Books by Mary Kubica

B-
The Other Mrs.

Sadie and Will have left their prosperous lives in Chicago behind in order to care for Will's teenaged niece Imogen, whose mother has died unexpectedly. Sadie, whose background is in emergency medicine, isn't thrilled to be living and working on a small island off the coast of Maine, but she and Wil ...

B
When the Lights Go Out

Most people wouldn't call me an optimist, but I suppose you might think of me that way if you pay attention to some of my book choices. I absolutely adored Mary Kubica's second novel, Pretty Baby, but was bitterly disappointed in her two subsequent books, and yet, I continue to eagerly anticipate th ...

B+
Every Last Lie

Some of us are old enough to remember the commercials and advertisements with the slogan, ‘Maybe she’s born with it; Maybe it’s Maybelline.’ The idea behind that old sales pitch is that ‘real’ can be disguised. Truth can be hidden behind some cosmetic applications. In Every Last Lie, Cla ...

B
Pretty Baby

A psychological suspense novel which serves as both social treatise and dire warning, Pretty Baby by Mary Kubica leaves you thinking – and vaguely frightened. Heidi Wood calls all those who see a need and don’t meet it do-nothings.  Heidi is the polar opposite of that- she works for a nonp ...

D
Don't You Cry

I expected to give this book a much better grade. I loved Ms. Kubica’s Good Girl and found her book Pretty Baby interesting, memorable and thought provoking. This novel, though, is a mish-mash of stupid people being shocked – shocked I tell you! – when their asinine decisions lead to bad resul ...