Shadowkiller by Wendy Corsi Staub

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From the New York Times bestselling author comes a novel of suspense so terrifying it may make you afraid of the dark . . .

Allison Taylor MacKenna feels as though she'sawakened at last from a ten-year-long nightmare.But her darkest hour has yet to come . . .

Nestled in the warm, domestic cocoon of loving husbandand family, Allison finally feels safe—unaware that astranger's brutal murder on a Caribbean island is the first step in an intricate plan to destroy everything in her life.

For seasoned NYPD Detective Rocky Manzillo, the signs are clear that something terrible has emerged from the shadows:a murder victim left without a face and a faded photograph that yields a startling connection.

Now, as Allison's murky memoriesof a troubled childhood creep back to light, a cunning predator who shares her history prepares toenact a horrifying retribution—and won't stop killing untilAllison faces a shocking truth . . .and pays the ultimate price.


About Wendy Corsi Staub

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USA Today and New York Times bestseller Wendy Corsi Staub is the award-winning author of more than seventy novels and has twice been nominated for the Mary Higgins Clark Award. She lives in the New York City suburbs with her husband and their two children.
Published January 29, 2013 by Harper. 432 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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As Staub exposes the secrets of Allison’s childhood (which propel her to leave that life behind for the promise of redefining herself in New York) and the circumstances leading to her and Mac’s meeting, one truth becomes increasingly evident: the past is not at rest – and seemingly random events ...

Jan 29 2013 | Read Full Review of Shadowkiller (Nightwatcher)

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But it is during the second half of the novel where Staub, who so carefully set up a number of scenarios in the first part, takes her foot off the brake and lets the story --- and the reader --- go careening through a series of hairpin turns, as Carrie’s revenge and the reason for it are unveiled...

Feb 08 2013 | Read Full Review of Shadowkiller (Nightwatcher)

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