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Pretty Little Things by Jilliane Hoffman
  

Pretty Little Things

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In short chapters with the story told from the perspective of the main characters, this tense thriller builds at a frantic rate. It illustrates the perils of internet chat rooms and how easily teenagers can get drawn into dangerous situations. It is violent, raw stuff, not for the faint-hearted.

Comparison: P J Tracy, Karen Rose, Chelsea Cain.

If you like Jilliane Hoffman you might also like to read books by John Rickards, Patricia Cornwell and Kathy Reichs.

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Synopsis

Pretty Little Things by Jilliane Hoffman

A terrifying new standalone psycholgical thriller from the bestselling writer of 'Retribution' Special Agent Bobby Dees knows what grief feels like. He understands the pain of losing a child. And he'll do whatever he can to prevent it from happening again. The phone call that comes on a Sunday morning will take him away from his insular world of grief and sleepless nights -- and into a far darker place. A young girl, Elaine Emerson, has gone missing and only Dees has a chance of finding her. It seems that Elaine was last seen waiting to meet her boyfriend - a mysterious figure she met secretly online who goes by the name of El Capitan, and whose reality is as cruel and chilling as the worst thing Dees can imagine!

Reviews

Praise for Jillianne Hoffman: 'Guaranteed to follow in the best-selling footsteps of Cornwell, Reiches and Slaughter
Guardian

'Gripping, well-crafted suspense!a belter of a book'
Sunday Express

'Hoffman writes like an angel. Outstanding'
Independent on Sunday

'Hugely readable'
Daily Mirror Praise for Jillianne Hoffman:

'Guaranteed to follow in the best-selling footsteps of Cornwell, Reiches and Slaughter'
Guardian

'Gripping, well-crafted suspense!a belter of a book'
Sunday Express

'Hoffman writes like an angel. Outstanding'
Independent on Sunday

'Hugely readable'
Daily Mirror

About the Author

Jilliane Hoffman

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.

Author photo © Zander Brant

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Book Info

Publication date

8th July 2010

Author

Jilliane Hoffman

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Publisher

Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Format

Paperback
400 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Crime / Mystery
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Thriller / suspense

ISBN

9780007346486

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