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By Julia Heaberlin

TOP 5 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER • For fanatics of Laura Lippman and Gillian Flynn comes an electrifying novel of wonderful mental suspense.

“My e-book of the 12 months to date . . . breathtakingly, heart-stoppingly brilliant.”—Sophie Hannah, New York Times bestselling writer of The Monogram Murders

I am the superstar of screaming headlines and campfire ghost stories. I am one of many 4 Black-Eyed Susans. The fortunate one.

As a sixteen-year-old, Tessa Cartwright used to be present in a Texas box, slightly alive amid a scattering of bones, with merely fragments of reminiscence as to how she bought there. Ever given that, the clicking has pursued her because the lone surviving “Black-Eyed Susan,” the nickname given to the homicide sufferers as a result of yellow carpet of wildflowers that flourished above their shared grave. Tessa’s testimony approximately these tragic hours placed a guy on demise row.

Now, virtually 20 years later, Tessa is an artist and unmarried mom. within the desolate chilly of February, she is surprised to find a freshly planted patch of black-eyed susans—a summertime bloom—just open air her bed room window. Terrified on the implications—that she despatched the inaccurate guy to felony and the genuine killer is still at large—Tessa turns to the legal professionals operating to exonerate the fellow expecting execution. however the vegetation on my own aren't facts sufficient, and the forensic research of the still-unidentified bones is progressing too slowly. An blameless lifestyles hangs within the stability. The felony group appeals to Tessa to suffer hypnosis to retrieve misplaced memories—and to percentage the drawings she produced as a part of an experimental treatment presently after her rescue.

What they don’t understand is that Tessa and the scared, fragile lady she was once have outfitted a  citadel of secrets and techniques. because the clock ticks towards the execution, Tessa fears for her sanity, yet much more for the security of her teenaged daughter. Is a serial killer nonetheless roaming loose, taunting Tessa with a path of clues? She has no selection yet to confront outdated ghosts and lingering nightmares to eventually observe what relatively occurred that night.

stunning, excessive, and totally unique, Black-Eyed Susans is a stunning mental mystery, seamlessly weaving earlier and found in a searing story of a tender lady whose harrowing thoughts stay in a box of flowers—as a killer makes a chilling go back to his garden.

Praise for Black-Eyed Susans

“A masterful mystery that shouldn’t be neglected . . . brilliantly conceived, fantastically completed . . . [Julia] Heaberlin’s paintings calls to brain that of Gillian Flynn. either writers released remarkable early novels that have been mostly missed, after which one who couldn’t be: Flynn’s Gone Girl and now Heaberlin’s Black-Eyed Susans. Don’t pass over it.”The Washington Post

“[A] gem of a singular . . . richly textured, fantastically written . . . pressure builds, and the plot twists believe earned in addition to really surprising.”The Boston Globe

“A stressful, slow-burning, superbly written novel of survival and wish. hugely recommended.”—William Landay, New York Times bestselling writer of Defending Jacob

“Deliciously twisty and eerie, Heaberlin’s 3rd mental suspense novel is intricately layered and immediately compelling.”Library Journal (starred review)

“Brilliant . . . a breakout book.”Fort worthy Star-Telegram

From the Hardcover edition.

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