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Cold, Cold Heart by Tami Hoag
  

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A powerful, truly compulsive tale of two brain-damaged people, one, Dana, through a terrible ordeal when, kidnapped, she was severely beaten but managed to kill her captor, the other, John, through injuries received in the Afghan war. In the notes at the end the author explains how the effects of her own brain damage enabled her to write such an authentic tale. Dana is suspicious and frightened of everything and everybody. She returns home and old nightmares haunt her. Years ago a school friend disappeared; it was this tragedy that led Dana to become an investigative journalist, skills she now uses to try to bury the past. Of course it brings everything to the surface again. First rate.

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Synopsis

Cold, Cold Heart by Tami Hoag

Dana Nolan was a promising young TV reporter until she was kidnapped by a notorious serial killer. A year has passed since she survived the ordeal, but Dana is still physically, emotionally, and psychologically scarred, racked with bouts of post-traumatic stress disorder and memory loss. In an attempt to put herself back together after surviving the unthinkable, Dana returns to her hometown. But it doesn't provide the comfort she expects: she struggles to recognise family and childhood friends and begins experiencing dark flashbacks. But she's not sure if they're truly memories or side effects of her brain injury. Dana decides to use her investigative skills to piece together her past and learns of the event that made her become a reporter in the first place: the disappearance of her best friend, Casey Grant, the summer after high school graduation. Looking at her past and the unsolved mystery through the dark filter of her shattered psyche, old friends seem to be suspects, authority figures part of a cover-up. Dana begins to question everything she knows. What is real? What is imagined? Are we defined by what happens to us? And is the truth really something too terrible to be believed?

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Tami Hoag is a master of the suspense writing craft SUSPENSE MAGAZINE A top-notch psychological thriller KIRKUS


About the Author

Tami Hoag
Tami Hoag's novels have appeared on international bestseller lists regularly since the publication of her first book in 1988. Her work has been translated into more than 30 languages worldwide. Tami is a dedicated equestrian in the discipline of dressage and shares her home with two English cocker spaniels. She lives in Palm Beach County, Florida. Author photo © Jan Cobb

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Publication date

15th January 2015

Author

Tami Hoag

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Publisher

Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Hardback
400 pages

Categories

Crime & mystery

ISBN

9781409151944

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