Fame has its price - and in Hollywood, it can cost you your life. That’s where Abby Sinclair comes in. She infiltrates the lives of celebrity stalkers to separate the homicidal from the harmless. It doesn’t take her long to realize that the man harassing LA’s most glamorous TV newswoman poses a very real threat. Raymond Hickle used to be golden-haired Kris Barwood’s biggest fan. Now he’s her worst nightmare. Phone calls and gifts have failed to win her heart, so now he’s taking a new approach.
"Mind blowing twist"
Rookie patrol officer Trish Robinson isn't expecting to see any action during another routine night on the job. But when she and her training officer answer a prowler call at a remote estate, the two cops walk into an ambush laid by a crew of ruthless criminals. Disarmed, cut off from help, and outnumbered five to one, the young rookie must draw on inner resources she never knew she possessed as she plays a game of cat and mouse with hardened killers in a desperate battle to survive.
"Outstanding Suspense, very well told"
John Cray has a secret. For 12 years he has stalked and kidnapped women, setting them loose in the mountains of eastern Arizona, hunting them like animals, and taking their lives. He has left no clues. He is suspected by no one. Or so he thinks. But now he has a problem. Somebody - a woman whose name he doesn't know - is stalking him. She follows him when he makes his nightly rounds in Tucson. She watches him on busy street corners and in shadowy restaurants. She seems to know his secret. But if so, why hasn't she gone to the police?
Kate Malick, a former Carmelite nun turned security professional to the stars, is dedicated to protecting her clients. Celebrities are her specialty, and right now teenage celebutante and slow-motion train wreck Chelsea Brewer is testing Kate’s devotion. A poster child for the pitfalls of childhood fame and fortune, Chelsea is careening past the boundaries of “poor choices” and into the deep waters of self-destruction. On LA’s mean streets, young lives are often cut short, and Chelsea’s is no exception.
"Another winner by Michael Prescott!"
On a bad night in L.A., shy and timid Wendy Alden survives a terrifying encounter with a serial killer nicknamed the Gryphon. But the Gryphon isn't through with Wendy. His insane obsession drives him to strike at her again and again. To save her life, Wendy must discover an inner strength she never suspected she possessed.
A decade ago, artist Peter Faust murdered a woman and was found not guilty by reason of insanity. Today, unrepentant and living in L.A., he's become a cult celebrity among the radical fringe. When one of his fans appears to be stalking him, he hires rogue security consultant Abby Sinclair for protection. Unfortunately for Abby, her longtime adversary, FBI agent Tess McCallum, also gets drawn into the case. Both are about to discover the true meaning of evil.
"Pretentious ramblings of a psycho"
From the New York Times best-selling author of Comes the Dark, Stealing Faces, The Shadow Hunter, and Last Breath comes psychological thriller Next Victim. This time Prescott really outdoes himself as an FBI agent closes in on the serial killer who murdered her lover - just as the killer gets his hands on a chemical weapon that could raise his body count to thousands of victims.
A killer is using labyrinthine storm drains to dispose of his victims, who are found handcuffed and drowned, washed out of the rain-filled drainage lines like garbage. The crimes compel FBI Agent Tess McCallum to crack the case, but they're touching a nerve in Personal Security Consultant Abby Sinclair. She fears it's the same madman who invaded her nightmares once before. As the two women work with each other to solve the case, tensions rise and tempers flare. And as sure as the rain, a new killing season begins.
"A thrilling ride with great characters!"
Jennifer Silence reads between the lines. A psycholinguistic analyst, she studies documents written by murderers, teasing out hidden clues. But nothing in her life has prepared her for the document that is now in her hands. A leather-bound diary from a crumbling crypt. The diary of Jack the Ripper.
If it is genuine, it suggests a troubling connection between Jennifer's family and history's most infamous serial killer. A connection that may explain her father's suicide...and her brother's mental illness.
Fred Dogan is a loving husband and devoted father, dedicated to his family and his work. He's also a recovering alcoholic. When his sanity and sobriety are tested by unthinkable horrors across the course of a year, he finds himself driven to the edge of a spiritual cliff, forced to ponder the ultimate question: can he somehow survive the realization of every husband's and father's worst nightmare, or should he simply step off the ride - into oblivion unknown?
Vacationing at a remote island off the coast of Florida, Steve and Kirstie Gardner hope to save their troubled marriage. But they are unaware that a person from Steve's past - a serial killer - is hiding from the police on the same island.
"An outstanding and thrilling ride!"
A one-woman private operative, Abby Sinclair stalks the stalkers. Her new client is a U.S. congressman shadowed by a mystery woman believed to be a disgruntled ex-employee. He wants her stopped. What Abby doesn't know is that FBI agent Tess McCallum is already on the case. Now, despite vowing never to work together again, Abby and Tess have been partnered in a deadly game. And this is a case that takes one surprising turn after another - because there's more to the story than anyone knows.
In the dead of night, psychologist Erin Reilly is abducted from her Tucson home. Her kidnapper: a serial killer who burns his victims alive. Tormented by his obsession, he wants Erin to cure him before he kills again. If she fails, she'll become his next victim. While Erin's twin sister Annie searches desperately for her, Erin delves into her captor's psyche and his past, discovering a secret guilt...a complex web of crime and betrayal...and an unexpected connection between the killer and herself.
"Turn a Five Hour Car Trip into Minutes"
Abby Sinclair beschäftigt sich beruflich mit Risikoanalyse - doch geht's dabei nicht um Investitionen, sondern um das Leben ihrer Klienten. Als verdeckte Ermittlerin arbeitet sie in Los Angeles für Prominente, denen Stalker das Leben schwer machen. Ihr Job ist es herauszufinden, ob es sich bei einem Stalker nur um einen harmlosen Fan handelt oder um einen gefährlichen Psychopathen. Doch wie Abby lernen musste, erkennt man den Unterschied manchmal erst, wenn es zu spät ist.