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Best Day Ever

by Kaira Rouda

eBooks of the Month Relationship Stories Thriller and Suspense

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Taking place in just over 24 hours, this exciting, disturbing, and oh so readable tale just roars along. Yet it begins quietly, with Paul Strom detailing his thoughts, his preparation for a romantic weekend away, alone with his wife. This is a family with everyday issues, the little and big niggles, the disappointments, the joy. Kaira Rouda allows Paul to express himself with certainty, as he talked in the first person his words slipped into my consciousness. Then insidious and disquieting little snippets of information began to sneak in without knocking, though their meaning soon hammered home, proving all is not as it first seems. As I read, I burned at the injustice, the sense of wrong, I wanted to shout a warning, to call a halt, to stop this day from reaching its conclusion. Provocative and stimulating The Best Day Ever is a delightfully effortless and thrilling read.  Liz Robinson

Liz Robinson

Best Day Ever Synopsis

A loving husband. The perfect killer?

`I wonder if Mia thinks I have a dark side. Most likely as far as she knows, I am just her dear loving husband.'

Paul Strom has spent years building his perfect life: glittering career, beautiful wife, two healthy boys and a big house in the suburbs. But he also has his secrets. That's why Paul has promised his wife a romantic weekend getaway. He proclaims this day, a warm Friday in May, will be the best day ever. Paul loves his wife, really, he does. But he also wants to get rid of her. And with every hour that passes, Paul ticks off another stage in his elaborately laid plan... Behind Closed Doors meets Liane Moriarty in this creepy, fast-paced psychological thriller with a twist you won't see coming!

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Best Day Ever Press Reviews

`Chilling, satisfying suspense.'  Good Housekeeping

`A tensely written, shocking book that will hold readers on the edge of their seats to the very last page.'Publishers Weekly

`Fast-paced, dark, and slightly disturbing, you won't be able to put this book down until its jaw-dropping ending... Absolutely brilliant!'Kerry Lonsdale, Wall Street Journal bestselling author of Everything We Keep

`Through self-conscious charm and a chilling wit, Rouda's narrator creates laugh-out-loud moments that will feel like guilty pleasures. This may well be the most entertaining read of your year.'Kathryn Craft, award-winning author of The Far End of Happy, on Best Day Ever

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ISBN: 9781848456914
Publication date: 07/09/2017
Publisher: HQ an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781848456914
Publication date: 7th September 2017
Author: Kaira Rouda
Publisher: HQ an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 384 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Relationship Stories, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Thriller / suspense,

About Kaira Rouda

Kaira Rouda is a bestselling, multiple-award-winning author of contemporary fiction. Her work has won numerous awards, including the Indie Excellence Award and Reader's Choice Award. The day that she found out that her new novel would be published by HarperCollins really was the best day ever, although she's very glad that this one doesn't come with a shocking twist. She lives in Southern California with her family and is at work on her next novel. Connect with her on Facebook at Kaira Rouda Books, and on Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram: @kairarouda. For more, visit her website,

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