New Release Books by Lisa Gardner

Lisa Gardner is the author of One Step Too Far (2022), Before She Disappeared (2021), When You See Me (2020), Never Tell (2019), The Guy Who Died Twice (2019) and other 164 books.

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One Step Too Far

release date: Jan 20, 2022
One Step Too Far
*****PRE-ORDER NOW***** ''Propulsive, adrenaline-fuelled, terrifyingly real'' Clare Mackintosh ''Will have you flipping pages at breakneck speed, guessing and gasping'' Linwood Barclay ''It''s not often that a thriller so deeply casts us into the darkness of both nature and the human heart ...Terrifying, primal, and very, very tense'' Kirkus Starred Review ________________________________________________ IF HE NEVER LEFT THE WOODS, WHERE DID HE GO? A young man disappears during a stag weekend in the woods. Years later, he''s still missing. But his friends who were with him that day are still searching for him. Still hunting for answers. They hike deep into the wilderness. With them is missing person specialist Frankie Elkin. What they don''t know is that they are putting their own lives in terrifying danger, and may not come back alive . . . ________________________________________________ ''Gardner''s latest continues to excel; instinctual, tragedy-driven Frankie is one of crime-fiction''s most intriguing new sleuths'' Booklist ''Fascinating details on cadaver dog training as well as on camping and tracking in difficult terrain complement the suspenseful journey as it winds towards its surprising conclusion'' Publishers Weekly Review ''Immersive, propulsive, utterly chilling'' Karen Dionne ''One of my favourite writers'' Tess Gerritsen ''No one owns this corner of the crime genre the way Lisa Gardner does'' Lee Child ''Visceral, unpredictable and terrifying'' Robert Dugoni

Before She Disappeared

release date: Sep 28, 2021
Before She Disappeared
THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner, a propulsive thriller featuring an ordinary woman who will stop at nothing to find the missing people that the rest of the world has forgotten Frankie Elkin is an average middle-aged woman, a recovering alcoholic with more regrets than belongings. But she spends her life doing what no one else will--searching for missing people the world has stopped looking for. When the police have given up, when the public no longer remembers, when the media has never paid attention, Frankie starts looking. A new case brings her to Mattapan, a Boston neighborhood with a rough reputation. She is searching for Angelique Badeau, a Haitian teenager who vanished from her high school months earlier. Resistance from the Boston PD and the victim''s wary family tells Frankie she''s on her own--and she soon learns she''s asking questions someone doesn''t want answered. But Frankie will stop at nothing to discover the truth, even if it means the next person to go missing could be her.

When You See Me

release date: Jul 21, 2020
When You See Me
#1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner unites three of her most beloved characters—Detective D. D. Warren, Flora Dane, and Kimberly Quincy—in a twisty new thriller, as they investigate a mysterious murder from the past . . . which points to a dangerous and chilling present-day crime. FBI Special Agent Kimberly Quincy and Sergeant Detective D. D. Warren have built a task force to follow the digital bread crumbs left behind by deceased serial kidnapper Jacob Ness. When a disturbing piece of evidence is discovered in the hills of Georgia, they bring Flora Dane and true-crime savant Keith Edgar to a small town where something seems to be deeply wrong. What at first looks like a Gothic eeriness soon hardens into something much more sinister . . . and they discover that for all the evil Jacob committed while alive, his worst secret is still to be revealed. Quincy and D.D. must summon their considerable skills and experience to crack the most disturbing case of their careers—and Flora must face her own past directly in the hope of saving others.

Never Tell

release date: Feb 19, 2019
Never Tell
#1 New York Times bestseller Lisa Gardner returns with an unpredictable thriller that puts fan favorites D.D. Warren and Flora Dane on a shocking new case that begins with a vicious murder and gets darker from there. A man is dead, shot three times in his home office. But his computer has been shot twelve times, and when the cops arrive, his pregnant wife is holding the gun. D.D. Warren arrives on the scene and recognizes the woman--Evie Carter--from a case many years back. Evie''s father was killed in a shooting that was ruled an accident. But for D.D., two coincidental murders is too many. Flora Dane sees the murder of Conrad Carter on the TV news and immediately knows his face. She remembers a night when she was still a victim--a hostage--and her captor knew this man. Overcome with guilt that she never tracked him down, Flora is now determined to learn the truth of Conrad''s murder. But D.D. and Flora are about to discover that in this case the truth is a devilishly elusive thing. As layer by layer they peel away the half-truths and outright lies, they wonder: How many secrets can one family have?

The Guy Who Died Twice

release date: Jan 08, 2019
The Guy Who Died Twice
Sergeant Detective D. D. Warren confronts the strangest case of her career in this exclusive eBook short story by #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner. A USA Today and Wall Street Journal Bestseller! D. D. Warren was pretty sure she''d seen it all. Then a man walks into police headquarters, attempting desperately to convince the squad that he''s dead. Explaining to him that he''s very much alive, they finally send him on his way...and then hours later, he turns up actually dead. And it''s on D. D. Warren to figure out how and why the dead man died...twice. Plus: An early look at Gardner''s next riveting thriller, Never Tell.

Look for Me

release date: Oct 02, 2018
Look for Me
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “An utterly absorbing story about troubled families and twisted fates. You won’t be able to put it down—and it will haunt you long after you turn the final page.”—Shari Lapena “A complex crime scene, a missing girl, a ticking clock: no one writes a more page-turning, gut-wrenching thriller.”—Tess Gerritsen In #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner''s latest twisty thrill ride, Detective D. D. Warren and Find Her''s Flora Dane return in a race against the clock to either save a young girl''s life...or bring her to justice. The home of a family of five is now a crime scene: four of them savagely murdered, one—a sixteen-year-old girl—missing. Was she lucky to have escaped? Or is her absence evidence of something sinister? Detective D. D. Warren is on the case—but so is survivor-turned-avenger Flora Dane. Seeking different types of justice, they must make sense of the clues left behind by a young woman who, whether as victim or suspect, is silently pleading, Look for me.

Right Behind You

release date: Jan 31, 2017
Right Behind You
THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! Another twisty bestselling thriller from Lisa Gardner featuring Pierce Quincy and Rainie Conner as they take on a case that hits far too close to home. Eight years ago, Sharlah May Nash''s older brother beat their drunken father to death with a baseball bat in order to save both of their lives. Now thirteen years old, Sharlah has finally moved on. About to be adopted by retired FBI profiler Pierce Quincy and his partner, Rainie Conner, Sharlah loves one thing best about her new family: They are all experts on monsters. Then the call comes in. A double murder at a local gas station, followed by reports of an armed suspect shooting his way through the wilds of Oregon. As Quincy and Rainie race to assist, they are forced to confront mounting evidence: The shooter may very well be Sharlah''s older brother, Telly Ray Nash, and it appears his killing spree has only just begun. As the clock winds down on a massive hunt for Telly, Quincy and Rainie must answer two critical questions: Why after eight years has this young man started killing again? And what does this mean for Sharlah? Once upon a time, Sharlah''s big brother saved her life. Now, she has two questions of her own: Is her brother a hero or a killer? And how much will it cost her new family before they learn the final, shattering truth? Because as Sharlah knows all too well, the biggest danger is the one standing right behind you.

The Detective D. D. Warren Trilogy

release date: Jun 01, 2020
The Detective D. D. Warren Trilogy
Discover the first three gripping novels in Lisa Gardner''s much-loved DETECTIVE D.D. WARREN series: ALONE, HIDE and THE NEIGHBOUR. ''Original, chilling and so gripping I had to remind myself to take a breath'' Clare Mackintosh ''For years Lisa Gardner has been one of the best in the thriller business'' Harlan Coben ''No one owns this corner of the genre the way Lisa Gardner does'' Lee Child ALONE“/bu003e/FONTu003e YOU HAVE A SPLIT SECOND TO MAKE YOUR DECISION. IF YOU DON''T SHOOT, WILL HE? As he watches a potentially fatal hostage situation unfold through the scope of his sniper rifle, Massachusetts State Trooper Bobby Dodge knows that he may be all that stands between life and death. But from the moment Bobby pulls the trigger, killing an armed man holding his own wife and child hostage, it may be Bobby''s own life that is lost. Detective D. D. Warren''s investigation into the shooting leads her to the impossibly beautiful young widow, Catherine Rose Gagnon, and the darkness in her past. Even as the truth behind the façade of this wealthy Boston family''s life is revealed, the body count rises. And with a sadistic, vengeful killer newly released from prison, everyone must be on their guard. For he strikes the solitary wanderer - and no one can stay protected forever... HIDE“/bu003e/FONTu003e YOU CAN RUN. YOU CAN HIDE. BUT CAN YOU EVER ESCAPE YOUR PAST? Annabelle Granger was seven years old when it first happened. She arrived home to find the suitcases packed and her parents desperate to flee their home. Then followed years spent running, from what, or who, she doesn''t know, just an endless blur of new faces and new towns. Now, aged 30, Annabelle has finally settled in Boston and is happy with her life. Until the bodies of six girls are found in the grounds of an abandoned mental institute and a newspaper declares her one of the victims. Detectives D. D. Warren and Bobby Dodge are determined to unravel the decades-old riddle and they fear that the discovery signals the return of a notorious serial killer, Mr Bosu - Bobby''s worst nightmare. As they get closer to the truth they will all be forced to confront the uncomfortable truths in their pasts; because ultimately, there is no hiding place... THE NEIGHBOUR“/bu003e/FONTu003e WHEN EVERYONE BELIEVES YOU HAVE THE PERFECT LIFE, HOW DO YOU TELL THEM IT''S A LIE? A house in suburban Boston, a perfect family; pretty, young mother Sandra Jones seemingly has it all. But when Sandra goes missing, leaving her four-year-old daughter as the only witness, it appears that all is not as idyllic as her neighbours would believe... As Detective D. D. Warren delves deeper into the fabric of the Jones'' lives, she discovers the darkness therein. With Sandra''s husband Jason seemingly intent on destroying evidence and isolating his young daughter, D. D. must determine if he is struggling to protect his way of life or fighting to cover his tracks. The perfect family or the ultimate lie?

The 4th Man

release date: Dec 27, 2016
The 4th Man
FBI Profiler Pierce Quincy and Officer Rainie Conner return in a baffling cold case in this short story from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner. A young woman is found strangled in the stairwell of a college library, only her sneakers missing. With no physical evidence, no signs of sexual assault, and no witnesses, all the police have to go on are the three men who were in the library with her: her boyfriend and two campus security guards...all of whom have secrets, none of whom can be proven guilty. Five years later, ex-FBI profiler Pierce Quincy and his wife, former police officer Rainie Conner, agree to consult on the still-unsolved case, delving into deep background to comb for any clue that will lead to the woman''s murderer. But with no leads and the case colder than the body, will they be able to build a case against one of the three suspects, or is there a fourth man out there? And if the killer has eluded the police this long, how far will he go to ensure justice is never served? Includes an excerpt of Lisa Gardner’s bestselling thriller, Right Behind You.

The Third Victim

release date: Jul 26, 2016
The Third Victim
Officer Rainie Conner is leading her first homicide investigation, a school shooting. The police chief''s 13-year-old son is the prime suspect, but Rainie doesn''t believe he pulled the trigger. With the help of FBI profiler Pierce Quincy, she races to uncover the truth. But a ruthless killer watches from the shadows--and lives to destroy her as he has destroyed her peaceful little Oregon community.

Find Her

release date: Feb 09, 2016
Find Her
Lisa Gardner''s runaway New York Times bestseller—a fast-paced thrill ride featuring Detective D. D. Warren. Seven years ago, carefree college student Flora Dane was kidnapped while on spring break. For 472 days, Flora learned just how much one person can endure. Miraculously alive after her ordeal, Flora has spent the past five years reacquainting herself with the rhythms of normal life, working with her FBI victim advocate, Samuel Keynes. She has a mother who’s never stopped loving her, a brother who is scared of the person she’s become, and a bedroom wall covered with photos of other girls who’ve never made it home. When Boston detective D. D. Warren is called to the scene of a crime—a dead man and the bound, naked woman who killed him—she learns that Flora has tangled with three other suspects since her return to society. Is Flora a victim or a vigilante? And with her firsthand knowledge of criminal behavior, could she hold the key to rescuing a missing college student whose abduction has rocked Boston? When Flora herself disappears, D.D. realizes a far more sinister predator is out there. One who’s determined that this time, Flora Dane will never escape. And now it is all up to D. D. Warren to find her.

3 Truths and a Lie

release date: Jan 05, 2016
3 Truths and a Lie
Boston Detective D.D. Warren faces her most brutal adversaries yet—a class of jaded thriller writers—in this short story from #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Lisa Gardner. Detective D.D. Warren takes on her most intimidating assignment yet: a fifty-minute class meant to educate a horde of bloodthirsty thriller writers on the ways of actual police work. Yet sometimes life really does imitate fiction, as D.D. takes the writers through the reality of one of her most twisted cases—a case that involves a seedy motel room, drugs, prostitution...and a severed leg. With Gardner’s trademark suspense, sharp observations, and thrilling storytelling, Three Truths and a Lie is a fascinating chapter in D.D.’s storied career. Includes an excerpt of Lisa Gardner’s shocking New York Times bestseller Find Her.

FaceOff

release date: Dec 01, 2015
FaceOff
In this unprecedented collaboration, twenty-three of the world''s favourite crime writers bring you original, co-written short stories featuring teir much loved series characters.

Crash & Burn

release date: Nov 03, 2015
Crash & Burn
"Nicole Frank shouldn''t have survived the car accident, much less the crawl up the steep ravine. One thought allows her to defy the odds and flag down help--she must save Vero"--Back cover.

The Laughing Buddha

release date: Jan 06, 2015
The Laughing Buddha
In this short story from the New York Times bestselling anthology FaceOff, Lisa Gardner and M.J. Rose—along with their popular characters D.D. Warren and Malachai Samuels—team up for the first time ever. Sergeant detective D.D. Warren gets called to a murder scene in Boston’s colorful Chinatown neighborhood. An antique dealer specializing in ancient Chinese artifacts—ceramics, jade, and stone carvings—is dead from a single gunshot wound. Although he appeared to have no known enemies, Mr. John Wen did have a business card clutched in his cold, dead hand. A card bearing the name Malachai Samuels. A Jungian therapist specializing in past lives and regression therapy, Samuels has also been named a “person of interest” in recent criminal cases involving stolen artifacts. And there is an eight-inch, solid jade Buddha statue missing from Wen’s office. D.D. Warren will have to pay Malachai Samuels a visit—the question is, is he the killer, or can he simply help her find out who is? For more exciting pairs, check out all eleven short stories in FaceOff!

Sight Words Level 4

release date: Jul 18, 2014
Sight Words Level 4
''Sight Words Level 4: A Sight Words Book for Kindergarten, Grade 1 and Grade 2'' teaches your child sight words in three easy-to-use word sets. The books in this ''Sight Words Book'' series have been organized into 5 levels. This book teaches level 4 and contains 52 sight words. As educators have found that teaching only a few sight words at a time is the best way to increase success, the book includes 3 sets of words, allowing your child to work through and master one set at a time or work through all the sets in sequence. The book features a charming character, bright colors and large, bold text to help make the learning process fun. After mastering the words in all 5 levels, your child will be a more confident beginning reader and will be ready for reading and writing in elementary school. Keep in mind this book is set up in a quick and easy to use flash card format to help children quickly spell and read new words as they learn them. Look also for our other Sight Word Books!

Sight Words Level 3

release date: Jun 12, 2014
Sight Words Level 3
''Sight Words Level 3: A Sight Words Book for Kindergarten and Grade 1'' teaches your child sight words in three easy-to-use word sets. The books in this ''Sight Words Book'' series have been organized into 5 levels. This book teaches level 3 and contains 46 sight words. As educators have found that teaching only a few sight words at a time is the best way to increase success, the book includes 3 sets of words, allowing your child to work through and master one set at a time or work through all the sets in sequence. The book features a charming character, bright colors and large, bold text to help make the learning process fun. After mastering the words in all 5 levels, your child will be a more confident beginning reader and will be ready for reading and writing in elementary school. Keep in mind this book is set up in a quick and easy to use flash card format to help children quickly spell and read new words as they learn them. Look also for our other Sight Word Books!

The Perfect Husband

release date: Jul 04, 2017
The Perfect Husband
The Perfect Husband: An FBI Profiler Novel By Lisa Gardner

Sight Words Nouns 2

release date: May 02, 2014
Sight Words Nouns 2
''Sight Words Nouns 2: A Sight Words Book for Kindergarten, Grade 1 and Grade 2'' teaches your child sight word nouns in three easy-to-use word sets. This book contains 50 sight word nouns and is the second of two books focused on important nouns. As educators have found that teaching only a few sight words at a time is the best way to increase success, the book includes 3 sets of words, allowing your child to work through and master one set at a time or work through all the sets in sequence. The book features a charming character, bright colors and large, bold text to help make the learning process fun. Look also for our other Sight Word Books!

Sight Words Level 2

release date: May 02, 2014
Sight Words Level 2
''Sight Words Level 2: A Sight Words Book for Preschool and Kindergarten'' teaches your child sight words in three easy-to-use word sets. The books in this ''Sight Words Book'' series have been organized into 5 levels. This book teaches level 2 and contains 55 sight words. As educators have found that teaching only a few sight words at a time is the best way to increase success, the book includes 3 sets of words, allowing your child to work through and master one set at a time or work through all the sets in sequence. The book features a charming character, bright colors and large, bold text to help make the learning process fun. After mastering the words in all 5 levels, your child will be a more confident beginning reader and will be ready for reading and writing in elementary school. Keep in mind this book is set up in a quick and easy to use flash card format to help children quickly spell and read new words as they learn them. Look also for our other Sight Word Books!

Mom's Many Moods

release date: Mar 31, 2021
Mom's Many Moods
A mothers different moods of Bipolar Disorder 2 as seen thru the eyes of her child.
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