Mary Cadden, USA TODAY
Published 5:29 p.m. ET Dec. 29, 2020
You can have a good time at house this fall and winter, whereas retaining the household engaged and entertained.
Tarryn Fisher’s newest thriller, “The Wrong Family” (Graydon House, 336pp., ★★★½), is the right guide for readers when one surprising plot twist isn’t almost sufficient.
Retired therapist Juno, 67, simply desires to reside the rest of her life in peace. Suffering fixed ache and operating from a previous she would simply as quickly depart behind, Juno finds herself in the neighborhood of Greenlake, a fascinating suburb of Seattle, residing with the Crouch household. While it won’t be precisely the place she thought she would find yourself, Juno is set to make one of the best of her scenario.
Often whereas sitting within the park throughout from the Crouch house, Juno seems to be on the household via rose-colored glasses, seeing a excellent household residing in a lovely home in a tony neighborhood. It isn’t till Juno is really in the home that she realizes all isn’t what it appears.
In Juno’s eye’s, Winnie Crouch isn’t a lot a loving mom as an overbearing management freak. and Nigel, her husband of 15 years, is extra an absent relatively than doting husband. Only Samuel, their 13-year-old son, is spared Juno’s judgment. As far as she is worried, he is an efficient child residing in a troublesome scenario.
It isn’t till one fateful night time, whereas Winnie and Nigel are arguing, that Juno overhears a surprising secret. Juno decides she should act,