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The Fear In Her Eyes

by Grant Mckenzie

The Fear In Her Eyes Synopsis

For the first time in print, from internationally-acclaimed thriller writer Grant McKenzie comes a novel that hits perilously close to home, and will keep you guessing until the last page. What if everything you believed about the worst event in your life was a lie? Ian Quinn's day begins with an anonymous death threat, but that's not entirely unusual in his line of work as a court-ordered child protection officer. The frustrated parents of his clients often need someone to lash out at -- and Ian makes sure that he is the easiest target. But the threat is nothing compared to the envelope stuffed into his hand by a foul-smelling vagrant who mutters the cryptic message, He says he's sorry before scurrying away. The envelope with his name scrawled across the front contains a lone visitor's pass to the Oregon State Penitentiary, and the accompanying message fills Ian's heart with both terror and revulsion. The author of the note destroyed Ian's life. In the blink of an eye, this drunk-driving scum took the most precious thing in Ian's life. Worst of all, Ian had watched it happen. And now the man wants to see him. The message is short. Only seven words. I was paid to kill your daughter.

The Fear In Her Eyes Press Reviews

Praise for the novels of Grant McKenzie: SPEAK THE DEAD Speak The Dead is a powerful new addition to the thriller market. Grant McKenzie's writing is sharp, insightful and drips with suspense, and Sally is the believable protagonist one finds in a Harlan Coben novel. Hang on. This one rockets from the start and the pages just keep turning to the thrilling end. --Robert Dugoni, #1 New York Times bestselling author of My Sister's Grave Part murder mystery, part supernatural thriller, SPEAK THE DEAD starts fast right out of the gate and keeps gaining momentum, the kind of book that grows in interest and what's truly at stake as the story unfolds. --Andrew Gross, New York Times bestselling author of Don't Look Twice and One Mile Under SWITCH A terrific little-guy-in-big-trouble thriller moving at warp speed - with the emphasis on warp. --Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series Grant McKenzie really knows how to make a story move. --Linwood Barclay, bestselling author of No Time For Goodbye Think Harlan Coben on speed with a heart breaking compassion that will literally have you biting your nails. --Ken Bruen, bestselling author of the Jack Taylor series 'Switch crackles with suspense and is as tense as a switchblade opening in a dark alley.' --Rick Mofina, international bestselling author of Six Seconds Switch is not merely good, it's damned good. --David Hagberg, best-selling author of Joshua's Hammer K.A.R.M.A. Grant McKenzie is a terrific novelist. --Tess Gerritsen K.A.R.M.A. is one fine piece of work --Andrew Vachss, New York Times bestselling author I was gripped from page one. --Stephen Leather

Book Information

ISBN: 9781940610764
Publication date: 28th April 2016
Author: Grant Mckenzie
Publisher: Polis Books
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 336 pages
Categories: Thriller / suspense, Crime & mystery,

About Grant Mckenzie

Grant McKenzie is the internationally published author of four edge-of-your-seat thrillers, plus an ongoing mystery series set in San Francisco. Under the pen name M. C. Grant he writes the Dixie Flynn series that began with Angel With a Bullet, continued with Devil With a Gun, and returns with Baby With a Bomb. His short story Underbelly appeared in the First Thrills anthology edited by Lee Child from Tor/Forge. As a journalist, Grant has worked in virtually every area of the newspaper business, from the late-night dead body beat at a feisty daily tabloid to senior copy/design editor ...

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