Little Does She Know

· If Only She Knew Mystery Series Book 1 · Tabella House
160 reviews
66% price drop on Mar 28

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The hit new mystery series fans are comparing to Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum Series and Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club!

"Pull up your legwarmers, tease your hair high, and press play to your Michael Jackson Thriller cassette, because you're in for an unforgettable murderous treat! A witty page-turning 1980s throwback thriller readers are raving about." (Literary Lover Reviews)

Ginger Mallowan embodies everything the 1980s stand for, from big hair to power suits to “Material Girl”…until her son disappears during a beach walk one night. That’s the moment girls don’t want to have fun anymore, and the moment she starts hunting for answers.

Now Ginger’s hair is a bit flatter, her power suits packed into the attic, and her dance steps to Madonna lack the energy of better days. She hasn’t found—or forgotten—her missing son, and she’s only survived the grief thanks to her neighbor and keeper of secrets, Tara Christie. Except for Ginger's darkest secret of all...about what happened the night her son disappeared.

But that vow of friendship is tested when Tara is jarred awake one night by a scream coming from next-door, where she finds Ginger standing over a dead body. Even stranger, Tara’s husband is nowhere to be found.

As the investigation shakes their small town of Bloodson Bay to its core, and Tara’s husband is arrested for the murder, Tara must choose between proving her husband’s innocence or protecting Ginger’s past.

Little does she know they're about to stumble down a twisty path that could destroy them all.

A snappily-paced thriller packed with humor, a chilling murder mystery, a dollop of family drama, and an ode to the bond of friendship.

Praise for Pamela Crane:

“It kept me on my toes the whole time I was reading it and trying to guess the twisty ending of what really happened. Fans of thrillers, suspense, and mystery novels will not be disappointed with this book.” - San Francisco Book Review

“You are not prepared for the twists…Pamela Crane has in store for you. Sure to have you at the edge of your seat.” – POPSUGAR

“Crane succeeds at painting families and friendships in vivid detail; women will see their tussles and triumphs in these pages, and will relish the twists and moments of brave camaraderie and bold revenge.” – Booklist

160 reviews
Pam C
June 29, 2022
I'm a proud child of the 1980s. Give me all the leg warmers and Jane Fonda aerobics and Material Girl! In honor of the best decade with the catchiest music and the flashiest fashion, I've been dying to write an eighties throwback thriller that alternates between a missing child in 1986, and a modern-day murder. Press play for your favorite Michael Jackson cassette tape (I'd recommend "Bad" or "Thriller" if we're going to stay in theme here) and join me in 1986, readers!
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Lavena Woods
September 18, 2022
I couldn't put this book down! The twists and turns had me OMGing out loud right to the end! I also love the way it was written. The first person narrative of Ginger and Tara made me feel like they were both here with me, each telling me their part of the story. I can't wait to read more of Ms. Crane's work!
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Jason Fowell
August 17, 2022
Very good story, kept you guessing all the way through until the end. I did notice some mistakes though, around chapter 20-21 a couple of paragraphs are repeated
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About the author

PAMELA CRANE is a USA TODAY bestselling author and professional juggler of four kids, a writing addiction, and a horse rescuer. She lives on the edge and writes on the edge...where her sanity resides. Her thrillers unravel flawed women who are villainous, which makes them interesting, and perfect for doing crazy things worth writing about. When she’s not cleaning horse stalls or cleaning up after her kids, she’s plotting her next murder. Join her newsletter to get a free book and updates about her new releases at

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