Julia Heaberlin is the internationally bestselling author of Black-Eyed Susans as well as two other psychological thrillers, Lie Still and Playing Dead. She is an award-winning journalist who has worked at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Detroit News and The Dallas Morning News. She has edited numerous real-life murder mysteries, including a series on the perplexing and tragic deaths of girls buried in the Mexican desert. She lives with her husband and son in Texas where she is at work on her next novel.
Julia Heaberlin recommends
(Aiden Waits, book 1)
"Sirens immediately feels like a classic, not a debut . . . a book for every crime fan."
Blue Light Yokohama (2017)
(Inspector Iwata, book 1)
"A twisty, highly entertaining thriller that pulls us into the heart of an unconventional hero as he fights corruption in the gritty, glittering world of Tokyo."
The Stolen Child (2017)
"Haunting and real... Sanjida Kay deftly explores dangerous, unthinkable questions as a mother fights an invisible force for the adopted child who is her own."
The Innocent Wife (2017)
"If you're an addict of true crime documentaries, you will binge all night on The Innocent Wife. In this breathless, pounding ride, Amy Lloyd keeps us guessing about a convicted killer thrust into the world as innocent online hero and the woman who begins to reluctantly dig into his murky past."
Need to Know (2018)
"First word to last, I needed to know! Karen Cleveland's spy thriller about a wife, mother and CIA analyst on the prowl for a Russian cell is a timely dance of intrigue and deception. There are two female heroes here . . . the author, an actual CIA analyst, and the terrific protagonist she creates. One of my favourite espionage thrillers in a long time."
Our Kind of Cruelty (2018)
"A taut, fascinating psychological thriller. Original and powerful. Be prepared for questions to linger in your head for a long time afterward."
Three Days Missing (2018)
"Three Days Missing is a highly entertaining thriller with crisp writing, believable characters, and a plot that delivers... I almost swallowed this book in one sitting."
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