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The Shadow Tracer by M. G. Gardiner

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Edgar award-winning Meg Gardiner has produced a gripping thriller full of heart-stopping suspense and edge of your seat action. Sarah Keller is an unusually strong female character - on the run - who immediately engages the readers’ empathy in a gripping story reminiscent of Thelma and Louise. Full of shocking surprises and relentlessly harrowing escapes, Gardiner ratchets up the tension with both dialogue and plot. This life or death mystery is a page-turning adrenaline rush.

If you like M. G. Gardiner you might also like to read books by Tami Hoag, Tess Gerritsen and Lisa Jackson.

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The Shadow Tracer by M. G. Gardiner

When someone wants to find you badly enough, vanishing is no longer an option. Sarah Keller is a young single mother living in Oklahoma with her five-year-old daughter, Zoe. Her day job is to hunt out people on the run and bring them to justice. So imagine how it looks when a school bus accident sends Zoe to the ER and tests reveal Sarah can't be Zoe's mother. Sarah has been living a lie for years and finally the truth is coming out. Who is she? Who were Zoe's parents? And why does Zoe's identity bring the FBI down on Sarah's tail in mere minutes? The FBI is the least of her worries, though. Sarah needs to keep Zoe off the grid, but with a sinister religious cult also on the trail, where on earth can they hide? Something deadly lurks in Sarah's past and its resurfacing brings terror to all it touches.


Praise for M.G. Gardiner:

'The next suspense superstar.' Stephen King

'Stephen King is absolutely right. M.G. Gardiner is an astonishing writer...I couldn't turn the pages fast enough.' Tess Gerritsen

'Edgar Award-winner Gardiner steadily ratchets up the suspense in this taut stand-alone tale.' Booklist

About the Author

M. G. Gardiner was born in Oklahoma and raised in Santa Barbara, California. She graduated from Stanford University and Stanford Law School. She practiced law in Los Angeles and taught writing at the University of California Santa Barbara. She's a former collegiate cross-country runner and a three time Jeopardy! champion. She lives with her family near London. She has won many awards for her writing, including the 2009 Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original, the Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award for Best Procedural Novel and the 2012 Audie Award for Thriller/Suspense audiobook of the year.

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5th December 2013


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Penguin Books Ltd


448 pages


Thriller / Suspense
Crime / Mystery
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