Tag: Psychological

Primal Scream

Decades ago, Inspector Robert DeClercq suffered a tragedy when his young daughter was kidnapped and killed after he was unable to save her. Only now, with a young girl named Katt in his life, can he put his demons to rest. Until DeClercq’s Special X Team receives a shrunken head, heralding the return of the Headhunter — a psychopath who left a trail of headless bodies in his wake eleve... »

The Girl in the Glass Tower

Tap. Tap. Tap on the window. Something, someone wanting to be heard. Waiting to be free. Tudor England. The word treason is on everyone’s lips. Arbella Stuart, niece to Mary, Queen of Scots and presumed successor to Elizabeth I, has spent her youth behind the towering windows of Hardwick Hall. As presumed successor to the throne, her isolation should mean protection – but those close t... »

The Vanished Ones

We call them the sleepers… At the elite Missing Persons bureau of the Federal Police, Mila Vasquez is tasked with finding the hundreds of lost people who have vanished from their former lives. However, the longer they are gone, they more they are forgotten by the world. Now they are returning. Appearing at random, wielding devastation and heartbreak, they enact a horrifying pattern of murder... »

Ripper

When American feminist Brigid Marsh is found hanging dead in Vancouver with her face flayed, local Mountie Nick Craven calls in Robert de Clerq, commander of Special X, an elite division of the Mounties tackling foreign crime in Canada. Marsh’s murder has the hallmarks both of Satanic ritual and serial murder and, as other grisly deaths ensue, they eerily follow a pattern established in Joll... »

The Girl in the Ice

Her eyes are wide open. Her lips parted as if to speak. Her dead body frozen in the ice…She is not the only one. When a young boy discovers the body of a woman beneath a thick sheet of ice in a South London park, Detective Erika Foster is called in to lead the murder investigation. The victim, a beautiful young socialite, appeared to have the perfect life. Yet when Erika begins to dig deeper, she ... »

An Absence of Light

From Publishers Weekly Relentlessly paced and adroitly imagined, Lindsey’s latest thriller (after Body of Truth ) opens with the apparent suicide of Arthur Tisler, a detective in the Criminal Investigation Division of the Houston police. Marcus Graver, in charge of the internal investigation into the death, discovers information implicating Tisler in CID corruption and making his suicide loo... »

Nightmares of Caitlin Lockyer

Six months ago, Nathan’s sister was brutally murdered. Now the 23-year-old playboy desires only one thing: revenge. Late at night, Nathan trudges down the beach where his sister’s body was found. He’s searching for answers, but all he finds is a new nightmare: another girl’s tortured body. Only this one isn’t dead . . . yet. The unlikely hero becomes the prime suspect... »

The Family Lawyer

THE FAMILY LAWYER with Robert Rotstein: Matthew Hovanes is living a parent’s worst nightmare: his young daughter is accused of bullying another girl into suicide. But this loving father is also a skilled criminal defense attorney. And something here doesn’t add up…NIGHT SNIPER with Christopher Charles: Cheryl Mabern is the NYPD’s most brilliant detective – and the most dama... »

My Husband’s Son

Heidi and Jason aren’t like other couples. Six years ago, Heidi’s daughter was murdered. A year later, Jason’s son Barney disappeared. Their shared loss brought them together. By chance, Heidi meets a boy she’s certain is her husband’s long-missing son – but Jason is equally convinced it’s not him. Is Heidi mad? Or is Jason hiding something? And can their ... »

Fry

When Isabel Anderson nearly runs over mysterious Alicia McBride, she is ridden with guilt. She helps Alicia get a job at the supermarket where she works, and soon, Alicia is acting like her new best friend. But then strange fires start to break out all over the small seaside town of Queensbeach, including at the caravan park where Alicia is staying. Isabel suspects Alicia knows more than she’... »