Murder List: A Novel

Murder List: A Novel

Julie Garwood

There are few authors who can weave nail-biting thrills, edge-of-your-seat drama, and romantic suspense as masterfully as Julie Garwood. Now she ratchets up the stress with Murder List, within which evil is at the hunt– and proves to be methodically prepared and chillingly successful.

When Chicago detective Alec Buchanan is on the market a primary place with the FBI, it's the excellent chance to go away the Windy urban and stick to in his brothers’ footsteps to the pinnacle echelons of legislation enforcement. yet first he needs to entire one final project (and person who he's not too satisfied about): appearing as a glorified bodyguard to lodge heiress Regan Hamilton Madison. the beautiful exec has turn into entangled in a few most likely lethal company. anyone has e-mailed her a image crime-scene photo–and the sufferer isn't any stranger.

Regan suspects that the difficulty all started whilst she agreed to assist a journalist pal reveal a shady self-help guru who preys on lonely, susceptible girls. in truth, the smooth-as-an-oil-slick Dr. Lawrence Shields should be accountable for the demise of 1 of his devotees, which used to be governed a suicide. Hoping to discover a few damning facts, Regan attends a Shields seminar.

At the collection, the surgeon persuades his site visitors to partake in an blameless little “cleansing” workout. He asks them to make an inventory of the folks who've damage or deceived them through the years, posing the query: Would your international be a greater position if those humans ceased to exist? Treating the workout as a online game, Regan performs alongside. After ten mins, Shields instructs the members to deliver their sheets of paper to the fireside and throw them into the flames. yet Regan misses this a part of this system while she exits the room to take a call–and slightly escapes a menacing person within the parking lot.

The adventure is all yet forgotten–until the 1st individual on Regan’s record turns up useless. surprise turns to horror whilst different our bodies from the record begin to floor, as a harrowing tango of hope and dying is decided into movement. Now brutal murders appear to stalk her each move–and a transforming into appeal to Alec may possibly compromise her security, whereas stirring up soft feelings she idea she may perhaps not consider. but because the risk intensifies and a serial killer circles ever nearer, Regan needs to realize who has grew to become her deepest revenge fantasies into grisly reality.

From the Hardcover edition.

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