BookSparks 2017 Summer Reading Challenge continues with bestselling crime novelist, Mary Kubica and her thrilling new novel, EVERY LAST LIE (ParkRowBooks).
“The bad man, Daddy. The bad man is after us.”
Clara Solberg is waiting at home with her 4-day old infant, Felix in her arms for her husband to bring their daughter, Maisie from ballet and Chinese food for dinner. Instead, there’s a knock at the front door and an officious man in a police uniform tells Carla there has been an accident.
Nick Solberg had apparently been speeding when unable to make a turn he wrapped his car around a tree, dying instantly. Miraculously, Maisie escapes with a scratch, but she’s now haunted by nightmares about a man chasing her and her father in a black car. Clara can’t accept it was a simple accident and coupled with Maisie’s night terrors suspects there’s more to the accident. Despite police reports saying otherwise, Carla decides she has to investigate what really happened. She proceeds to dig into Nick’s personal and professional files, family bank accounts and starts finding secrets and contradictions about the man Clara thought she knew. Secrets and contradictions that she may wish she hadn’t discovered.
The story alternates between Nick before the accident and Clara after. The narrative starts building introducing any number of reasons and people who may have wanted Nick dead. Clara begins to suspect family members, friends and neighbors, never considering Nick had a lead foot. Clara refuses to accept anything but foul play and that reasoning leads her into a labyrinth that she risks being trapped in.
While reading EVERY LAST LIE, you may think you have everything figured it out, but chances are you won’t know the truth until the very end. So I suggest, just enjoying the ride.
Mary Kubica is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of four novels, including THE GOOD GIRL, PRETTY BABY, DON’T YOU CRY and EVERY LAST LIE. A former high school history teacher, Mary holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, in History and American Literature. She lives outside of Chicago with her husband and two children, where she enjoys photography, gardening and caring for the animals at a local shelter. Her first novel THE GOOD GIRL was an Indie Next pick in August of 2014, received a Strand Critics Nomination for Best First Novel and was a nominee in the Goodreads Choice Awards in Debut Goodreads Author and in Mystery & Thriller for 2014. Mary has been described as “a writer of vice-like control,” (Chicago Tribune) and her novels have been praised as “hypnotic” (People) and “thrilling and illuminating” (Los Angeles Times).
She is currently working on her next novel.
You can check out more about Mary on her website http://www.marykubica.com
Thanks to BookSparks and Harlequin, we’re lucky to have two copies of Mary’s novel, EVERY LAST LIE. Just tell us which of Mary’s thrilling novels is your favorite. We also have a copy of her last novel, DON’T YOU CRY to giveaway. We’ll announce our winners next Thursday.
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