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A tense psychological thriller about a mother who must keep watch at all times if she wants to keep her family safe—from USA TODAY and #1 national bestselling author Samantha M. Bailey.

Coming 2024

Out March 1, 2024, with Thomas & Mercer.

A digital romance turns deadly in this sensual domestic thriller from USA Today bestselling author Samantha M. Bailey.

Eden Miller’s world is crumbling. Her husband blindsided her with divorce, and her daughter barely speaks to her. In an impulsive decision to escape her present and revisit the past, she sends a friend request to her college crush, Justin Ward.

One night twenty-three years ago changed the course of her life. It closed the door on Justin and opened the door to her husband, Dave. But what if Eden could have a do-over?

Eden begins an online relationship with Justin that awakens her in ways she never thought possible, and his voice and words make her take bold risks. But something’s off. He knows too much about her and her family…he’s been following her.

Eden is forced to awaken from her fantasy and look for answers—who really is the man on the other line? The truth about Justin—and about what happened that fateful night two decades ago—puts her and her family in a fight for their lives.

“Sexy, fast-paced, and deliciously twisty, A FRIEND IN THE DARK is Samantha M. Bailey at her suspenseful best. An unpredictable thrill ride that packs an emotional wallop, readers will be hard pressed to stop turning pages until they reach the spine-tingling conclusion. A compelling, addictive must-read.”- Laurie Elizabeth Flynn, bestselling author of THE GIRLS ARE ALL SO NICE HERE 

About Samantha

Samantha M. Bailey is the USA TODAY and #1 international bestselling author of WOMAN ON THE EDGE and WATCH OUT FOR HER. Her next domestic thriller, A FRIEND IN THE DARK, will be released March 1, 2024.

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