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What They Don't Know | Susan Furlong

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What They Don’t Know

by Susan Furlong

May 9 – June 3, 2022 Virtual Book Tour

A picture-perfect suburban life fractures. . . and a darker reality bubbles beneath the surface.

Mona Ellison's life is as perfect as the porcelain dolls lined up on her shelves. She has a successful husband, a loving son, a beautiful home, and a supportive group of girlfriends ever ready for their weekly wine night.

But when Mona’s son gets entangled with the wrong crowd and runs away from home, her blissful suburban world begins to unravel. She tells her friends that boys will be boys, that he’ll be back as soon as his money runs dry . . . but deep down she knows there’s something else going on.

Then the police show up at Mona’s door. A young girl has turned up dead in their quiet town, and her missing son is the prime suspect.

Determined to reunite with her son and prove his innocence, Mona follows an increasingly cryptic trail of clues on social media, uncovering a sinister side of suburbia and unveiling lies and betrayal from those she trusted most. And as Mona spirals further from her once cozy reality, a devastating revelation shatters everything she thought she knew. Now the only thing she’s sure of is that she can’t trust anyone . . . not even herself.

With unrelenting psychological suspense and a wicked twist, What They Don’t Know marries small-town thriller and domestic mystery—suburban paranoia at its best.

What They Don’t Know Book Love:

"Part domestic thriller, part small-town mystery, What They Don’t Know is everything suspense fans want: characters who'll make you think twice, a subversive plot, and pages that seemingly turn themselves the deeper you get into the story. In this portrait of suburban life tinged with malice and intrigue, paranoia lurks just around the corner. Read it at night. Don’t plan on sleep." (Tosca Lee, NYT bestselling author of The Line Between)

Book Details:

Genre: Suspense Published by: Seventh Street Books Publication Date: May 17th, 2022 Number of Pages: 286 ISBN: 1645060403 (ISBN13: 9781645060406) Purchase Links: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Goodreads

My Thoughts:

Prepare for a rollercoaster ride of events that leave your hair standing on end, nerves on edge, and a deep-seeded sense of angst with this enthralling read from Susan Furlong!

I love a book that crawls under your skin, leaving a tingly, uneasy feeling that you can't take anything at face value. This book fulfills everything I look for in a psychological thriller! The sunshine-y exterior of this suburban neighborhood is quickly tarnished, yet you'll find yourself questioning reactions and motives of every character.

Mona is a complex, in-depth character who I enjoyed climbing inside her mind (even though I was disturbed by the doll obsession). Something is off and not in a good way. Her mental state, along with the medications, helps to twist you into caring, but being cautiously wary.

Furlong's ability to keep you hooked is astounding. The pacing is perfectly in sync, kicking up the uneasy feelings bit by bit. The family dynamics are twisted and if you're not paying close attention, you'll miss small details that turn into big details later. There were several times that I went back to read more slowly to absorb it all. If this were a movie, I wouldn't turn the lights off for this one!

I received a complimentary copy for reviewing purposes. All opinions are my own.

About the Author:

Susan Furlong is the author of eleven novels including SHATTERED JUSTICE, a New York Times Best Crime Novel of the Year. She also contributes, under a pen name, to the New York Times bestselling Novel Idea series. Her most recent novel, WHAT THEY DON'T KNOW, has been praised by reviewers as an engrossing and delightfully creepy read. She resides in Illinois with her husband and children.

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