THE BETTER SISTER: In stores now

Alafair’s new novel, The Better Sister, is in stores NOW!

The murder of a prominent Manhattan lawyer spurs the reunion of two estranged sisters—one the dead man’s widow, the other his ex. To save the teenage boy accused of murdering him, they must confront a history of long-buried secrets and betrayal. But can sisters ever escape the shadows of their past?

Get your copy of THE BETTER SISTER now.

Take a look at what early readers are saying:
  • “You’ll kill this one fast and be glad you did!” —Kirkus Reviews
  • “Mesmerizing…Burke paints a poignant portrait of sisterhood and sacrifice with this twist-riddled, character-driven whodunit.” —Publishers Weekly
  • “Burke brings her A-game [to] this powerful family drama that packs a major twist and an ending that’ll leave readers stunned.” —The Real Book Spy
  • “Sure to be one of the year’s most celebrated suspense novels…Burke brings readers into an enticing world and then shatters them with one startling revelation after another, always keeping a firm grip on the suspense and packing each sentence full with feeling.” —CrimeReads
  • “Boasting Burke’s trademark blend of everywoman investigations mixed with courtroom drama, this twisty thriller is destined to become a vacation-reading favorite.” —Booklist
  • A Must-Read Book of 2019 at Popsugar
  • A Most Anticipated Crime Book of 2019 at CrimeReads and Bookbub

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