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The Night Season by Chelsea Cain
  

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A Maxim Jakubowski Great Male Crime Sleuth.

Oregon cop Sheridan has spent three novels fighting it out with uber-female serial killer Gretchen Lowell, but his fourth outing sees her behind bars and Archie and accidental sidekick journalist Susan Ward investigating a sinister case of murders by poisonous squid (!) while the city of Portland is being flooded. Cain does horror within a crime context better than anyone, and the results are both gripping and unsettling. Breathless and unputdownable and Sheridan's complex personality is revealed layer by layer.

If you like Chelsea Cain you might also like to read books by Tania Carver, Tess Gerritsen and Karen Rose.

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The Night Season by Chelsea Cain

A city on flood alert, a killer on the rampage Heavy rains have burst the banks of the WillametteRiver; several people have died in the furiously rising waters but the latest victim didn't drown: She was killed before she went into the water. Soon, other victims are found, and Police Detective Archie Sheridan realizes that Portland has a new serial killer on its hands. Reporter Susan Ward is on the story, but she's also got other leads to chase, and some secrets can be too frightening for prying eyes with Archie following a bizarre trail of evidence, and Susan close behind, the pair must unearth the identity of a vicious murderer, and uncover the truth behind a mystery more than sixty years old.

About the Author

Chelsea Cain

Chelsea Cain is the author of The New York Times bestselling Archie Sheridan/Gretchen Lowell thrillers. Her novels have been published in over 30 languages, appeared in episodes of 'True Blood' and 'Castle', named among Stephen King's top ten favourite books of the year, and included in NPR's list of the top 100 thrillers ever written.

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Publication date

30th November 1999

Author

Chelsea Cain

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Paperback

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Thriller / Suspense
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ISBN

9780330512831

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