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Lisa Gardner Read-alikes

Lisa Gardner is an American author of fiction. She is the author of several thrillers including ”The Killing Hour” and ”The Next Accident”. She also wrote romance novels using the pseudonym Alicia Scott.

If you enjoy reading books by Lisa Gardner try these authors.


Alan Jacobson

bookcoverXHGZGTP1False accusations – False Accusations is a twisting psychological thriller, a tale of deadly revenge where the assurance of “innocent until proven guilty” is not what it seems Dr. Phillip Madison has everything: wealth, power, and an impeccable reputation. But in the pre-dawn hours of a quiet California suburb, the revered orthopedic surgeon is charged with double homicide-a cold-blooded hit-and-run that has left an innocent young couple dead. Blood evidence has brought…


Karen Rose

sfmScream for me – “Karen Rose delivers a heart-stopping suspense novel that picks up where Die for me left off, with a detective determined to track down a brutal murderer”–Provided by the publisher

 

aitdAlone in the dark – “The New York Times bestselling author of Closer Than You Think returns with a breathtaking new novel of suspense in the Cincinnati series–one that crosses the line between danger and desire, and justice and revenge. Homicide Detective Scarlett Bishop has seen enough bad guys slip through the cracks and innocent victims go unavenged to know that good doesn’t always prevail. So far she’s been able to lock away her rage and her vigilante fantasies….


Alex Kava

bcBreaking creed – “Ryder Creed and his dogs have been making national headlines. They’ve intercepted several major drug stashes being smuggled through Atlanta’s airport. But their newfound celebrity has also garnered some unwanted attention. When Creed and one of his dogs are called in to search a commercial fishing vessel, they discover a secret compartment. But the Colombian cartels’ latest shipment isn’t drugs. This time, its cargo is human. To make matters worse,…

aneA necessary evil – When a monsignor is found knifed to death in a Nebraska airport restroom, FBI special agent Maggie O’Dell is called in to profile the ritualistic murder of a priest, the latest in a series of killings. Maggie soon discovers a disturbing Internet game that’s popular among victims of abuse by Catholic priests. With this first real lead in the investigation, she wonders if the group has turned cyberspace justice into reality. Then Maggie gets a second…


Tess Gerritsen

tbgThe bone garden: A novel – Present day: Julia Hamill has made a horrifying discovery on the grounds of her new home in rural Massachusetts: a skull buried in the rocky soil–human, female, and, according to the trained eye of Boston medical examiner Maura Isles, scarred with the unmistakable marks of murder.
Boston, 1830: In order to pay for his education, medical student Norris Marshall has joined the ranks of local “resurrectionists”–those who plunder graveyards…

bBloodstream – Lapped by the gentle waters of Locust Lake, the small resort town of Tranquility, Maine, seems like the perfect spot for Dr. Claire Elliot to shelter her adolescent son, Noah, from the distractions of the big city and the lingering memory of his father’s death. But with the first snap of winter comes shocking news that puts her practise on the line: a teenage boy under her care has committed an appalling act of violence. But this is not the first…


J. T. Ellison

ltmLie to me: A Fast-Paced Psychological Thriller – “Sutton and Ethan Montclair’s idyllic life is not as it appears. They seem made for each other, but the truth is ugly. Consumed by professional and personal betrayals and financial woes, the two both love and hate each other. As tensions mount, Sutton disappears, leaving behind a note saying not to look for her.”–Dust jacket.


Catherine Coulter

tsdThe sixth day – “Special agents Nicholas Drummond and Michaela Caine take on a ruthless mastermind in the fifth highly anticipated thriller in the New York Times bestselling A Brit in the FBI series. When several major political figures die mysteriously, officials declare the deaths are from natural causes. Then the German Vice-Chancellor dies on the steps of 10 Downing Street, and a drone is spotted hovering over the scene. The truth becomes clear–these high-profile…

wsfWhen shadows fall – After suffering a terrible personal loss, Dr. Samantha Owens is settling into a new job at Georgetown University when she recieves a letter from a dead man asking to solve his murder. As she investigates the man’s death, she is pulled into a twenty-year-old mystery involving a kidnapped child as well as the present-day death of Timothy Savage.


Meg Gardiner

itbnInto the black nowhere – “Inspired by real-life serial killer Ted Bundy, an exhilarating thriller in which FBI profiler Caitlin Hendrix faces off against a charming, merciless serial killer In southern Texas, on Saturday nights, women are disappearing. One vanishes from a movie theater. Another is ripped from her car at a stoplight. Another vanishes from her home while checking on her baby. Rookie FBI agent Caitlin Hendrix, newly assigned to the FBI’s elite Behavioral Analysis…

rrRansom River – While most of the town is focused on the tense and shocking circumstances of a high-profile murder case, Rory’s return to Ransom River dredges up troubling memories from her childhood that she can no longer ignore. Selected as a jury member during the trial, she reflects on the accident that ended her affair with a longtime friend. Gradually she becomes aware of her dangerous connection to an unsolved case. But in the wake of a desperate attack on…


Tami Hoag

cchCold cold heart – “#1 New York Times bestselling author Tami Hoag delivers a shocking new thriller…Dana Nolan was a promising young TV reporter until a notorious serial killer tried to add her to his list of victims. Nearly a year has passed since surviving her ordeal, but the physical, emotional, and psychological scars run deep. Struggling with the torment of post-traumatic stress syndrome, plagued by flashbacks and nightmares as dark as the heart of a killer,…

 atdlA thin dark line – Terror stalks the streets of Bayou Breaux, Louisiana. A suspected murderer is free on a technicality, and the cop accused of planting evidence against him is ordered off the case. But Detective Nick Fourcade refuses to walk away. He’s stepped over the line before. This case threatens to push him over the edge.

 


Lisa Jackson

ydwtkYou don’t want to know – After spending the past two years in and out of Seattle mental institutions, unable to remember the details of her 2-year-old son Noah’s disappearance, Ava returns to the family estate and, secretly visiting a hypnotist to restore her memories, discovers that her son may still be alive.

 

ywpYou will pay – It starts as a prank — a way to blow off steam after a long summer at Camp Horseshoe. Among the teen counselors, tensions and hormones are running high. No wonder the others agree when Jo-Beth Chancellor suggests they scare Monica O’Neal a little–or a lot. Monica has it coming, and no one will really get hurt. What could go wrong? Twenty years later, Lucas Dalton, a senior detective with the sheriff’s department, is investigating the discovery of…


 

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