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Shadow Man will be among the best crime fiction you will read this year... Few men who write serial-killer novels have created a woman of such depth. - The Washington Post

Cody McFadyen mesmerized and terrorized critics and readers alike with his expertly plotted debut thriller, Shadow Man, featuring FBI agent Smoky Barrett, a compelling, complex heroine of great emotional color. Now, in his second novel, McFadyen brings us face-to-face with a serial killer who breaks all the rules to offer a shattering glimpse of the very essence of human evil

Special Agent Smoky Barrett is head of the violent crimes unit in Los Angeles, the part of the FBI reserved for tracking down the worst of the worst. Her team has been hand-picked from among the nation's elite law enforcement specialists and they are as obsessed and relentless as the criminals they hunt.

I want to talk to Smoky Barrett or I'll kill myself.

Sarah Kingsley is sixteen, at the scene of a grisly triple homicide, holding a gun to her head. She claims The Stranger killed her adopted family, that he's been following her all her life killing everyone she ever loved, and that no one believes her. Until now. Smoky Barrett knows the evil a human being is capable of. Her life was destroyed by a serial killer who left her scarred in mind and body. Now she has a new life and an adopted daughter, Bonnie, who has made that life worth rebuilding, protecting, even dying for. And to save Sarah Kingsley, Smoky is going to have to put it all on the line. For another vicious double-homicide reveals a killer embarked on a dark crusade of hatred and death - an artist who's molding Sarah into the perfect victim - and the ultimateweapon.

Synopsis:

Special Agent Smoky Barrett is head of the violent crimes unit in Los Angeles, the part of the FBI reserved for tracking down the worst of the worst. A vicious double homicide reveals a killer has embarked on a dark crusade of trauma and death: an artist who's molding a 16-year-old girl into the perfect victim and the ultimate weapon. Unabridged. 1 MP3 CD.

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?I want to talk to Smoky Barrett or I?ll kill myself.?The girl is sixteen, at the scene of a grisly triple homicide, and has a gun to her head. She claims ?The Stranger? killed her adoptive family, that he's been following her all her life, killing everyone she ever loved, and that no one believes her.No one has. Until now.Special Agent Smoky Barrett is head of the violent crimes unit in Los Angeles, the part of the FBI reserved for tracking down the worst of the worst. Her team has been handpicked from among the nation's elite law enforcement specialists and they are as obsessed and relentless as the psychos they hunt; they?ll have to be to deal with this case.For another vicious double homicide reveals a killer embarked on a dark crusade of trauma and death: an ?artist? who's molding sixteen-year-old Sarah into the perfect victim ? and the ultimate weapon. But Smoky Barrett has another, more personal reason for catching The Stranger ? an adopted daughter and a new life that are worth protecting at any cost.This time Smoky is going to have to put it all on the line. Because The Stranger is all too real, all too close, and all too relentless. And when he finally shows his face, if she's not ready to confront her worst fear, Smoky won?t have time to do anything but die.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781423338826
Publisher:
Brilliance Audio
Subject:
Thrillers
Read by:
Bean, Joyce
Read:
Bean, Joyce
Author:
McFadyen, Cody
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Contemporary Thrillers
Edition Description:
Library
Publication Date:
20070531
Binding:
MP3 CD
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.52x7.53x.53 in. .19 lbs.
Media Run Time:
900

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Product details pages Brilliance Audio - English 9781423338826 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Special Agent Smoky Barrett is head of the violent crimes unit in Los Angeles, the part of the FBI reserved for tracking down the worst of the worst. A vicious double homicide reveals a killer has embarked on a dark crusade of trauma and death: an artist who's molding a 16-year-old girl into the perfect victim and the ultimate weapon. Unabridged. 1 MP3 CD.
"Synopsis" by , ?I want to talk to Smoky Barrett or I?ll kill myself.?The girl is sixteen, at the scene of a grisly triple homicide, and has a gun to her head. She claims ?The Stranger? killed her adoptive family, that he's been following her all her life, killing everyone she ever loved, and that no one believes her.No one has. Until now.Special Agent Smoky Barrett is head of the violent crimes unit in Los Angeles, the part of the FBI reserved for tracking down the worst of the worst. Her team has been handpicked from among the nation's elite law enforcement specialists and they are as obsessed and relentless as the psychos they hunt; they?ll have to be to deal with this case.For another vicious double homicide reveals a killer embarked on a dark crusade of trauma and death: an ?artist? who's molding sixteen-year-old Sarah into the perfect victim ? and the ultimate weapon. But Smoky Barrett has another, more personal reason for catching The Stranger ? an adopted daughter and a new life that are worth protecting at any cost.This time Smoky is going to have to put it all on the line. Because The Stranger is all too real, all too close, and all too relentless. And when he finally shows his face, if she's not ready to confront her worst fear, Smoky won?t have time to do anything but die.
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