Author Spotlight: B.A. Paris (6/22/20)

Today we spotlight a master of psychological thrillers and relationship dramas: LibraryReads Hall of Famer and award-winning author B.A. Paris!

When Livia is thrown the birthday party of a lifetime, she never expects that it’ll be filled with secrets that could ruin everything. This heart-stopping, twisting and turning story asks: if you could give the person you love the most in the world a few more hours of happiness, would you?


A LibraryReads pick!

“Paris constructs an unusual and compelling premise and masterfully maintains suspense about what happened and when it will be revealed. A breathtaking story, nearly impossible to put down.”–Booklist, starred review

Read more by B.A. Paris:


Two starred reviews, an Indie Next pick, and a LibraryReads pick!

“Paris plays fair with the reader as she builds to a satisfying resolution. Fans of intelligent psychological suspense will be richly rewarded.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Paris (BEHIND CLOSED DOORS; THE BREAKDOWN) once again proves her suspense chops with this can’t-put-down psychological thriller.”–Library Journal, starred review


3 starred reviews and an Indie Next pick!

“This psychological thriller is even harder to put down than Paris’ 2016 best-seller debut BEHIND CLOSED DOORS; schedule reading time accordingly.”–Booklist, starred review

“With its well-formed protagonists, snappy, authentic dialog, and clever and twisty plot, this is one not to miss.”–Library Journal, starred review

“Tension quickly builds to a crescendo as Cass’s fears about her mental state—and those mysterious phone calls that may be from the killer—become palpable.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review


2 starred reviews, LibraryReads pick, and an Indie Next pick!

“Debut-novelist Paris adroitly toggles between the recent past and the present in building the suspense of Grace’s increasingly unbearable situation, as time becomes critical and her possible solutions narrow. This is one readers won’t be able to put down.”–Booklist, starred review

“In the same vein as GONE GIRL or GIRL ON THE TRAIN, this is a can’t-put-down psychological thriller.”–Library Journal, starred review

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