Hush is a taut tale of haunting memories, hateful vengeance and lasting friendship. A fateful night years ago comes back to haunt a group of friends and one by one they start dying. Readers may want to keep a pen and paper handy because there are so many characters in this terrific tale it can be difficult to keep track.
As Coby Rendell heads home for her stepmother’s birthday, she recalls the death of a friend long ago. The friends who gathered that night will be together again at the birthday, including Coby’s ex-boyfriend, Danner Lockwood. One look at Danner, now a cop, and her old feelings resurface. After a friend is murdered, they realize a killer is on the loose. Coby and Danner reignite their passion while hunting the killer, but will Coby survive? (ZEBRA, Jul., 384 pp., $6.99)