Before the Killing By Marjory Kaptanoglu

By Marjory Kaptanoglu

Release Date: 2021-01-10

Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers

4 (5 ratings)
Book One of the BEFORE Series - A time-travel tale of love and murder

In the summer of 1973, 19-year-old Cassie returns to her home town on the Massachusetts coast after her first year away at college. The next day, her boyfriend, Julian, is implicated in a brutal killing.

Seven years later, a freak occurrence gives Cassie the ability to travel through time without altering it. Revisiting Julian in the past has her falling in love all over again. Convinced of his innocence, she goes back to witness the murder and the events leading up to it. Afterward, she struggles to find a way to prove what really happened, while the killer stalks her past and present lives, determined to silence her.

"A unique blend of science fiction and mystery… mystery fans will love this plot device, which takes a straightforward whodunit to an otherworldly level." -The BookLife Prize

Praise for Kaptanoglu's other novels:

INVADER: "Fans of sci-fi mysteries and strong female characters should snap up this psychological page-turner." -Publishers Weekly

LAST GIRL STANDING: "Fast-paced, entertaining, and exciting, with a fresh, believable voice." -Kirkus Reviews

Before the Killing By Marjory Kaptanoglu

By Marjory Kaptanoglu

Release Date: 2021-01-10

Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers

4 (5 ratings)
Book One of the BEFORE Series - A time-travel tale of love and murder

In the summer of 1973, 19-year-old Cassie returns to her home town on the Massachusetts coast after her first year away at college. The next day, her boyfriend, Julian, is implicated in a brutal killing.

Seven years later, a freak occurrence gives Cassie the ability to travel through time without altering it. Revisiting Julian in the past has her falling in love all over again. Convinced of his innocence, she goes back to witness the murder and the events leading up to it. Afterward, she struggles to find a way to prove what really happened, while the killer stalks her past and present lives, determined to silence her.

"A unique blend of science fiction and mystery… mystery fans will love this plot device, which takes a straightforward whodunit to an otherworldly level." -The BookLife Prize

Praise for Kaptanoglu's other novels:

INVADER: "Fans of sci-fi mysteries and strong female characters should snap up this psychological page-turner." -Publishers Weekly

LAST GIRL STANDING: "Fast-paced, entertaining, and exciting, with a fresh, believable voice." -Kirkus Reviews