As harper and aiden delve into the case, harper realizes that her presence during the attack was no coincidence—and that her only ally is unstable, mistrustful of her, and seeing the same enemy everywhere he looks. The two gunmen were killed when the building collapsed. Certain that a third gunman escaped and is targeting the survivors, Harper enlists the help of Aiden Garrison, the only person willing to listen.
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In edgar award–winning author meg Gardiner’s new stand-alone thriller, an injured cop and an ex-thief hunt down a killer nobody else believes exists. When shots ring out in a crowded L.
Ransom RiverDutton #ad - Now she’s juror number seven on a high-profile murder case. While most of the town is focused on the tense and shocking circumstances of the trial, Rory’s return to Ransom River dredges up troubling memories from her childhood that she can no longer ignore. Judge, jury—and execution. You can’t go home again—and survive—in this mesmerizing crime novel by Meg Gardiner, “a top-tier mystery writer at the top of her game” BookPage.
And in the wake of a desperate attack on the courthouse, Rory realizes exposing these dark skeletons has connected her to an old case that was never solved, and that bringing the truth to light just might destroy her. But she comes back and does her civic duty. Rory mackenzie vowed to never return to her hometown of Ransom River, California.
The Shadow Tracer: A ThrillerDutton #ad - She’s also a single mother to five-year-old Zoe, living quietly in small-town Oklahoma—until an accident sends Zoe to the ER, and their life changes in a heartbeat. Using her knowledge as a skip tracer to stay off the grid, she must remain one step ahead of her pursuers if she is to stay alive, save Zoe, and bury the past once and for all.
Sarah keller is a skip tracer, tracking criminals who have gone on the lam. Sarah does. And someone wants to make sure she never forgets. Now sarah must abandon her carefully constructed life and take Zoe on the run. Medical tests reveal a desperate secret sarah has been hiding for years: Zoe is not her daughter, vengeance, but rather a girl once rescued from a nightmare of murder, and harrowing family ties she can’t possibly remember.
Into the Black Nowhere: A Novel An UNSUB Novel Book 2Dutton #ad - Another, from her car at a stoplight. A mother is ripped from her home while checking on her baby. Rookie fbi agent caitlin hendrix, newly assigned to the FBI's elite Behavioral Analysis Unit, fears that a serial killer is roaming the dark roads outside Austin. Caitlin's unit discovers the first victim's body in the woods, laid out in a bloodstained white baby-doll nightgown.
The women in the woods are not the killer's first victims, nor are they likely to be his last. But can they apprehend him before it's too late? As Saturday night approaches, Caitlin and the FBI enter a desperate game of cat and mouse, racing to capture the cunning predator before he claims his next victim.
He then plays out a twisted fantasy—turning them into dolls for him to possess, control, and ultimately destroy. A second victim in a white nightie lies deeper in the forest's darkness. To track the unsub, capable of charming his victims until their guard is down, meticulous killer, Caitlin must get inside his mind; he is a confident, snatching them in plain sight.
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UNSUB: A Novel An UNSUB Novel Book 1Dutton #ad - Caitlin hendrix has never escaped the shadow of her father’s failure to protect their city. Caitlin hendrix has been a narcotics detective for six months when the killer at the heart of all her childhood nightmares reemerges: the Prophet. But now the ruthless madman is killing again and has set his sights on her, threatening to undermine the fragile barrier she rigidly maintains for her own protection, between relentless pursuit and dangerous obsession.
Determined to decipher his twisted messages and stop the carnage, Caitlin ignores her father’s warnings as she draws closer to the killer with each new gruesome murder. The prophet’s cryptic messages and mind games drove detective mack hendrix to the brink of madness, and Mack’s failure to solve the series of ritualized murders—eleven seemingly unconnected victims left with the ancient sign for Mercury etched into their flesh—was the final nail in the coffin for a once promising career.
UNSUB: A Novel An UNSUB Novel Book 1 #ad - Twenty years later, two bodies are found bearing the haunting signature of the Prophet. A riveting psychological thriller inspired by the never-caught Zodiac Killer, about a young detective determined to apprehend the serial murderer who destroyed her family and terrorized a city twenty years earlier. Is it a copycat, or can this really be the same prophet who haunted her childhood? Will Caitlin avoid repeating her father’s mistakes and redeem her family name, or will chasing the Prophet drag her and everyone she loves into the depths of the abyss?
An unsub—what the fbi calls an unknown subject—the Prophet terrorized the Bay Area in the 1990s and nearly destroyed her father, the lead investigator on the case.
The Nightmare Thief Jo Beckett Book 4Dutton #ad - Daddy has signed up autumn and her friends for the “ultimate urban reality” game: a simulated drug deal, kidnapping, jailbreak, and manhunt. . She’s going to get it. When forensic psychiatrist Jo Beckett and her partner, Gabe Quintana, are pulled into the game, the stakes are raised. After all, nobody wants to spoil Autumn’s fun.
Authorities know all about it. She has the sports car, the apartment, and the private college. And nobody is leaving this party alive. Now she wants excitement. Play along in the new novel by “the next suspense superstar. Stephen kingAutumn wants something special for her twenty-first birthday. It’s just part of the game.
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China Lake: An Evan Delaney NovelDutton #ad - Evan delaney learns that not only has her ex-sister-in-law joined a religious cult, but the unstable young mother plans to regain custody of her son and disappear with him into the fold of the fanatical group. But when murder raises the stakes, Evan is dragged even deeper into the nightmare.
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The Memory Collector Jo Beckett Book 2Dutton #ad - A passenger is behaving erratically, offering Jo cryptic clues from a shattered past: something about a missing wife and son. A secret partnership gone horribly wrong. And, most alarming, a deadly biological agent that no one can stop. An unforgettable new thriller from the author hailed by Stephen King as "the next suspense superstar" Forensic psychiatrist Jo Beckett is called to the scene of a plane inbound from London to San Francisco.
Kill Chain: An Evan Delaney NovelDutton #ad - The ransom isn’t money, but more of a puzzle—one that Evan has only 72 hours to piece together, as she follows a madman’s trail into the very heart of darkness. When evan delaney finds her father’s car at the bottom of a ravine, the police suspect suicide—but there’s no body. Evan’s suspicions of something sinister are confirmed when she receives a call from her father’s kidnappers.
Jericho Point: An Evan Delaney NovelDutton #ad - Except that evan is very much alive—apparently the victim of an identity thief who’d been scamming Hollywood elite. When a woman’s body washes up on the shore of California’s Jericho Point, she’s identified as Evan Delaney. The thief may be dead, but the crimes she was murdered for—committed in Evan’s name—are turning Evan’s life into a nightmare.
Now it’s all evan can do to survive in the shadow of a dead woman’s lies.