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Couple Next Door - Reprint by Shari Lapena (Paperback)

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Highlights

  • Debut suspense novel from Shari Lapena
  • 336 pages of non-stop suspense
  • Paperback edition

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About the Book



"First published in the United States of America by Viking Penguin, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2016"--Title page verso.



Book Synopsis



AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Shari Lapena's new thriller, AN UNWANTED GUEST, is available now!

"The twists come as fast [as] you can turn the pages." --People

"Provocative and shocking." --Lisa Gardner, New York Times bestselling author of Find Her

"I read this novel at one sitting, absolutely riveted by the storyline. The suspense was beautifully rendered and unrelenting!" --Sue Grafton, New York Times bestselling author of X

It all started at a dinner party. . .

A domestic suspense debut about a young couple and their apparently friendly neighbors--a twisty, rollercoaster ride of lies, betrayal, and the secrets between husbands and wives. . .

Anne and Marco Conti seem to have it all--a loving relationship, a wonderful home, and their beautiful baby, Cora. But one night, when they are at a dinner party next door, a terrible crime is committed. Suspicion immediately lands on the parents. But the truth is a much more complicated story.

Inside the curtained house, an unsettling account of what actually happened unfolds. Detective Rasbach knows that the panicked couple is hiding something. Both Anne and Marco soon discover that the other is keeping secrets, secrets they've kept for years.

What follows is the nerve-racking unraveling of a family--a chilling tale of deception, duplicity, and unfaithfulness that will keep you breathless until the final shocking twist.



Review Quotes



"Meticulously crafted and razor-sharp. The Couple Next Door lingers long after you turn the final page."
--Harlan Coben, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Fool Me Once

The twists come as fast as you can turn the pages.
--People

Provocative and shocking. One crime, an entire neighborhood of suspects, secrets and lies. How well do we ever know those around us? The Couple Next Door will keep you glued the pages in search of the answer. Even then, you'll never guess the truth...until it's too late."
--Lisa Gardner, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Find Her

"I read this novel at one sitting, absolutely riveted by the storyline. The suspense was beautifully rendered and unrelenting!"
--Sue Grafton, New York Times bestselling author of Y is for Yesterday

"Real men read women writers-because of books like this. Trust me."
--Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Make Me

A twisty, utterly riveting tale that will send readers on a wild rollercoaster ride of emotions. Shocking revelations kept me turning the pages like a madwoman.
--Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling author of Playing with Fire

"Expertly paced and finely crafted, The Couple Next Door is a gripping thriller of the highest order. I couldn't put it down."
--A. J. Banner, bestselling author of The Good Neighbor

"Gripped me from the very beginning to the very end!"
--Becky Masterman, author of Rage Against The Dying

"Brilliant! This utterly riveting psychological thriller hurtles along at breakneck speed, never giving you the opportunity to catch your breath. Twisty, turny, and unputdownable."
--C. L. Taylor, bestselling author of The Lie

"Exquisitely torturous tension."
--NPR.org

"Where did that baby go! It's hard not to read to the end to find out, and the twists waiting there are gratifyingly clever."
--USA Today

"The many never-saw-them-coming twists and questionable characters. . . will keep you on the edge of your seat. First-time novelist Lapena's writing is spare and tense, and it makes The Couple Next Door a compulsive read. The last line is absolutely killer."
-Good Housekeeping

"[A] well-sculpted domestic thriller . . . highly suspenseful . . . Twists are subtly revealed with aplomb, taking the story to increasingly unpredictable levels."
--Associated Press

"[A] suspenseful, heart-wrenching debut. . . After numerous twists and turns, Lapena delivers one final, deftly crafted surprise."
--Publishers Weekly

"Brisk prose style and character development are almost beside the point in Lapena's suspense-fiction debut; this is a plot-driven page-turner, and even the most character-focused readers will find it hard to put down."
--Booklist



About The Author



Shari Lapena is the internationally bestselling author of the thrillers The Couple Next Door, A Stranger in the House, An Unwanted Guest, Someone We Know, and The End of Her, which have all been New York Times and The Sunday Times (London) bestsellers. Her books have been sold in thirty-seven territories around the world. She lives in Toronto and Not a Happy Family is her sixth thriller.
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 336
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Thrillers
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Format: Paperback
Author: Shari Lapena
Language: English
Street Date: May 30, 2017
TCIN: 52197627
UPC: 9780735221109
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-1643
Origin: Made in the USA
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
75% would recommend
12 recommendations

The couple next door are incredibly annoying.

2 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
DonHo - 6 months ago
Very repetitive with annoying characters. I enjoyed the ending, because it was finally over.
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love it

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
kelsey - 3 years ago, Verified purchaser
i read this book so fast it was a great read!
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Great read

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
MamaMo - 3 years ago, Verified purchaser
I thought this was pretty good. I definitely couldn’t put it down and read it in two days.
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Amazing book

5 out of 5 stars
Dave - 3 years ago
Such a good book Must read
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Dull

2 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Ky - 3 years ago
Not very exciting, predictable, and like another review said it’s very repetitive. I think it would be an interesting read for pre-teens but as an adult I would pass.
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Read this!!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
AshM19 - 3 years ago
Get this book!! It is a page turner- I was hooked and didn’t want to put it down. I read it in 3 days (would have been sooner if I could read sun up to sun down) usually in the middle of a book it starts to slow down and get a little dull, but this was NOT the case in fact, with every page it seemed to get more exciting!
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Read Me

5 out of 5 stars
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JMac89 - 3 years ago
Read. This. Book!!! I was hooked and could not put it down. Literally every chapter had me on the edge of my seat!!
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Loved it!! Recommend lt

5 out of 5 stars
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Nataly - 3 years ago
I loved it!! Couldn’t stop reading...
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5 out of 5 stars
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Amydoll - 3 years ago
Such a good book. Couldn’t put it down
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Meh

3 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Rose - 4 years ago
It started off strong then towards the middle end it just became repetitive. Constantly repeating the same thing over and over. I actually skipped several pages because of that. If don’t read this book I can assure you that you aren’t missing out.
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5 out of 5 stars
Cbouldin00 - 4 years ago
Really good book! Quick reading with many twists!
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5 out of 5 stars
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Living a dream - 4 years ago
Probably one of the best books I have recently read. Lots of twists and turns highly addictive reading.
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5 out of 5 stars
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Dyanna - 6 years ago, Verified purchaser
I am still in the middle of reading it and it is a great book. Never thought what happened in the beginning was the main theme so its really got me wanting to keep reading what is next!
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5 out of 5 stars
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SR0518 - 6 years ago, Verified purchaser
Good read! Read it in a about two hours, liked it.
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3 out of 5 stars
Gwen - 6 years ago
Easy read, mildly entertaining. A few quists and turns but mostly predictable. I'm not saying, "not to read it" but you aren't missing much if you don't.
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