The Gossip (Mass Market)

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New York Times bestselling author of romantic suspense, Nancy Bush, is back with a gripping page-turner that explores the dark side of popularity, when "harmless" high school gossip turns deadly...

Every word you whisper
In high school, rumors can make or destroy a reputation. A thoughtless nickname can turn each day into a living hell. Gossip is irresistible--and contagious. But sometimes, gossip can kill...

Every secret you share
Mackenzie Laughlin, formerly with Oregon's River Glen police department, has reluctantly agreed to investigate a local woman's disappearance. The case reconnects her with Justin James Taft, a P.I. gifted at getting under Mac's skin. But when the body is found tangled in river weeds, Mac and Taft realize that the case has changed, from one missing woman to a hunt for a terrifying and relentless killer...

Could be your last
In his old school yearbooks, they were the pretty, popular ones, confident and callous. Back then, they held the power. But now, it's all his. He's been waiting to teach them the lessons they should have learned long ago: that gossip and popularity have a price, and it's time to pay...

About the Author

Nancy Bush is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over two dozen romantic suspense novels, including The Babysitter, Bad Things, Jealousy, and The Rafferty Family series, starting with Nowhere to Run. Along with her sister, bestselling author Lisa Jackson, she co-wrote Last Girl Standing, One Last Breath, and the Colony series, and she is the co-author of Sinister and Ominous, written with Lisa Jackson and New York Times bestselling author Rosalind Noonan. She originally started writing as a young mother, beginning with historical and contemporary romances, and later went on to develop her craft as a staff writer for ABC's daytime drama, All My Children. She now writes romantic suspense full-time and lives with her family in the Pacific Northwest. Readers can visit her online at

Product Details
ISBN: 9781420150773
ISBN-10: 1420150774
Publisher: Zebra
Publication Date: June 29th, 2021
Pages: 384