From the New York Times bestselling author comes a new novel of suspense involving a small town neighborhood street where first love, a child abduction, and abuse collide.
30. May 2017, quoteLee Child
A first class thriller craftsman.
30. May 2017, quoteDavid Morrell
One of the best thriller writers in the business.
1. September 2017, quoteAlafair Burke, New York Times bestselling author of The Ex
A beautifully written thriller, filled with richly drawn characters, memorable dialogue, and a searing portrayal of a life-long friendship. Raymond Benson is a talented storyteller, and this is one of his best novels yet.
1. September 2017, quoteJean Rabe, USA TODAY bestselling author
Where a novel lands on a bookstore shelf is defined by label: mystery, suspense, thriller, horror, literary. Raymond Benson’s The Secrets on Chicory Lane is all of those things, and a little more. . . . Benson sculpts perfect sentences and scenes, memorie
1. September 2017, quoteWilliam Kent Krueger, New York Times bestselling and Edgar award–winning author
In a bold move away from the thrillers for which he’s best known, Raymond Benson offers readers a heartfelt and tragic tale. Across decades, the dark secrets on Chicory Lane shape and misshape the lives of all who live there. Benson, a master of suspense,
1. September 2017, quoteLori Rader-Day, author
The Secrets on Chicory Lane has a premise to envy: A killer and the girl next door meet one last time before execution day. How much do we know the people we have spent our lives with? Raymond Benson explores the nature of evil and how little chance we ha
1. September 2017, quoteMolly MacRae, author
Pitch-perfect characters drew me in; unrelenting suspense left me breathless by the end. Raymond Benson is a master storyteller.
1. September 2017, quoteFully Booked
A wonderfully written and heartbreaking account . . . as good a coming-of-age novel as I have read for many a year, but Benson’s skill as a storyteller doesn’t stop there. He delivers the poignancy and unbearable sensitivity of first love and sexual awake
1. September 2017, reviewPublishers Weekly
At the start of this unsettling thriller from Benson (Artifact of Evil), Shelby Truman, a popular romance writer who lives in Chicago, receives a message from Eddie Newcott, a childhood friend and past lover with whom she hasn’t spoken in 20 years. Eddie