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Chill of Fear
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New York Times bestselling author Kay Hooper turns up the heat even as she chills readers to the bone with a new suspense novel that distills the essence of fear itself. In this relentless thriller, two psychics put more than their lives on the line to stop a killer darker and more evil than they could ever imagine. . . .
FBI agent Quentin Hayes always knew he had an unusual talent, even before he was recruited by Noah Bishop for the controversial Special Crimes Unit. But, as gifted as he is, for twenty years he’s been haunted by a heartbreaking unsolved murder that took place at The Lodge, a secluded Victorian-era resort in Tennessee. Now he’s returned one final time, determined to put the mystery to rest.
Diana Brisco has come there hoping to unlock the mystery of her troubled past. Instead, she is assailed by nightmares and the vision of a child who vanished from The Lodge years ago. And an FBI agent is trying to convince her that she isn’t crazy but that she has a rare gift, a gift that could catch a killer.
Quentin knows that this is his last chance to solve a case that has become a dangerous obsession. But can he persuade Diana to help him, knowing what it could cost her? For something cold and dark and pure evil is stalking the grounds of The Lodge. Something Diana may not survive. Something Quentin never felt before: the chill of fear.
"Something old, and dark, and cold. Something evil' is on the loose at a remote, exclusive resort in the Tennessee mountains in the easy-reading second installment of the Hooper's Fear trilogy (after Hunting Fear). When an eight-year-old girl mysteriously goes missing — at least the sixth disappearance in the past few decades — a crack team of paranormals, the FBI's Special Crimes Unit (SCU), aka Spooky Crimes Unit, is on the case. SCU head Noah Bishop and telepathic new recruit Quentin Hayes recover the girl and stick around to track down the lurking evil once and for all. This isn't Hayes' first stay at the Lodge: on vacation with his parents there 25 years earlier, 12-year-old Hayes discovered the strangled corpse of his friend Missy, an unsolved crime that has haunted him since. On this visit, Hayes meets Lodge guest Diana Brisco, a striking redhead who's at the resort taking a therapeutic art class to treat the nightmares, disorientation and blackouts she's suffered since childhood. Hayes helps Diana understand that she's not crazy but rather powerfully psychic, and they join forces to rid the Lodge of evil. Hooper's latest may offer her fans a few shivers on a hot beach." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
In the bestselling second installment of Hooper's Fear trilogy, FBI agent Quentin Hayes has been haunted by an unsolved murder that took place at a secluded Victorian-era resort in Tennessee. Now he returns to the resort one final time to put the mystery to rest.
New York Times bestselling author Kay Hooper returns with the second installment of her Fear trilogy--an electrifying thriller that plunges FBI agent Noah Bishop and his extraordinary team into a chilling new investigation. For twenty years, FBI agent Quentin Hayes has been haunted by an unsolved murder that took place at the Lodge. Now he's returned to the secluded resort one final time to put the mystery to rest. Diana Brisco has come there hoping to unlock the secrets in her troubled past. Instead she is assailed by nightmares and the vision of a child who vanished years ago. And an FBI agent is trying to convince her that she isn't crazy, but that she has a rare gift, a gift that could help him catch a killer. With an ever-growing readership and over five million copies of her thrillers in print, Kay Hooper has proven the power of her bestselling prowess time and again. Following the sensational hardcover releases of Sense of Evil and Hunting Fear, Hooper puts her readers back in the very capable hands of FBI agent Noah Bishop and his extrasensory Special Crimes Unit for another edge-of-your-seat adventure through the crossroads of criminal forensics and the chilling realm of what lies beyond the imagination.
About the Author
Kay Hooper is the award-winning author of Sleeping with Fear, Hunting Fear, Chill of Fear, Touching Evil, Whisper of Evil, Sense of Evil, Once a Thief, Always a Thief, the Shadows trilogy, and other novels. She lives in North Carolina, where she is at work on her next book.
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