Internationally best-selling author Jeffery Deaver delivers the latest sensational thriller in his wildly popular Kathryn Dance series. Newsweek calls Jeffery Deaver a "suspense superstar", and in his new novel, he lives up to the accolades once again as he sets his heroine Kathryn Dance on a quest to stop an obsessive stalker from destroying a beautiful young country singer.
Kayleigh Towne is gorgeous with a voice that is taking her to the heights of the country pop charts. Her hit single "Your Shadow" puts her happily in the spotlight, until an innocent exchange with one of her fans leads Kayleigh into a dark and terrifying realm. The fan warns, "I'm coming for you," and soon accidents happen and people close to Kayleigh die. Special Agent Kathryn Dance must use her considerable skills at investigation and body language analysis to stop the stalker - but before long she learns that, like many celebrities, Kayleigh has more than just one fan with a mission.
A former folksinger, Deaver has written the actual song "Your Shadow." Listeners will be able to download it from his website, JefferyDeaver.com.
©2012 Jeffery Deaver (P)2012 Simon & Schuster
Retired 35 year policeman from So CA, relocated with my wife to South Carolina with "Toby" our cat. I listen to two books a week
Loved the music from the story intermixed.
The character development
A natural, genuine flow
not at all, took a while for the story to develope
I always enjoy Jeffery Deaver’s books and this one was no exception. It was definitely not one of his best books, but was a good read. The book continued with unexpected twists and turns throughout it until the very end. I thought it was going to end long before it did, but Deaver would then twist the plot and add another turn to the story. It did keep my attention, but I felt it was a little under par with his previous books.
Yes. In one scene Kathryn is approaching an accident. A car is on fire and she is looking for a friend. Now even if you are looking for a particular person, if you approaching a car which is on fire and you take the time to leave a voice mail; yea, she is in a 911 situation and she leaves a voicemail, why don't you call 911? If you tell your friend's husband that his wife could be in trouble... why don't you tell him to call 911.
I was screamg at Kathryn to get real.
Yes. From the begining you know that it is a stalker fan. As you read/listen you are just waiting to see the mistake the fan makes. What you thought was a fan with muderous issues becomes a political adgenda and jealousy. It was only because there was still a lot of time left that I knew that there was more to come.
Yes, especially if they keep the plot twist.
This is the 3rd book in a series. Of course I then wanted to buy the other books. I was surprise that I owned the second book. I still purchase book one and will revist the second one.
You have heard a term used in poker called a "tell" when Kathryn Dance say her "A to B to Z" take notice, she has just found a clue.
Retired professor. Vision-impaired, so I listen to a fair number of audiobooks. Prefer mysteries, thrillers, history.
I will have to wait a while before listening to this book again -- but my memory has gotten so bad that it won't be too long before I do. I need for the plot twists to face a bit in my memory so that I can recapture some of the surprises. Jeffrey Deaver has written many books that featured unexpected plot twists, which is what makes reading his work always fun for me. This book was no exception.
I don't want to give the plot away, so I will just say that the tour of the Bobby's house, and the ultimate recovery of what was taken from there are hard for me to forget.
It is hard to answer that. I see the story as a flow rather than discrete scenes.
No. You want to stop and think about what is going on from time to time to keep the threads in order.
I have grown to like the Kathryn Dance character, and this book only deepens the richness of detail that Deaver has built up for her persona. A great book for Deaver fans!
country music is a big -part of this intriguing mystery.good pacing and interesting characters.
very good characterizations
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