Stephen kingAutumn wants something special for her twenty-first birthday. Ignore the screams. She has the sports car, the apartment, and the private college. Authorities know all about it. Now she wants excitement. She’s going to get it. They’re playing for real. . When forensic psychiatrist Jo Beckett and her partner, are pulled into the game, Gabe Quintana, the stakes are raised.
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. 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.
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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. Around the bodies, polaroid photos are stuck in the earth like headstones, picturing other women with their wrists slashed.
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One vanishes from a movie theater. Caitlin's profile leads the FBI to focus on one man: a charismatic, successful professional who easily gains people's trust. 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.
The women in the woods are not the killer's first victims, nor are they likely to be his last.
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Rory mackenzie vowed to never return to her hometown of Ransom River, California. 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.
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Using her knowledge as a skip tracer to stay off the grid, save Zoe, she must remain one step ahead of her pursuers if she is to stay alive, and bury the past once and for all. Sarah does. 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.
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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. Caitlin hendrix has been a narcotics detective for six months when the killer at the heart of all her childhood nightmares reemerges: the Prophet.
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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. 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.