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Cross Her Heart by Sarah Pinborough

Cross Her Heart

Repeat Author
Sarah Pinborough is back at Book of the Month – other BOTMs include Behind Her Eyes.

by Sarah Pinborough

Quick take

Three women, one big secret, and the betrayal that threatens to destroy their lives.

Good to know

  • Psychological

  • Multiple viewpoints

  • Scary

  • Unreliable narrator

Why I love it

I always suggest the same book when friends, coworkers, or Tinder dates ask me for a recommendation for a thriller novel—and no, it’s not The Girl on the Train or even [Sharp Objects](https://www.bookofthemonth.com/sharp-objects-350). It’s [Behind Her Eyes](https://www.bookofthemonth.com/behind-her-eyes-202) by Sarah Pinborough, a book that destroyed every stereotype I’d constructed in my head abo...


Lisa lives for her daughter Ava, her job, and her best friend Marilyn. But when a handsome client shows an interest in her, Lisa starts daydreaming about sharing her life with him, too. Maybe she’s ready now. Maybe she can trust again. Maybe it's time to let her terrifying secret past go. But when her daughter rescues a boy from drowning and their pictures are all over the news for everyone to see...


Get an early look from the first pages of Sarah Pinborough's Cross Her Heart.

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