Somebody I Used to Know
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Somebody I Used to Know

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The bestselling author of Bring Her Home and Cemetery Girl, "one of the brightest and best crime fiction writers of our time" (Suspense Magazine) delivers a pulse-pounding thriller about a man who is haunted by a face from his past... When Nick Hansen sees the young woman at the grocery store, his heart stops. She is the spitting image of his college girlfriend, Marissa Minor, who died in a campus house fire twenty years earlier. But when Nick tries to speak to her, she acts skittish and rushes off. The next morning the police arrive at Nick's house and show him a photo of the woman from the store. She's been found dead, murdered in a local motel, with Nick's name and address on a piece of paper in her pocket. Convinced there's a connection between the two women, Nick enlists the help of his college friend Laurel Davidson to investigate the events leading up to the night of Marissa's death. But the young woman's murder is only the beginning...and the truths Nick uncovers may make him wish he never doubted the lies.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 415 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 358.34g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • New American Library
  • United States
  • English
  • 0451474201
  • 9780451474209
  • 378,623

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Praise for"Somebody I Used to Know " Distinctive characters and a smartly crafted plot. "Publishers Weekly" "" Filled with twists and turns that will have you forgetting everything you are supposed to do until you reach the very last page David Bell sure knows how to rope the reader in. Fresh Fiction A well-written, well-timed, steady-paced mystery. Shelf Addiction Bell has a knack for writing suspenseful crime fiction with strong emotional, human elements, and his latest, "Somebody I Used to Know," is no exception A perfect read for fans of dark mysteries and crime thrillers mixed with poignant family drama. Book of Secrets More Praise for David Bell One of the brightest and best crime fiction writers of our time. "Suspense Magazine" A natural storyteller and a superb writer. #1 "New York Times" Bestselling Author Nelson DeMille David Bell writes spellbinding and gripping thrillers that get under your skin and refuse to let go." "New York Times" Bestselling Author Linwood Barclay"show more

About Professor David Bell

David Bell is a bestselling and award-winning author whose work has been translated into six languages. He's currently an associate professor of English at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. He received an MA in creative writing from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and a PhD in American literature and creative writing from the University of Cincinnati. His novels include Bring Her Home, Since She Went Away, Somebody I Used to Know, The Forgotten Girl, Never Come Back, The Hiding Place, and Cemetery Girl.show more

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4,617 ratings
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