Sarah does. 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. Medical tests reveal a desperate secret sarah has been hiding for years: Zoe is not her daughter, but rather a girl once rescued from a nightmare of murder, vengeance, and harrowing family ties she can’t possibly remember.
Phantom InstinctDutton #ad - Sheriff deputy aiden garrison sees a gunman in a hoodie and gas mask taking aim at Harper, but before he can help her a wall collapses, bringing the building down and badly injuring him. A year later, Harper is trying to rebuild her life. Then somebody throws a Molotov cocktail, and the club is quickly engulfed in flames.
Club, bartender harper flynn watches helplessly as her boyfriend, Drew, is gunned down in the cross fire. But the traumatic brain injury he suffered has cut his career short and left him with Fregoli syndrome, a rare type of face blindness that causes the delusion that random people are actually a single person changing disguises.
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. She has quit her job and gone back to college. Meanwhile, the investigation into the shoot-out has been closed.
Phantom Instinct #ad - 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. 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.
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Ransom RiverDutton #ad - 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. But she comes back and does her civic duty. 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.
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Into the Black Nowhere: A Novel An UNSUB Novel Book 2Dutton #ad - Caitlin's profile leads the FBI to focus on one man: a charismatic, successful professional who easily gains people's trust. A mother is ripped from her home while checking on her baby. 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.
A second victim in a white nightie lies deeper in the forest's darkness. Another, from her car at a stoplight. One vanishes from a movie theater. Around the bodies, polaroid photos are stuck in the earth like headstones, picturing other women with their wrists slashed. To track the unsub, capable of charming his victims until their guard is down, Caitlin must get inside his mind; he is a confident, meticulous killer, snatching them in plain sight.
Into the Black Nowhere: A Novel An UNSUB Novel Book 2 #ad - 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. He then plays out a twisted fantasy—turning them into dolls for him to possess, control, and ultimately destroy.
In this exhilarating thriller inspired by real-life serial killer Ted Bundy, FBI profiler Caitlin Hendrix faces off against a charming, merciless serial killer. In southern texas, on Saturday nights, women are disappearing.
UNSUB: A Novel An UNSUB Novel Book 1Dutton #ad - 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.
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.
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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. Caitlin hendrix has never escaped the shadow of her father’s failure to protect their city. 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 Nightmare Thief Jo Beckett Book 4Dutton #ad - How convenient for a gang of players taking it to the next level. . Ignore the screams. It’s just part of the game. After all, nobody wants to spoil Autumn’s fun. And nobody is leaving this party alive. That’s why they’re disregarding the cries for help. Authorities know all about it. Daddy has signed up autumn and her friends for the “ultimate urban reality” game: a simulated drug deal, jailbreak, kidnapping, and manhunt.
When forensic psychiatrist Jo Beckett and her partner, Gabe Quintana, are pulled into the game, the stakes are raised. She’s going to get it. They’re playing for real. Play along in the new novel by “the next suspense superstar. Stephen kingAutumn wants something special for her twenty-first birthday. She has the sports car, the apartment, and the private college.
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The Memory Collector Jo Beckett Book 2Dutton #ad - 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. 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.
The Dirty Secrets Club Jo Beckett Book 1Dutton #ad - With this breakout novel, the meg gardiner fan club is growing. A string of high-profile murder-suicides has San Francisco more rattled than the string of recent earthquakes. Hired by the sfpd to shed light on the victims' lives, forensic psychiatrist Jo Beckett makes a shocking discovery: all the suicides belonged to a group of A-listers with lots of money and plenty to hide.
And soon jo finds herself trapped in a nightmare from her past when she gets invited to join the club.