By Leslie Tentler
"I relied on you, Caity"
The nonetheless of the evening is once more shattered through Caitlyn Cahill's habitual nightmare—her brother status sooner than her, gripping a butcher knife, his eyes black with hatred. years in the past, the previous Washington, D.C., socialite defied her robust senator father and risked the smash of her kin by way of aiding the FBI hyperlink her stricken brother to a string of bad murders. "The Capital Killer" was once despatched to criminal for life…and Caitlyn's whole international fell apart.
Now, FBI agent Reid Novak is pressured to rend the peace Caitlyn has chanced on on a rural Virginia horse farm. A copycat killer is at the free and slowly toying with Caitlyn—his final target—in a terrorizing cat–and–mouse online game. nearly destroyed years in the past by way of Caitlyn's relatives, let alone the Capital Killer's haunting ultimate homicide, Reid vows to save lots of the lady he is by no means forgotten or die trying.
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But you’ve got to give us something. Give us the woman—” Joshua’s voice rose, steeped in panic. “You step back! ” Mitch did as ordered—no easy task, Reid realized. His partner was wired, his big shoulders hunched under the navy Bureau jacket like a cat ready to spring on its prey. ” Joshua cut his gaze to Reid. Betrayal burned in his eyes. ” Reid tensed as Joshua dragged his captive closer to the window, coming to a stop only when his back met the filthy glass. Where were the sharpshooters? There should be a helicopter overhead by now.
For the first time since graduating top of his class at Quantico nine years ago and starting work for the FBI, his life hadn’t revolved around criminal violence. Instead, he’d had more personal problems to deal with, confronted with the very real possibility of his own death or incapacitation. Reid thought it ironic that with the dangers his job entailed, it wasn’t a homicidal maniac but his body’s own rebellion that had nearly killed him. Without warning, an image of the woman in the abandoned factory—Cahill’s last victim—flashed inside his head in Technicolor clarity.
After saying goodbye, she replaced the receiver on the console and rubbed her hands over her upper arms to ward off the night chill. Although the radiators were on, the farmhouse was old and not blessed with the thick insulation installed in newer homes. A fire in the stacked-stone fireplace would be nice but Caitlyn didn’t have the energy or interest in bringing in kindling from the back porch. Instead, she poured a glass of merlot, went into the large living room and turned on the television.
Midnight Fear by Leslie Tentler