He kills because he needs to. Rudiger doesn't kill because he wants to. When the sadistic preacherman stole the last bit of Rudiger's already troubled childhood soul, Rudiger lost himself forever. Only on the biggest international stage—a summit for Middle East peace talks—will Jonas and Rudiger meet again for one final confrontation.
He has committed atrocities even he cannot explain in his quest for the End of Days, a release from his pain by finding and crucifying The One. Jonas osborne, an army ranger and senatorial Chief of Staff, recognizes Rudiger’s disturbing capacity based on a terrifying firefight in Somalia almost two decades earlier.
Now jonas—and the beautiful psychic criminologist he’s enlisted to predict Rudiger’s next brutal attack—become targets.
Mister Tender's Girl: A Novel
He will come with a smile that seduces, and a dark whisper in her ear. Inspired by a true story, this gripping thriller plunges you into a world of haunting memories and unseen threats, leaving you guessing until the harrowing end. How far are you willing to go for Mister Tender?At fourteen, Alice Hill was viciously attacked by two of her classmates and left to die.
She can try to escape her past, but Mister Tender is never far behind. They know more about alice than any stranger could: her scars, her fears, and the secrets she keeps locked away. But someone is watching her. The teens claim she was a sacrifice for a man called Mister Tender, but that could never be true: Mister Tender doesn't exist.
His sinister character is pop-culture fiction, created by Alice's own father in a series of popular graphic novels. Over a decade later, Alice has changed her name and is trying to heal.
Now, as the founder of a new religion with disturbing roots--Revelation--Coyote's most evil side has emerged. From the moment harden sees that stack of paper, he knows his one chance of escape is through his own words, and only his ability to successfully recount the dark story of what happened over the past year at Wyland University will determine whether he lives to see the woman he loves once again--or is silenced forever.
This will be the most difficult story Harden has ever written, and each word must be chosen with the utmost care. Winner - 2017 colorado book awards thrillerwinner - 2017 international book awards mystery/suspensewinner - 2016 foreword reviews book of the year thriller & suspensewinner - 2017 RONE Award Suspense/Thriller: Long *tied for first place When Harden Campbell wakes cold and beaten in a dirt-floor cell, an ancient typewriter, he finds only three other things in the room with him: the mutilated body of his good friend, and a stack of blank paper, the top sheet of which has a single, typed sentence.
Tell me a story. He knows the message is from coyote, his brilliant, megalomaniacal roommate whose lust for power and reverence has recently revealed him for the true sociopath he is. Because coyote will be reading each and every one of them.
Boy in the Woods, The
A figure from his past has returned, threatening to divulge his darkest secret unless he agrees to do everything she asks of him. In 1981, three fourteen-year-old boys witness a horrific murder in the Oregon woods near their homes. Thus begins a deadly cat-and-mouse game that can only end with one or both of their destructions.
. Sucked into becoming accomplices to the subsequent cover-up, they swear never to talk about what happened. Thirty years later, Tommy Devereaux has become a bestselling author, using writing as his therapy. But his life is set to unravel when he is approached by a woman who asks for his autograph, leaving behind a note which reads: 'You didn't even change my name.
Tommy's worst nightmare has come true. Finally, he is ready to tell the world what happened, even if he disguises the killing as fiction.
The Comfort of Black
Winner ― 2016 colorado book awards thriller categorywinner ― 2015 international book awards mystery/suspense categorywinner ― 10th annual national indie excellence award suspense categorybronze ― 2015 foreword reviews' indiefab book of the year thriller category 1st runner up ― 2016 rone awardsuspense category Though they seem to have everything, Hannah Parks has watched her husband, Dallin, become increasingly distant.
When dallin attempts to have hannah abducted, she is forced to run, doing so with the aid of a man named Black--an ex-con and expert at helping people disappear. As she starts to investigate a much darker side of Dallin than she ever knew existed, Hannah peels away the layers of a diseased relationship closely tied to her own abusive past.
Together they must keep hannah safe from her husband's far-reaching grasp, all the while trying to solve the mystery behind Dallin's sudden violence. Does hannah's dark family history hold the key to her survival? Her hope is buoyed when the couple decides to start a family, but what Dallin reveals in his sleep one night rocks Hannah to her core.
Remember Me Like This: A Novel
With his sophisticated and emotionally taut plot and his shimmering prose, Johnston reveals that only in caring for one another can we save ourselves. Flows like it was plotted by Dennis Lehane but feels like it was written by Jonathan Franzen. Esquire “Tremendously moving. A novel that has both the feel of a great epic and the focused intensity of standing on a highwire.
Salon. There’s real humanity in johnston’s writing, and it’s heartening to spend time with these folks as they relearn how to be a family. Ron charles, the washington Post “Deeply empathetic and masterfully constructed. Praise for remember me like This “An achingly beautiful and psychologically insightful portrait of a family.
. Enthralling. Did he run away? was he kidnapped? did he drown in the bay? As the Campbells search for answers, they struggle to hold what’s left of their family together. When a reversal of fortune lays bare the family’s greatest fears—and offers perhaps the only hope for recovery—each of them must fight to keep the ties that bind them from permanently tearing apart.