In the remote, rugged corner of Montana’s Glacier National Park known as the Devil’s Grasp, little Paige Baker of San Francisco disappears with her dog, Kobee, while on a camping trip with her family; or so her mother and father have told authorities. A multiagency task force launches a massive search as Paige fights to survive in the wilderness. Time hammers against her, and soon the nation is gripped by the life-and-death drama.
"Exciting story of a missing child"
The disappearance and murder of a lonely San Francisco insurance clerk puts a relentless crime reporter and a legendary homicide cop on separate tracks in their pursuit of a killer. The suspect lures solitary women out of their quiet worlds and into his nightmare as he races the clock and travels the globe searching for the one woman who will forgive the unforgivable.
San Francisco crime reporter Tom Reed is burned out. On the day he decides to finally quit the news business, a sensational story breaks. A heart-stopping robbery-homicide at a jewelry store. The suspects have shot and killed a police officer before fleeing with a female hostage. Reed rushes to the scene, his passion resurrected for one last big story. Arriving at the chaos, Reed is stunned to learn from a staff member, still clutching a receipt, that the hostage is his wife, Ann Reed.
"Love the narrator..."
Tom Reed is a crime reporter with The San Francisco Star whose superb journalistic skills earned him a Pulitzer nomination. But years later Reed's life is coming apart. His editor wants him fired. His wife has left him to wrestle with his demons. Alone, Reed is tormented by the fear he may have caused the suicide of an innocent man suspected of murdering a two-year-old girl.
A personal message written in human blood is left for crime reporter Molly Wilson at the murder scene of her boyfriend, San Francisco Homicide Inspector Cliff Hooper. The horrific death of a revered cop shocks the San Francisco Police Department's Homicide Detail. Shaken to the core, his grieving fellow detectives go flat out to find his killer under the glare of the city's news media.
A former true crime reporter whose articles have appeared in the Rick Mofina draws upon his wealth of knowledge to pen gripping crime dramas. In Desperation finds gritty journalist Jack Gannon reunited with his estranged sister Cora. But the circumstances are less than ideal. Cora’s daughter has been kidnapped and is now being held for five million dollars ransom. Time is running out, and as Gannon digs deeper into the case, it becomes clear that his sister is holding something back - a secret from her sordid past that could be the key to saving her daughter’s life.
"Narrator hurts story"
Rick Mofina’s best-selling novels find an all-new urgency when coupled with pulse-pounding narrations from Recorded Books. In The Panic Zone, seemingly unrelated events bring the world closer to calamity. A distraught mother witnesses a stranger nab her infant. A bomb explodes in Rio. A cruise ship passenger suffers a horrific death. Caught in the middle, Jack Gannon is headed right into the panic zone—but the further on the edge, the hotter the intensity.
Jeff Griffin, a mechanic, and his wife, Sarah, travel from Montana to Manhattan to give their nine-year-old son, Cole, his dream vacation as they secretly face the heart-wrenching turmoil that has them teetering on divorce. In the wake of their heartbreak, a mother and son disappear. While sightseeing near Times Square, Jeff steps into a store to buy batteries for their camera - but upon returning to the street he finds that Sarah and Cole have vanished. Battling his anguish and police suspicions, Jeff fights to rescue them.
"Why it is called fiction"
Police officer Karl Styebeck has been called a hero, but his badge takes on an ugly tarnish when he’s linked to the deaths of two women. Driven by personal demons, reporter Jack Gannon lays it all on the line to get to the truth - even if it means rolling the dice with his own life.
"Rick rips off another excellent story"