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Born in France to American parents, Katia Lief moved to the United States as a baby and was raised in Massachusetts and New York. She teaches fiction writing as a part-time faculty member at the New School in Manhattan and lives in Brooklyn with her husband, two children, two cats, and several fish.
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If he can't have you no one will... At first it was just unwanted invitations but now Joe is sending her abusive emails, calling her late at night, unwilling to take no for an answer. And every step, Darcy takes to distance herself from him is just adding fuel to Joe's obsession. And now he knows where she lives...
Your time is up...Emily Parker is missing, kidnapped from a car park in broad daylight and the police are clueless as to her whereabouts. The only man her family can turn to for help is retired FBI profiler John Geary. But Geary suspects she's been taken by a serial killer who targets mothers. Every seven years he strikes, enacting a gruesome ritual. And Geary knows that there's much worse to come...
An ex-cop with a death wish, a serial killer with a gruesome agenda this is a thriller that will have your heart pounding long after you've turned the final page. When Detective Karin Schaeffer got too close to catching a serial killer her husband and her daughter were brutally slain with a message written in her daughter's blood to say 'you are next'...Now the killer is on the loose again and Karis is far from safe.
The rich play by their own rules... Former New York City homicide detective Karin Schaeffer should be enjoying a family holiday in Sardinia. But she and her husband, Mac, arrive on the island to find their children and nanny missing. Is the kidnapping connected to Mac's last case: investigating the infidelities of billionaire Godfrey Millerhausen? And, if so, just how far will the he go to protect their secrets? A Karin Schaeffer Novel
A DANGEROUS SECRET, A BROKEN HEARTEffie Miller has been a loyal assistant to Ted Stollit for many years. But when she receives a diagnosis of terminal cancer, she decides she will no longer keep the secret that has made her boss rich. Their confrontation on Christmas eve will prove deadly for one of them.
A GIFT INSPIRES UNEXPECTED INSIGHT AND GENEROSITYKarin and Mac enjoy a quiet Christmas morning at home with their family. But after Mac gives Karin a special gift, she finds herself alone in Coney Island on a cold, winter day with a band of misfits who want her gift for themselves.
The police call him... the working girl killer. But no woman is safe... The 11th victim is found only a short distance from Karin Shaeffer's house. At the crime-scene she discovers a local prostitute stabbed to death, the knife left embedded between her breasts. It is the signature of the 'Working Girl Killer' - a serial killer who has terrorised New York City for the last three years. The police are clueless but when Karin's best friend becomes the lead investigator, she finds herself drawn into the investigation as a consulting detective. But next time the killer is going to strike all too close to home...
Karin Schaeffer's husband is missing presumed dead. The police are convinced that Mac took his own life after the brutal murder of his parents in what looks like a robbery gone bad...Karin is determined to do all she can to find her husband...alive or dead. Only she's about to discover how little she knows about the man she married. But someone else is watching the Schaeffer family. Watching, waiting and biding their time before they reveal the dark secrets of Mac's past - and exact a terrifying revenge.