The happy life Faith McMann knew as a wife, mother, and teacher was destroyed when vicious criminals murdered her husband, kidnapped her children, and left her for dead. After paralyzing grief, fear, and despair, there was nothing left for her to feel...except fury. But striking a staggering blow against a brutal ring of human traffickers was just the beginning of her uphill battle.
"As good as her Lizzy Gardner series!"
Faith McMann comes home to a nightmare: her husband is killed and her son and daughter are taken. Although the intruders leave her for dead, she survives. Crippling grief and fear for her children make life unbearable. Until her anguish turns to anger...and she trades victimhood for vengeance.
"Warning: This is the first in a serialized series!"
Escaping from a madman should have been the end of her nightmare. Instead it was only the beginning...Lizzy Gardner was just seventeen when she was kidnapped by the psychopath known as Spiderman, a serial killer terrorizing her California hometown. Imprisoned and tormented for months, Lizzy narrowly escaped with her life and Spiderman vanished without a trace. But if she thought he would forget her, she was dead wrong.
"Edge of your seat"
Twenty-one years ago, Carol Fullerton's car was found abandoned by the side of a California highway. The teenager hasn't been seen or heard from since, and the case has long since gone cold. Now Carol's mother is dying. But before she draws her last breath she wants to know, once and for all, exactly what happened to her daughter... Six months ago, Diane Kramer emptied her savings account and vanished. According to her sister, the only clue is her obsession with a charismatic weight-loss guru.
"The Lizzy Gardner series is addictive"
Private investigator Lizzy Gardner believed in law and order once. But after losing a loved one to a killer and watching too many vicious predators game the system and walk free, she's traded flawed justice for perfect vengeance.
"The best, and final, novel in a wonderful series!!"
Life for private investigator Lizzy Gardner will never be the same. It's been three weeks since her fiancé Jared, was shot on what was supposed to be their wedding day. He's in a coma now, and Lizzy is being forced to make a decision she might not be able to live with. But a string of deaths has forced her to get back to work. While they appear to be unrelated accidents at first glance, a closer look shows they all have something in common.
"There are a lot of murders in Sacramneto!"
Desperate for better ratings, radio psychologist Madeline Blair tells her listeners she’s being stalked, unaware that her long-time listener and biggest fan, Seth Brown, will do anything to protect her. When her publicity stunt is revealed, he becomes enraged by her deceit and dangerously unhinged. When her friends mysteriously begin to vanish and damning evidence points to Madeline, she turns to private investigator Lizzy Gardner for help. Lizzy knows her way around a murderer’s mind, after surviving her own horrifying ordeal at the hands of a serial killer years ago.
"Best in the series! GREAT CLIFFHANGER!!!!"
They call him the Lovebird Killer, a merciless fiend unleashing a flood of unspeakable cruelty upon Sacramento’s most loving couples, young and old. This real-life monster’s reign of terror has left the city’s residents paralyzed with fear. All but Lizzy Gardner. Because hiding from monsters isn’t Lizzy’s style, not since she faced the madman who kidnapped and terrorized her as a teenager. So when a routine workers’ compensation case suddenly leads her and her two young assistants onto the killer’s trail, Lizzy revels in the chase. She is determined to bring this psychopath to justice before he has the chance to claim another victim.
Privatermittlerin Lizzy Gardner weiß nur zu gut, wie es ist, wenn einen die Vergangenheit einholt. Als junges Mädchen wurde sie von einem Serienmörder terrorisiert. Deshalb kann Lizzy nicht Nein sagen, als die unheilbar kranke Ruth Fullerton sie bittet, im ungeklärten Vermisstenfall ihrer Tochter Carol zu ermitteln. Kaum nimmt Lizzy die Arbeit auf, taucht plötzlich Andrea Kramer in ihrem Büro auf. Ihre Schwester Diane gilt seit einigen Monaten als vermisst.
Lizzy Gardner war erst siebzehn, als sie ihren schlimmsten Albtraum erlebte. Entführt, gelang ihr, nach Monaten der Gefangenschaft und Folter in den Händen eines Irren, der sich der Spinnenmann nannte, die Flucht. Vierzehn Jahre später arbeitet Lizzy als Privatermittlerin und gibt in ihrer Freizeit Selbstverteidigungskurse für junge Mädchen. Sie tut, was sie kann, um anderen beizubringen, wie man sich schützt, und die furchtbaren Erinnerungen an ihr Martyrium zu verdrängen.