My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Laura Lippman’s Slow Burner is part of Amazon’s HUSH collection of stories.
A novella that is sure to knock the ball out of the park, Slow Burner is an intense story of a wife’s discovery of the state of her marriage.
Liz Kelsey has had problems in her marriage before, but when she inadvertently discovers a burner phone used by her husband Phil, Liz has a decision to make.
And Oh boy, stunning suspense was reeled out thru text messages and the story ends with a shocking twist.
Well, it is Laura Lippman, one shouldn’t expect anything less; even for a novella, she delivers big time.
For fans of slow-building suspense and a thrilling climax, Slow Burner is perfect for you.
A #KindleUnlimited selection.
A woman watches her marriage implode over text message and decides that ignorance is not bliss in this bitterly satisfying short mystery by the New York Times bestselling author of Lady in the Lake.
Liz Kelsey promised herself she’d never again spy on her feckless husband, Phil. But then she discovers a string of suggestive texts on his secret burner phone. Even worse, he’s flirting with the woman who shook their unstable marriage once before. But knowledge is power. What’s more dangerous—what Liz knows or what Phil doesn’t know?
Laura Lippman’s Slow Burner is part of Hush, a collection of six stories, ranging from political mysteries to psychological thrillers, in which deception can be a matter of life and death. Each piece can be read or listened to in one truly chilling sitting.
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