Jilliane Hoffman - Author

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Jilliane Hoffman began her professional career as an Assistant State Attorney prosecuting felonies in Florida from 1992 to 1996, with special assignments to the Domestic Violence Unit and the Legal Extradition Unit. Through 2001, she was the Regional Legal Advisor for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), advising more than one hundred special agents on criminal and civil matters in complex investigations involving narcotics, homicide, and organized crime. Originally from Long Island, New York, she presently resides in South Florida with her husband and two children.

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All the Little Pieces

All the Little Pieces

Author: Jilliane Hoffman Format: eBook Release Date: 04/06/2015

She could have stopped an awful crime. She could have saved a life. She tried to forget about it. But now, the truth is out. The terrifying new psychological thriller from the bestselling author of Retribution and Pretty Little Things.Faith Saunders is the perfect wife, mother, and community champion - loved and admired by all who know her. One night will change everything.As she drives home in the pouring rain, a dishevelled young woman appears out of nowhere, pleading for help. The isolated stretch of road is dark, and with her daughter Maggie asleep in the backseat, Faith refuses to let the stranger in. What she sees next will haunt her forever.When the missing-person posters go up, Faith's guilt consumes her. And then it turns out Maggie wasn't asleep that night, her perfect life begins to unravel. Maggie's testimony leads to an arrest. But Faith is the only one who can identify a second man involved in the woman's abduction and subsequent murder. She has one chance to convince a jury of what happened. If she fails, two killers will be set free. And they know exactly where to find Faith and her family...

Pretty Little Things, The Cutting Room: 2-Book Thriller Collection

Pretty Little Things, The Cutting Room: 2-Book Thriller Collection

Author: Jilliane Hoffman Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/2015

Two terrifying psychological thrillers from the bestselling author of RETRIBUTION.PRETTY LITTLE THINGS:Teenage girls are going missing in Miami. And for Special Agent Bobby Dees of Florida's Crimes Against Children squad their families' pain is all too real. So when thirteen-year-old Lainey Emerson doesn't return from her date with a guy she met online, he vows to do whatever he can to bring her back.But as the missing reappear, gruesomely murdered, it becomes clear there's a serial killer at work. It's every parent's worst nightmare and, with the murderer always one step ahead of the police, can Dees save Lainey before it's too late?THE CUTTING ROOM:The body of a student who went missing from a Florida nightclub is found in a dumpster. A horrifying scene, but nothing compared to what she had to endure before her murder. She was drugged and tortured - all broadcast live for the twisted pleasure of a snuff club.Detective Manny Alvarez works the homicide alongside young hotshot Assistant State Attorney Daria DeBianchi. The media spotlight shines on the accused, a privileged playboy seen leaving the club with the victim. But without cast-iron evidence, Daria and Manny must dig deeper to crack the case.The investigation exposes a terrifying connection between numerous unsolved murders and abductions stretching across the country. Their only lead is notorious serial killer William Bantling, who knows the society's secrets first-hand. But Bantling won't show his hand for free - he wants off Death Row.For Manny and Daria, the nightmare is just beginning. And the only thing more devastating than this case's past is what lies ahead...

Cutting Room

Cutting Room

Author: Jilliane Hoffman Format: eBook Release Date: 05/07/2012

The chilling new psychological thriller from the bestselling author of Retribution and Pretty Little ThingsThe body of a young woman who went missing from a Florida nightclub is found in a dumpster. A horrifying scene, but nothing compared to what she had to endure before her murder. She was drugged and tortured - all broadcast live for the twisted pleasure of a snuff club.Detective Manny Alvarez works the homicide alongside young hotshot Assistant State Attorney Daria DeBianchi. The media spotlight shines on the accused, a privileged playboy seen leaving the club with the victim. But without cast-iron evidence, Daria and Manny must dig deeper to crack the case.The investigation exposes a terrifying connection between numerous unsolved murders and abductions stretching across the country. Their only lead is through convicted serial killer William Bantling, who knows the sinister society's secrets first-hand. But Bantling won't show his hand for free - he wants off Death Row.For Manny and Daria, the nightmare is just beginning. And the only thing more devastating than this case's past is what lies ahead...

Last Witness

Last Witness

Author: Jilliane Hoffman Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/01/2012

A serial killer thriller to rival those of Kathy Reichs, Patricia Cornwell, and Karin Slaughter. A terrifying second novel from Jillian Hoffman, author of top ten best-selling debut Retribution . . . 'Like Patterson or Cornwell, Hoffman creates vivid, engrossing crime investigations' Time Out *** EVIL SEES YOU Two years ago William Bantling was put on death row by Florida's Assistant State Attorney, CJ Townsend - for the torture and murder of eleven young women. EVIL HEARS YOU Now three cops crucial to Bantling's conviction have been brutally slain. CJ knew them all - and the shocking secret they took to their graves. EVIL KNOWS YOU But it's clear that somebody else also knows the truth - though their reasons for wanting it kept quiet are very different to CJ's. Which leaves her with a terrifying choice: reveal the secret she swore to keep and stay alive - or be its last witness, and the next to die . . . *** Praise for Jillian Hoffman: 'Intensely readable' Guardian 'Grim and gripping' Crimespree 'Writes like an angel' Independent on Sunday 'Hugely readable' Daily Mirror Jilliane Hoffman was an Assistiant State Attorney between 1992 and 1996. Until 2001 she was the regional advisor for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement advising special agents on complex investigations including narcotics, homicide and organised crime. She lives in Florida and is the author of Retribution, Last Witness, Plea of Insanity and Pretty Little Things.

Retribution Psychological Thriller

Retribution Psychological Thriller

Author: Jilliane Hoffman Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/01/2012

One terrible night in New York City, brilliant law student Chloe Larson is brutally attacked in her own home - and her life is changed for ever . . . LIFE OR DEATH?Twelve years later and calling herself CJ, she's a State Attorney in Florida when the hunt for a sadistic serial killer called Cupid appears to be over. But for CJ, the terror is only just beginning . . . KILLER OR VICTIM?Because if Cupid is the same man who left her former self for dead all those years ago, the price of vengeance might be her career - and her sanity. But if he isn't, the truth could cost CJ a whole lot more . . .JUSTICE OR RETRIBUTION?

Plea of Insanity

Plea of Insanity

Author: Jilliane Hoffman Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/01/2012

The defendant - David Marquette. Devoted husband and father.The victims - His own family.The plea - Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity.But the State suspects Marquette's insanity defence is being fabricated to disguise murders that were cold-blooded and calculated. Worse, it believes Marquette may be a suspect in a string of unsolved homicides, which would make him one of the most prolific and elusive serial killers in Florida's history.The trial will take young prosecutor Julia Valenciano on a painful personal journey back to a past she has struggled for fifteen years to forget. And it will bring her face to face with a future that is so frightening, she's not sure she ever wants to face it.

Pretty Little Things

Pretty Little Things

Author: Jilliane Hoffman Format: Paperback Release Date: 23/06/2011

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