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The Mother Next Door

By: Tara Laskowski
Narrated by: Andi Arndt,Teri Schnaubelt,Emily Lawrence
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Publisher's Summary

GOOD MOTHERS…

Never show their feelings.

Never spill their secrets.

Never admit to murder.

The annual Halloween block party is the pinnacle of the year on idyllic suburban cul-de-sac Ivy Woods Drive. An influential group of neighborhood moms—known as the Ivy Five—plans the event for months.

Except the Ivy Five has been four for a long time.

When a new mother moves to town, eager to fit in, the moms see it as an opportunity to make the group whole again. This year's block party should be the best yet... until the women start receiving anonymous messages threatening to expose the quiet neighborhood's dark past—and the lengths they've gone to hide it.

As secrets seep out and the threats intensify, the Ivy Five must sort the loyal from the disloyal, the good from the bad. They'll do anything to protect their families. But when a twisted plot is revealed, with dangerous consequences, their steady foundation begins to crumble, leaving only one certainty: after this year's block party, Ivy Woods Drive will never be the same.

From award-winning author Tara Laskowski, The Mother Next Door is an atmospheric novel of suspense in which the strive for perfection ends in murder…

©2021 Tara Laskowski (P)2021 Harlequin Enterprises, Limited

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I Didn't Want It to End!

I can not say enough great things about the narration in this book! The story line and characters always held my attention. I truly did not want it to end.

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Difficult to follow who is talking.

Difficult to follow who is talking as they all sound the same. Narrators were monotone.

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EXCELLENT

Loved the storyline. Good characters . any story located near my home is always a winner.

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Waste of a credit

This book really didn't grab my interest but I persevered since I paid for it. Wish it had been a freebie that I didn't care about. My advice is doing waste your credit. Read Cut de Sac by Joy Fielding instead.

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This seemed like it would pick up but it never did. Waiting for something to happen.....still waiting.

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Boring!

I couldn't wait to finish this book. I am surprised at all of the good reviews. I thought it was very boring. I kept thinking something more interesting would happen.