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The Stranger Inside

By Laura Benedict

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An incredibly tense and twisty psychological thriller, for fans of THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR.

What if you came home to find a stranger living in your house?

An incredibly tense and twisty psychological thriller, for fans of THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR.

Kimber Hannon feels like she has complete control over her life, until she comes home from a weekend trip to find her key no longer opens her front door. She's stunned to find a stranger living in her house. A stranger who presents the investigating police with a lease bearing her own signature. When she confronts the man, he gets close enough to whisper, "I was there. I saw what you did".

Those threatening words reveal a connection to Kimber's distant past, the time before her sister's sudden death twenty years ago. Her fear abruptly shifts. This stranger - who knows her, somehow - isn't after anything as simple as her money or artwork or charming Craftsman bungalow. She has to find out exactly what he wants and get him out of her carefully orchestrated life before he ruins it.

Kimber's life is filled with people who might help her, but whom can she trust? Her lawyer, Gabriel, is also her ex-lover, Diana, her best friend, doesn't know Kimber slept with her husband, her ex-husband has a new, happier life since she left, and her co-workers know she'll do anything to get her next sale. Maybe the question is, can they trust her? Without trust, everyone's a stranger.

Biographical Notes

Laura Benedict has written paranormal suspense, and has Edgar and International Thriller Writer nominations for her short fiction. THE STRANGER INSIDE is her first novel.

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  • ISBN: 9781473673007
  • Publication date: 07 Feb 2019
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Can you imagine the nightmare of a stranger taking over your house? The terror you would feel? With The Stranger Inside, Laura Benedict turns her unique voice in suspense to the elegant scary mystery, where nothing is as it seems and one woman's truth is shattered by the hidden secrets of her past. — J.T. Ellison, New York Times bestselling author of Lie to Me
Compelling characters, lush settings, complex emotions - all in a clever plot and spiced with a hint of darkness. These are the trademarks of Laura Benedict's writing. — Carolyn Haines, bestselling author of the Sarah Booth Delaney mysteries and The House of Memory
Can you imagine the nightmare of a stranger taking over your house? The terror you would feel? With The Stranger Inside, Laura Benedict turns her unique voice in suspense to the elegant scary mystery, where nothing is as it seems and one woman's truth is shattered by the hidden secrets of her past.
Compelling characters, lush settings, complex emotions - all in a clever plot and spiced with a hint of darkness. These are the trademarks of Laura Benedict's writing.
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