The Best Cliffhanger Endings of the Past 15 Years
they are—the books that left us breathless in the last 50 pages. Some
are traditional thrillers, some whodunits and some roller-coaster novels. Which ones have you read?
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The Paying Guests
The Premise: In post–World War I London, Frances Wray
and her mother are forced to rent out rooms in their home to make ends meet.
Their tenants' arrival marks the end—to say the least—of
the sedate life they once enjoyed.
Why The Ending Is a Stunner:
This tale of forbidden sex that leads to murder closes on just the right satisfyingly
— Dawn Raffel