The Good Girl by Mary Kubica


Mary Kubica is the bestselling author of THE GOOD GIRL (2014) and PRETTY BABY (2015). She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, in History and American Literature. Mary lives outside of Chicago with her husband and two children and enjoys photography, gardening and caring for the animals at a local shelter.

“I’ve been following her forthe past few days. I know where she buys her groceries, where she has her drycleaning done, where she works. I don’t know the color of her eyes or what theylook like when she’s scared. But I will.”

Born to a prominent Chicago judge and hisstifled socialite wife, Mia Dennett moves against the grain as a younginner-city art teacher. One night, Mia enters a bar to meet her on-again,off-again boyfriend. But when he doesn’t show, she unwisely leaves with anenigmatic stranger. With his smooth moves and modest wit, at first ColinThatcher seems like a safe one-night stand. But following Colin home will turnout to be the worst mistake of Mia’s life.

Colin’s job was to abduct Mia as part of awild extortion plot and deliver her to his employers. But the plan takes anunexpected turn when Colin suddenly decides to hide Mia in a secluded cabin inrural Minnesota, evading the police and his deadly superiors. Mia’s mother,Eve, and detective Gabe Hoffman will stop at nothing to find them, but no onecould have predicted the emotional entanglements that eventually cause thisfamily’s world to shatter.

An addictively suspenseful and tautlywritten thriller, The Good Girl is a compulsive debut that reveals how even inthe perfect family, nothing is as it seems…