Three Great Novels: "The Perfect Husband", "The Other Daughter", "The Third Victim"

Three Great Novels: "The Perfect Husband", "The Other Daughter", "The Third Victim"

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THE PERFECT HUSBAND Jim Beckett was everything Tess had ever dreamed of ...But two years after Tess married Jim and bore his child, she helped put him behind bars for savagely murdering ten women. Now he's escaped, and with the help of a burned-out ex-Marine,Tess learns how to protect herself and her daughter as a gigantic manhunt counts down to this terrifying reunion between husband and wife...THE OTHER DAUGHTER In Texas, a man goes to the electric chair for the torture and murder of six children. In Boston an unconscious nine-year-old girl has been admitted to ER. When she comes round, she remembers nothing about herself or her past. She's adopted and raised as Melanie by Dr Stokes and his wife whose own daughter Meagan was tragically murdered. Twenty years later, someone is targeting the family, sending grotesque messages. And in a horrible twist, a journalist approaches Melanie and tells her that her birth father was the executed murderer...THE THIRD VICTIM A horrific shooting has ripped apart the sleepy town of Bakersville, but although a boy has confessed to the crime, evidence shows he may not be guilty. Officer Rainie Conner is caught up in the controversy. It's hitting too close to home, bringing back memories of her own past. But she has to find the real killer. With the help of FBI profiler Pierce Quincy, Rainie comes closer to a deadly truth than she can imagine.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 816 pages
  • 154 x 232 x 50mm | 1,038.73g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752860046
  • 9780752860046
  • 515,677

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"A streamlined bang-up addition to the oeuvre of Tami Hoag, Karen Robards, Elizabeth Powell and, these days, even Nora Roberts." -"Publishers Weekly" "A dark, powerful tale of nerve-shattering suspense."-Tami Hoag "A chilling story of revenge and betrayal, with one of the creepiest villains I've ever read."-Iris Johansen, author of The Ugly Duckling "An unforgettably evil villain and a throat-gripping climax make The Perfect Husband a real page-turner!"-Tess Gerritsen, author of "Harvest" "I loved this book! I was up till 2 a.m. finishing it!"-Karen Robards, author of "Walking After Midnight" and "Hunter's Moon" "Nail-biting suspense...a taut roller coaster of a story that kept me up very, very late."-Kay Hooper, author of "Amanda" and After Caroline "A superlative read, with vivid characters, faultless procedure, and a villain who will whisper in the dark evertishow more

About Lisa Gardner

Lisa Gardner sold her first novel when she was just 20 years old. In 1993 she graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in international relations. She lives in the New England area.show more

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