TitleBefore We Were Strangers
AuthorBrenda Novak
ImprintBrenda Novak Ltd
Sales rank4.5


Something happened to her mother that night Something no one wants to talk about But she s determined to uncover her family s dark secrets, even if they bury her.Five year old Sloane McBride couldn t sleep that night Her parents were arguing again, their harsh words heating the cool autumn air And then there was that other sound the ominous thump before all went quiet.In the morning, her mother was gone.The official story was that she left Her loving, devoted mother That hadn t sat any better at the time than it did when Sloane moved out at eighteen, anxious to leave her small Texas hometown in search of anywhere else But not even a fresh start working as a model in New York could keep the nightmares at bay Or her fears that the domineering father she grew up with wasn t just difficult he was deadly.Now another traumatic loss forces Sloane to realize she owes it to her mother to find out the truth, even if it means returning to a small town full of secrets and lies, a jilted ex boyfriend and a father and brother who d rather see her silenced But as Sloane starts digging into the past, the question isn t whether she can uncover what really happened that nightit s what will remain of her family if she does



Before We Were Strangers By Brenda Novak

I have become a fan of Brenda Novak from reading several of her thrilling titles but with over fifty books in publication she has anything from the lighter contemporary romance to darker thrillers Before We Were Strangers is along the lines of a romantic suspense novel but with enough mystery to k... (Sign in to see more)


Before We Were Strangers By Brenda Novak

Thanks to Netgalley and Harlequin for an e ARC in exchange for an honest review Expected publication December 2018 Although I finished this book on the weekend, I needed to give myself some time to reflect before I reviewed Before We Were Strangers attracted me for it s gorgeous cover sure ... (Sign in to see more)


Before We Were Strangers By Brenda Novak

Another great book by Brenda Novak Once I started, I couldn t put it down I was so completely invested in the characters and their story I had to know how the story ended.

Deborah Blanchard

Before We Were Strangers By Brenda Novak

Brenda Novak really knows how to weave a great story What would you do if you thought your Father had murdered your Mom Sloane won t stop until she finds out the truth of what happened on that night twenty three years ago This book is full of twists and kept me turning the pages well into the night ... (Sign in to see more)

Lisa Aiello

Before We Were Strangers By Brenda Novak

The storyline and characters just fell flat for me It was almost 300 pages into the book before anything really came to the boiling point with the storyline, and then things moved so quickly to the ending and the wrap up final twist The premise was a good one, but something made me not connect.


Before We Were Strangers By Brenda Novak

Having read the Evelyn Talbot chronicles, I knew Novak could write a captivating series having now read Before We Were Strangers, it s clear Novak can write a captivating standalone novel too I read this book over the course of a day, it was so suspenseful, there was no way I could put it down part ... (Sign in to see more)

Donna Hines

Before We Were Strangers By Brenda Novak

When you want out of a lonely unfulfilled marriage you will do just about anything to get it even if you must be on the outside looking in.Absolute splendor Thrilling Mysterious Dark With suspense around every corner.I couldn t put this one down because it demands your attention from start to finish... (Sign in to see more)


Before We Were Strangers By Brenda Novak

3,5 Stars10 years ago, Sloane McBride left her hometown, her family, friends, the boyfriend she was madly in love with and run away from the memories of her mother disappearance and the doubt that never left her about that night She was only 5 years old when her mother disappeared, or as her father ... (Sign in to see more)


Before We Were Strangers By Brenda Novak

This is a gripping suspense thriller from Brenda Novak about a young woman who returns to her hometown after 10 years away to figure out what happened to her mother who disappeared when she was only five years old She suspects her egotistical father has something to do with it The plot has a lot of ... (Sign in to see more)

Chandra Claypool (wherethereadergrows)

Before We Were Strangers By Brenda Novak

Well hello there Brenda Novak My first book by her and I was a little hesitant because of the romance part. while I do like my rom coms, I tend to not like romance mixed in with my thrillers but Novak has decidedly changed my mind on this with Before We Were Strangers While the romance is a bit heav... (Sign in to see more)

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