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You Can Run . . .

Carlene Thompson
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Carlene Thompson

Penny Conley is still recovering from the untimely death of her husband. But she and her five-year-old daughter, Willow, seem to be thriving in their West Virginia suburb. Penny works for esteemed archeologist Simon Van Etton, who is like family to her -- even Simon's great niece, Diana, has become one of Penny's closest friends. So when a distraught Penny calls Diana late one night, Diana is the one who comes running. But just as Diana arrives, the house explodes, leaving Penny in a coma.As Diana and Simon try to figure out what happened -- and why -- two shocking discoveries are made: First, investigators find a bomb in Penny's basement. Then, new facts about Penny's dark past come to light. Determined to find the truth about her friend, Diana keeps digging for clues. But someone is following her every move -- and is willing to kill to make sure that Penny's secrets stay dead and buried.

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Nowhere To Hide

Carlene Thompson
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Carlene Thompson

Marissa Gray's world was shattered when her best friend, Gretchen, was brutally murdered. Marissa tried to convince the authorities that Dillon Archer was the killer. But her eyewitness statement wasn't enough and Dillon disappeared. Now a successful journalist, Marissa has returned to her hometown of Aurora Falls, finally feeling the past is safe behind her. Until a terrifying hooded figure causes Marissa's car to swerve off a snow-slick road, nearly killing her.Once again, no one wants to believe Marissa's story. But then old friends of Gretchen's start turning up dead. As Marissa desperately races to uncover Aurora Falls's secret history, someone is two steps ahead, concealed in every taunting clue, and waiting to silence the last inconvenient witness forever.

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Last Whisper

Carlene Thompson
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Carlene Thompson

Brooke Yeager's childhood ended the night she crept downstairs to find her mother lying in a pool of blood. Standing over Anne's shattered body, a gun aimed right at the terrified little girl, was Brooke's stepfather, Zachary Tavell. Luck saved Brooke that night, and in the years since, she's managed to build a good life in Charleston, West Virginia, secure in the knowledge that Zach is behind bars. Until the night another woman is murdered - a woman who looked just like Brooke- and the news reaches Brooke that Zach Tavell has escaped from prison.As the police search for Tavell, Brooke is shaken by a string of gruesome deaths and disturbing messages linked to her mother's murder. Everyone she has ever cared about is in danger. And soon it's clear that the nightmare that began fifteen years ago won't be over until Brooke comes face to face with a monstrous evil that's closer, and more cunning, than she ever imagined.

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Last Seen Alive

Carlene Thompson
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Carlene Thompson

Chyna Greer was sixteen when her best friend, Zoey, disappeared: one evening Zoey snuck out to the lake to meet her secret crush, and was swallowed up forever into the warm summer night. Chyna has recently returned to her hometown to bury her mother, and is confronted with memories of Zoey at every turn. As Chyna delves into the town's past, she learns that two other teenagers also went missing. Soon Chyna's search for answers becomes a desperate race to uncover a chilling secret that strikes at the heart of everything she holds dear, and reveal the remorseless evil that has been hiding in plain sight.

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If You Ever Tell

Carlene Thompson
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Carlene Thompson

Her parents were murdered. The killer confessed. The case was closed. But the nightmare is beginning again . . .Eight years ago Teresa Farr walked in on the savage murders of her father and stepmother. She barely managed to save herself and her eight-year-old stepsister, Celeste. But even after notorious serial killer Roscoe Lee Byrnes confessed, people still wondered if Teri was the guilty one. And with Celeste unable to remember that night, or to speak at all, those suspicions never went away.Now Byrnes has recanted his confession. And Celeste is starting to remember.When someone starts using a series of bizarre events to exact terrifying "justice", Teri is desperate to uncover the truth, and quickly. But Teri has begun to realise that everyone she loves has secrets they would kill to keep buried. And an evil hitherto concealed is now reaching out to silence her and Celeste forever.

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Since You've Been Gone

Carlene Thompson
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Carlene Thompson

Ten years ago, teenage clairvoyant Rebecca Ryan helped the local police solve a number of high-profile cases. But when her younger brother Jonnie was kidnapped and later found murdered, Rebecca was mysteriously unable to provide any information.After making a fresh start in New Orleans, Rebecca thinks she's finally come to terms with what happened. But when she hears that her cousin's sun has been kidnapped, and that he was the same age as Jonnie, Rebecca is determined to use her second sight to help him, despite the pain it causes her.Back in her hometown, it's clear that many of Rebecca's old 'friends' and neighbours, and even some members of her own family, have never forgiven her for failing to help Jonnie all those years ago. And someone is determined to ensure that the Ryan family will once again pay a deadly ransom.

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If She Should Die

Carlene Thompson
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Carlene Thompson
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Share No Secrets

Carlene Thompson
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Carlene Thompson

After her husband died four years ago, Adrienne Reynolds and her teenage daughter Skye moved to the quiet town of Point Pleasant, West Virginia. But their sense of safety is brutally shattered when Adrienne discovers the body of her best friend, Julianna, in an abandoned hotel. La Belle Riviere has a dark history, but Julianna's death is by far the most gruesome.When the elderly hotel caretaker is burned to death in his cottage on the hotel grounds, Adrienne knows that her friend's killer will do whatever it takes to keep his identity hidden. Even if that means coming after her and Skye . . .

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Tonight You're Mine

Carlene Thompson
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Carlene Thompson

Fifteen years ago, Nicole and Paul were deeply in love; she was a college student and he was a brilliant pianist. They were passionately happy, until one violent, terrifying night changed their lives forever. Now she's a different person, with a different life, but her past continues to haunt her. And though Paul was reported dead in a car crash, Nicole can't shake the feeling that the man she loved is still out there somewhere.Following the sudden death of her father, a series of mysterious murders shake Nicole's world, threatening her safety, as well as her sanity. And somehow, these horrific killings are tied to Nicole. She must find out why, and uncover the shadowy figure who stalks her before he makes his deadly claim.

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In the Event of My Death

Carlene Thompson
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Carlene Thompson
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Don't Close Your Eyes

Carlene Thompson
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Carlene Thompson

Back home on the shores of Lake Erie for the first time in years, Natalie St. John plans to visit old friends, mend a broken heart, and take a break from her busy veterinarian practice. But her peace is shattered her first night back, when she discovers the murdered body of her friend, Tamara Peyton.Was it a random act of violence, or something personal? The answer becomes clear as Natalie is stalked by the voice of 'Tamara,' whose terrifying phone calls warn her that she too, is going to die.One by one, the people closest to Tamara are being savagely murdered. But neither Natalie nor Sheriff Nick Meredith recognizes the face of the devious killer who walks among them, hiding behind a well-crafted lie. Now, a murderer's deadly act of vengeance demands one more sacrifice - and Natalie has been chosen to pay the price.

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The Way You Look Tonight

Carlene Thompson
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Carlene Thompson
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Black for Remembrance

Carlene Thompson
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Carlene Thompson

Caroline Webb knows what it means to lose the person you love most. Twenty years ago, her five-year-old daughter, Hayley, was the light of her life. Then came the terrible day when Hayley was kidnapped from her favourite swing. More than a month passed before her burned, lifeless body was found. All that remained was the silence of Caroline's heartache, and her guilt.Now, Caroline has started over with a new husband. She even has another precious daughter, Melinda. She thinks she has put the ghosts of her past behind her. But then Hayley's favorite doll reappears, strange murders rock the Webbs' small town, Caroline even claims she has heard the voice of the little girl she lost all those years ago. Could Hayley still be out there somewhere, somehow? Now a killer waits in the wings--waiting to make Caroline live her worst nightmare yet.

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All Fall Down

Carlene Thompson
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Carlene Thompson

Few locals believe Sinclair's wealthy golden boy Martin Avery actually took his own life, or that his beautiful young widow had nothing to do with his death. Well aware of the rumors behind her back, Blaine Avery is focused on managing her late husband's finances and raising her adolescent stepdaughter, until her serene woodland property yields a gruesome discovery.For the second time in six months, Sheriff Logan Quint has been called out to the Avery place, where another corpse has been found. This time, it belongs to a teenage girl who had everything to live for. But if Rosie Van Zandt didn't kill herself, who did?As the town reels from the deaths, Blaine regrets the day she ever came home. Only Logan is willing to accept her innocence, or her suspicions. For Blaine is desperate to clear her name, but someone intends to destroy it. Someone who calls her in the dead of night, taunting her with the childhood rhyme: Ring a ring o' roses, a pocket full of posies, a-tishoo!, a-tishoo!, we All Fall Down.

Andrew Taylor

Andrew Taylor is a British crime and historical novelist, winner of the Cartier Diamond Dagger (for lifelong excellence in the genre) and the triple winner of the Historical Dagger. His books include the Sunday Times bestsellers The Ashes of London and The Fire Court, the international bestseller The American Boy (a Richard and Judy selection); the Roth Trilogy (filmed for TV as Fallen Angel); the Lydmouth Series; the William Dougal Series, The Anatomy of Ghosts, shortlisted for the Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year, and The Scent of Death. He lives on the borders of England and Wales. He reviews for the Spectator and The Times. For more information about Andrew Taylor and his books, see: www.andrew-taylor.co.uk or follow him on twitter: @andrewjrtaylor

Chris Ryan

Former SAS corporal and the only man to escape death or capture during the Bravo Two Zero operation in the 1991 Gulf War, Chris Ryan turned to writing thrillers to tell the stories the Official Secrets Act stops him putting in his non-fiction. His novels have gone on to inspire the Sky One series Strike Back. Born near Newcastle in 1961, Chris Ryan joined the SAS in 1984. During his ten years there he was involved in overt and covert operations and was also sniper team commander of the anti-terrorist team. During the Gulf War, Chris Ryan was the only member of an eight-man unit to escape from Iraq, where three colleagues were killed and four captured. It was the longest escape and evasion in the history of the SAS. For this he was awarded the Military Medal. He wrote about his experiences in the bestseller The One That Got Away, which was adapted for screen, and since then has written three other works of non-fiction, over twenty bestselling novels and a series of childrens' books.

Christine Marion Fraser

Christine Marion Fraser was one of Scotland's best-selling authors, outselling even Catherine Cookson, with world-wide readership and translations into many foreign languages. She was the author of the much-loved Rhanna series. Second youngest of a large family, she soon learned independence during childhood years spent in the post-war Govan district of Glasgow. Chris lived in Argyll with her husband. She died on 22nd November 2002.

Claire Askew

Claire Askew is a poet, novelist and the current Writer in Residence at the University of Edinburgh. Her debut novel in progress was the winner of the 2016 Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize, and longlisted for the 2014 Peggy Chapman-Andrews (Bridport) Novel Award. Claire holds a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Edinburgh and has won a variety of accolades for her work, including the Jessie Kesson Fellowship and a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award. Her debut poetry collection, This changes things, was published by Bloodaxe in 2016 and shortlisted for the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award and a Saltire First Book Award. In 2016 Claire was selected as a Scottish Book Trust Reading Champion, and she works as the Scotland tutor for women's writing initiatives Write Like A Grrrl! and #GrrrlCon.

David Mark

David spent more than fifteen years as a journalist, including seven years as a crime reporter with the Yorkshire Post - walking the Hull streets that would later become the setting for the Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy novels.He has written eight novels in the McAvoy series: Dark Winter, Original Skin, Sorrow Bound, Taking Pity, Dead Pretty, Cruel Mercy, and Scorched Earth as well as two McAvoy ebook short stories, A Bad Death and Fire of Lies. Dark Winter was selected for the Harrogate New Blood panel and was a Richard & Judy pick and a Sunday Times bestseller. In 2018 it was adapted for the stage at the Hull Truck Theatre and had a sellout debut run. David has also written The Zealot's Bones, a historical crime novel published under the name D.M. Mark.He lives in the north of England with his family.

David Swinson

David Swinson is a retired police detective, having served 16 years with the Washington DC Metropolitan Police Department. Before joining the DC police Swinson was a record store owner in Seal Beach, California, a punk rock/alternative concert promoter in Long Beach, California, and a music video producer and independent filmmaker in Los Angeles, California. Swinson currently lives in Northern Virginia with his wife, daughter, bull mastiff, and bearded dragon.