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In the Blood by Lisa Unger

On January 13, 2014

By Sophia Whitfield

Lisa Ungerís gripping suspense thriller will have you hooked from the first page.

New York Times bestselling author Lisa Unger explores the dark world of psychosis as her plot twists and turns keeping the reader guessing.

Psychology student Lana Granger takes a job babysitting Luke, a young troubled boy who has been expelled from numerous schools. She cycles from campus to his home to help his mother care for him. Luke is prone to tantrums and rages. He likes to be in control and has taken to Lana encouraging her to play his mind games. Beginning with chess, his games soon escalate with serious consequences.

As Lana becomes drawn into Lukeís life, her hidden past begins to unravel. When her closest friend Beck goes missing she becomes the central focus of an investigation. For years she has hidden her true identity preferring to lie low rather than give those around her cause for gossip. But her cloak of deception begins lift through Lukeís mind games and Lana soon realises that there are other people around her who also know her true identity.

This psychological thriller follows on from a raft of bestselling novels in the same genre. Fans of Gone Girl will enjoy the thrill of suspense Unger has created in her latest novel along with her dark troubled characters and fast paced plot line.

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