Mystery

Emma in the Night

by Wendy Walker

Quick take

I love an edge-of-your-seat psychological thriller that feels authentic, current, and keeps you up way too late at night.

Why I love it

I love an edge-of-your-seat psychological thriller that feels authentic, current, and keeps you up way too late at night. Throw in a little teenage angst, an unpredictable mystery, and unsettling family dysfunction, and I am IN.

Emma in the Night slams open with the reappearance of 18-year-old Cass Tanner, one of the two missing and previously presumed dead Tanner sisters, three years after they b...

Synopsis

One night three years ago, the Tanner sisters disappeared: fifteen-year-old Cass and seventeen-year-old Emma. Three years later, Cass returns, without her sister Emma. Her story is one of kidnapping and betrayal, of a mysterious island where the two were held. But to forensic psychiatrist Dr. Abby Winter, something doesn't add up. Looking deep within this dysfunctional family, Dr. Winter uncover...

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  • Alice E.

    Wellington, KS

    "This book was spellbinding! I can't wait to read other books by Wendy Walker."

  • Wendy P.

    Glendale, KY

    "I've never read a book by this author before, so I was excited to discover a new voice. I really liked everything about it from the family dysfunction to the pace of the narrative to the plot. A+"

  • EDITH S.

    SADDLE BROOK, NJ

    "Kept me wondering....and learning."

  • Gillian M.

    Peachtree Corners, GA

    "I didn't see the twist coming at the end at all. Great read, interesting style. Worth diving into this one!"

  • Susan C.

    LaGrange, GA

    "Great book! Highly recommended!"

  • Lesley H.

    Atmore, AL

    "I really loved this book. Good plot twists and a crazy family dynamic will always keep me interested!"

  • Anna K.

    Brooklyn, NY

    "Couldn't put it down! What a fun ride!"

  • Debra C.

    Nevada City, CA

    "This was a quick read, a page-turner!"

  • Ashley A.

    Athol, MA

    "OH MY GOD I was not expecting the book to end as it did. Normally I can predict what might happen but this one I did not see coming until it happened. "

  • Anna B.

    San Diego, CA

    "Easier to lie when it's so close to the truth! What an amazing read!"

  • Michele R.

    Las Vegas, NV

    "The ultimate dysfunctional family. I was glued to the book because I wasn't sure what really happened and couldn't wait to find out. "