Imatge de l'autor

Lisa Unger

Autor/a de Beautiful Lies

43+ obres 10,203 Membres 608 Ressenyes 19 preferits

Sobre l'autor

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 mostra'n més 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) mostra'n menys

Inclou aquests noms: Lisa Unger, Lisa Miscione

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Obres de Lisa Unger

Beautiful Lies (2006) 1,585 exemplars
Fragile (2010) 823 exemplars
Black Out (2008) 722 exemplars
Sliver of Truth (2007) 718 exemplars
Confessions on the 7:45 (2020) 663 exemplars
In the Blood (2014) 601 exemplars
Ink and Bone (2016) 548 exemplars
Die for You (2009) 522 exemplars
Darkness, My Old Friend (2011) 466 exemplars
Secluded Cabin Sleeps Six (2022) 434 exemplars
Heartbroken (2012) 409 exemplars
Last Girl Ghosted (2021) 361 exemplars
Crazy Love You (2015) 316 exemplars
The Stranger Inside (2019) 308 exemplars
The Red Hunter (2017) 304 exemplars
Under My Skin (2018) 296 exemplars
Angel Fire (2002) 181 exemplars
The New Couple in 5B (2024) 149 exemplars
Christmas Presents (2023) 112 exemplars
Smoke (2005) 91 exemplars
Twice (2004) 87 exemplars
The Darkness Gathers (2003) 85 exemplars
The Sleep Tight Motel (2018) 82 exemplars
Let Her Be (2020) 44 exemplars
The Whispers (2014) 37 exemplars
All My Darkest Impulses (2021) 36 exemplars
The Whispering Hollows (2016) 32 exemplars
Fog Descending (2021) 29 exemplars
The Three Sisters (2015) 27 exemplars
The Burning Girl (2014) 26 exemplars
Circling the Drain (2021) 25 exemplars
The Best American Mystery and Suspense 2023 (2023) — Editor — 25 exemplars
Love the Way You Lie (2021) 24 exemplars
Unknown Caller 12 exemplars
Charlene ne reviendra pas (2012) 1 exemplars
Krásné lži (2007) 1 exemplars

Obres associades

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


Coneixement comú

Nom oficial
Unger, Lisa
Altres noms
Miscione, Lisa (birth)
Data de naixement
Lloc de naixement
New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Llocs de residència
Tampa, Florida, USA
New York, New York, USA
New Jersey, USA
New School for Social Research (BA)
Authors Guild
International Thriller Writers
Mystery Writers of America
Premis i honors
Silver Falchion Award for Best Novel (2015)
Amy Berkower
Biografia breu
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.



Too many characters that I didn’t care about.
csobolak | Hi ha 25 ressenyes més | 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.
womanhollering | Hi ha 25 ressenyes més | 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
… (més)
CelticLibrarian | Hi ha 6 ressenyes més | 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.… (més)
gaylebutz | Hi ha 22 ressenyes més | May 1, 2024 |



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