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Kerry Lonsdale

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Kerry Lonsdale believes life is more exciting with twists and turns, which may be why she enjoys dropping her characters into unexpected scenarios and foreign settings. She graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and is a founder of the Women's Fiction Writer's Association. She resides in Northern California with her husband, two children, and an aging golden retriever who is convinced she's still a puppy.

Genres: Mystery, Romantic Suspense, Romance

Kerry Lonsdale recommends
Wives of War (2017)
Soraya M Lane
"Stunning and captivating, Wives of War is an epic story of friendship, survival, and resilience. Ms. Lane’s accomplished writing quickly drew me into the lives of Scarlet, Ellie, and Lucy and kept me enthralled until the last page. I cheered them on during their triumphs and felt the anguish of their tragedies. I thoroughly enjoyed this story and highly recommend."
Best Day Ever (2017)
Kaira Rouda
"Fast-paced, dark, and slightly disturbing, you won’t be able to put this book down until its jaw-dropping ending… Absolutely brilliant!"
Daughters of the Night Sky (2018)
Aimie K Runyan
"Daughters of the Night Sky is a heart-pounding, epic tale about an incredibly brave squadron of Russian WWII female fighter pilots. Through the eyes of Katya, Aimie K. Runyan, takes us through their harrowing adventures and the roller-coaster ride of love and loss in war. Runyan weaves an unputdownable story of bravery, perseverance, and sacrifice. This is a stunner of a novel that I found truly inspiring and well worth the read."
The Promise Between Us (2018)
Barbara Claypole White
"Barbara Claypole White knocks it out of the park with her latest family saga, The Promise Between Us. In this riveting page-turner, Claypole White digs deep into the intricacies of her characters’ lives and the devastating effects of a mental illness when left unchecked. It can easily be classified as a story about motherhood, family, and sacrifice. But mostly, it’s a tale of love, redemption, and renewal. The Promise Between Us has something for everyone: suspense, romance, and even a hint of mystery. A fast-paced read that captivates from the first word until the last. A definite book club selection that I highly recommend."
The Good Liar (2018)
Catherine McKenzie
"In her latest, Catherine McKenzie continues to prove she’s a master at crafting psychological thrillers. In The Good Liar, we follow three women—Cecily, Kate, and Franny—in the aftermath of a horrific tragedy through their web of lies, secrets, and deceit. The story is layered with superb twists and expert pacing, deftly building in suspense until its stunner of an ending. A compulsive read that kept me guessing!"
Hidden (2018)
Kelli Clare
"Captivating, provocative, and fast-paced."
The Life Lucy Knew (2018)
Karma Brown
"An enthralling, irresistible, and deeply emotional read, THE LIFE LUCY KNEW proves Karma Brown is at the top of her game. Packed with rich layers and surprise revelations, Brown has crafted yet another captivating love story. This one will stick with you long after you finish."
After Nightfall (2018)
A J Banner
"Gripping and arresting! After Nightfall is a stellar psychological thriller. Banner had me second-guessing every character throughout the entire novel. I literally couldn’t figure out who’d done it until the reveal. And it was shocking. Love that!"
The Waiting Room (2018)
Emily Bleeker
"Clever and unpredictable, The Waiting Room is psychological suspense at its finest. Bleeker ingeniously pulls aside the curtain to expose the dark underbelly of grief after a tragic loss. The story moved at breakneck speed and kept me on my toes, delivering an ending I didn’t see coming. Mind-blowing!"
The Girl Made of Clay (2018)
Nicole Meier
"A heart story about family, forgiveness, and second chances."
Rapid Falls (2018)
Amber Cowie
"Hypnotic and darkly twisted, Rapid Falls is the true definition of a page-turner. It’s so compelling that you will not want to put it down. Cowie’s smart storytelling and mesmerizing prose paints a stunning debut, making it one of my favorite psychological thrillers of the year."
One Night at the Lake (2019)
Bethany Chase
"Bold, authentic, and stunning—an emotionally gripping novel about best friends . . . Chase’s writing is captivating. She’s an expert at crafting characters that come to life for her readers."
The Antidote for Everything (2020)
Kimmery Martin
"Intense and vibrant.… A binge-worthy page-turner that’ll rival your favorite prime-time medical drama."
Wall of Silence (2020)
Tracy Buchanan
"Wall of Silence is wild, a ‘who-dun-it’ rollercoaster. The story launches with a bang with one of the most original openings I’ve read. Tracy Buchanan has crafted a novel where the plot literally thickens with every page turned and new secrets simmer as the reader is pulled deeper into her cast of characters’ web of lies and silence. I was captivated from page one, entertained throughout, and shocked over the final reveal. Loved it!"
Her Dark Lies (2021)
J T Ellison
"A compulsive, twisty thriller that is so deftly crafted, you’re left wondering who to trust. A highly addictive and deliciously tense read, Her Dark Lies is fast-paced and full of suspense. This book is a stunner! Readers are going to love it. I’m a forever fan, and I want more."
Don't Make Me Turn this Life Around (2021)
Camille Pagán
"With her trademark wit and charm, Camille Pagán invites us back into the lives of Libby and Shiloh thirteen years after we first met them in Life and Other Near-Death Experiences. Don’t Make Me Turn This Life Around is rich, raw, and real, a new favorite…Readers like me can’t help coming back for more of Pagán’s gorgeously written stories. I loved it!"
A Summer to Remember (2021)
Erika Montgomery
"Absorbing, romantic, and imaginative."
You Will Remember Me (2021)
Hannah Mary McKinnon
"Chilling, shocking, and deliciously devious...You Will Remember Me is thrilling. Suspense at its absolute best. Hannah Mary McKinnon knows how to inject adrenalin into family drama, and her readers can't help devouring every word of it."

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