Books by Joy Fielding

SHADOW CREEK by Joy Fielding
Released: Dec. 4, 2012

"A sassy, scary read."
Sociopathic slashers terrorize the Adirondacks, but can they foil a motley crew of campers from Manhattan? Read full book review >
HEARTSTOPPER by Joy Fielding
Released: April 3, 2007

"You'll be up all night reading, but you'll hate yourself in the morning."
A serial killer confounds a small Florida town already burdened with a complacent sheriff, a surgically enhanced Jezebel and a high school peopled by the usual mean girls, hapless faculty and Neanderthal jocks. Read full book review >
LOST by Joy Fielding
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"Fine work almost to the end, then a bitter disappointment."
Another taut suburban thriller from Fielding (Whispers and Lies, 2002, etc.), this one a psychological exploration of a mother whose daughter disappears. Read full book review >
GRAND AVENUE by Joy Fielding
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Lacking the integration of Missing Pieces (1997), this entry breaks in two: an irresistibly sudsy demonstration of the rich impossibilities of being a wife, a mother, and a friend, capped by a schematic, unconvincing whodunit."
This paean to female friendship and its pressures over a span of 15 years is a highly readable, but ultimately unsuccessful, melding of Fielding's two leading interests: endangered women (The First Time, 2000) and criminal endangerment (Don't Cry Now, 1995, etc.). Read full book review >
THE FIRST TIME by Joy Fielding
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"For the most part, though, a tonic account of how one woman discovers her truest self in the face of supreme disaster."
Fielding forgoes the criminal emphasis of her recent soccer-mom thrillers (Missing Pieces, 1997, etc.) to focus on the greatest noncriminal peril of all: an early death sentence. Read full book review >
MISSING PIECES by Joy Fielding
Released: Aug. 4, 1997

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the suburbs, Fielding turns up the heat again in this latest nightmarish Diary of a Mad Housewife. Kate Sinclair isn't really mad, of course, but she may be the only one in Palm Beach who isn't. Read full book review >

DON'T CRY NOW by Joy Fielding
Released: June 1, 1995

Another suburban supermom in peril, from a master of the supermom-in-peril genre (Tell Me No Secrets, 1993, etc.). ``You're in danger. Read full book review >

TELL ME NO SECRETS by Joy Fielding
Released: June 22, 1993

Eight years after her mother mysteriously disappeared on her way to a doctor's appointment, Chicago prosecutor Jess Koster's panic attacks have returned—as she fights to convict a sadistic rapist who may have killed his latest victim. But Rick Ferguson—the man who threatened to kill Connie DeVuono if she pressed charges and then smiled at the news of her disappearance—may not even be the man behind Jess's stifling fear. Read full book review >

SEE JANE RUN by Joy Fielding
Released: May 16, 1991

Here's the stuff of nightmares for those intimidated by doctors, and husbands for that matter, from the author a Kiss Mommy Goodbye (l98l) and others. Read full book review >