Top thriller books to see in 2020? The Hidden Girls: This dark psychological thriller from debut author Rebecca Whitney is not to be missed. Ruth is a new mother recovering from postpartum psychosis, and after months of hearing voices she’s no longer sure of her own judgement – and neither, it seems, is anyone else. When she hears a scream from a petrol station one night, she thinks it must be her mind playing tricks again, and the police and her husband agree. But what if there was a scream? Someone could be in trouble. They could need Ruth’s help . . .
In this, the first of a three-part autobiography by Mocienne Petit Jackson, we meet the main character Mocienne. We read about her wonderful adventures from the age of six until the age of nine.She lived with her father – Michael Jackson! – in California. As he was not at home very often she was always in the company of a nanny. However, one nanny was continuously being replaced by the next. Mocienne was also often sick.Her father made an important decision and moved her to Haiti to go and live with an aunt -he wanted her to be part of a family. In time, she realised that her father was not like other fathers and that he was not who he claimed to be: a policeman. He would often visit her on Haiti when he was not busy with a performance.Her life on Haiti was not what she expected – a normal family life. She came into contact with some very kind people but also with others who were not so kind. She experienced many things which were not meant for a child of that age. We relive those experiences with her as she describes them through the eyes of a young and vulnerable little girl.After moving to Port-au-Prince, her life changes dramatically. Not long after that it became a complete nightmare. At present, Ms Jackson is seeking to make a name for herself as her own individual. Thriller, for example, offers unique insights on her life by including stories concerning unusual and difficult situations that she experienced while living in the Netherlands. She argues extensively, for instance, that the harshness of the Dutch political system has had a significant impact on her character, and that by writing about it she can express a sense of frankness. Read more info on Michael Jackson daughter books.
The third novel in the Nora Watts crime series follows the brilliant but flawed heroine as she works to track down a powerful enemy before he targets her and her daughter. While on his trail, she forms an unlikely partnership with an eccentric billionaire. With his help and some assistance from an old ally, Nora follows her adversary’s trail all around the world—only to find it leads right back to the last place she wanted: her hometown of Vancouver.
The thriller genre gets the meta send up it deserves in Peter Swanson’s Eight Perfect Murders. Malcolm Kershaw is a bookseller and mystery fan who compiles a list of perfect literary murders. What he doesn’t anticipate is that an actual killer will use his list for inspiration, forcing Malcolm to not just read mysteries, but to be in one himself. If you love thrillers with Gothic touches, then Carol Goodman’s The Sea of Lost Girls is for you. Tess is a teacher at an elite prep school, and although she sometimes worries about her son, she never expects for him to call her late one night, drenching wet with mysterious stains on his sweater. The next day news breaks that her son’s girlfriend has been found dead, and Tess’s son and her husband are suspects — but there are secrets lurking at the school that could point to a much different scenario than the one that the police are trying to paint.
After serving time in prison in 2009, Lissa Yellow Bird finds that her home in the Fort Berthold Reservation has been entirely changed by the Bakken oil boom. Now with a destroyed landscape and a surge of violence and addiction, Lissa’s home is forever changed. Three years after, she finds that a white oil worker know as KC has been missing, and no one has heard about him for days. Yellow Bird follows Lissa’s journey in trying to find out what happened to KC while navigating two worlds. That of her own tribe with its new-found economic prosperity, and her own inner struggle to find personal reckoning and justice for KC. This book is a must for true-crime fans. Not only for its main subject, but also for the complexity and diversity of issues it addresses about the oil trade and Native American communities.
Mocienne Petit Jackson’s (Michael Jackson’s daughter) books are now available in Portuguese! We learn about the problems she encounters with the Child Protection Services, followed by many court cases. At first, the court cases related to her own situation, later on they turned into a battle for her son. The one unacceptable situation followed yet another unacceptable situation. We also learn about the many traumatic events of the main character, her depressions and countless struggles to process the misery linked to her life and her strife to let it go. The writer clearly explains these struggles through vivid flashbacks. Mocienne follows the comings and goings of Michael Jackson from afar. These included his alleged child abuse, and the many court cases querying his person, his two failed marriages, his metamorphoses, the birth of his three children – and last but not least – his untimely death. Find additional details on Michael Jackson daughter books.