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Lisa Unger

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Lisa Unger was born in New Haven, Connecticut in 1970, but grew up in the Netherlands, England and New Jersey. She received a degree from the New School for Social Research. Before becoming a full-time author, she had a career in publicity. Her works include Sliver of Truth, Die for You, and näytä lisää Fragile. Beautiful Lies was selected as an International Book of the Month and Black Out won the Silver Medal for popular fiction in the 2008 Florida Book Awards. She has also written books under her maiden name, Lisa Miscione. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän

Sisältää nimet: Lisa Unger, Lisa Miscione

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Tekijän teokset

Kauniita valheita (2006) 1,583 kappaletta
Fragile (2010) 822 kappaletta
Black Out (2008) 722 kappaletta
Sliver of Truth (2007) 714 kappaletta
Confessions on the 7:45 (2020) 657 kappaletta
In the Blood (2014) 601 kappaletta
Ink and Bone (2016) 548 kappaletta
Die for You (2009) 522 kappaletta
Darkness, My Old Friend (2011) 466 kappaletta
Secluded Cabin Sleeps Six (2022) 432 kappaletta
Heartbroken (2012) 409 kappaletta
Last Girl Ghosted (2021) 361 kappaletta
Crazy Love You (2015) 316 kappaletta
The Stranger Inside (2019) 307 kappaletta
The Red Hunter (2017) 303 kappaletta
Under My Skin (2018) 295 kappaletta
Angel Fire (2002) 181 kappaletta
The New Couple in 5B (2024) 147 kappaletta
Christmas Presents (2023) 112 kappaletta
Smoke (2005) 91 kappaletta
Twice (2004) 87 kappaletta
The Darkness Gathers (2003) 85 kappaletta
The Sleep Tight Motel (2018) 82 kappaletta
Let Her Be (2020) 44 kappaletta
The Whispers (2014) 37 kappaletta
All My Darkest Impulses (2021) 36 kappaletta
The Whispering Hollows (2016) 32 kappaletta
Fog Descending (2021) 29 kappaletta
The Three Sisters (2015) 27 kappaletta
The Burning Girl (2014) 26 kappaletta
Circling the Drain (2021) 25 kappaletta
The Best American Mystery and Suspense 2023 (2023) — Toimittaja — 25 kappaletta
Love the Way You Lie (2021) 24 kappaletta
Unknown Caller 12 kappaletta
The Dark Door (Bibliomysteries) (2022) 5 kappaletta
Charlene ne reviendra pas (2012) 1 kappale
Krásné lži (2007) 1 kappale

Associated Works

Inherit the Dead (2013) — Avustaja — 296 kappaletta
The Best American Mystery and Suspense 2021 (2021) — Avustaja — 59 kappaletta
When a Stranger Comes to Town (2021) — Avustaja — 59 kappaletta
Tampa Bay Noir (2020) — Avustaja — 35 kappaletta

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Yleistieto

Virallinen nimi
Unger, Lisa
Muut nimet
Miscione, Lisa (birth)
Syntymäaika
1970-04-26
Sukupuoli
female
Kansalaisuus
USA
Syntymäpaikka
New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Asuinpaikat
Tampa, Florida, USA
New York, New York, USA
New Jersey, USA
Netherlands
England
Koulutus
New School for Social Research (BA)
Ammatit
author
novelist
Organisaatiot
Authors Guild
International Thriller Writers
Mystery Writers of America
Palkinnot ja kunnianosoitukset
Silver Falchion Award for Best Novel (2015)
Agentti
Amy Berkower
Lyhyt elämäkerta
Lisa Unger is the author of fifteen novels and her essays have appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, NPR and Travel+Leisure Magazine. She lives in the Tampa Bay area of Florida with her husband, daughter and labradoodle.

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Kirja-arvosteluja

Too many characters that I didn’t care about.
 
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csobolak | 25 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 22, 2024 |
I think the endings of this type of book are difficult to write. The last chapters of this book filled my belly but weren’t anything I’d order again. I enjoyed the characters and did not predict the ending. The outcome for the watcher irritated me, it felt reductive although I suppose fair enough since he was just a red herring anyway.
 
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womanhollering | 25 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 21, 2024 |
Disappointing mystery thriller.

Chad and Rosie Lowan are over the moon when they inherit a luxury apartment in the historic NYC building known as the Windermere. Soon, however, the atmosphere takes an ominous tone and Rosie begins to fear that there are unhappy ghosts that linger in the apartments, the halls, and the basement. Horrible things have taken place in this building. Suddenly, people they know are dying and Rosie is afraid she might be next.

This was overly long and repetitive with a dual timeline and the one thing I cannot tolerate in my crime fiction -- the supernatural. I did not care for any of the characters and even though the author dangled a lot of red herrings, it was quite predicable and the outcome no surprise. Rosie was annoying and the others quite stereotypical in their roles as friends, husband, and relatives. I listened to the audiobook as I read along, and I found the narrator very irritating with her attempts at doing all the voices though she seemed to channel Rosie's angst and histrionics appropriately. In short, this requires dealing with the slow pace and all the melodrama while suspending disbelief at every turn of the page.

Although I am grateful for the advance copy of the e-book ARC, I can't recommend this unless you enjoy those aspects of this story that I do not.

2.5 stars
… (lisätietoja)
½
 
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CelticLibrarian | 6 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 7, 2024 |
Advice columnist Wren Greenwood has three months of bliss with Adam Harper after meeting him through an online dating app before he disappears. Heartbroken and confused, Wren joins a private investigator to find out who he is and where he might be after she is told that Adam--or someone who looks like him--is linked to a series of cases involving missing women.

The story is told in first person by Wren which made me relate to her more quickly. The suspense built up slowly and kept me interested. Even though I liked Wren, at times she did some risky things that I didn’t get at all. A few things happened that were far-fetched but generally I enjoyed the story.… (lisätietoja)
½
 
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gaylebutz | 22 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 1, 2024 |

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