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Lacie's Secrets

(2022)
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Big Little Lies meets The Haunting of Hill House, Lacie's Secrets is the latest psychological thriller from writing duo Teresa Sorkin and Tullan Holmqvist, authors of the award-winning thriller The Woman in the Park.

For the past 18 years, Kate Williams has tried to forget the fateful summer in which her sister Lacie's disappearance ripped their family apart. But when their estranged mother unexpectedly dies and Kate inherits Villa Magda, the family's summer home on the Maine coast, Kate decides that enough time has passed. With the help of her husband, her son, and their close group of friends, Kate decides to face the past and go back to Villa Magda for one last trip.

But the sprawling, ocean-side house isn't as picturesque as it seems, and as the week goes on, inexplicable incidents and suspicious visitors begin to torment Kate, threatening to expose her deepest secrets. The closer Kate gets to learning the truth about what happened that summer, the faster she realizes the house might be holding more secrets than she can handle.

As tensions run high and friendships unravel, Kate starts to question her decision to return to Villa Magda. But when tragedy strikes and a body is found floating in the pool, questions arise that demand answers: What really happened at Villa Magda 18 years ago? How much did Kate know? And how can the house be stopped from claiming its next victim?

Set on a remote and gorgeous Maine estate,
Lacie's Secrets is an exciting and cinematic psychological thriller with surprising twists that will keep the reader guessing until the very last page.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Missing memories, a traumatic past, an eerie house, and explosive secrets combine in this fast-paced, haunting read with an ending that's sure to give you chills." - Megan Collins

"Sorkin and Holmquvist have done it again - concocted a thrilling story, full of secrets, intrigue, and twists that kept me guessing to the very end. Throw in a sprawling house on the Maine coast and I'm done for. A wild ride of a read." - Fiona Davis

"Lacie's Secrets takes you inside Villa Magda, a haunting estate in Maine. The manor feels so real, I could almost hear it whispering through the pages. Fans of dark, atmospheric suspense will love following this twisting tale to the end." - Madeleine Henry

"Don't miss the enthralling Lacie's Secrets, another compelling thriller from Sorkin and Holmqvist. Set in a summer home off the coast of Maine, the sprawling estate becomes the harbinger of secrets, old and new, leading to shocking twists and haunting turns." - Vanessa Lillie

"A mysterious house. An unsolved disappearance. A tragic murder. And a bunch of secrets. All of these are the ingredients for a spellbinding mystery that does what few current suspense books accomplish: truly surprise the reader." - Camille Di Maio

"Sorkin and Holmqvist take a slew of intriguing ingredients--long-buried family secrets, the sometimes-fragile subjectivity of memory--whip them into a heady, suspenseful concoction and top it all off with an absolute wallop of an ending!" - E G Scott

"This compelling story about the lasting power of dark family secrets and childhood trauma is a great read!" - Wendy Walker


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