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goodsisterSacred Sisters Catholic girls’ school has hardly changed since Jen Archer was a student. Jen hoped her older daughter would thrive here. Instead, shy, studious Carley becomes the target of vicious bullies. But the real danger at Sacred Sisters goes much deeper.

The only person Carley can talk to is “Angel,” a kindred spirit she met online. Carley tells Angel everything—about her younger sister, about school, about the sudden death of her former best friend. Angel is her lifeline. And Angel is closer than she knows.

When another schoolgirl is found dead, Jen’s unease grows. There are too many coincidences, too many links to her past. Every instinct tells her that Carley is the next target. For someone is intent on punishing the guilty, teaching the ultimate lesson in how to fear . . . and how to die.


“Fans of Criminal Minds will especially love this book.” — Kirkus Reviews

“Taut, tense and incredibly suspenseful. This chillingly creepy psychological thriller is the perfect page-turner-Staub’s powerful and timely story-telling is captivating!”
— Hank Phillippi Ryan Agatha, Anthony, Macavity, and Mary Higgins Clark award-winning author

“Intense! Wendy Corsi Staub once again delivers a masterful psychological mystery that is both chilling and thrilling. You will not be able to put The Good Sister down until the very last page.”
— Allison Brennan, NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author

This dark tale of twisted family secrets reels you in and doesn’t let go. Fans of Gillian Flynn will love this one. Staub rachets up the tension so high that your heart will be racing as you turn the pages. The Good Sister shows again why Staub is one of the best suspense writers today.
— Jamie Freveletti, internationally bestselling author of DEAD ASLEEP

“I haven’t been this frightened for the citizens of Buffalo, New York since I was born there! Wendy Corsi Staub weaves a tale of good sisters and fallen angels as terrifyingly chilling as the winter winds off Lake Erie!”
— Chris Grabenstein, multiple award-winning mystery author

“A chilling, captivating and all-too-timely tale of suburban suspense, THE GOOD SISTER is guaranteed to keep you up at night — and keep a closer eye on your kids, too! I couldn’t put it down.”
— Alison Gaylin, USA TODAY bestselling author


staubWendy Corsi Staub’s nearly eight published novels include many recent New York Times bestsellers. Her latest, SHADOWKILLER (Harper, Febrary, 2013), concludes a trilogy including NIGHTWATCHER, which won the 2012 Washington Irving Prize for fiction, and SLEEPWALKER, a 2013 Edgars finalist for the Mary Higgins Clark Award.

Wendy’s upcoming THE GOOD SISTER is the first of three new suspense novels set against a domestic backdrop with a social networking theme and has been optioned for television.

Past honors include a 2011 Edgar/MHC nomination, an RWA Rita, five WLA Washington Irvings, the RWA-NYC Golden Apple for Lifetime Achievement, and RT Bookreviews’ Career Achievement Award in Suspense. Alter-ego Wendy Markham writes bestselling women’s fiction.

To learn more about Wendy, please visit her website.

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