Twenty years later, two bodies are found bearing the haunting signature of the Prophet. An unsub—what the fbi calls an unknown subject—the Prophet terrorized the Bay Area in the 1990s and nearly destroyed her father, the lead investigator on the case. Caitlin hendrix has been a narcotics detective for six months when the killer at the heart of all her childhood nightmares reemerges: the Prophet.
Is it a copycat, or can this really be the same prophet who haunted her childhood? Will Caitlin avoid repeating her father’s mistakes and redeem her family name, or will chasing the Prophet drag her and everyone she loves into the depths of the abyss? But now the ruthless madman is killing again and has set his sights on her, threatening to undermine the fragile barrier she rigidly maintains for her own protection, between relentless pursuit and dangerous obsession.
UNSUB: A Novel An UNSUB Novel Book 1 #ad - Determined to decipher his twisted messages and stop the carnage, Caitlin ignores her father’s warnings as she draws closer to the killer with each new gruesome murder. A riveting psychological thriller inspired by the never-caught Zodiac Killer, about a young detective determined to apprehend the serial murderer who destroyed her family and terrorized a city twenty years earlier.
Caitlin hendrix has never escaped the shadow of her father’s failure to protect their city.
Into the Black Nowhere: A Novel An UNSUB Novel Book 2Dutton #ad - A mother is ripped from her home while checking on her baby. The women in the woods are not the killer's first victims, nor are they likely to be his last. Rookie fbi agent caitlin hendrix, newly assigned to the FBI's elite Behavioral Analysis Unit, fears that a serial killer is roaming the dark roads outside Austin.
Caitlin's unit discovers the first victim's body in the woods, laid out in a bloodstained white baby-doll nightgown. Around the bodies, polaroid photos are stuck in the earth like headstones, picturing other women with their wrists slashed. In this exhilarating thriller inspired by real-life serial killer Ted Bundy, FBI profiler Caitlin Hendrix faces off against a charming, merciless serial killer.
Into the Black Nowhere: A Novel An UNSUB Novel Book 2 #ad - In southern texas, on Saturday nights, women are disappearing. A second victim in a white nightie lies deeper in the forest's darkness. Another, from her car at a stoplight. Caitlin's profile leads the FBI to focus on one man: a charismatic, successful professional who easily gains people's trust. He then plays out a twisted fantasy—turning them into dolls for him to possess, control, and ultimately destroy.
One vanishes from a movie theater. But can they apprehend him before it's too late? As Saturday night approaches, Caitlin and the FBI enter a desperate game of cat and mouse, racing to capture the cunning predator before he claims his next victim.
The Dark Corners of the Night The UNSUB Series Book 3Blackstone Publishing #ad - The bedroom communities of Los Angeles are gripped with dread, and the attacks are escalating. Still reeling from her best friend’s close call in a bombing six months ago, FBI behavioral analyst Caitlin Hendrix has come to Los Angeles to assist in the Midnight Man investigation and do what she does best—hunt a serial killer.
. He comes for the parents but leaves the children alive, tiny witnesses to unspeakable horror. Hesitancy is not an option, but will she be able to do what must be done if the time comes? Tense and impactful, Edgar Award winner Meg Gardiner’s latest UNSUB thriller will leave you on the edge of your seat until its riveting conclusion.
The Dark Corners of the Night The UNSUB Series Book 3 #ad - Her work is what keeps her going, but something about this UNSUB—unknown subject—doesn’t sit right. She soon realizes that this case will test not only her skills but also her dedication, for within the heart of a killer lives a secret that mirrors Caitlin’s own past. I am the legion of the night … He appears in the darkness like a ghost, made of shadows and fear—the Midnight Man.
China Lake: An Evan Delaney NovelDutton #ad - Evan delaney learns that not only has her ex-sister-in-law joined a religious cult, but the unstable young mother plans to regain custody of her son and disappear with him into the fold of the fanatical group. But when murder raises the stakes, Evan is dragged even deeper into the nightmare.
The Dirty Secrets Club Jo Beckett Book 1Dutton #ad - Hired by the sfpd to shed light on the victims' lives, forensic psychiatrist Jo Beckett makes a shocking discovery: all the suicides belonged to a group of A-listers with lots of money and plenty to hide. With this breakout novel, the meg gardiner fan club is growing. A string of high-profile murder-suicides has San Francisco more rattled than the string of recent earthquakes.
And soon jo finds herself trapped in a nightmare from her past when she gets invited to join the club.
Phantom InstinctDutton #ad - L. A. The two gunmen were killed when the building collapsed. Certain that a third gunman escaped and is targeting the survivors, Harper enlists the help of Aiden Garrison, the only person willing to listen. Sheriff deputy aiden garrison sees a gunman in a hoodie and gas mask taking aim at Harper, but before he can help her a wall collapses, bringing the building down and badly injuring him.
A year later, Harper is trying to rebuild her life. In edgar award–winning author meg Gardiner’s new stand-alone thriller, an injured cop and an ex-thief hunt down a killer nobody else believes exists. When shots ring out in a crowded L. A. But the traumatic brain injury he suffered has cut his career short and left him with Fregoli syndrome, a rare type of face blindness that causes the delusion that random people are actually a single person changing disguises.
Phantom Instinct #ad - As harper and aiden delve into the case, harper realizes that her presence during the attack was no coincidence—and that her only ally is unstable, mistrustful of her, and seeing the same enemy everywhere he looks. Then somebody throws a Molotov cocktail, and the club is quickly engulfed in flames. Meanwhile, the investigation into the shoot-out has been closed.
She has quit her job and gone back to college.
The Shadow Tracer: A ThrillerDutton #ad - Sarah keller is a skip tracer, tracking criminals who have gone on the lam. Medical tests reveal a desperate secret sarah has been hiding for years: Zoe is not her daughter, but rather a girl once rescued from a nightmare of murder, vengeance, and harrowing family ties she can’t possibly remember. She’s also a single mother to five-year-old Zoe, living quietly in small-town Oklahoma—until an accident sends Zoe to the ER, and their life changes in a heartbeat.
. And someone wants to make sure she never forgets. Now sarah must abandon her carefully constructed life and take Zoe on the run. Using her knowledge as a skip tracer to stay off the grid, save Zoe, she must remain one step ahead of her pursuers if she is to stay alive, and bury the past once and for all.
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Ransom RiverDutton #ad - Rory mackenzie vowed to never return to her hometown of Ransom River, California. Now she’s juror number seven on a high-profile murder case. While most of the town is focused on the tense and shocking circumstances of the trial, Rory’s return to Ransom River dredges up troubling memories from her childhood that she can no longer ignore.
And in the wake of a desperate attack on the courthouse, Rory realizes exposing these dark skeletons has connected her to an old case that was never solved, and that bringing the truth to light just might destroy her. Judge, jury—and execution. You can’t go home again—and survive—in this mesmerizing crime novel by Meg Gardiner, “a top-tier mystery writer at the top of her game” BookPage.
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The Nightmare Thief Jo Beckett Book 4Dutton #ad - . She’s going to get it. Play along in the new novel by “the next suspense superstar. Stephen kingAutumn wants something special for her twenty-first birthday. Now she wants excitement. When forensic psychiatrist Jo Beckett and her partner, are pulled into the game, Gabe Quintana, the stakes are raised. Daddy has signed up autumn and her friends for the “ultimate urban reality” game: a simulated drug deal, jailbreak, kidnapping, and manhunt.
It’s just part of the game. Ignore the screams. After all, nobody wants to spoil Autumn’s fun. And nobody is leaving this party alive. Authorities know all about it. That’s why they’re disregarding the cries for help. They’re playing for real. How convenient for a gang of players taking it to the next level.
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The Memory Collector Jo Beckett Book 2Dutton #ad - An unforgettable new thriller from the author hailed by Stephen King as "the next suspense superstar" Forensic psychiatrist Jo Beckett is called to the scene of a plane inbound from London to San Francisco. A passenger is behaving erratically, offering Jo cryptic clues from a shattered past: something about a missing wife and son.
. A secret partnership gone horribly wrong. And, most alarming, a deadly biological agent that no one can stop.