By C.E. Lawrence
To trap A Twisted Killer
in the beginning, they seem like suicides. our bodies inside a week--one chanced on floating in New York's East River, one other electrocuted within the tub. yet forensics exhibit that the sufferers have been drugged, then killed. because the demise toll grows, so does the brutality of the murders--and the killer dubbed the Flesh Collector maintains to prey.
Put your self In His Path
NYPD profiler Lee Campbell joins the frantic pursuit of a murderous madman who delights in taunting police with grotesque messages. someplace within the killer's terrifying handiwork lie the clues to his twisted psyche. however the case is growing to be disturbingly own. Getting shut sufficient to forestall the monster potential getting shut enough--to die. . .
Praise for C. E. Lawrence and Silent Screams
"Pulse-racing, great. . .a wild experience down a depressing road."–-John Lutz
"Lawrence supplies finely honed suspense with exact twists."--Katherine Ramsland
"A darkish, interesting thriller."--Publishers Weekly
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