The Seventh Victim

Author: Mary Burton
Publisher: Pinnacle
ISBN: 0786042273
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IF AT FIRST YOU DON’T SUCCEED It’s been seven years since the Seattle Strangler terrorized the city. His victims were all young, pretty, their lifeless bodies found wrapped in a home-sewn white dress. But there was one who miraculously escaped death, just before the Strangler disappeared . . . KILL Lara Church has only hazy memories of her long-ago attack. What she does have is a home in Austin, a job, and a chance at a normal life at last. Then Texas Ranger James Beck arrives on her doorstep with shattering news: The Strangler is back. And this time, he’s in Austin . . . AND KILL AGAIN . . . He’s always craved her, even as he killed the others. For so long he’s been waiting to unleash the beast within. And this time, he’ll prove he holds her life in his hands—right before he ends it forever . . . “Dark and disturbing, a well-written tale of obsession and murder.” —Kat Martin, New York Times bestselling author

The 7th Victim

Author: Mary Burton
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1405909730
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Mary Burton's latest work The 7th Victim will keep fans of dark psychological suspense up all night. The one who got away - is the only one he wants. It's been seven years since the Seattle Strangler terrorized the city. His victims were all young, pretty, their lifeless bodies found wrapped in a white dress. But there was one who miraculously escaped death. . . Lara Church has only hazy memories of her long-ago attack. What she does have is a home in Austin, a job, and a chance at a normal life at last. Then Texas Ranger James Beck arrives on her doorstep with shattering news: The Strangler is back. And this time, he's in Austin. The New York Times bestselling author of Dead Ringer and I'm Watching You Mary Burton returns with The Seventh Victim. For everyone who loves the works of Karin Slaughter, Tess Gerritsen, Kathy Reichs and Karen Rose, The 7th Victim by Mary Burton will fulfil all your darkest thriller dreams! Prais for The Seventh Victim: 'A twisted tale . . . I couldn't put it down' Lisa Jackson 'Will have readers sleeping with the lights on' Publishers Weekly (starred review) Mary Burton is the New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed author of I'm Watching You, Dead Ringer, Dying Scream, Senseless, Merciless and Before She Dies - all set in Virginia, USA, where Mary lives with her family.

You re Not Safe

Author: Mary Burton
Publisher: Zebra Books
ISBN: 1420136186
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He Will Never Forget The broken body hanging from a tree in Texas Hill Country. . .the frozen figure huddled in a meat locker. . .only at second glance does the truth become apparent. What seems like suicide is far more sinister, and the terror is only beginning. . . Never Forgive One devastating moment changed Greer Templeton's life and ended two others. Now, with a body found on her property and Texas Ranger Tec Bragg on her doorstep, Greer's nightmare has returned. With each new victim, her link to Tec's case grows, and soon it will be too late to run. And Never Let Them Live. . . Greer hoped the past was behind her, but an obsessed killer has never forgotten the bond that unites them. One by one, he will track down his victims, finish what was started--and make Greer's dying wish come true. . . Praise for Mary Burton's The Seventh Victim "Dark and disturbing, a well-written tale of obsession and murder." --Kat Martin "Burton delivers action-packed tension." --Publishers Weekly

The Union Street Bakery

Author: Mary Ellen Taylor
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101619295
Format: PDF
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In the first novel of the Union Street Bakery series, Daisy McCrae learns how easily life can turn on a dime… Suddenly without a job or a boyfriend, Daisy now lives in the attic above her family’s store, the Union Street Bakery, while she learns the business. It doesn’t help that, as the only adopted daughter, her relationship with her sisters has never been easy. When an elderly customer dies, Daisy is surprised to inherit a journal from the 1850s, written by a slave girl named Susie. As she reads, Daisy learns more about her family—and her own heritage—than she ever dreamed. Haunted by dreams of the young Susie, who beckons Daisy to “find her,” she is compelled to explore the past more deeply. What she finds are the answers she has longed for her entire life.

No Escape

Author: Mary Burton
Publisher: Zebra Books
ISBN: 1420132776
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He Was Taught How To Kill Even behind bars, serial killer Harvey Day Smith exudes menace. Psychologist Jolene Granger has agreed to hear his dying confession, vowing not to let the monster inside her head. And Harvey has secrets to share—about bodies that were never found, and about the apprentice who is continuing his grisly work. . . And Now He'll Teach Them He buries his victims alive the way his mentor Harvey did, relishing their final screams as the earth rains down. And as one last gift to the only father he knew, he'll make the most perfect kill of all. How To Die Everything about this investigation is unnerving Jo, from Harvey's fascination with her to the fact that she's working alongside Texas Ranger Brody Winchester, her ex-husband. Harvey's protégé is growing bolder and more vicious every day. And soon the trail of shallow graves will lead them to the last place Jo expected, and to the most terrifying truth of all. . . Praise for Mary Burton's The Seventh Victim "Dark and disturbing, a well-written tale of obsession and murder." —Kat Martin "Burton delivers action-packed tension." —Publishers Weekly

Dying Scream

Author: Mary Burton
Publisher: Pinnacle
ISBN: 0786042281
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The killing just won’t stop as a ruthless psychopath revisits his greatest obsession—but this time, a Richmond, Virginia, homicide detective is determined to stop him in his bloody tracks . . . An aspiring artist. A high-school senior. A stripper. Three missing women with only one thing in common—wealthy Craig Thornton knew them all. For that, they paid the ultimate price. When Craig’s widow, Adrianna, begins to receive cards and flowers from her late husband, she assumes it’s someone’s cruel joke. Then grisly remains are found on the Thornton estate. Detective Gage Hudson believes the bodies are linked to Craig. But the biggest shocks are yet to come. A psychopath has resumed his work, each death a prelude to his most cherished target. The only way to stop him is to uncover a family’s dark past—and a twisted love someone will kill for, again and again… Praise for the novels of Mary Burton “Will have readers sleeping with the lights on.” —Publishers Weekly on Before She Dies (starred review) “Terrifying . . . this chilling thriller is an engrossing story.” —Library Journal on Merciless

The 17th Suspect

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316412260
Format: PDF
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The newest Women's Murder Club thriller--and instant #1 New York Times bestseller A series of shootings exposes San Francisco to a methodical yet unpredictable killer, and a reluctant woman decides to put her trust in Sergeant Lindsay Boxer. The confidential informant's tip leads Lindsay to disturbing conclusions, including that something has gone horribly wrong inside the police department itself. The hunt for the killer lures Lindsay out of her jurisdiction, and gets inside Lindsay in dangerous ways. She suffers unsettling medical symptoms, and her friends and confidantes in the Women's Murder Club warn Lindsay against taking the crimes too much to heart. With lives at stake, the detective can't help but follow the case into ever more terrifying terrain. A decorated officer, loving wife, devoted mother, and loyal friend, Lindsay's unwavering integrity has never failed her. But now she is confronting a killer who is determined to undermine it all.

Vulnerable

Author: Mary Burton
Publisher: Pinnacle Books
ISBN: 0786039418
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For five years, no trace has been found of two high-school friends who went hiking in the woods near Nashville. The third teen, Amber Ryder, was discovered at the bottom of a ravine with a broken arm, head trauma--and zero memory of the horror that put her there. What started as a cold case has become a fresh hell for forensic technician Georgia Morgan. Another woman's body is found in the woods, and it leads to the missing teens' remains. But while Georgia works with Amber to try and reawaken her memories, her gut tells her the worst is yet to come. Homicide Detective Jake Bishop can't be sure whether Amber is an expert manipulator or the killer's next target. Either way, he's determined to protect Georgia. Because the deeper she digs into the past, the deadlier the secrets that emerge, and a nightmare years in the making is about to come to a bloody, terrifying end.

Before She Dies

Author: Mary Burton
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.
ISBN: 1420127896
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He Is Their Judge. . . In death, they are purified. Holding his victims under water, he washes away their sins as they struggle for their last breath. Then he stakes their bodies to the ground, exposing them for what they really are. Witches, sent to tempt and to corrupt. . . Jury. . . No one knows about defense attorney Charlotte Wellington's murdered sister, or about her childhood spent with the carnival that's just arrived in town. For Charlotte, what's past is past. But others don't agree. And as a madman's body count rises, she and Detective Daniel Rokov are drawn into a mission that's become terrifyingly personal. . . And Executioner At last, she is within his reach. All his victims deserve their fate, but her guilt is greatest. And with every scream, he will make her see what it means to suffer and repent--before she dies. . . Praise for the novels of Mary Burton "Terrifying. . .this chilling thriller is an engrossing story." --Library Journal on Merciless "Stieg Larsson fans will find a lot to like in Burton's taut, well-paced novel." --Publishers Weekly on Senseless"A twisted tale. . .I couldn't put it down!" --Lisa Jackson on Dying Scream

The Shark

Author: Mary Burton
Publisher: Montlake Romance
ISBN: 9781503934474
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At the grisly murder scene of a teen prostitute, Virginia state trooper Riley Tatum's past roars back to haunt her. When she was a teenage runaway, she was kidnapped, drugged, and left unconscious on the streets. She has no memories of what happened, only strange recurring dreams of two men playing cards. Former FBI agent Clay Bowman, Riley's old flame, is Shield Security's newest member. He's plagued by the unsolved case of a serial killer nicknamed the Shark who murdered girls as part of a sadistic poker game. Only one girl survived. With the Shark now bent on evening that score, Clay has a chilling suspicion: Riley is the girl who escaped the Shark's deadly amusement--and she is his next prey. As the Shark gets ready to play his hand, can Riley and Clay stop him--or will this killer finally claim the one who got away?