Now in mass market paperback for the first time in more than a decade, #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jackson's pulse-pounding novel--featuring two of her most acclaimed characters, New Orleans detectives Rick Bentz and Reuben Montoya --takes readers into the heart of fear, as a series of ritual slayings draw a psychology student back to a decaying asylum...
EVERY SERIAL KILLER . . . A serial killer is stalking the streets of New Orleans. The victims are killed in a ritual fashion, a series of numbers tattooed into their bodies. There are no clues, no connections except one: a crumbling old asylum that was once the scene of unspeakable madness—and is now the calling card of a new kind of fear. IS SEARCHING FOR . . . Eve Renner knows Our Lady of Virtues Hospital well. As the daughter of one of its doctors, she spent her childhood exploring its secrets chambers, hidden rooms, and forbidden passageways. Now, somewhere in the decaying asylum lies the key to a betrayal from the past whose echoes are being felt with a vengeance—a crime beyond imagining that seems to lead to Eve herself.
THE PERFECT VICTIM . . . As each new body is found and forgotten, memories surface, and Eve must race to put together a deadly puzzle, one terrifying piece at a time. A killer is watching, planning, luring her back to the ruins of Our Lady and the shocking truths hidden there. For the sins of the past must be revealed, and the price paid—in blood . . .
About the Author
Lisa Jackson is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of over ninety-five novels, including Liar, Liar, You Will Pay, After She's Gone, Deserves to Die, Running Scared, and Shiver. She is also the co-author of One Last Breath, Last Girl Standing and the Colony Series, written with her sister and bestselling author Nancy Bush, as well as the collaborative novels Sinister and Ominous, written with Nancy Bush and Rosalind Noonan. There are over thirty million copies of her novels in print and her writing has been translated into twenty languages. She lives with her family and beloved dogs in the Pacific Northwest. Readers can visit her online at LisaJackson.com.
Praise for Lisa Jackson’s New Orleans Series:
“Immediate and visceral, Jackson’s latest is a superlative beach book, guaranteed to keep you glued to your folding chair until the sunlight fades. Especially gripping are Zoe and Chloe’s struggle to survive their ordeal, which takes the narrative in surprising directions...Jackson definitely knows how to keep readers riveted.” —Mystery Scene on Never Die Alone
“Terrifying...a creepy thriller sure to please Jackson's many fans.” —Publishers Weekly on Devious
“A nail-biting tale of dangerous secrets and deadly passions...should prove irresistible to fans of gritty, graphic suspense.” —Booklist on Devious
“Filled with twists and secrets at every turn." —The San Gabriel Valley Tribune on Devious
“Explosively riveting… a stunning success.” —The Providence Journal on Devious
“Tense…suspenseful…shocking…will leave readers on the edge of their seats.” —Booklist on Absolute Fear
“If you love to be scared or you crave a good heart-thumping thriller, look for this one. Shiver is going to make you shudder.”—The Delaware Gazette on Shiver