For 300-some pages, Gardner will keep you spellbound—not just by her plot but by the beautifully realized character of Massachusetts police sniper Bobby Dodge. A twisted, effective psychological thriller.
Comparison: Tami Hoag.
Similar this month: Jeff Abbott, Jayne Ann Krentz.
State Trooper Bobby Dodge watches a tense hostage stand-off unfold through the scope of his sniper rifle. An armed man has barricaded himself with his wife and child. His finger tightens on the trigger and Dodge has only a split second to react…and forever pay the consequences.
Twenty-five years ago, Catherine Gagnon was buried underground during a month-long nightmare of abduction and abuse. Now, her husband has just been killed and her father-in-law, the powerful Judge Gagnon, blames Catherine.
Mr Bosu was in a maximum security prison for the most sadistic of crimes. Now he's free … and filled with an unquenchable thirst for vengeance.
A moment of violence brings Bobby and Catherine together - but what connects them is much more dangerous. A killer is loose. No one is beyond harm, and no one will see death coming until it has them cornered, helpless, and alone...
Publication date: 19/10/2005
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
|Publication date:||19th October 2005|
|Publisher:||Orion Publishing Co|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery,|
Lisa Gardner was our Guest Editor in January 2011 - click here - to see the books that inspired her writing. Lisa Gardner has made a name for herself writing very dark novels but the first books she wrote were romance novels – but she decided that she wanted to write suspense books ‘where she could kill lots of people’. She had various jobs ranging from waitress to management consultant but loathed morning commutes, claustrophobic cubicles and unsympathetic bosses. The only good things were my coworkers and a fresh appreciation of Dilbert cartoons. Lisa now lives in ...More About Lisa Gardner