Deeper Than the Dead by Tami Hoag

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California, 1985-Four children and young teacher Anne Navarre make a gruesome discovery: a partially buried female body, her eyes and mouth glued shut. A serial killer is at large, and the very bonds that hold their idyllic town together are about to be tested. Tasked with finding the killer, FBI investigator Vince Leone employs a new and controversial FBI technique called "profiling", which plunges him into the lives of the four children-and the young teacher whose need to uncover the truth is as intense as his own. But as new victims are found, Vince and Anne find themselves circling the same small group of local suspects, blissfully unaware that someone very near to them is a murderous psychopath...

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Tami Hoag's novels have appeared regularly on national bestseller lists since the publication of her first book in 1988. She lives in Los Angeles.
Published November 23, 2009 by Signet. 433 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Horror, Crime, Self Help, Parenting & Relationships. Fiction

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The investigation intensifies, the suspect list narrows, but fear grips the quiet California community of Oak Knoll, 20,000 people no longer convinced that “things like this don’t happen here.” Once again, bestselling Hoag (The Alibi Man, 2007, etc.) plots craftily and creates characters readers...

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She is horrified, realising the discovery will mark the ends of her charge's childish innocence, but when two other bodies are found in the same condition it is the innocence of the safe and pleasant community of Oak Knoll that is threatened.

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Tami Hoag will discuss Deeper Than the Dead at 2 p.m. Jan. 9 at Barnes & Noble, Shoppes at Wellington Green, 10500 W.

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