By Michael Prescott
Abby Sinclair bargains in probability assessment—but it’s lives, no longer fortunes, that are at stake. the l. a. investigator is going undercover to determine no matter if a client’s stalker is just an overzealous fan or a perilous psychopath. She’s discovered the not easy manner that the variation isn’t consistently obvious till it’s too past due. In Raymond Hickle’s case, even if, Abby has no doubts.
The awkward loner’s fixation with wonderful information anchor Kris Barwood has stepped forward from creepy to murderous. So Abby befriends Hickle, attempting to gauge whilst and the way he’ll strike. but her goal is as wily as he's unhinged, and Abby has unwittingly made herself a madman’s most up-to-date obsession. together with her attractiveness and lifestyles at the line, Abby races to avoid wasting Kris sooner than Hickle removes them either.
New York Times best-selling writer Michael Prescott takes readers on an adrenaline-pumping thrill trip filled with inventive twists and intestine- churning suspense.
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Rose took her time activating the intercom. "Mr. Travis? Miss. " Over the cheap speaker, Abby heard Travis's tinny voice grant her admittance. " Rose looked at her. " Abby crossed the anteroom to Travis's door. She was turning the knob when Rose said, "This client's important to us. " Various rejoinders ran through Abby's mind. She swallowed them all. Sometimes the best thing to say was nothing at all. She entered Travis's office and found him in conference with a blond woman instantly recognizable as Kris Barwood and a somewhat older, heavyset man who had to be her husband.
Abby didn't answer. " Travis asked. She blinked, surprised by the change of subject. " "No. Let me drive you. On the way over, I can give you a more thorough briefing on the Barwood case. " "Okay, Paul. " They didn't speak again until they had left the TPS office suite after picking up Abby's carry-on at the reception desk. In the elevator, descending to the underground parking garage, she asked Travis, "How are things going? " He shrugged. "Could be better. Another client ditched us on Friday.
Okay, Kris. I'm Abby" Howard Barwood spoke up again. " His eyelids lifted in skeptical appraisal. " "That's one way of describing the work I do. I call myself a dynamic interpersonal risk evaluator. But there's a simpler way of putting it. " Kris and her husband exchanged a bemused glance. "A pilot fish," Abby repeated. She tossed her purse on a chair but remained standing. "You know those little fish that swim in the wake of a shark? They gather scraps. So do I. " She crossed behind Travis's desk to stand before the wide windows, the panoramic backdrop.
The Shadow Hunter by Michael Prescott