Une vague de criminalité frappe Southampton : un incendie parti de rien, un vol de voiture qui tourne mal, un meurtre dans un parc. Rien ne semble rapprocher ces événements et pourtant, quelque chose les relie.
Au fur et à mesure de son enquête, Helen Grace observe avec effroi un puzzle machiavélique prendre forme. Toute la ville est menacée. Face à cette affaire d'une ampleur et d'une complexité inédites, Helen parviendra-t-elle à protéger les habitants de Southampton ?
WHEN YOU THINK YOU''RE SAFE, WHEN YOU THINK YOU''RE ALL ALONE, THAT''S WHEN HE''LL COME FOR YOU...
A silent killer stalks the city, targeting those home alone at night, playing a deadly game of cat and mouse with the victims.
As panic spreads, Detective Inspector Helen Grace leads the investigation, but is herself a hunted woman, her every step shadowed by a ruthless psychopath bent on revenge.
As she tracks the murderer, Grace begins to suspect there is a truly shocking home truth that connects these brutal crimes. But what she will find is something more twisted than she could ever suspect...
Check the windows, lock the doors - this is a twisted page-turner that will prey on your darkest fears, in the way only M.J. Arlidge can.
_____________________ PRAISE FOR MILLION-COPY BESTSELLER M.J. ARLIDGE ''Helen Grace is one of the greatest heroes to come along in years'' JEFFERY DEAVER ''The new Jo Nesbo'' JUDY FINNIGAN ''A genuinely fresh heroine ... M.J. Arlidge weaves together a tapestry that chills to the bone'' DAILY MAIL
EVERY CRIME IS CONNECTED. BUT WHO IS PULLING THE STRINGS? THE BRAND NEW THRILLER FROM THE MIND OF MILLION-COPY BESTSELLER M. J. ARLIDGE A crimewave sweeps through the city and no-one is safe. An arson at the docks. A carjacking gone wrong. A murder in a country park. What connects all these crimes without causes, which leave no clues? Detective Inspector Helen Grace faces the rising tide of cases which threatens to drown the city. But each crime is just a piece of a puzzle which is falling into place. And when it becomes clear just how twisted and ingenious this web of crime is, D.I. Grace will realise that it may be impossible to stop it . . . THE BEST BOOK YET FROM THE MASTER OF THE KILLER THRILLER. * * * * * PRAISE FOR M. J. ARLIDGE AND THE HELEN GRACE THRILLERS ''Chilling'' THE TIMES ''Gripping'' SUNDAY MIRROR ''Addictive'' EXPRESS ''Truly excellent'' THE SUN ''Amazing'' RICHARD MADELEY ''Mesmerizing'' LISA GARDNER ''Chills to the bone'' DAILY MAIL ''This is going to be as big as Jo Nesbo'' JUDY FINNIGAN ''Helen Grace is one of the greatest heroes to come along in years'' JEFFERY DEAVER
From The Sunday Times bestselling author of the Helen Grace series comes the gripping new thriller perfect for fans of James Patterson, Angela Marsons and Karin Slaughter. 'Strikingly well-told, and with a compelling central character' Daily Mail With just one look, she knows how and when you will die . . . Nothing surprises Adam Brandt anymore. As a forensic psychologist, he's seen and heard everything. That is, until he meets Kassie. Because she claims to have a terrible gift - with one look into your eyes, she can see when and how you will die. Adam doesn't believe her, obviously. But then a serial killer starts wreaking havoc across the city, and only Kassie seems to know where he'll strike next. Against all his intuition, Adam starts to believe her. He just doesn't realise how dangerous this trust might be . . . Praise for M. J. Arlidge: 'Page-turningly chilling' The Times 'Taut, fast-paced, truly excellent' Sun 'A fast-paced, twisting thriller' Huffington Post 'Amazing' Richard Madeley
"You have one hour to live." Those are the only words on the phone call. Then they hang up. Surely, a prank? A mistake? A wrong number? Anything but the chilling truth... That someone is watching, waiting, working to take your life in one hour. But why? The job of finding out falls to DI Helen Grace: a woman with a track record in hunting killers. However, this is one case where the killer seems to always be one step ahead of the police and the victims. With no motive, no leads, no clues - nothing but pure fear - an hour can last a lifetime...
THE GRIPPING NEW THRILLER FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHORIf you go down to the woods today, you better not go alone . . .The last thing Tom Campbell remembers is camping in the New Forest with his girlfriend, Melissa. Helpless, alone and consumed by fear, he is hunted through the woods by a sinister, masked figure...When Tom''s body is found, displayed with grisly relish, Helen Grace takes the case. But before she can catch her breath, a second victim is taken - it seems there''s a serial killer on the loose. Something dark and deadly stalks the forest. Helen and her team must race against time to catch the perpetrator, before more blood is shed.But the hunt will take Helen back into the eerie twilit woods - and this time she might not make it out alive.PRAISE FOR M.J. ARLIDGE:''Helen Grace is one of the greatest heroes to come along in years'' Jeffery Deaver''The new Jo Nesbo'' Judy Finnigan ''Fast paced and nailbitingly tense ... gripping'' Sun''DI Helen Grace is a genuinely fresh heroine ... MJ Arlidge weaves together a tapestry that chills to the bone'' Daily Mail>