William Morrow



When No One Is Watching

Cole leverages her strengths to great effect, incorporating history, biting social observation and even a little romance into this brilliant thriller debut.

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Review of ‘When No One Is Watching’

A squeaky-clean honors student gets arrested for selling drugs. A gregarious old man vanishes in the middle of the night, leaving his beloved dog and his belongings behind. Longtime Black residents are disappearing from Gifford Place, and wealthy white people are moving in. Something is definitely wrong with this picture, and it’s worse than run-of-the-mill…

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