By Jennifer Hillier
From suspense writer Jennifer Hillier, whom Jeffery Deaver has praised as “top of the road mystery writing,” comes Freak, a sequel to her debut novel Creep.
Suspense journal selected Jennifer Hillier’s “truly scary” debut, Creep, as one in all 2011’s top novels, whereas number 1 bestselling writer Jeffery Deaver suggested “you higher name in sick—you’re unlikely at any place till you end reading.” Now, Hillier returns to the Pacific Northwest university city the place one killer’s stranglehold has ebbed . . . yet one other in poor health brain has waited for the right second to select up the place the phobia left off.
Sitting on my own in a maximum-security legal mobilephone, Abby Maddox is a star. Her declare to repute is the envy of each freak at the outdoors: she’s the previous lover of Ethan Wolfe, the killer who left greater than a dozen lifeless girls in his wake and approximately extra Puget Sound kingdom professor Sheila Tao to the tally. Now Abby, serving a nine-year sentence for slashing a police officer’s throat in a second of rage, has little human contact—save for the letters that pour in from demented enthusiasts, lunatics, and creeps. yet a brand new wave of murders has given Abby a potential likelihood for a plea bargain—because this killer has been sending her love letters, and carving a message at the our bodies of the sufferers: Free Abby Maddox.
Jerry Isaac won't ever disregard the attack—or his attacker. The hideous scarring and tortured speech are day-by-day reminders that the one-time Seattle PD officer, now a personal investigator, is simply fortunate to be alive. Abby Maddox merits to rot in jail—forever, so far as Jerry’s involved. yet she on my own might own the most important evidence—letters from this most up-to-date killer—that may possibly crack open the tense case. With assistance from Professor Sheila Tao, professional police detective Mike Torrance, and intuitive criminology scholar Danny Mercy, Jerry needs to coax the shattering fact from remoted, risky Abby Maddox. Can he placed the items jointly ahead of Abby’s no 1 fan takes one other existence within the identify of a killer’s perverted thought of justice?