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By Michael Prescott

Abby Sinclair bargains in hazard assessment—but it’s lives, no longer fortunes, that are at stake. the l. a. investigator is going undercover to determine even if a client’s stalker is just an overzealous fan or a deadly psychopath. She’s discovered the not easy approach that the adaptation isn’t continually obvious until eventually it’s too past due. In Raymond Hickle’s case, even if, Abby has no doubts.

The awkward loner’s fixation with attractive information anchor Kris Barwood has improved from creepy to murderous. So Abby befriends Hickle, attempting to gauge whilst and the way he’ll strike. but her aim is as wily as he's unhinged, and Abby has unwittingly made herself a madman’s most modern obsession. along with her popularity and existence at the line, Abby races to avoid wasting Kris sooner than Hickle removes them either.

New York Times best-selling writer Michael Prescott takes readers on an adrenaline-pumping thrill trip filled with inventive twists and intestine- churning suspense.

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Gil Harris. He relocated there from San Diego a few months ago. Runs a security firm in Camden. A local manufacturing plant contracted him when they decided their in-house security couldn't handle an ex32 employee named Frank Harrington. The guy was making threats against the company. " Travis steered the Mercedes onto Santa Monica Boulevard, heading west. " "Darn tootin'. I found his suicide note in the hard drive of his PC. " "Well, first I let Frank pick me up at a local bar and take me home.

Abby flashed on a gunshot in an alley, a voice saying, We lost him. "Now and then," she said evenly, hoping her expression betrayed no emotion. " Howard shook his head. " "I'm trained in self-defense. " "Abby can take care of herself," Travis said. " This surprised her. She glanced at Travis with a small, secret nod of appreciation. " He fixed Abby with a stare. " She smiled. Kris was studying her. "How about the Devin Corbal case? " Abby had anticipated this question and was ready with a response.

Kris Barwood leaned forward in her chair, balancing her hands lightly on her knees, a pose she must have learned while doing on-camera interviews. " Howard snorted. " For a startled moment Abby wondered how they had found out about her involvement in that case. Then she realized Howard had been looking at Travis when he said it. " "I have kind of an unusual job, Mrs. " The anchorwoman flashed a smile that ought to have looked artificial but didn't. "Okay, Kris. I'm Abby" Howard Barwood spoke up again.

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