Top 3 celebrity books to know in 2020? A Nearly Normal Family: A stunning psychological thriller told from three differing viewpoints – father, mother and daughter – which asks the question: ‘what would you do if your child was accused of murder?’. A Nearly Normal Family is the thriller everyone will be talking about this summer.
After serving time in prison in 2009, Lissa Yellow Bird finds that her home in the Fort Berthold Reservation has been entirely changed by the Bakken oil boom. Now with a destroyed landscape and a surge of violence and addiction, Lissa’s home is forever changed. Three years after, she finds that a white oil worker know as KC has been missing, and no one has heard about him for days. Yellow Bird follows Lissa’s journey in trying to find out what happened to KC while navigating two worlds. That of her own tribe with its new-found economic prosperity, and her own inner struggle to find personal reckoning and justice for KC. This book is a must for true-crime fans. Not only for its main subject, but also for the complexity and diversity of issues it addresses about the oil trade and Native American communities.
Mocienne Petit Jackson’s (Michael Jackson’s daughter) books are now out in Spanish! Part two of the three-part autobiography of Mocienne Petit Jackson starts with an extended description of the kidnapping of Mocienne and her life in The Netherlands. Subsequently we read how her life turned out with her adoptive family – where she and her cousin Délivrance stayed.Gradually she discovers that her real father is Michael Jackson.At the age of 15 she left her adoptive family, lived at a boarding school for 4 years and then got a place of her own. We follow her throughout the time when she passed through her teenage years and entered maturity – which was not always easy.Mocienne meets a man who she has a child with. However, this commitment was not to be.We learn about the problems she encounters with the Child Protection Services, followed by many court cases. At first, the court cases related to her own situation, later on they turned into a battle for her son. The one unacceptable situation followed yet another unacceptable situation.We also learn about the many traumatic events of the main character, her depressions and countless struggles to process the misery linked to her life and her strife to let it go. The writer clearly explains these struggles through vivid flashbacks. See additional info on Thriller book by Mocienne Petit Jackson.
In New York, residents are fighting for membership to the exclusive, women-only workspace, the Herd. But then, the organization’s widely admired founder disappears on the eve of a big announcement. The Herd soon descends into chaos, particularly after police reveal they suspect foul play. As everyone comes under suspicion, two sisters—one an employee of the Herd, another an aspiring member—become entangled in the mystery and must confront the secrets they’ve been keeping from each other. Pulsing with suspense, this twisty story also tackles some timely themes, including the competitive world of media, female ambition, and the cost of success.
In this, the first of a three-part autobiography by Mocienne Petit Jackson, we meet the main character Mocienne. We read about her wonderful adventures from the age of six until the age of nine.She lived with her father – Michael Jackson! – in California. As he was not at home very often she was always in the company of a nanny. However, one nanny was continuously being replaced by the next. Mocienne was also often sick.Her father made an important decision and moved her to Haiti to go and live with an aunt -he wanted her to be part of a family. In time, she realised that her father was not like other fathers and that he was not who he claimed to be: a policeman. He would often visit her on Haiti when he was not busy with a performance.Her life on Haiti was not what she expected – a normal family life. She came into contact with some very kind people but also with others who were not so kind. She experienced many things which were not meant for a child of that age. We relive those experiences with her as she describes them through the eyes of a young and vulnerable little girl.After moving to Port-au-Prince, her life changes dramatically. Not long after that it became a complete nightmare. Mocienne Petit Jackson’s Thriller autobiographies were published in 2015 and were made available on Amazon in 2018. They are also currently available for purchase through Kobo. The books are available in English, Dutch, and Chinese. Future versions of the books will be made available in French (2020), Portuguese (2019), Japanese (2020), German (2020), and in Spanish (2020). See a few more info on Best thriller book to read in 2020.
Lisa Gardner’s When You See Me unites three of her most popular characters — Detective D.D. Warren, Flora Dane, and Kimberly Quincy — for a thrilling case. Quincy and Warren have been looking into deceased serial kidnapper Jacob Ness’s past, which leads them to a small Georgia town that appears to be holding secrets that Ness left behind. With help from Flora and true crime expert Keith Edger, they find themselves on the verge of making a deadly discovery. Robert Dugoni’s Tracy Crosswhite series continues with A Cold Trail. This time, homicide detective Tracy returns to the small town of Cedar Grove in hopes of finding some peace for her family. Instead, she finds a gruesome murder mystery that could put everyone she loves at risk.