PILLOWFACE BY KRISTOPHER RUFTY

      ( Befriending A Psychopath )

SYNOPSIS

Twelve year old Joel Olsen loves all things devoted to horror. Movies, comics, books, and of course his true passion, special effects. Being raised by his older sister Haley after the sudden death of their parents Joel is in a world truly of his own.

At the launch of summer vacation Joel finds lying bloodied and near death in his backyard a masked man who is the epitome of what he adores. A flesh and blood slasher maniac! When he invites the masked man into his home to recover from his wounds an unexpected friendship is born, but Joel quickly realizes he’s actually become involved in a true to life horror tale that he’ll be lucky to survive.

This maniac known as Pillowface is not only an uncontrollable killing machine, but he also has others searching for him, and they will go to great and bloody lengths to find him.

 

AUTHOR : KRISTOPHER RUFTY
TITLE : PILLOWFACE
Genres : Horror,Fiction,Paranormal,Serial killer
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WHEN I WASN’T WATCHING BY MICHELLE KELLY

When I Wasn't Watching By Michelle Kelly

( A Whole Can Of Worms )

 

SYNOPSIS

 

Lucy and Ethan Randall’s little boy Jack, abducted and murdered by teenager Terry Prince eight years ago. A moment’s distraction had ripped a family apart and with the loss of their son came the collapse of the Randalls’ marriage. Tortured by memories, Lucy was left to battle her grief while raising her remaining son alone.

Now, Jack’s killer has walked free, giving him the second chance at life that little Jack never had. Lucy’s wounds newly opened, her world turned upside down a second time when another child goes missing  and she can’t shake the suspicion that Prince has struck again. When DI Matt Winston, the same officer who found Jack’s body, assigned to the case, the echoes of Lucy’s past grow ever more insistent.

Bound by their tragic shared experiences, Matt and Lucy grow closer and become fixated on bringing the culprit to justice. Now history has repeated itself, answers seem even further out of reach. And for Lucy, it’s time to face her ghosts, and ask the most terrible question of all: can she ever really forgive herself?

AUTHOR: MICHELLE KELLY
TITLE: WHEN I WASN’T WATCHING
GENRE: Serial Killer,Crime,Suspense,Mystery thriller
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A CAPITAL CRIME BY LAURA WILSON

A Capital Crime by Laura Wilson

This story is based on real-life events

( The Framing Of Timothy Evans For Murders Committed By Notorious Serial Killer John Christie )

SYNOPSIS

It is winter,1950 in a dingy part of London.John Davies confesses to strangling his wife and baby daughter,and for DI Ted Stratton of West End Central,it promises to be a straightforward case.When Davies recounts,blaming respectable neighbor Norman Backhouse for the crimes,nobody, including Stratton,sees any reason to believe him.

Davies convicted and hanged,but later,after series of gruesome discoveries,Stratton begins to suspect that there has been a terrible miscarriage of justice.Her marriage in tatters,EX-M15 agent Diana Calthrop determined to start a new life,but,despite a promising beginning,she soon finds herself in trouble both financially and emotionally.And with a seemingly unstoppable killer of women on the loose,she is very vulnerable indeed.

AUTHOR: LAURA WILSON
TITLE : A CAPITAL CRIME
Genres: Historical thriller,True story,Crime,Detective thriller, Historical crime,Mystery-crime
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MAXIMUM GUILT BY TERRY KEYS

Maximum guilt by Terry Keys

( The Widow Maker )

Detective David Porter returns and again comes face to face with the harsh reality that a loved one is missing.

He’s also chasing a twisted, sadistic killer known as the Widow Maker who is murdering some of Houston’s most powerful men in some of the most gruesome ways imaginable.

Follow Detective Porter as he cross the swamps of Louisiana and the country roads of Mississippi as he tries to solve both cases and save the life of his little girl.

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DERANGED BY JACOB STONE

Deranged byJacob Stone

( Haunting Grounds )

They call him the skull cracker killer. He drugs his victims and breaks their skulls with a hammer and chisel. The rest is inhuman.

Five years ago he terrorized New York City, claiming twelve victims before the killing stopped. Now he’s racking up victims on a fresh hunting ground. Where former LAPD homicidal detective Morris Brick is working as a consultant on a serial – killer film.

Where a desperate mayor pleads with Brick to take on the case. And where the only way he can stop the next wave of murder is by out – smarting a madman – before he strikes again, this time much too close home….

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DANGER LURKS EVERYWHERE

Six By Jack Harney

 

A year to the day after his daughter’s death, Dax is faced with two cases involving some very unique elements. His good friend and Special Victims Unit detective, Janet Meehan, asks his help to determine the identity of a serial killer who has been murdering Catholic nuns in one of the poorest areas of the Bronx but only nuns who still dress in the old style veiled habits.

At the same time, his tyrannical boss, the Police Commissioner, Jeremiah Gallagher, orders Dax to drop everything to determine why the P.C.’s daughter, a rookie cop, is suddenly suffering from episodes of near catatonia. The medical experts have determined there are no physical reasons, and the psychiatric community is baffled. The revelations, both discovered and deduced by Dax, considered by many as the Sherlock Holmes of the NYPD, never stop coming. 

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The Other Woman By Hank Phillippi Ryan

Reporter Jane Ryland is tracking down a candidate’s secret mistress just days before a pivotal Senate election. Detective Jake Brogan is investigating a possible serial killer that may be hunting down Boston’s young women under the city’s bridges. As the body count rises and election looms closer, it becomes clear to Jane and Jake that their cases are connected and that they may be facing a ruthless killer who will stop at nothing to silence a scandal.

AUTHOR: HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN

TITLE: THE OTHER WOMAN

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SCARS

Scars By Matthew Storm

Twenty years ago San Diego was rocked by a horrific car bombing. Local technology researcher Adam Collins and his young son were killed, and his wife Anita horribly maimed. Although the bombing at first appeared to be the work of the anti-technology extremist “The Unabomber,” he was eventually ruled out as the killer. The crime went unsolved.

Now former SDPD detective Nevada James, with three months sobriety under her belt, is asked by Anita Collins to take another look at the case. Nevada doesn’t believe she’ll come up with anything after so much time has passed, but she finds Anita fascinating. Is she the kind, grandmotherly woman she appears to be, or is she something else entirely? Meanwhile, a copycat killer is loose on the streets of San Diego and Nevada’s former protégé calls her in for advice. Posing his victims in much the same manner as the Laughing Man, the killer appears to be after little more than respect. Whether he wants it from Nevada or the Laughing Man himself remains to be seen, but the body count is growing. Can Nevada beat him at his own game without losing herself again in the process?

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TITLE: SCARS

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WALK AWAY OR DIE

Lumpini Park By Ty Hutchinson

Winning means killing. Sickos around the world are playing a deadly game, and the body count is climbing.

FBI agent Abby Kane hunts the man behind the sadistic challenges the only way she knows how, by playing the game and moving up the bloody leaderboard herself. Abby arrives in Bangkok, Thailand, where she discovers a killer is already roaming the Big Mango looking for his next grand kill to win the game. As Abby is pulled further into the world of deadly play, the dynamics of the game suddenly change. Out of her jurisdiction and unsure of who she can trust, Abby is faced with two choices, walk away or die.

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TITLE: LUMPINI PARK

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ARTEFACTS OF THE DEAD

The discovery of a dead banker sends shock waves through the sleepy coastal town of Ayr. And it’s up to DI Bob Valentine, recently back on the force after his near-fatal stabbing, to find the killer. But leads are hard to find and the pressure is on from an anxious Chief Superintendent who is being hounded by the media and still has serious concerns about her DI’s mental health. And as it becomes clear that there’s a serial killer on the loose, Bob Valentine must battle the demons of his post-traumatic stress, an investigation team that’s leaking like a sieve and frightening visions that might just be the key to unlocking the mystery.

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PostMortem By Patricia Cornwell

( Someone Wants Her Head )

Chief medical officer for the commonwealth of Virginia,Dr.Kay Scarpetta,the narrator,dwells on her efforts to identify”Mr. Nobody”,the strangler of young women.The doctor devotes days and nights to gathering computer data and forensic clues to the killer,although she’s hampered by men officials anxious to prove themselves superior to a woman.Predictable,Scarpetta’s toil pays off,but not before the strangler attacks her;a reformed male chauvinist,conveniently nearby,saved her.

Under cover of night in Richmond,Virginia,a human monster strikes,leaving a gruesome trail of strangling that has paralyzed the city. Medical examiner Kay Scarpetta suspects the worst:a deliberate campaign by a brilliant serial killer whose signature offers precious few clues. With an unerring eye,she calls on the latest advances in forensic research to unmask the madman. But this investigation will test Kay like no other,because it’s being sabotaged from within – and someone wants her dead.

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