Have You Heard the Hottest New Book Trend?

If you’ve noticed a recent trend in the domestic thriller genre, you’re not alone β€” we did too. “Moms in danger” titles are sweeping bestsellers lists and keeping us emotionally invested and stunned until the very end. Listen to a moms in danger title today.


1. The Other Mother by Carol Goodman, narrated by Nicol Zanzarella

The Other Mother

When Daphne Marist and her infant daughter, Chloe, pull up the gravel drive to the home of Daphne’s new employer, it feels like they’ve entered a new world. Tucked in the Catskills, the stone mansion looks like something out of a fairy tale, its lush landscaping hiding the view of the mental asylum just beyond its border.
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2. The Temptation of Forgiveness by Donna Leon, narrated by David Colacci

The Temptation Of Forgiveness

An accident leads Commissario Guido Brunetti to uncover a longstanding scam with disturbing consequences. Surprised to discover from his superior, Vice-Questore Patta, that leaks are emanating from the Questura, Commissario Guido Brunetti is surprised more consequentially by the appearance of a friend of his wife’s with a request for intervention.
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3. Let Me Lie by Clare Mackintosh, narrated by Gemma Whelan and Clare Mackintosh

Let Me Lie

Two years ago, Tom and Caroline Johnson committed suicide, one seemingly unable to live without the other. Their adult daughter, Anna, is struggling to come to terms with her parents’ deaths, unable to comprehend why they chose to end their lives. Now with a young baby herself, she is determined to find out what really happened to her parents. But as Anna digs up the past, someone is trying to stop her.
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4. The Good Liar by Catherine McKenzie, narrated by Kate RuddTeri Clark LindenWhitney Dykhouse and JD Jackson

The Good Liar

Can you hide a secret with the whole world watching? When an explosion rips apart a Chicago building, the lives of three women are forever altered. A year later, Cecily is in mourning. She was supposed to be in the building that day. Instead, she stood on the street and witnessed it going down, with her husband and best friend inside.
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5. The Perfect Mother by Aimee Molloy, narrated by Cristin Milioti

The Perfect Mother

Some people are so good at making perfect look easy. The May Mothers, a collection of new moms who gave birth in the same month, are out for a fun night when something goes terribly wrong: one of the babies is taken from his crib. As the police investigate and the media scrutinizes the mothers, damaging secrets are exposed, marriages are tested, and friendships are formed and fractured.
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6. Not That I Could Tell by Jessica Strawser, narrated by Erin Bennett

Not That I Could Tell

An innocent night of fun takes a shocking turn. When a group of neighborhood women gathers, wine in hand, around a fire pit where their backyards meet one Saturday night, most of them are just ecstatic to have discovered that their baby monitors reach that far. It’s a rare kid-free night, and they’re giddy. They drink too much, and the conversation turns personal. By Monday morning, one of them is gone.
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7. Our Little Secret by Darren O’Sullivan, narrated by Darren O’Sullivan

Our Little Secret

Chris is ready to join his wife. He’s planned this moment for nearly a year. The date. The time. The train. But he hadn’t factored in Sarah. So when Sarah walks on to the platform and sees a man swaying at the edge she assumes he’s just had too much to drink. What she doesn’t expect is to stop a suicide.
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8. The Glass Forest by Cynthia Swanson, narrated by Cassandra CampbellCaitlin Davies and Jayme Mattler

The Glass Forest

In the autumn of 1960, Angie Glass is living an idyllic life in her Wisconsin hometown. At twenty-one, she’s married to charming, handsome Paul, and has just given birth to a baby boy. But one phone call changes her life forever.
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