A lifetime ago, every year Carole Shipley looked forward to her wedding anniversary. But then a celebratory trip to Mexico for the occasion with her husband and friends ended in the unsolved kidnapping of her infant daughter, Samantha. Now, 15 years after that horrific time, divorced and isolated, Carole is forced to relive the kidnapping by reporters who call every year on the anniversary of Samantha's disappearance.
Deeply shaken after a brutal attack, Bailey Carpenter struggles to reclaim control over what had once seemed like a neatly ordered life. Unable to face her job, her friends, or even the world outside her apartment, Bailey is trapped with her thoughts, replaying the attack in her desperate search for every detail that will help the police uncover the identity of her unknown assailant.
"One afternoon Jane Whittaker went to the store for some milk and eggs and forgot who she was...." This unnerving situation is just the start of the terror in store for Jane in this thrilling mystery that follows in the tradition of the queen of suspense, Mary Higgins Clark.
"Don't listen in your office!"
Beautiful, happily married, and the owner of a successful interior design business, Casey Marshall couldn't be more content with her life, until a car slams into her at almost 50 miles an hour, breaking nearly every bone in her body and plunging her into a coma. Lying in her hospital bed, Casey realizes that although she is unable to see or communicate, she can hear everything.
"I Stayed Up ALL Night Listening To This One..."
Forty-year-old nurse Terry Painter enjoys a solitary existence. Her tranquil life takes a turn, however, when young, vibrant Alison Simms rents the cottage behind her, bringing friendship and excitement. But after the initial euphoric wave, Terry soon finds that the friendship that once brightened her days now has her fearing for her life! Can she reclaim her life before Alison's past catches up to them?
""Okay" Fielding ..."
Bailey Carpenter ist eine erfolgreiche Privatermittlerin in Miami, und sie ist es gewohnt, die Dinge unter Kontrolle zu haben. Das ändert sich schlagartig, als sie eines Nachts von einem Unbekannten brutal überfallen wird und nur knapp dem Tod entkommt. Von da an quälen Bailey Panikattacken und Albträume, sie ist besessen von dem Gedanken, verfolgt zu werden, und zieht sich völlig in sich zurück. Doch dann entdeckt sie eines Tages, dass ihr Nachbar im Hochhaus gegenüber sie beobachtet.
Caroline Shippley ist voller Vorfreude, denn ihr Mann Hunter hat sie zur Feier ihres zehnjährigen Hochzeitstages in ein Luxushotel in Mexiko eingeladen. Gemeinsam mit ihren beiden kleinen Töchtern beziehen sie ihre komfortable Suite. Doch was als paradiesischer Aufenthalt geplant war, wandelt sich zum tiefen Trauma in Carolines Leben: Eines Abends wird die zweijährige Samantha entführt.
After spending a year in prison, Ralph Fisher has explicit plans for his first night of freedom: tonight, someone will be held accountable. He goes to murderous lengths to obtain the address of his former wife - the woman he blames for his fate and against whom he has sworn vengeance. Determined to bring her to his idea of justice, Ralph's next step is to travel from Florida's sandy beaches to Dayton, Ohio, where his ex-wife is struggling to make ends meet on Mad River Road.
"Ok enough to occupy your time."
Newspaper columnist Charley Webb receives anonymous letters from an angry reader that evolve into threats, targeting her son and daughter. As Charley races against time to save her family, she begins to understand the value of her seemingly intrusive neighbors, friends, and relatives. As she discovers, this network of flawed but loving people might just be her only hope of getting out alive.
"not the norm"
As Sheriff John Weber would attest, the deadliest predators to date in his tiny hamlet were the alligators lurking in the nearby swamps. But that was before someone abducted and murdered a runaway teenage girl...and before the disappearance of popular and pretty Liana Martin. The pattern is chilling to Sandy Crosbie, the town's new high school English teacher who wishes she'd never come to the seemingly quiet town with shocking depths of scandal, sex, and brutality roiling beneath its surface.
"Kept Me Guessing"
Das Böse in deiner Nähe. Caroline Shippley ist voller Vorfreude, denn ihr Mann Hunter hat sie zur Feier ihres zehnjährigen Hochzeitstages in ein Luxushotel in Mexiko eingeladen. Gemeinsam mit ihren beiden kleinen Töchtern beziehen sie ihre komfortable Suite. Doch was als paradiesischer Aufenthalt geplant war, wandelt sich zum tiefen Trauma in Carolines Leben: Eines Abends wird die zweijährige Samantha entführt.
Amanda Travis is a high-powered, 28-year-old lawyer whose greatest likes are spinning classes at her Palm Beach gym and a compliant jury. As for the things she hates, they include nicknames, the color pink, clients who don't follow her advice, and memories. Unfortunately, running from her past becomes a lot harder when one of her ex-husbands calls from her hometown of Toronto with the alarming news that her mother has shot and killed a complete stranger.
Fifty-year-old Marcy Taggart’s husband has left her for another woman. Devastating as that may be for some, it hardly compares to the death of her twenty-one-year-old daughter, Devon, in a canoeing accident. Her body was never found in the icy waters of Georgian Bay, and as a result Marcy has never fully accepted her death. Two years have passed, and she continues to see the young woman’s face in crowds and has even stopped strangers on the street, certain she has finally discovered her long lost daughter.Now, in Ireland, Marcy yet again thinks she sees her daughter, casually strolling past....
As a special investigator for a hotshot Miami law firm, Bailey Carpenter is smart, savvy, and fearless. When she’s assigned to spy on a deadbeat dad in the middle of the night, Bailey thinks nothing of the potential dangers, only that she needs to gather evidence. Then she is blindsided - attacked and nearly killed. Now, the firm grip Bailey once had on her life is shaken. Her nightmares merge into her waking hours and she’s unable to venture beyond her front door without panicking.
Due to a last-minute change in plans, a group of unlikely traveling companions finds themselves on a camping trip in the Adirondacks. They include the soon-to-be-divorced Valerie; her oddball friends, Melissa and James; her moody teenage daughter, Brianne; and Val's estranged husband's fiancee, Jennifer. Val is dealing with unresolved feelings toward her ex and grappling with jealousy and resentment toward his younger, prettier new flame.
"Would Have Rather Cleaned My House"
In this compelling novel, Fielding introduces two brothers, Will and Jeff, and their friend, Tom, a trio of playboys out to make something happen in the hot sands of South Beach. One night at their favorite watering hole, they make a bet on who will be the first to seduce a mysterious young woman they’ve never seen before. Dark-haired and blue-eyed, Suzy has a disarming, girl-next-door aura about her. But these players have no idea what they’re dealing with.
Auch das schönste Luxushaus in Brooklyn kann nicht darüber hinwegtäuschen, dass Valerie Rowes Leben aus den Fugen geraten ist...
Die Leiche von Devon Taggart wurde nie gefunden, inzwischen gilt die junge Frau als tot. Nur ihre Mutter Marcy klammert sich verzweifelt an die Hoffnung...
Julia Carver, a 24-year-old model and aspiring actress, has always had a difficult relationship with her mother, Cindy. So when her daughter disappears, Cindy assumes that Julia is just being Julia. But after a day and night passes with no word, Cindy suspects that something terrible has happened, and begins a frantic search. As the days pass, secrets are revealed, lives are forever altered, and Cindy is forced to acknowledge the disturbing truth about the young woman she realizes she never really knew.
Gefangen im eigenen Körper: Im Thriller-Hörbuch "Im Koma" von Joy Fielding erschafft Sprecherin Hansi Jochmann eine beklemmende, klaustrophobische Stimmung, die den Hörer im wahrsten Sinne des Wortes "gefangen nimmt". Casey Marshall, eine erfolgreiche 32-jährige Frau aus Philadelphia, wird Opfer eines schweren Autounfalls. Im Krankenhaus erlangt sie zwar das Bewusstsein wieder - erfährt aber wenig später, dass sie einige Wochen im Koma lag. Nach wie vor hilflos und ans Bett gefesselt, wird Casey Marshall bald klar, dass sie noch immer in Gefahr schwebt...