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There are so many different ways to die, and Ackerman knows them all. It's part of his game. Do you wanna play? Francis Ackerman does. And he's found you... This was an American self-published ebook sensation prior to being picked up by one of the big mainstream publishing houses and introduces the most terrifying psychopath since Hannibal Lecter, facing off against the toughest law enforcer since Jack Reacher.

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Synopsis

The Shepherd by Ethan Cross

Meet Francis Ackerman, America's most terrifying serial killer. What excites him most is the game of chance. He likes to play with ordinary people. Innocent people. Someone just like you. If you take part in Ackerman's game, he'll stalk you, then take you prisoner. Will he let you live? Or will you die?


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In The Shepherd Ethan Cross manages to pull a new variant out of the black hat in Francis Ackerman ... a manipulative monster with a corrupt conscience * The Times * A great mix of gruesome murders, a psychotic killer, revenge and great writing... I would recommend this book and make Cross an author to watch in future. * Crimesquad * A rather unusual talent has suddenly appeared, fully formed ... however many chapters you may plan to read, you will be persuaded to read just one more. The 300 pages turn very swiftly indeed. -- Barry Forshaw * We Love This Book * A fast paced, all too real thriller, with a villain right out of James Patterson and 'Criminal Minds'. * Andrew Gross * Silence of the Lambs meets The Bourne Identity. * Brian S. Wheeler *


About the Author

Ethan Cross was born and raised in a small town in rural Illinois. When a fireman or a policeman would visit his school, most of his classmates' heads would swim with aspirations of growing up and catching bad guys or saving someone from a blazing inferno. When these moments came for Ethan , however, his dreams weren't to someday be a cop or put out fires; he just wanted to write about it. Now his dream of telling stories on a grand scale has come to fruition with the release of his new thriller, The Shepherd. Ethan Cross still lives in Illinois with his wife and two daughters. The Shepherd is his first novel.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st January 2012

Author

Ethan Cross

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Author's Website

www.ethancross.com/

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Publisher

Arrow Books Ltd an imprint of Cornerstone

Format

Paperback
352 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Crime / Mystery
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ISBN

9780099570721

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