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Karen Rose - Death ​is Not Enough
A ​ruthless gang leader. A deadly vendetta. Karen Rose returns with the break-neck follow-up to MONSTER IN THE CLOSET, and the sixth book in the heart-pounding Baltimore Series. Gwyn Weaver is as resilient as anyone could be. Having survived an attempted murder, she has rebuilt her life and reclaimed her dignity and strength. She's always known about her feelings for defence attorney Thomas Thorne, but as her friend and a colleague there could be no chance of anything more... or could there? Thorne has known violence and pain all his life. He's overcome the hardships that have been thrown at him thanks to his own steel, and the love of his loyal friends. Now he's thinking it might finally be time to let his guard down, and allow himself to let in the woman he's always admired from afar. Then Thorne's whole world is torn apart — he is found unconscious in his own bed, the lifeless body of a stranger lying next to him, her blood on his hands. Knowing Thorne could never have committed such a terrible crime, Gwyn and his friends rally round to clear his name. But this is just the beginning — the beginning of a brutal campaign to destroy Thorne, and everything he holds dear...

Karen Rose - Watch ​Your Back
Baltimore ​Homicide Detective Stevie Mazzetti has suffered losses no woman should have to endure. And, despite it all, she’s still a fighter. When she learns that her ex-partner might have miscarried justice, she’s determined to put the past to rights, even when she becomes a target. It’s former Marine Clay Maynard’s job to see the risk in every situation, but he doesn’t have to look hard to find the danger surrounding Stevie. Since the minute he first saw her, Clay has wanted to protect the wounded officer, and he started loving her not long after that. So when Stevie attracts the attention of a vicious psychopath, Clay will do whatever it takes to keep her alive. That is, if he can stay ahead of a killer with everything to lose—and something terrifying to hide...

Karen Rose - Every ​Dark Corner
When ​FBI Special Agent Griffin "Decker" Davenport wakes from his coma, he is desperate to find the missing children he knows are in danger. At the end of his last investigation, when he thought it was all over and justice had been served, he discovered that not everyone had been rescued, but he was shot before he was able to tell anyone. Special Agent Kate Coppola has recently moved to Cincinnati. She says she's chasing a promotion but she's actually running away from heartache. She's found the recordings from Decker's time undercover and has been at his side in the hospital while she tries to put together the pieces of the crime he was investigating—and what connection it has to his own mysterious past. When someone tries to kill Decker in his hospital bed, he and Kate realise that the children are not the only ones whose lives are threatened, and that they must stop at nothing to hunt down the perpetrators. And danger is waiting in every dark corner.

Karen Rose - Todesschrei
Er ​hat eine Vorliebe für mittelalterliche Folterinstrumente, und für seine Kunst überschreitet er jede menschliche Grenze. Er lässt seine Opfer um ihr Leben schreien. Doch dann heften sich Detective Vito Ciccotelli und die junge Archäologin Sophie Johannsen an seine Fersen. Als die Polizei von Philadelphia auf einem verwilderten Grundstück eine Leiche findet, wird Sophie Johannsen, Archäologin und Spezialistin für mittelalterliche Kunst, um ihre Mithilfe gebeten: Sie soll mit einem Ausgrabungsdetektor den Erdboden nach weiteren Toten absuchen. Schon bald entdeckt Sophie mehrere Leichen und noch mehr ausgehöhlte Gräber. Die Polizei hat es offenbar mit dem privaten Friedhof eines Serienkillers zu tun. Und noch während sich Detective Vito Ciccotelli fragt, warum der Mörder die Toten wie mittelalterliche Grabfiguren drapiert, nähert sich der Täter seinem nächsten Opfer …

Karen Rose - Did ​You Miss Me?
Headline's ​bestselling author, Karen Rose, is back with her fourteenth pulse-pounding thriller. Best be nimble, best be quick, I'm right here and you're my pick...The last thing Ford Elkhart remembers is walking his girlfriend back to her university dormitory. Now he's lying tied and gagged on a cold, dark floor, with only one chance to escape before he ends up like the bones surrounding him...Assistant State's Attorney Daphne Montgomery is devastated by her son's disappearance, and is immediately convinced that his kidnapping is connected to the white supremacist she's just had jailed for murder. FBI Special Agent Joseph Carter isn't so sure - especially when he learns that Ford's girlfriend is also missing. Is Ford's abduction payback for Daphne's courtroom victory? Or is he a pawn in an even more dangerous game?

Karen Rose - You ​Belong to Me
When ​forensic pathologist Lucy Trask stumbles across a mutilated body by the chess tables in her local Baltimore park, its face so badly damaged it is unrecognisable, her sole concern is that it might be her old school teacher Mr. Pugh. When the corpse is identified, Lucy is shocked to discover that the victim is actually another man from her past. Who killed him and why his skin is burnt with the number '1' is unclear but it's evident that someone is demanding Lucy's attention. The discovery of a second branded body raises worrying questions: how many more lives may be at risk before the killer's final message is revealed? And can Lucy solve the killer's gruesome puzzle before their thirst for revenge is complete?

Karen Rose - Nie ​wirst du entkommen
»Komm ​zu mir!«, lockt die Stimme, die Cynthia seit Wochen verfolgt. Gequält von entsetzlichen Erinnerungen, tut die junge Frau schließlich, wie ihr geheißen, und stürzt sich vom Balkon ihrer Wohnung. Sie ist nur die Erste in einer ganzen Serie von Toten. Allen ist eines gemeinsam: Es sind Patientinnen von Tess Ciccotelli. Detective Reagan, der die Ermittlungen leitet, hält die bildschöne Psychiaterin zunächst für eine äußerst gefährliche Frau. Bis er endlich erkennt, dass Tess Opfer einer bösen Intrige zu werden droht, ist es beinahe zu spät ...

Karen Rose - Monster ​in the Closet
The ​Sunday Times bestselling author of Every Dark Corner returns with an exclusive novel celebrating ten years of Karen Rose's thrillers in the UK. MONSTER IN THE CLOSET reunites readers with characters from Karen Rose's bestselling Baltimore series. A mother is dead, and now her killer hunts the child that witnessed the brutal crime... Private Investigator Clay Maynard locates missing children for clients, but has nearly given up hope of finding his own daughter, cruelly stolen from him by his ex-wife twenty-three years ago. Equine therapist Taylor Dawson has chosen to intern at Daphne Montgomery-Carter's stables so that she can observe the program's security director - her father, Clay Maynard. Trying to reconcile the wonderful man she's getting to know with the monster her mother always described, Taylor never expects to become the target of a real monster, the man who murdered the mother of the little girls she works with at the stable. Neither does she expect to fall for Ford Elkhart, Daphne's handsome son, who is dealing with his own demons. As family and friends gather for a wedding, Taylor starts to imagine a permanent life in Baltimore. But not if the real monster gets to her first...

Karen Rose - Dornenkleid
Ein ​Schuss fällt in der Dunkelheit. Vor Marcus O'Bannions Augen bricht eine junge Frau zusammen. Ihr Name ist Tala. Über Wochen hat er sie ermutigt, sich ihm anzuvertrauen. Weil sie verzweifelt wirkte. Weil sie offensichtlich misshandelt wurde und Marcus ihr helfen wollte. Sie stirbt in seinen Armen. Marcus, ein Journalist und Ex-Soldat, schwört sich, ihren Mörder zu finden. Gemeinsam mit Detective Scarlett Bishop, der einzigen Polizistin, der er vertraut, legt er sich mit übermächtigen Gegnern an.

Karen Rose - Közelebb, ​mint hinnéd
A ​pszichológus Faith Corcoran kétségbeesetten próbál elszökni zaklatója elől, aki rémálommá változtatta az életét az elmúlt egy évben. Elég kétségbeesetten ahhoz, hogy arra a helyre meneküljön, ami még a zaklatójánál is régebb óta kísérti. Egyszerre áldás és átok, hogy a közelmúltban megörökölte nagymamája házát Cincinnatiben: az épület menedékké válik, ahol Faith újrakezdheti az életét. Vajon szembe tud nézni az életét a mai napig befolyásoló sötét emlékekkel? Csakhogy Faithnek fogalma sincsen róla, milyen közel került a félelmeihez. Két egyetemista lány is eltűnt a környéken, és az FBI különleges ügynökét, Deacon Novakot is bevonják az ügybe. A nyomozás váratlanul Faithhez vezeti őt, és beleszeret a gyönyörű, bátor nőbe. Ketten együtt hamarosan rádöbbennek, hogy az ügy bonyolultabb, mint hitték. Kapcsolódik mindahhoz, ami évtizedekkel ezelőtt Faithszel történt, megkérdőjelez mindent, amiben a pszichológusnő hisz, és hátborzongató új jelentést kölcsönöz a hús-vér szónak.

Karen Rose - Have ​You Seen Her?
DO ​YOU LOVE HER? DO YOU MISS HER? HAVE YOU SEEN HER? One by one, the girls disappear from their beds at night. Each one is pretty, with long, dark hair. And each one is found brutally murdered. Special Agent Steven Thatcher has sworn to find the serial killer preying on this small town. As the investigation pulls him one way, his family pulls him in another. A widower haunted by loss, he now worries about his son Brad slipping away. But there's a bright light in his life; his son's teacher, Jenna Marshall, has reached out to help. She's beautiful, kind, and considerate— and slowly, tentatively, she and Steven are starting to fall in love. But both have been hurt before— badly. And as the two try to find the courage to bare their souls, a murderer who has slain many looks for the real treasure he craves. He sets his traps. And waits. For Jenna…. A USA Today bestseller A London Sunday Times “Top 10” bestseller Finalist—2005 RITA Award Finalist—2005 Daphne Award

Karen Rose - Heiss ​glüht mein Hass
Was ​war das? Da! Da war es schon wieder, dieses unheimliche Geräusch … Zu spät erkennt die Studentin Caitlin, dass ihr Leben in Gefahr ist – wenig später verschlingen Flammen ihren toten Körper … Sie ist nicht das erste Opfer jenes Mörders, der in Chicago wütet und seine Taten dann durch Brandanschläge zu vertuschen sucht. Um ihn zu fassen, muss Detective Mia Mitchell mit dem eigenwilligen Brandexperten Reed Solliday zusammenarbeiten. Als der Killer Mia auf seine Todesliste setzt, ist Reed ihre einzige Hoffnung …

Karen Rose - Todesherz
Knallhart, ​Versörend, Nervenzerreißend! Die erfahrene Gerichtsmedizinerin Lucy Trask ist einiges gewohnt. Doch der Anblick dieser verstümmelten Leiche schockiert selbst sie: Finger und Zunge wurden fachmännisch entfernt, das Herz herausgerissen. Nur wenig später findet Lucy in ihrem Wagen ein grauenvolles Paket, darin: ein blutiges Herz. Detective J. D. Fitzpatrick vermutet einen persönlich motivierten Rachefeldzug. Doch wer könnte solchen Hass auf die attraktive Gerichtsmedizinerin haben? "Hochspannung von der ersten Seite an - mörderisch gut!" _TV Movie_

Karen Rose - Don't ​Tell
It ​was a desperate plan. But Mary Grace Winters knew the only way to save herself and her child from her abusive cop husband was to stage their own death. Now all that remains of their former life is at the bottom of a lake. Armed with a new identity in a new town, she and her son have found refuge hundreds of miles away. As Caroline Stewart, she has almost forgotten the nightmare she left behind nine years ago. She is even taking a chance on love with Max Hunter, a man with wounds of his own.

Karen Rose - Feuer
Aus ​Leichtsinn verursachen vier College-Studenten einen Großbrand in einem Apartmentkomplex, bei dem ein junges Mädchen qualvoll verbrennt. Was sie nicht wissen: Sie werden beobachtet. Wenig später erhalten sie ein Video und die unmissverständliche Anweisung, ein Warenhaus in Brand zu stecken. Sie haben keine Wahl und setzen ein Flammeninferno in Gang, das Feuerwehrmann Hunter und seine smarte Kollegin, Detective Olivia Sutherland, tagelang in Atem hält. Dann stirbt der erste der Freunde – bei einem Autounfall, angeblich. Als wenig später der nächste ums Leben kommt, entsteht Panik. Was für ein grausames Spiel spielt dieser Erpresser? Er muss zum Schweigen gebracht werden – für immer…

Karen Rose - Edge ​of Darkness
Homicide ​detective Adam Kimble is no stranger to battling demons. But Meredith Fallon is a different kind of weakness: one that could actually be good for him, if only he would let himself depend on her. Meredith has loved Adam for a year, and seeing how hard he's worked to deal with his PTSD makes her feelings only stronger, but she respects his needs. Her work keeps her busy anyway: she counsels sexually abused women like Mallory Martin to help them reintegrate into the world. But someone doesn't want Meredith helping women like Mallory, and Meredith finds herself the target of a very determined killer. Adam would risk anything for Meredith, but they'll soon find out the killer is just a little too close to home...

Karen Rose - Say ​You're Sorry
Special ​Agent Gideon Reynolds has tried hard to put his past behind him. He escaped the violence of his cult upbringing when he was just thirteen, and since then routine and discipline have been his way of making sense of the world. But when a petite blonde woman crashes into his life, he begins to realize that a little bit of chaos might not be so bad. Daisy Dawson has had more than her fair share of pain too—but she's done being a victim. Daisy's determined to explore every new experience she can—including getting to know the dark and serious FBI investigator she meets when she fights off a masked attacker one night. It soon becomes clear that Daisy's attack was just the beginning. Now the bloodied bodies of young women are showing up all over California, and, as Gideon tries to find the killer, it's clear that Daisy is in more danger than they ever realised...

Karen Rose - I'm ​Watching You
I ​KNOW THEIR CRIMES. I HUNT DOWN THE GUILTY. I'M WATCHING YOU. Star prosecutor Kristen Mayhew has a dangerous secret admirer. He seems to knows her every thought, her every move. He sends her letters. And he kills the criminals she herself is powerless to stop. This avenger even knows Kristen’s deepest secret—the one that has kept her from surrendering her heart to Abe Reagan, the police detective sworn to protect her. Like Kristen, Reagan is haunted by the loss of something precious that he can never regain. But in the shadow of a calculating serial killer, the two turn to each other and dare to rediscover passion...even as the messages and vicious murders continue. Even as the killer’s thirst for retribution makes Kristen a target for murder.

Karen Rose - Die ​for Me
COME ​TO ME. SCREAM FOR ME. DIE FOR ME. The first victim is found in a snow-covered Philadelphia field. Detective Vito Ciccotelli enlists the aid of archaeologist Sophie Johannsen to determine exactly what lies beneath the frozen ground. Despite years of unearthing things long buried, nothing can prepare Sophie for the matrix of graves dug with chilling precision. The victims buried there haunt her. But the empty graves terrify her--the killer isn't done yet. He is cold and calculating, the master of a twisted game. Even with Vito and Sophie hot on his trail, he will not stop. One more empty grave must be filled, and one last scream must be heard--the scream of an archaeologist who is too close for comfort and too near to resist....

Karen Rose - Nothing ​to Fear
After ​kidnapping 12-year-old Alec Vaughn, Sue Conway poses as an abused mother at a shelter for battered women. However, the more shelter director Dana Dupinsky gets to know Sue, the more alarmed she becomes. The only hope may be security expert Ethan Buchanan, who has joined the search for the missing Alec--his godson.

Karen Rose - Érints ​meg
Valaki ​gyötri dr. Tess Ciccotelli orvosnő pszichiátriai betegeit, addig a pontig, míg végül kétségbeesésükben öngyilkosságot követnek el. Az eseteket pedig úgy rendezi meg, hogy a gyanú Tessre terelődjön. A doktornő azonban még a rendőri kérések ellenére sem hajlandó megszegni az orvosi titoktartási esküt. Aidan Reagan nyomozó tökéletesen megérti, hogy Tess óvja a betegeit, de minden jel arra mutat, hogy ez a név és arc nélküli ellenség eltökélte, hogy tönkreteszi Tess karrierjét, családját, és végül elpusztítja magát Tesst is. Aidan és Tess mindent megtesz azért, hogy megállítsák a gyilkost, de egyre nyilvánvalóbb, hogy Tess nyaka körül szorul a hurok, és a nő sehova sem menekülhet, sehova sem rejtőzhet. Karen Rose a tőle már megszokott magas színvonalon írta meg ezt az izgalmas krimit, amelyből természetesen a szerelmi szál sem hiányozhat.

Karen Rose - Todeskleid
Die ​Nerven liegen blank: Privatdetektivin Paige Holden steht vor ihrem brenzligsten Fall: Sie vertritt einen Klienten, der wegen Mordes im Gefängnis sitzt. Unschuldig, behauptet er. Wer aber hat den brutalen Mord an dem 12-jährigen Mädchen im blauen Kleid verübt? Die attraktive Privatdetektivin findet heraus, dass es eine ganze Serie toter Mädchen gibt. Alle blondgelockt, alle blau gekleidet. Durch ihre Ermittlungen bringt sich Paige selbst in größte Gefahr. Ein Scharfschütze verfehlt sie nur um Millimeter. Höchste Zeit, den charismatischen Staatsanwalt Grayson Smith um Hilfe zu bitten …

Karen Rose - Closer ​Than You Think
Psychologist ​Faith Corcoran is desperate to escape the stalker who’s made her life a nightmare for the past year—desperate enough to run to the one place that has been her nightmare far longer. Both boon and bane, her recent inheritance of her grandmother’s old house in Cincinnati offers sanctuary in which she can start her life anew, but requires that she face the dark memories that still resonate to this day. But she has no idea how close to home her fears still are. Two college girls have gone missing in the area, and FBI Special Agent Deacon Novak is called to work on the case. When his inquiry unexpectedly leads him to Faith, he finds a beautiful and brave woman he can’t help but fall for. Soon they’ll discover that this seemingly simple investigation is anything but. Reaching back decades into Faith’s own past, it will shatter everything she believes to be true and will give terrifying new meaning to flesh and blood.

Karen Rose - No ​One Left to Tell
The ​addictive Karen Rose serves up her most relentless thriller yet. A woman is dead and her fiance is serving a life sentence for a murder he didn't commit. Now PI Paige Holden holds the only piece of evidence that could see him freed, and she cannot take it to the police. With the help of disarming state attorney, Grayson Smith, Paige is determined to avenge the murdered woman and set an innocent man free. But Paige has only scratched the surface of a cover-up far deadlier than she could ever imagine. A string of mysterious deaths of women with a shared past sets Paige on the trail of a ruthless killer. The problem is, the killer's on her trail too ...

Karen Rose - Der ​Rache süßer Klang
Als ​die zurückhaltende Sue mit ihrem verschüchterten Sohn Zuflucht im Frauenhaus sucht, hat dessen Leiterin Dana Dupinsky keinen Grund, an ihrer Geschichte vom gewalttätigen Ehemann zu zweifeln. Wie sollte sie auch ahnen, dass sie damit dem Tod die Türe öffnet? Denn Sue ist eine psychopathische Killerin, die vor nichts zurückschreckt, um ihre Rachegelüste zu befriedigen: nicht vor der Entführung eines taubstummen Jungen, nicht vor mehrfachem Mord. Danas Name steht schon bald ganz oben auf ihrer Abschussliste – und nur Ethan Buchanan, ein Privatdetektiv, der Sues Spuren gefolgt ist, könnte Dana retten …

Karen Rose - Todesstoss
Eve ​Wilson hat die Hölle auf Erden erlebt. Nach einem Mord-anschlag ist sie für immer gezeichnet. Dennoch versucht sie sich eine neue Existenz aufzubauen. Sie studiert Psychologie und leitet ein Forschungsprojekt. Als jedoch sechs ihrer Testpersonen auf grausame Weise ums Leben kommen, hat Eve ein schockierendes Déjà-vu. Steht sie erneut auf der Liste eines psychopathischen Killers? Ein Fall für Detective Noah Webster, der die schöne und verletzliche Eve um jeden Preis schützen will.

Karen Rose - Gyilkolj ​értem
Csókolj, ​aztán öld meg őket! Öt tizenéves lányt meggyilkoltak. Csak egyetlen túlélő maradt, aki felfedheti a titkot. Ám azok, akik a rémtettekért felelősek, készen állnak, hogy elhallgattassák. Susannah és Luke megesküdtek, hogy elkapják a gyilkosokat. Személyes okuk van a bosszúra. Susannah-t múltja sötét árnyai kísértik, és nem engedheti, hogy más ártatlanokat is megalázzanak. Luke internetes bűnügyekben nyomoz, és már régóta vár a gyerekeket rettegésben tartó gyilkos felbukkanására. Együtt lépnek be az internetes chatszobák labirintusába, ahol álnevek mögött rejtőznek a tettesek, és ahol bárkiből lehet áldozat. A hazugságok kusza hálójában már csak egymásban bízhatnak meg, és a barátság hamarosan szenvedélyes szerelemmé alakul… de valaki figyeli őket, és kegyetlen sorsot szán nekik. Karen Rose világhírű sorozata a romantikus thriller műfajának legjobbja, díjnyertes könyveit számos nyelven kiadják, olvasótábora lelkesen várja az írónő bestsellereit.

Karen Rose - Scream ​for Me
New ​York Times bestselling author Karen Rose delivers a heart-stopping suspense novel that picks up where DIE FOR ME left off, with a detective determined to track down a brutal murderer. Special Agent Daniel Vartanian has sworn to find the perpetrator of multiple killings that mimic a 13-year-old murder linked to a collection of photographs that belonged to his brother, Simon, the ruthless serial killer who met his demise in DIE FOR ME. Daniel is certain that someone even more depraved than his brother committed these crimes, and he's determined to bring the current murderer to justice and solve the mysterious crime from years ago. With only a handful of images as a lead, Daniel's search will lead him back through the dark past of his own family, and into the realm of a mind more sinister than he could ever imagine. But his quest will also draw him to Alex Fallon, a beautiful nurse whose troubled past reflects his own. As Daniel becomes attached to Alex, he discovers that she is also the object of the obsessed murderer. Soon, he will not only be racing to discover the identity of this macabre criminal, but also to save the life of the woman he has begun to love.

Karen Rose - Silent ​Scream
When ​a teenage girl dies in a suspicious fire, Detective Olivia Sutherland is assigned to track down the arsonist. Then she discovers something more sinister: a vicious blackmailer who preys on young people and murders without hesitation. Making her work even harder is sexy firefighter David Hunter. He's not only sharing the case but sparking memories of their long-ago night of passion, when feelings were left unspoken and hearts were broken. David has his own ghosts, and a million regrets. But while he and Olivia try to face the wall of pain between them, a diabolical puppet master is pulling strings to make a group of twentysomethings do his bidding. Soon Olivia and David are scouring the city for a calculating criminal who seems tantalizingly close—and is moving in for the kill.

Karen Rose - Count ​to Ten
CLOSE ​YOUR EYES. HOLD YOUR BREATH. COUNT TO TEN. In all his years in the Chicago Fire Department, Lieutenant Reed Solliday has never experienced anything like this recent outbreak of house fires--devastating, vicious and in one case, homicidal. He has another problem--his new partner, Detective Mia Mitchell. She’s brash, bossy, and taking the case in a direction he never imagined. Mia’s instincts tell her the arsonist is making this personal. And as the infernos become more deadly, one look at the victims’ tortured faces convinces her and Reed that they must work closer to catch the killer. With each new blaze, the villain ups the ante, setting firetraps for the people Reed and Mia love. The truth is almost too hot to handle: This monster’s desire for death and destruction is unquenchable … and for Mia he’s started the countdown to an early grave.

Karen Rose - Sikíts ​értem
Daniel ​Vartanian nyomozó megesküdött, hogy megtalálja a várost rettegésben tartó sorozatgyilkost, aki egy tizenhárom évvel korábbi bűncselekmény minden részletét lemásolva szedi áldozatait. Daniel öccse hagyatékában fényképeket talál, amelyek talán nyomra vezethetik, miközben saját családja pokoli történetével is szembesítik. Hamarosan Alex Fallon, a gyönyörű ápolónő is képbe kerül, aki ijesztően hasonlít az egykori bűncselekmények egyik áldozatára, és így esélyes célpontja a megszállott gyilkosnak, része lehet a perverz és érzéki játéknak. Daniel egy ördögi elme csapdájába keveredik, Alex szerelméért pedig a legvakmerőbb ötlettől sem riad vissza… Karen Rose világhírű sorozata a romantikus thriller műfajának legjobbja, díjnyertes könyveit számos nyelven kiadják, olvasótábora lelkesen várja az írónő bestsellereit.

Karen Rose - You ​Can't Hide
YOU ​DON'T KNOW WHO I AM. YOU CAN'T STOP WHAT I'M DOING. YOU CAN'T HIDE. Terror has forever changed the life of psychiatrist Tess Ciccotelli. Someone is tormenting her patients, pushing them to commit suicide, and setting her up to take the blame. But Tess can't break her oath to protect her patients' privacy at all costs. Even when detective Aidan Reagan demands a list of everyone she's treating. Even when the mounting danger threatens Tess herself. Aidan doesn't like anyone who stalls his cases. Still, he can't help but admire Tess's fierce loyalty to her patients, especially when it becomes clear that a nameless, faceless enemy is set on destroying her career, her family, and finally, Tess herself. As Aidan's heart softens, the killer's will hardens, and one thing becomes clear--the noose is tightening around Tess's neck.