Selena Alvarez and Regan Pescoli are back on track of a serial killer in New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jackson's "Afraid to Die."
Alvarez has always been the secretive partner - not close to her family. But a strange prediction from a local "kook" that Alvarez's son is in danger sets off a chain of strange events. A teenage boy breaks into Alvarez' house, followed by hot detective Dylan O'Keefe, who claims that the boy is his cousin's adopted and troubled kid. Why was he breaking into Alvarez' house? Where has her dog gone? And more troubling, is O'Keefe the man that could finally win his way into Alvarez's heart?
Alvarez doesn't have a lot of time to dream of romance, as soon bodies of women turn up in blocks of ice, and once again, there is a serial killer in their town! What is his connection to Alvarez? Is she to be the next victim?
Jackson's Alvarez and Prescoli are clever and relatable characters, and their ability to solve the mystery and catch the serial killer is always entertaining. The usual murders keep pages turning and pulses racing!
"Afraid to Die" is pubished by Zebra. It is $7.99 and 388 pages long.
New York Times bestselling author Lia Unger weaves of tale of family dynamics, pain and murder in "Heartbroken."
Kate is preparing for her family's yearly trip to visit her mother on Heart Island, a remote island that her wealthy mother holes up in while her father occasionally visits. Kate's cold mother, Birdie, though she loves the island, has troubled memories of it relating to her own mother, and one mysterious night that she never truly got answers to. But diaries of Kate's aunt and grandmother may hold the key.
Meanwhile, a naive and young waitress, Emily, is discovering her boyfriend's drug addiction isn't as behind him as she thought, and his past life is coming back to haunt her as a dangerous man shows up on their doorstep. Before she knows it, Emily is swept away by events of murder, robbery and theft, all in the name of love. As her boyfriend and his friend lead her to give up a "safe" location, a remote island she once played at, can she stop them before more violence falls? And what is the connection between Emily and Kate?
This is a novel that will sweep you away with the story of two families and the connection between the two of them as secrets come out in one violent night.
Unger's characterization is spot on and makes all the characters, even when they aren't exactly "good," someone you care about.
"Heartbroken" is published by Crown. It is $24 and 367 pages long.