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The Beach Party

By: Amy Sheppard
Narrated by: Amalia Vitale
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We were all at the party. Which of us wanted her dead?

As the smoke from the bonfire spirals into the night sky and the cool drinks slip down our throats, none of us can take our eyes off Lacey. She dances in the dunes, her long golden hair damp from her late-night swim, her smile dazzling, her blue eyes closed.

Everyone who is close to Lacey sits by the smoky fire. Her adoring boyfriend, who holds onto her, perhaps a little too tightly. Her little sister, always in Lacey’s shadow, sifting fine soft sand through her fingers, never taking her eyes off Lacey. And me. Sad and full of rage, after an argument forced the man I love to leave the party early.

When the fire burns out, we stumble away from the beach, along the cliff path—faces burned by the wind, hearts full of secrets. But Lacey never makes it home. The next morning, her body is found in the sand dunes, a heart-shaped locket missing from around her neck.

Who would have thought our beach party could end the way it did? Close friends gathered on the last night of a long hot summer—which one of us could have killed the girl everybody loved?

An absolutely gripping psychological thriller with an ending you will never see coming! Strap in for a twisty roller-coaster ride. Perfect for anyone who adored The Holiday, The Guest List, or Gone Girl.

©2022 Amy Sheppard (P)2022 Bookouture, an imprint of Storyfire Ltd.

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Amazing!

Narrator Amalia Vitale did a phenomenal job. The Beach Party was absolutely fantastic. Lately, I’ve been reading a lot of Bookouture books and they’re all enchanting. This one is beautifully written. Highly recommend The Beach Party and will look for future Amy Sheppard titles.

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This book is so good!!!

If you like true crime, cold cases, true crime podcasts, this book is for you! I binge listened to the whole thing in one day. It’s seriously so good! And the ending… sooooo good! You will love this book!

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