Writer Lila Emerson's latest house-sitting job provides the opportunity to spy on the neighbors in the building across the street. It’s all innocent fun until she sees one of the couples she’s been watching involved in a violent fight. The woman falls to her death, and the police rule the case a murder-suicide. At the police station, she meets artist Ashton Archer, who tries to convince Lila that his brother, Oliver, was innocent of the crime and recruits her to help him uncover the truth. Roberts' latest is a romantic, suspenseful nod to Alfred Hitchcock’s classic, Rear Window.
Busy father Jake Buckman tries to win the affection of his 16-year-old son, Ryan, by letting him drive his Audi on a deserted road on the way home from the movie theater. When Ryan hits and kills a jogger, Jake decides they should flee the scene, rather than see his son’s life ruined by a vehicular manslaughter charge. But a witness tries to blackmail them, and Jake has a hard time keeping his son from confessing. A moving portrait of a family in crisis by the author of Don’t Go (2013).
In Baldacci’s latest featuring CIA hit man Will Robie (afterThe Hit, 2013), the President of the United States authorizes an operation to assassinate a foreign leader, and Robie and his fellow agent, Jessica Reel, are recommended for the job. But there are some in power who don't trust the pair and will stop at nothing to end their lives. Meanwhile, Robie and Reel are stalked by a new adversary: a woman who has been trained her entire life to kill, and who has both of them on her list of targets ...
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