will form an uneasy alliance against a killer who will stop at nothing to hide the truth....
i was granted to opportunity to dive into the intriguing and talented world of jayne ann krentz in her newly released romantic suspense thriller, secret sisters. i am a sucker for the twists and turns of a gripping story and this one had its claws in me within the first few paragraphs. past becomes present, as the traumatic secret that drove them apart once more reunites them in a ferocious fight for survival. madeline and daphne must come to terms with the horror of such an eventful night in order to fill in the missing pieces that now threaten their future.
if you enjoy the unending roller coaster of a good mystery with the added mix of some sizzling chemistry, then this is a book you will not be able to put down. the flow is effortless, the characters are grounded and complicated, and the tempo is spot on.i feel i could go on and on, but that would neither do justice to the story nor allow for the excitement that comes in each surprising bend. however, i can say that i would highly recommend secret sisters to anyone looking for a well written novel full of suspense and just enough romance. i, for one, will be more properly exploring the newly discovered world of jayne ann krentz and her most dazzling pen.
as always, these are my thoughts based upon my preferences as a reader.