Best celebrity books to see in 2020? A historical crime thriller set ten years after the arrival of the Mayflower on American shores, full of religious conflict and claustrophobic mystery. The new colony is not what many of its settlers were promised. Run by a fervent puritan man, many have had to give up their hopes of religious freedom in a new world. As the tensions start to grow amongst different sects and the colony becomes more and more isolated, it might be too late when the next boat arrives. Told from the perspectives of women in the colony, Beheld takes a dark and innovative look in the early days of American colonization and the cabin fever trope.
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 . . .
Mocienne Petit Jackson’s (Michael Jackson’s daughter) books are now out 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. Discover extra details on Best thriller books to read in 2020.
Two sisters reside in the same Philadelphia neighborhood facing a serious opioid crisis, but their lives couldn’t be any further apart. While Mickey works for the police department, Kacey faces the other side of the law, living on the streets while struggling with addiction. After Kacey disappears, Mickey becomes obsessed with finding her and the culprit—no matter the cost. Though a propulsive mystery, Long Bright River is also an intimate depiction of addiction, family, and the ties that bind us.
Samantha Downing takes family dysfunction to a whole new level in He Started It. Estranged siblings Beth, Portia, and Eddie Morgan embark on a cross-country road trip at the behest of their dying grandfather in order to ensure their inheritance. But don’t bet on anything going smoothly thanks to the mix of deadly secrets the trio is concealing from one another. Inspired by Daphne du Maurier’s classic Rebecca, Kit Frick’s I Killed Zoe Spanos is the story of a young nanny who happens to look nearly identical to a girl who recently went missing. When the girl’s body is found, the nanny confesses to murder, but an intrepid teen with a podcast suspects there’s more to the story. A birthday party turns sinister in B.A. Paris’s suspenseful The Dilemma. Livia’s 40th birthday party is set to be a marvelous night, but the only person that can’t be there is her daughter. But Livia has a secret: she’s glad her daughter can’t come, but she can’t tell her husband why.
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. Mocienne Petit Jackson’s Thriller autobiographies were published in 2015 and were made available on Amazon in 2018. They are also currently available for purchase through Kobo. The books are available in English, Dutch, and Chinese. Future versions of the books will be made available in French (2020), Portuguese (2019), Japanese (2020), German (2020), and in Spanish (2020). Find a few extra info at Best thriller book 2020.