We Love to Entertain

A Novel

by Sarah Strohmeyer

On Sale: 04/25/2023

We Love to Entertain

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We Love to Entertain

A Novel

by Sarah Strohmeyer

On Sale: 04/25/2023

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About the Book

From the bestselling author of Do I Know You? comes a fast-paced, riveting psychological thriller that skewers our modern obsession with home renovation and fixer-uppers.

Holly and Robert Barron are attractive young real-estate investors and contestants in a competition run by To the Manor Build, the nation’s most popular home renovation app. With millions in product endorsements and online followers at stake, they’re rehabbing a Vermont home they scored at a bargain price into a chic hilltop estate ideal for entertaining.

It’s all camera-ready laughs and debates over herringbone tile until Holly and Robert go missing hours after their picture-perfect wedding—leaving behind a bloody trail.

Suspicion falls quickly on Erika Turnbull, the Barrons’ twenty-something assistant—eager, efficient, and secretly in love with Robert. Did Erika let her misguided passion turn her into a murderer? So claim the townsfolk of Snowden, Vermont, who still haven’t forgiven her for a tragic accident back in high school.

But Erika’s mother, Kim, is not about to let small-town gossip and a cop with an axe to grind destroy her daughter—again. With time running out and their own lives at risk, the mother-daughter duo set out to find what really happened to the Barrons. First, though, they’ll have to confront the vengeful former owner of Holly and Robert’s estate, ruthless reality-show producers, and a secret that might bring their own house down.

Fast-paced, full of humor, and undeniably twisty, We Love to Entertain is another winner from Sarah Strohmeyer.

Critical Praise

“Praise to Strohmeyer for creating a novel both so funny—the behind-the-scenes details of the HGTV-like show To the Manor Build are a hoot—and so frightening. . . . This book should appear to a broad range of readers, from twenty- and thirty-somethings to cozy fans and those looking for traditional mysteries.” — First Clue

"Strohmeyer offers an original plot that keeps us guessing and entertaining writing that veers from dark humor, usually with tongue in cheek, to tragedy.” — Booklist

“A fabulous read packed with suspense, unexpected twists, glamour and humor. Prepare to be gripped from the first to the last page!” — Liane Moriarty, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Little Lies, on Do I Know You?

“Sarah Strohmeyer made an impression on me two decades ago with the first of her Bubbles Yablonsky mystery novels, full of humor, verve and a slightly manic air. . . . it’s welcome to see that early spirit revived in DO I KNOW YOU? . . . kept me reading, near breathless, until all assumptions were gloriously upended.” — Sarah Weinman, New York Times Book Review, on Do I Know You?

"Gripping and emotionally resonant, Sarah Strohmeyer’s thrilling new novel introduces readers to a relentless heroine who’s driven by the power of sisterly love.” — Alafair Burke, author of The Better Sister and Find Me, on Do I Know You?

"This riveting story of class warfare, ambition, and family loyalty—with the highest of stakes—will have you reading as fast as you can. DO I KNOW YOU? is everything a suspense novel should be.” — Hank Phillippi Ryan, USA Today bestselling author of Her Perfect Life, on Do I Know You?  

"Incredible! A hard-to-put-down read full of twists and turns. Just when I thought I had it all figured out, everything changed! An absolute must read!” — Heidi McLaughlin, New York Times bestselling author of Forever My Girl

“An entertaining suspense novel. . . . Strohmeyer knows how to keep the pages turning.” — Publishers Weekly on Do I Know You?

"Tense and suspenseful. . . . a shocking yet satisfying ending." — Booklist on Do I Know You?

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780063224384
  • ISBN 10: 0063224380
  • Imprint: Harper Paperbacks
  • On Sale: 04/25/2023
  • Pages: 368
  • List Price:23.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense
  • BISAC2 : FICTION / Thrillers / Domestic
  • BISAC3 : FICTION / Thrillers / Psychological

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