By Susan Fleet
Most sensible Mystery/Suspense/Thriller -- 2009 finest e-book Awards
* "A killer thriller!" Jan Herman, writer of A expertise for Trouble: Hollywood Director William Wyler
* "Fast paced, nail-biting, page-turning learn .. heart-pounding chilling aspect. -- Sheri Wilkerson
* "Well-drawn characters seize you through the throat, and quick and livid pacing will preserve you up all evening. an exhilarating read." -- Nancy Earl
A serial killer preys on girls in New Orleans, the place each person has whatever to conceal. the various darkest secrets and techniques live in a parish church.
"First classification writing! Fleet is going contained in the head of the killer with a unprecedented expertise. An 'I couldn't placed it down' thriller." -- C. J. Gregory
"Absolution could make the main disciplined reader forget about his ordinary bedtime in pursuit of "What occurs next." Fleet paints scenes with a masterful stroke. As tensions construct, the characters exhibit their flaws in a fashion that retains the reader guessing. completely terrific!" -- RJ McDonnell writer of the Rock & Roll secret sequence
"Great characters, a colourful atmosphere, [and] a well-crafted plot choked with surprises. a true page-turner!' -- jazzgirl
"... the writer has created a foul killer [who] stalks his sufferers with a continuing awareness to element. every now and then the suspense is very excessive. The sweaty pre-Katrina summer in New Orleans complements the oppressive emotions. Absolution sticks out as a hugely credible effort." -- Carl Brookins
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Publisher: Tark vintage Fiction
Publication Date: 2008-01-20
Number of Pages: 96
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His eyes twinkled. “So, are you planning to shoot me if I get a little too…” He wiggled his eyebrows. “... ” “Yes,” she said firmly. Neen had hardened in the past three years. Fear of Ruiz and his men had done that to her. So had being alone. He held up both hands. ” He put his hand on top of his head and lifted one eyebrow. “Unless... ” She trusted him with her safety, but not with her heart. She pointed to his side of the bed and then to hers. “Your side. My side. ” He watched her take a few things out of the suitcase and walk toward the bathroom.
After this was over, he’d be gone again, and her ego couldn’t handle another rejection like the last one. She focused on the task at hand. He looked over her shoulder. ” He pointed to the page. ” She thought all the letters were small script, but when her eyes finally caught the letter he pointed to, she realized it was twice the size of the others. She spotted a big G and one other letter that size, an M. She highlighted those and wrote them on the bottom of the page, making them bigger than the others.
They’re also slobs. ” He blinked. ” “My mother used to say I had a bionic nose. And noticing things like that has kept me alive,” she said on the way to the bathroom. Neen remembered the last time she’d smelled apple gum. It happened in Seattle, when she got in her car, and she also found a cough drop wrapper on the floor. She didn’t know if they’d planted a tracking device or a bomb or just searched the car, but they’d definitely been there. Neen left her car in the parking lot and walked away.