IT’S EVERY MOTHER’S NIGHTMARE…BUT ONE SHE WILL NOT ACCEPT In an unthinkable flash, Emmy Fisher’s fifteen-year-old daughter, Leah, seemingly drowns close to shore one summer night—at least that is what the police report says. In deep grief, Emmy needs time and courage before she can enter Leah’s bedroom. But when she does, she finds something at first bewildering, then unspeakable, as she begins to understand the full implications… She uncovers evidence that Leah had been secretly involved with someone, someone perhaps older, someone with dark appetites. Bit by bit, the last few months of Leah’s life unfold in a terrifying way that Emmy can hardly imagine. All she knows is that she has to find the person who took her sweet daughter’s innocence. No matter the cost. The truth will set her free. Or bury her.
In the early 1980s, The Police went on tour accompanied by a photographer who documented the band behind the scenes in a series of candid and striking black and white photos. This talented photographer also happened to be the bands guitarist, Andy Summers. Containing more than 600 photos and filled with diary-style entries, ""Ill Be Watching You"" is a sumptuous volume beating with musical energy, nostalgia, and atmospheric beauty. Taschen
A serial killer who wanted to out-kill Ted Bundy. . . In September 2001, Carmen Rodriguez, a beautiful 32-year-old Hartford mother of four, went missing. At first police were stymied. . .until a killer's crucial mistake led investigators down a long, dark road of cold, calculated murder. . . "Phelps is a first-rate investigator." --Dr. Michael M. Baden In 1987, single mother Mary Ellen Renard was strangled, repeatedly stabbed, and left for dead in her New Jersey apartment. Her vicious assailant had already killed once. . .and would kill again. But unlike the fiend's other victims, Mary Ellen lived to tell the tale. . . "Phelps gives readers an exclusive, insider's look." --Anne Bremner Clean-cut, popular and on the fast track at a multinational computer firm, Rutgers grad Edwin "Ned" Snelgrove shocked friends and colleagues with a plea bargain for Renard's brutal attack--and the heinous 1983 murder of college girlfriend Karen Osmun. Vowing never to be caught again, Ned spent his time in prison obsessively studying the violent career of his idol Ted Bundy. . .then was released ten years early for good behavior. . . "Phelps proves that truth is more shocking than fiction." --Allison Brennan Unflinching and brilliantly researched, this is an exclusive tour into the twisted mind of an all-American killer. . .and a state attorney's tireless efforts to lock him away forever. Includes 16 Pages Of Revealing Photos
What drives one person to become obsessed with another - someone they may never even have met? And what happens when the obsessions of unbalanced misfits, desperate loners and aggrieved ex-partners spiral out of control? Stalking is on the increase - and it isn't only celebrities who become the targets of irrational individuals. Men and women with everyday jobs who lead ordinary lives can just as easily become someone else's obsession. Each year, hundreds of people fall victim to terrifying harrassment by people they may have never met. Richard Gallagher has researched this disturbing phenomenon to provide a serious investigation into this unsettling but intriguing crime. Featuring interviews with victims, police, psychologists - and those who "stalk stalkers" - he has unearthed accounts of obsession and delusion.
In the early 1990s, Charles de Lint wrote and published three dark fantasy novels under the pen name "Samuel M. Key." Now, beginning with Angel of Darkness and From a Whisper to a Scream and concluding with I'll Be Watching You, Orb presents them for the first time under de Lint's own name. Rachael Sorenson feared she would never escape her ex-husband's abuse. Then a passing stranger came to her rescue---a stranger who had watched her from afar. He was a photographer, and Rachael was his perfect subject. He lived only to make her happy---and eliminate those who didn't. Now he wants more than her beauty. She owes him her life---and he means to collect. "[De Lint] is not only a skillful storyteller but also a chronicler of women's issues in this sensitive, if politically correct, thriller."--Publishers Weekly At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
It might have been four years since Detective Daniel Cardenas had last seen Addy Torres, but she'd never been far from his thoughts...or his fantasies. Then, as a vicious stalker's latest target, the stunning recluse needed the relentless protection only Daniel could provide. But the more Addy turned to his strong arms seeking safety, the more he wanted to ease her pain and give her the release they'd both craved for far too long. As he watched and waited for a killer to make his next move, Daniel fought every urge and kept his hands to himself. Until one fateful night changed everything…
A series of threatening letters, phone calls and 'gifts' brings chaos and terror to Ella's well-ordered life. Someone is watching her. Wanting her. Promising revenge. The one person who stands a chance of helping her is the one who could be behind the whole thing: Reed, an old crush who has just been released after serving a sentence for murder, and who has every reason to hate Ella's family. When the unlikely couple join forces to discover the truth, Ella again finds herself attracted to the man who comes with his own danger warning. As the body count in the small Alabama town rises, and long-buried secrets threaten to be exposed, it's clear that the killer is determined to take his secrets to the grave - and to put Ella there first...
Her grandmother's murder brings her back to the town she fled years ago to reclaim her home and unearth the truth ... while a killer watches her every move. Ten years ago, Kim testified against her rich stepfather in a local girl's murder. When he was acquitted, the hostile and disbelieving residents forced her to leave town. Now, her grandmother's mysterious death brings her back to her small Everglades town, where they're happy to show her how unwelcome she is. The last person she'd expect to protect her is Zell MacGregor, the sexy, laid-back son of the man against whom she testified. And Zell's the last person she'd ever expect to fall for. But as they dig into the secrets of the past, their growing attraction makes their present much more dangerous. Zell has a killer smile ... but can he save her from a murderer?