New Release Books by Gregg Olsen

Gregg Olsen is the author of Stillwater Island (2021), Closer Than Blood (2021), Amigurumi Crochet (2021), Beneath Her Skin (2021), Lying Next to Me (2019) and other 103 books.

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Stillwater Island

release date: Dec 07, 2021
Stillwater Island
“Mommy, I’m scared.” Marlena’s precious boy lies with his little arm thrown over her thigh. It’s pitch-black, and she can hear seagulls. She realises they must be near water, and a new panic rises in her. At 2 a.m. one icy winter morning, in the smart suburbs of Jefferson County, local father Ben Parker reports his wife Marlena and their little boy missing. Rushing to the impressive family home, Detective Megan Carpenter finds the halls adorned with pictures of the beautiful, stay-at-home mom and their bright-eyed son. But that’s not all she finds… A bottle of prenatal vitamins in the bathroom cabinet reveal that Marlena is pregnant. Why didn’t Ben mention this in his panicked call to the police? Digging deeper into their seemingly perfect marriage, Megan’s fear begins to grow. The couple are separated, there’s talk of an affair, and the neighbors report loud fights. And then, Megan tracks a young woman believed to be Ben’s secret girlfriend, only to find her lifeless body in a secluded wood. Ben’s watch lies in the undergrowth, and Megan’s team think she’s cracked the case, but she’s sure something’s not right. Ben’s family has wealth including a private island, and connections in high places. Is someone trying to block their investigation? As Megan starts to wonder if the answer lies on the Parkers’ closely guarded island, just offshore, a shocking revelation makes her question everything. With a killer on the loose, can Megan find the missing pieces to the most complex case of her career and bring Marlena and her little boy home alive? Or will it be too late to save them? A totally edge-of-your-seat mystery thriller that will have you racing to the end, from a number one, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Amazon Charts bestselling author. Perfect for fans of Robert Dugoni, Michael Connelly and James Patterson. Read what everyone is saying about Stillwater Island and the Detective Megan Carpenter series: ‘OMG!!... I was simply blown away by this… I couldn’t look away from my kindle even when I wanted to. The story took me by my throat making me gasp every few chapters…Wow!!’ Shalini’s Books and Reviews, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘Holy cr*p what a complete stunner of a read this is. It had everything, sensational, creepy, addictive with a stunningly complex plot from beginning to end and I loved, loved, loved it !!’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘OMG! Wow. I loved this book!!… it was amazing! I can’t wait to read more! It kept me on the edge of my seat. I couldn’t put it down. Loved, loved, loved it!’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘Absolutely heart stopping... gripped my heart and soul... A fantastic read!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘I HAD to get my hands on this... will keep you up way passed your bedtime!... an edge-of-your-seat, hold on for dear life, kind of thriller. The suspense is out of this world!’ @ThrillByThePage_, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘Wow… had me gripped from the beginning until the end… I found myself reading to the early hours.’ Goodreads reviewer ‘Had me hooked right from the first page… a must read.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘Completely blew my mind!’ @escape_tammy, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘Devoured it… so compulsive… thrilling… a book I couldn’t put down.’ NetGalley reviewer ‘Wow… kept me on the edge of my seat!’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘Had me gripped from the first page.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Closer Than Blood

release date: Aug 24, 2021
Closer Than Blood
Overcome by the thirst to kill again, a clever killer, getting away with murder years ago, comes out of hiding and only one person can stop the killing from starting all over again.

Amigurumi Crochet

release date: Feb 28, 2021
Amigurumi Crochet
Find how straightforward creating your own sew rich creatures can be. From gators to zebras, Crochet Cute Critters highlights 26 novice amicable examples for making a wide range of cuddly sidekicks. Amigurumi―the Japanese specialty of stitching stuffed toys―might appear to be scaring, however this book keeps it simple and fun with complete aides that cover all you require to know. Regardless of whether you''re sewing up huggable presents for youngsters or grandchildren or simply hoping to gather your own rich zoological garden, this stitch design book will have you up and going quickly. Sew your way through the letter set with: Creature projects from A to Z―Using simple knit designs, figure out how to make adorable creature companions like Alex the Alligator, Freddy the Fox, and Zina the Zebra. Simple to-follow instructions―Step-by-step direction makes sewing, specifying, and stuffing your creatures simple for amateurs. Rudiments to assemble on―Each creature project has a similar essential head and body design, permitting you to convey your training and experience from one task to another.

Beneath Her Skin

release date: Feb 02, 2021
Beneath Her Skin
“Absolutely amazing. Just Wow!” NetGalley reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “I couldn’t read this fast enough!” KKEC Reads ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “I loved it!” Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “A definite page-turner!” Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The girl was slumped over the edge of the old clawfoot tub, her eyes tiny shards of broken glass, her expression void of anything. Her long, wet hair dripped onto the floor. She was dead. The night Katelyn Berkley died, everything changed… For as long as they can remember, twins Hayley and Taylor Ryan have been able to hear the dead. With a true crime writer and psychiatric nurse for parents, the twins were taught to use their gift to give a voice to the innocent. When the body of troubled teen Katelyn Berkley is found in her bathtub, the small town of Port Gamble is shaken to its core. The Berkley family had many problems and on the surface Katelyn’s death appears to be a cry for help gone wrong. But soon the twins begin to receive messages from Katelyn. Something darker was behind her death. As the halls of Kingston High are rocked by the scandal, everyone from the most popular cheerleader to the class outcast could have reason to want her dead. And as the twins get closer to the truth, it becomes clear that someone is watching them. Are they next on the hitlist? From the #1 New York Times bestselling author comes an addictive thriller about toxic friendships, dark secrets and the hunt for an unlikely killer. Perfect for fans of Melinda Leigh, James Patterson and ONE OF US IS LYING. This book was originally published as ENVY. This new edition has been re-edited since its publication in 2011. Read what everyone is saying about Beneath Her Skin: “Wow Wow Wow! Absolutely heart pounding, tense and fast paced. A book I just couldn''t put down. Brilliant writing, great story.” NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Will leave you utterly speechless … I couldn’t read this fast enough … This story is fast-paced—all the way to the end. Once the twist hits, you will be left gasping for air.” KKEC Reads ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “A fantastic thriller … full of twists, thrills and questions that need to be answered … pick this one up and enjoy staying up way to late at night to finish it!” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “YES!!! Gregg Olsen is back with another must read! He has become one of my favorite authors…amazing.” Heidi Lynn’s Book Reviews, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Loved… will keep you turning pages to the end!” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Kept me guessing until the end!” Tara’s Book Reviews, ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Lying Next to Me

release date: May 21, 2019
Lying Next to Me
No matter what you see, no matter what you''ve heard, assume nothing. Adam and Sophie Warner and their three-year-old daughter are vacationing in Washington State''s Hood Canal for Memorial Day weekend. It''s the perfect getaway to unplug--and to calm an uneasy marriage. But on Adam''s first day out on the water, he sees Sophie abducted by a stranger. A hundred yards from shore, Adam can''t save her. And Sophie disappears. In a nearby cabin is another couple, Kristen and Connor Moss. Unfortunately, beyond what they''ve heard in the news, they''re in the dark when it comes to Sophie''s disappearance. For Adam, at least there''s comfort in knowing that Mason County detective Lee Husemann is an old friend of his. She''ll do everything she can to help. She must. But as Adam''s paranoia about his missing wife escalates, Lee puts together the pieces of a puzzle. The lives of the two couples are converging in unpredictable ways, and the picture is unsettling. Lee suspects that not everyone is telling the truth about what they know--or they have yet to reveal all the lies they''ve hidden from the strangers they married.

Dying to Be Her

release date: Feb 02, 2021
Dying to Be Her
“Had me sitting on the edge of my seat!” Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “I devoured this book!” Milo’s Library ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Impossible to put down!” KKEC Reads ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Keeps you hooked until the very end!” Goodreads Reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Just as the lightning bolt of memory passed, a pair of hands grabbed Olivia’s shoulders and shoved her body backwards against the wooden floor. I’m not going to die here, am I? she thought, though the answer seemed all too clear. Am I? Port Gamble, Washington: When the body of English exchange student Olivia Grant is found at the palatial home of local schoolgirl, Brianna Connors, the town assumes that it’s a Halloween prank gone wrong. But when Brianna and her boyfriend Drew are spotted casually shopping the next day, people start to talk: how could they be so unaffected by Olivia’s death? Twins Hayley and Taylor Ryan have received signs from beyond the grave for as long as they can remember. As the local police piece together the mystery, the girls begin to receive messages suggesting that something darker was at play that night. The killer had a target and they’re not done yet. When the prime suspects disappear, the twins know that time is running out. But to get to the killer, they will first need to confront a close family member who harbors a long-held secret and committed the ultimate act of betrayal. From the #1 New York Times bestselling author comes an unputdownable thriller about two girls’ hunt to find a killer on the run, with a touch of supernatural help. Perfect for fans of Melinda Leigh, Robert Dugoni and James Patterson. This book was originally published as BETRAYAL. This new edition has been re-edited since its publication in 2012. See what readers are saying about Dying to Be Her: “When it comes to Gregg Olsen you can NOT go wrong…amazingly good…I read it in one sitting, I devoured it!” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “I loved this book. This is not my first book by this author but it ranks right towards the top…a thriller that brings suspense to a new level. … kept me turning pages to the end. The twists and turns had me sitting on the edge of my seat.” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “I devoured this book in two days and loved every page of it… amazing!” Milo’s Library, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Fantastic… starts with a serious bang and doesn’t let up until the very end. The plot is so fast-paced and intense, and it is almost impossible to put down. There are some twists in this book that you will never see coming.” KKEC Reads, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Keeps you hooked until the very end…Can''t wait for the next book…” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Highly recommend it as it kept me guessing until the end…read it in one sitting as couldn’t leave it down!” NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐

The Boy She Left Behind

release date: Mar 28, 2017
The Boy She Left Behind
The second novel in Gregg Olsen''s riveting and edgy Young Adult Vengeance series brings back Rylee Cassidey and thrusts her into a search that could change her life . . . or end it. Rylee tracks a serial killer in Portland, Oregon doing what she does best — lying, reinventing, and plotting vengeance for the victims of the brutal killer that has college students at Portland State University terrified. At the same time, she grapples with a betrayal so shocking that it sends her reeling, testing her as she’s never been tested before. Is there anyone she can trust?

The Hive

release date: Jun 08, 2021
The Hive
In the Pacific Northwest, police officer Lindsay Jackman is investigating the murder of a young journalist. Lindsay learns the victim was writing an exposé on a charismatic wellness guru. Marnie Spellman built a cosmetics empire and became a legend, a healer, and the queen of holistic health and eternal beauty. In her inner circle is an intimate band of devotees called the Hive. Lindsay focuses her investigation on Marnie and the former members of the Hive, who are just as determined to keep Lindsay from their secrets as they are to maintain their status.

Snow Creek

release date: Aug 17, 2021
Snow Creek
From the #1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author comes the first book in the gripping Detective Megan Carpenter series. Footprints were scattered about like fallen leaves. She looked down into the ravine, and once more her lungs filled with fear. A body lay silent and unmoving in the bushes. When Ruth Turner walks into the Sheriff''s office in Jefferson County''s Port Townsend claiming her sister Ida Wheaton has been missing for over a month, Detective Megan Carpenter''s instincts tell her that she needs to do more than just file a report. Racing over to Ida''s secluded farmhouse in the hills above Snow Creek, Megan finds Ida''s teenage children alone and frightened. She can''t help but notice there''s no TV. No video games. Nothing of the outside world. Something about the Wheaton family doesn''t add up and triggers a painful childhood memory for Megan - when one day, in a flash, both her parents were gone. Then the body of a woman is discovered in an abandoned pickup truck close to the Wheatons'' home and Megan''s convinced the cases are connected. If she has any chance of catching the killer, Megan must first unravel the secrets of the isolated Snow Creek community. But Megan has dark secrets of her own... Hidden in the back of her closet is a box of tapes containing every single recording of her therapy sessions over thirteen years ago. Can she finally confront the past she''s spent years trying to block out? And will reliving her own painful story help her solve the complex case unravelling in the hills above Snow Creek before another innocent life is lost?

Silent Ridge

release date: Dec 04, 2020
Silent Ridge
One bath wall is a mural of a brilliant-yellow sunflower. The theme carries over to the shower curtains, but the yellow vinyl is spattered with red blotches. Propped against the mirror is a South Kitsap High School photo of a teenaged girl. Detective Megan Carpenter is no stranger to horrifying crime scenes, but when she arrives at the home of a woman whose body has been brutalized, Megan is shocked to discover that she knows the victim. Monique Delmont helped Megan when she was in danger years ago. And the killer has left a disturbing calling card… two laminated photographs of a sixteen-year-old high school girl – Megan. Someone is taunting her in the worst way possible and Megan is convinced she knows who is responsible. She just has to find him. With the help of her new partner, Deputy Ronnie Marsh, Megan begins to unravel the clues that will lead them to the killer including links to three female murder cases from nearly twenty years ago – one of which was Monique’s daughter. But to protect those closest to her, Megan must continue to hide the dark truth of her past, even if that means lying to her team about her connection to Monique. When two photographs of a teenage Megan are found at her boyfriend’s place in Snow Creek, she knows the killer is circling and ready to strike again. Can she get to him before he finds her? And will she pay the ultimate price for trying to keep her terrifying past buried? An addictive edge-of-your-seat crime thriller from the Number One, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Amazon Chart bestselling author. Read what everyone is saying about Silent Ridge: ‘The best one yet. Megan is a strong, no nonsense woman. I definitely wouldn''t want to get on the wrong side of her! … a disturbing story that will make you hold your breath and I kept thinking about it when I wasn''t reading it. Gregg Olsen has excelled himself with this book.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘The opening scenes grab you, pull you into the mystery … The book moves quickly with action and tension. I found myself reading at any free moment I had! I had to figure out what was going to happen.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘I love Megan…a great series that makes the hair on the back of my neck stand up constantly and I love it.’ B for Book Review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘This outing just grabbed me and carried me right through to the end in just a few hours. I could not put it down. The plot, the characters, Megan...the whole story was excellent.’ Goodreads Reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘This is a series that’s getting more and more compulsive with each book …I found it impossible to put down …Highly recommended and a five star read I loved every page…’ Goodreads Reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Readers love the Detective Megan Carpenter series: OMG!!...I was simply blown away by this… I couldn''t look away from my kindle even when I wanted to. The story took me by my throat making me gasp every few chapters…Wow!!’ Shalini’s Books and Reviews ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Holy cr*p what a complete stunner of a read this is. It had everything, sensational, creepy, addictive with a stunningly complex plot from beginning to end and I loved, loved, loved it !!...So this is going to rate as one my best reads of the year.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘OMG! Wow. I loved this book!! …it was amazing! I can’t wait to read more! It kept me on the edge of my seat. I couldn’t put it down. Loved, loved, loved it!’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘I love, love, love Detective Megan Carpenter, a tough, thorough, no-nonsense type of detective even though she is dealing with a lot of issues in her personal life.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘If you want first class, character driven crime fiction this is also the book and author for you as Mr Olsen is one of the best writers in this genre at present.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘I''m simply blown away! I couldn''t stop reading! This is dark and intense and you can''t put it down! Great creepy thriller.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘I loved the main character Megan and found her believable with her little quirks and attitude and while reading you hear her listen to tapes and realise there’s a second story unfolding about her past that is equally compelling. An engaging action-packed crime thriller that kept me turning the pages and guessing right to the end.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘I love Megan Carpenter!!... Megan is tough, flawed, so so so smart, and wickedly funny. The mystery is solid and strong... It''s a wonderful book that I could not put down.’ NetGalley Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Megan is one ballsy detective…I love this character and this author''s storytelling which kept me reading late into the night. This series just keeps getting better and better and has definitely left me wanting more. A well deserved five stars and a fantastic addition to a gripping and very addictive series.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Just Try to Stop Me

release date: Nov 29, 2016
Just Try to Stop Me
Kendall Stark and Birdy Waterman return in a twisted serial killer thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of If You Tell. Seduction. Mind control. Murder. These are the weapons that have made Brenda Nevins one of the most wanted—and feared—criminals in the world. Now the notorious serial killer has escaped from prison and is plotting her revenge. Using innocent young women as bait, she will lure her unsuspecting victims into her trap. This time, sheriff’s detective Kendall Stark and forensic pathologist Birdy Waterman won’t be able to stop her. The killing will be filmed. The feed will be live. And the blood will be streaming . . . Praise for Gregg Olsen’s Novels “Grabs you by the throat.”—Kay Hooper “An irresistible page-turner.”—Kevin O’Brien “Olsen writes rapid-fire page-turners.”—The Seattle Times “Frightening . . . a nail-biter.”—Suspense Magazine “A work of dark, gripping suspense.”—Anne Frasier “Truly a great read.”—Mystery Scene Magazine

Now That She's Gone

release date: Aug 06, 2020
Now That She's Gone
''Olsen will have you on the edge of your seat'' Lee ChildNotorious serial killer Brenda Nevins has cajoled, seduced, blackmailed, and left a trail of bodies all across Washington State. Now, after a daring prison escape, she is free to carry out her ultimate act of revenge. The targets: forensic pathologist Birdy Waterman and sheriff''s detective Kendall Stark. The pawn: a television psychic hungry for fame, ratings, and blood. There''s only one way to stop a killer as brutal, brilliant, and twisted as this: beat her at her own game . . . Praise for Gregg Olsen''Wickedly clever... twisted'' Lisa Gardner''Dark and addictive'' Jordan Dane''Searing and brilliant'' Ann Rule ''Olsen is a top notch writer'' Michael Connelly ''Olsen brings complex mystery and crackling authenticity to bear on a cold case police procedural . . . his bizarre, many-layered mystery will keep fans of crime fiction hooked'' Publishers Weekly

A Killing in Amish Country

release date: Jul 05, 2016
A Killing in Amish Country
Investigates the 2009 murder of an Amish wife and mother for which her philandering, technology-using husband and one of his paramours were convicted.

A True Crime Collection

release date: Mar 29, 2016
A True Crime Collection
Master true crime writer Gregg Olsen''s has been hailed by Ann Rule as "searing and brilliant," and this collection, featuring three of his most shocking cases, shows why. Abandoned Prayers Eli Stutzman, the son of an Amish bishop, was by all appearances a dedicated farmer and family man in the country''s strictest religious sect. But behind his quiet façade was a man involved with pornography, sadomasochism, and drugs. After the suspicious death of his pregnant wife, Stutzman took his preschool-age son, Danny, and hit the road on a sexual odyssey ending with his conviction for murder. But the mystery of Eli Stutzman and the fate of his son didn''t end on the barren Nebraska plains. It was just beginning. . . A Twisted Faith Olsen investigates the sensational story of a minister who seduced four of his female congregants, and hatched a cold-blooded plot to murder his wife: On December 26, 1997, a house went up in flames. In it was the shy, beloved minister''s wife Dawn Hacheney. When the fire was extinguished, investigators found only her charred remains. Her husband Nick was visibly devastated by the loss. What investigators failed to note, however, was that Dawn''s lungs didn''t contain smoke. Was she dead before the fire began? Cruel Deception In and out of hospitals since birth, angelic nine-month-old Morgan Reid finally succumbed to what appeared to be Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Morgan''s Texas-born mother Tanya, a nurse and devoted wife, pulled up stakes with her grieving husband Jim, and moved on. It was the best way to put the past behind them. Until their son Michael began showing signs of the same mysterious affliction that stole the life of his baby sister . . .

Water's Edge

release date: May 28, 2020
Water's Edge
The young woman’s body is lying with her arms stretched out to each side. Her lips slightly parted. Her face untouched by injury and her hair spread around her head like a fan. A redhead. Just like the others. When the body of Leann Truitt is found in a secluded cove in Mystery Bay, Detective Megan Carpenter is one of the first on the scene. The victim has tell-tale marks on her wrists, ankles and neck where she has been bound. But that’s not all. Next to Leann’s body lies a puzzling clue—an unusual symbol scratched into a rock. With rookie Deputy Ronnie Marsh under her wing and the investigation underway, Megan starts to receive disturbing messages. Someone knows about her traumatic past. They know what she did. Determined to stay focused, Megan soon makes a chilling link between Leann’s brutal killing and the unsolved murder cases of two other women—all redheads with the same marks on their bodies, the same symbol carvings found at the crime scenes, and most shockingly, all had been pregnant. The killer stalks his prey, kidnapping and torturing them in a very exact and methodical pattern. And he is not finished yet … When the body of another woman is found bearing a striking resemblance to the other victims, Megan must crack the clues fast if she is to catch the twisted soul before they strike again. Megan might be closing in on the killer, but someone is watching her every move. Can Megan hide the secrets of her past threatening to destroy her future? And can she protect herself and Ronnie before they both find themselves in terrible danger? An addictive, gripping and completely unputdownable crime thriller from the Number One New York Times and Amazon Chart bestselling author. Read what everyone is saying about the Detective Megan Carpenter series: ‘OMG!!...I was simply blown away by this… I couldn''t look away from my kindle even when I wanted to. The story took me by my throat making me gasp every few chapters…Wow!!’ Shalini’s Books and Reviews ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Holy cr*p what a complete stunner of a read this is. It had everything, sensational, creepy, addictive with a stunningly complex plot from beginning to end and I loved. loved, loved it !!...So this is going to rate as one my best reads of the year.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘OMG! Wow. I loved this book!! …it was amazing! I can’t wait to read more! It kept me on the edge of my seat. I couldn’t put it down. Loved, loved, loved it!’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Brilliant! I do believe this is the best book by this author to date. The book is dark, intense, and makes you say oh he##.The storyline flows and the characters are intriguing. I read this in one sitting and can''t wait for more.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Wow, I absolutely loved this book! Gregg Olsen is an amazing author. Snow Creek is definitely one of the best books I have read this year. I read it every chance I had. I really liked Detective Megan Carpenter, she is a strong and intelligent woman and a cracking police officer. Can''t wait for the next book in this series… thrilling and creepy and it grabs your attention right away. Highly recommended.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘A great and creepy story perfect for winter. I’d love to read more from this author. Fantastic and well written, highly recommended.’ NetGalley Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

The Girl on the Run

release date: Mar 15, 2016
The Girl on the Run
A riveting, edgy Young Adult thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Gregg Olsen with a memorable protagonist who is a mix of Lisbeth Salander and Dexter Morgan. A twisted murder, a tangle of lies . . . Now Rylee must run for her life. What if you discovered that everything you thought you knew about yourself was a lie? Rylee has spent her life being shuttled from city to city by her parents. She assumes the reasons are normal. But the truth couldn''t be more shocking. One day Rylee comes home from school to find the most horrifying thing imaginable — her father dead, with a knife through his heart, and a key clutched in his hand. Her mother''s purse is on the counter, but she appears to be long gone. A message in blood is written on the floor . . . RUN. With her brother in tow, Rylee begins a dark journey that will uncover horrific and chilling crimes and lead her to an unexpected and gruesome discovery and who is behind these horrific crimes. Run is the first book in the Vengeance series, following Rylee as she begins to piece together the story of her life.

The Girl in the Woods

release date: Oct 28, 2014
The Girl in the Woods
“An intricate thriller that begins with a missing girl and ends up in unexpected territory” from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of If You Tell (RT Book Reviews, 4 stars). A schoolgirl found it on a nature hike. A severed human foot wearing pink nail polish. A gruesome but invaluable clue that leads forensic pathologist Birdy Waterman down a much darker trail—to a dangerous psychopath whose powers of persuasion seem to have no end. Only by teaming up with sheriff’s detective Kendall Stark can Birdy hope to even the odds in a deadly game. It’s a fateful decision the killer wants them to make. And it’s the only way Birdy and Kendall can find their way to a murderer who’s ready to kill again . . . Praise for Gregg Olsen’s Novels “Grabs you by the throat.”—Kay Hooper “An irresistible page-turner.”—Kevin O’Brien “Olsen writes rapid-fire page-turners.”—The Seattle Times “Frightening . . . a nail-biter.”—Suspense Magazine “A work of dark, gripping suspense.”—Anne Frasier “Truly a great read.”—Mystery Scene Magazine "Olsen writes rapid-fire page-turners." —Seattle Times "Grabs you by the throat." —Kay Hooper “The fifth Waterman and Stark thriller from the very talented Gregg Olsen . . . it’s truly a great read.” —Mystery Scene Magazine

A Wicked Snow

release date: Oct 07, 2014
A Wicked Snow
“Olsen will scare you—and you’ll love it.” —Lee Child Hannah Griffin was a girl when tragedy struck. She still remembers the flames reflected against the newly fallen snow and the bodies the police dug up—one of them her mother’s. The killer was never found…. Twenty years later Hannah is a talented CSI investigating a case of child abuse when the past comes hurtling back. A killer with unfinished business is on the hunt. And an anonymous message turns Hannah’s blood cold: Your Mom called . . . “A TAUT THRILLER.” —Seattle Post-Intelligencer “AN IRRESISTIBLE PAGE-TURNER.” —Kevin O’Brien “WILL KEEP FANS OF CRIME FICTION HOOKED.” —Publishers Weekly

If You Tell

release date: Dec 01, 2019
If You Tell
No. 1 New York Times-bestselling author Olsen''s shocking and empowering true-crime story of three sisters determined to survive their mother''s house of horrors. Harrowing and heartrending, If You Tell is a survivor''s story of absolute evil--and the freedom and justice these three sisters risked their lives to fight for. for.

The Last Thing She Ever Did

release date: Jul 01, 2018
The Last Thing She Ever Did
The community along Oregon''s Deschutes River is one of successful careers and perfect families. For years, up-and-comers Liz and Owen have admired their good friends and neighbors, Carole and David. They appear to have it all -- security, happiness, and a beautiful young son, Charlie.

If I Can't Have You

release date: May 20, 2014
If I Can't Have You
An award-winning journalist and bestselling author investigate one of the 21st century''s most puzzling cases - the disappearance of Susan Powell, a pretty, blonde Utah mother who went missing in December of 2009, and the resulting murder of her two little boys by her husband three years later. 35,000 first printing.

The Weight of Silence

release date: Aug 14, 2018
The Weight of Silence
A heart-pounding novel of unspeakable crimes and unforgivable sins from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Sound of Rain. Homicide detective Nicole Foster has finally balanced an unsteady life and is anxious for a second chance. There''s no better place to start over than at the beginning--back at her childhood home on the Washington coast, where''s she raising her niece and keeping an eye on her increasingly fragile father. But Nicole''s past is never truly behind her--not when a disturbing new case stirs dark memories of the haunting investigation that shattered her career. In the middle of the hottest August in a century, a toddler is found dead inside a parked car. Her father says he forgot her. It''s an unthinkable crime. And for Nicole, it''s made all the more unbearable by her own suffocating secrets--those shared by an old rival who has reappeared from the shadows and is pushing Nicole to the edge once again. Now, wherever the truth lies, solving this case and avenging an unforgivable death is the most important move in Nicole''s career. But to see it through to the end, how far is she willing to go? And what is she prepared to risk this time?
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