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Book Synopsis"Intricate and nuanced--on par with the best top-flight psychological suspense." --L.A. Times
From master of suspense Lisa Unger comes a riveting thriller about a chance encounter that unravels a stunning web of lies.
Selena Murphy is commuting home on the train when she strikes up a conversation with a beautiful stranger in the next seat. The woman introduces herself as Martha and soon confesses that she's been stuck in an affair with her boss. Selena, in turn, confesses that she suspects her husband is sleeping with the nanny. When the train arrives at Selena's station, the two women part ways, presumably never to meet again.
Then the nanny disappears.
As Selena is pulled into the mystery of what happened, and as the fractures in her marriage grow deeper, she begins to wonder, who was Martha really? But she is hardly prepared for what she'll discover...
Looking for more gripping suspense? Check out Last Girl Ghosted, also from New York Times bestselling thriller writer Lisa Unger.
Review Quotes"A highwire genre-bender, with debts to Strangers on a Train and The Talented Mr. Ripley but an intricate structure of domestic suspense all its own.... Intricate and nuanced--on par with the best top-flight psychological suspense." --L.A. Times "A gripping story about marriage, parenting, families and revenge... [Unger] delivers a masterful mystery, as she skillfully builds a multi-layered plot with myriad surprising twists." --South Florida Sun Sentinel "The setup nods to the great Patricia Highsmith's classic thriller Strangers on a Train, but Unger has her own story to tell.... Confessions on the 7:45 is a master class in suspense." --Tampa Bay Times "Diabolically clever.... [An] exquisitely crafted psychological thriller." --Publishers Weekly, starred review "Absorbing... Reminiscent of Strangers on a Train and The Grifters, Unger's novel provides a master class in plotting." --Booklist, starred review "Lisa Unger is the queen of suspense. I couldn't put down this creepy, twisty thriller. Lisa crafts such realistic characters that the reader comes to care--and fear--for them. A shocker of a thriller." --Meg Cabot, bestselling author of the Little Bridge Island and Princess Diaries series "A chance meeting--or is it?--with a stranger on a train tilts Selena Murphy's tidy world upside-down in this taut, beautifully-written novel. What elevates Lisa Unger's psychological thriller to a new level are her shrewd insights into the dynamics of a seemingly ideal marriage." --Sarah Pekkanen, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Wife Between Us and An Anonymous Girl "Lisa Unger expertly unravels the layers of mystery and deceit at the heart of this chilling thriller. What begins with a missing woman and a chance encounter twists with each new discovery, taking a sharp look at the people we think we know. A gripping, haunting story that kept me guessing until the very end." --Megan Miranda, New York Times bestselling author of The Last House Guest "Confessions on the 7:45 is a masterclass in storytelling. The pacing, the characters, and the story are all pitch-perfect. This is an unforgettable novel." --Samantha Downing, USA Today bestselling author of My Lovely Wife and He Started It "Confessions on the 7:45 is a stellar work of psychological suspense--rich, deep, and full of surprises. Lisa Unger grabs you, pulls you in, and keeps you guessing. Read it!" --Meg Gardiner, Edgar Award-winning author of The Dark Corners of the Night "Unger takes you deep into the minds of psychopaths, and while you wouldn't want to live there, what wild, creepy places they are to visit. Unger is at the top of her game here." --Linwood Barclay, New York Times bestselling author of Elevator Pitch "I raced through Confessions on the 7:45, completely absorbed in the mystery and intrigue of the story as it kept me guessing. I found it compelling, dark, twisty and a definite must-read!" --Karen Hamilton, bestselling author of The Perfect Girlfriend
Dimensions (Overall): 9.3 Inches (H) x 6.2 Inch (W) x 1.1 Inch (D)
Weight: 1 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 368
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Publisher: Park Row
Author: Lisa Unger
Book theme: Psychological
Street Date: October 6, 2020
Item Number (DPCI): 059-01-4616
Origin: Made in the USA
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This is a solid book. I had a hard time putting it down! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I never want to give too much away so I won’t say much but it’s dark and creepy in the best way. Clear some time in your schedule and settle in with this book.