Hell to Pay

Hell to Pay

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"If you like Mary Higgins Clark, you'll love Wendy Corsi Staub."-Lisa Jackson"Wendy Corsi Staub is a master storyteller!"-Brenda Novak"Once Staub's brilliant characterizations and top-notch narrative skills grab hold, they don't let go."-Publishers WeeklySuperstar thriller writer Lee Child calls the novels of Wendy Corsi Staub, "Solid gold suspense," and readers who dig into Hell to Pay will discover they've hit the mother lode. The third book in Staub's exceptional suspense trilogy-which she began with the Mary Higgins Clark Award-nominated Live to Tell, and continued with Scared to Death, winner of the Westchester Library Associations Washington Irving Book Award-Hell to Pay revisits two married survivors of an unspeakable childhood nightmare fifteen years later, whose lives are shattered once again by dark secrets and a terrible vengeance unleashed by an unexpected Act of God. Devoted Lisa Jackson and Lisa Gardner fans who have yet to experience the thrilling suspense fiction of Wendy Corsi Staub...now is the time!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 104.14 x 170.18 x 27.94mm | 204.12g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • AVON BOOKS
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0061895083
  • 9780061895081
  • 876,364

Review quote

"Solid gold suspense ... this one is a wild ride." -- Lee Child Once Staub's brilliant characterizations and top-notch narrative skills grab hold, they don't let go. -- Publishers Weekly (starred review) "Staub explores the conflict every parent feels between reasonable care for the safety of their children and paranoia in this compelling, well-crafted suspense novel." -- Publishers Weekly "Scared to Death, like Live to Tell, demonstrates Wendy Corsi Staub's talent for depicting the menace behind everyday events." -- Examiner "Scared to Death is aptly titled--the momentum and chills keep going throughout the entire book." -- RT Book Reviews "Each twist and turn is methodical, meant to build anxiety as she cleverly yanks the rug out from underneath." -- Shhanon Raab for Suspense Magazine "Clever, well-written and riveting. Wendy Corsi Staub is a master storyteller!" -- New York Times bestselling author Brenda Novak "A fast-paced, thrilling ride of suspense and terror that will keep readers guessing till the end." -- Fresh Fiction "...a gripping, intense novel I could hardly put down. Filled with action, suspense and creepy antagonists, this story had me turning the pages to find out what happens next." -- Night Owl Reviews "The narrative...stands on its own, with Staub's trademark twists, turns, surprises and thrills carrying the day." -- Bookreporter.com
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Back cover copy

And so it begins . . . again.

Survivors of a serial killer who invadedtheir childhood, Lucy Walsh and Jeremy Cavalon are married now, replacing nightmares of their terrifying past with joyful dreams of theupcoming birth of their first child. Fiercelydetermined to protect the fragile balance of their lives, Lucy doesn't know that her new husband guards a deadly secret . . . or that an Act of Godis about to unleash a vengeful fury.

For shell-shocked Lucy and Jeremy, thehorrible death of a loved one is a tragic accident. But for a shadowy predator, it's the first step toward completing a deadly mission that was interrupted so long ago. Now, at last, the members of the Walsh and Cavalon families will pay for their sins, one by one . . .
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About Wendy Corsi Staub

USA Today and New York Times bestseller Wendy Corsi Staub is the award-winning author of more than seventy novels and has twice been nominated for the Mary Higgins Clark Award. She lives in the New York City suburbs with her husband and their two children.
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495 ratings
3.76 out of 5 stars
5 26% (129)
4 36% (177)
3 29% (145)
2 6% (32)
1 2% (12)
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