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The Couple Next Door Free read µ 106 Ù ➶ [Reading] ➸ The Couple Next Door By Shari Lapena ➫ – An instant New York Times and Globe and Mail bestseller Look out for Shari Lapena's next thriller A Stranger in the House coming August 2017 Meticulously crafted and razor sharp The Couple Next Door An instant New York Times and Globe and Mail bestseller Look out for Shari Lapena's next thriller A Stranger in the House coming August Meticulously crafted and razor sharp The Couple Next Door lingers long after you turn the final page Harlan Coben New York Times bestselling author of Fool Me Once A domestic suspense debut about a young couple The Couple Epuband their apparently friendly neighbors a twisty rollercoaster. 35 starsA swanky rich couple have a six month old baby The babysitter cancels at the last minute buuuutt the husband really wants to go to that dinner party next door with the hottie neighbor He convinces the wife Anne that it will be just fine to leave the baby by herself and check on her every thirty minutes They return home to find the baby is now missing Then all the secretsgotta have secrets Mom is struggling with post partum depression Could she have done something to the baby and this is just an elaborate cover up Dad Marcothe boy from the wrong side of the tracks that lucked up and married Miss Moneyis he telling all the truth and only the truth There is ALL kinds of drama up in here plus evil stupid characters I totally ate it up The book reads so frigging fast and some of the twisty turns had my head reeling It's one that you want to read it one sitting even though you know there is no way the ending can do it justice Sometimes I like a Lifetime movie just waiting to happen

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Inside the curtained house an unsettling account of what actually happened unfolds Detective Rasbach knows that the panicked couple is hiding something Both Anne and Marco soon discover that the other is keeping secrets secrets they've kept for years What follows is the nerve racking unraveling of a family a chilling tale of deception duplicityand unfaithfulness that will keep you breathless until the final shocking twis. Cynthia and Graham invite next door neighbours Anne and Marco to a small dinner party but tell them not to bring their small baby Cynthia and Graham themselves childless are not child friendly The pre arranged babysitter cancels at last minute so Anne and Marco decide reluctantly to go anyway leaving baby Cora alone taking a baby monitor and agreeing to take turns checking on her every half hour So far so gooduntilAnne and Graham return home at one in the morning and to their horror discover the front door open the crib empty and Cora nowhere in sight The police are called and so this dreadful piece of writing continuesWhere shall I begin – it's difficult to pinpoint one particular aspect of this novel as it is all so dreadful Anne suffering from post natal depression is constantly wringing her hands turning sickly pale sobbing weeping crying whilst pacing the floor; Marco hangs his head covers his face with his hands and turns a paler shade than his wife A pallor that is uite striking They communicate “with their eyes” Here we have two distraught parents whose baby is missing; they are wondering if she has been kidnapped and this is what Marco tells his wife“I don't know Maybe he panicked Which scares the hell out of me because then maybe he'll kill Cora and dump her somewhere” This from a husband in an attempt to make his wife feel betterOur intelligent eyed detective goes next door to speak to Cynthia and Graham Cynthia is described thus“She is perfectly made up even though someone had stolen her guests' baby while they were at her house late the night before”Could anyone tell me the relevance of this peculiar sentence This whole book is full of this sort of rubbishThe characters are caricatures the depressed handwringing wife from old money; the supportive but uncomfortable husband who is never good enough; the neighbours next door who could be Up To No Good Then we have the wife's rich parents who want to take control and finally Mr Plod in the shape of Detective Rasbach who has intelligent eyes – well of course he does he couldn't be a detective without them Oh please Written in the present tense this reads like directions for a play than a book Every single thing is laid out for the reader every angle every possibility every theory and reasons for certain police procedures Absolutely nothing is left to the imagination This is absolutely dreadful; it is so bad I tried to read it as a spoof but even I can take only so much I feel as though I am being repeatedly hit with a sledgehammer I don't have the stamina to read any of this truly awful bookThank you for a complimentary copy but for you I would not have known how truly truly awful this is

Shari Lapena ¼ 6 review

The Couple Next DoorRide of lies betrayal and the secrets between husbands and wives How well do you know the couple next door Or your husband Or even yourself Anne and Marco Conti seem to have it all a loving relationship a wonderful home and their beautiful baby Cora But one night when they are at a dinner party next door a terrible crime is committed Suspicion immediately focuses on the parents But the truth is a much complicated story. THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR is an outstanding debut psychological thriller novel from author Shari Lapena and one of the best reads I have read this year This novel a child abduction case races along at an amazing speed full of twists and turns totally gripping the reader for the suspense ride from beginning to end I kept flipping the pages as I had to know what had happened I loved it “They left their six month old baby Cora home alone and went to a party next door” But with the monitor on next doorthey would hear everythingAnne and husband Marco Contis are asked to their next door neighbors Cynthia and husband Graham Stillwell for a dinner party to celebrate Graham’s birthday No” babies” allowed so Anne hires a babysitter who cancels at the last moment Now what How could she possibly go But Marco said it would be fine as it is only next door They can bring the baby monitor and take turns checking on the baby every half hourMarco was having a good time at the party and wasn’t in a rush to leave Anne on the other hand suffered from postpartum depression after the birth of their daughter and was anxious to return home Then at 100AMwhen Anne and Marco left the party they find the front door partly openbut she had locked it Anne races up the stairs to the nurseryand now a parent’s worst nightmare –the baby was GONEA frantic call to the police brings detective Rasbach and detective Jennings to the scene to uncover the truth and find six month old CorySo many lies betrayals and cover ups in this novel How well do you know the people closest to youI am not going to say any as I don’t want to give the plot away but this is a very riveting and powerful story I loved it All I can say is read this book I don’t think you will be disappointedMany thanks to Shari Lapena Random House UK Transworld Publishers via Net Galley for my ARC