Her Last Scream
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|Format:||Paperback, 400 pages|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 29 September 2011|
A serial-killer targets the country's most vulnerable women in this new thriller featuring Detective Carson Ryder. They thought they were safe at last...Across the US, a secret network of crisis centres permanently relocates women in serious danger from domestic abuse. But now someone is killing them before they reach their destinations. Detectives Carson Ryder and Harry Nautilus are having trouble gaining the trust of the volunteers who run the scheme. The only way in is for an undercover police officer to pose as a threatened woman, making herself a target and drawing the killer out. Reinetta Early is the ideal candidate - but she also happens to be Harry's niece. He always promised his sister that he would keep Reinetta safe from harm. Suddenly he's unsure if he can even keep her alive...
About the Author
Jack Kerley worked in advertising and teaching before becoming a full-time novelist. He lives in Newport, Kentucky, but also spends a good deal of time in Southern Alabama, the setting for his Carson Ryder series, starting with 'The Hundredth Man'. He is married with two children.
Praise for the Carson Ryder series: 'Superb stuff' Independent on Sunday 'Kerley will truly scare the pants off his readers. This one's another winner from a writer moving towards the top of the thriller heap' Publishers Weekly 'Kerley, who writes like a house fire, has a boundless and truly ghastly imagination that'll keep you awake long after you turn the last page' Kirkus 'A fascinating and frightening take on the genre' Independent on Sunday 'A chilling journey into a pitch-black mind' Michael Marshall, author of The Straw Men trilogy 'A sturdy hero with a clearcut mission and a setting that holds possibilities for fresh adventure. Kerley writes in a thrusting style that pushes the action from crime scene to autopsy table' New York Times Book Review 'Superb... fantastic' Sunday Express
|Dimensions: ||19.0 x 13.0 centimeters (0.30 kg)|