The Stranger Inside

Version: Unabridged
Author: Lisa Unger
Narrator: Chris Andrew Ciulla , Vivienne Leheny
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Horror
Publisher: Park Row Books
Published In: September 2019
# of Units: 12 CDs
Length: 13 hours
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“A darkly thrilling tale of survival and obsession. Lisa Unger never disappoints.” —Riley Sager, bestselling author of Lock Every Door

Even good people are drawn to do evil things… Twelve-year-old Rain Winter narrowly escaped an abduction while walking to a friend’s house. Her two best friends, Tess and Hank, were not as lucky. Tess never came home, and Hank was held in captivity before managing to escape. Their abductor was sent to prison but years later was released. Then someone delivered real justice—and killed him in cold blood.

Now Rain is living the perfect suburban life, her dark childhood buried deep. She spends her days as a stay-at-home mom, having put aside her career as a hard-hitting journalist to care for her infant daughter. But when another brutal murderer who escaped justice is found dead, Rain is unexpectedly drawn into the case. Eerie similarities to the murder of her friends’ abductor force Rain to revisit memories she’s worked hard to leave behind. Is there a vigilante at work? Who is the next target? Why can’t Rain just let it go?

Introducing one of the most compelling and original killers in crime fiction today, Lisa Unger takes readers deep inside the minds of both perpetrator and victim, blurring the lines between right and wrong, crime and justice, and showing that sometimes people deserve what comes to them.

Reviews (1)

Written by Doreen B. on September 29th, 2019

  • Book Rating: 2/5

It is so hard for me to find a book that is well written, interesting and worthwhile. This book was not it. Very repetitive, I got very annoyed hearing the same scenario over and over. I felt the protagonist to be selfish. I never connected with her, or really cared what happened to her. My search for a book that can keep my interest is ongoing.

Author Details

Author Details

Unger, Lisa

Lisa Unger lives in Florida with her husband and daughter.

"From the Hardcover edition."