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She's Not There

Dear friends, fans, and readers,

As our British friend Tim says, we're chuffed! In Brit-talk, that means super-excited. Our new book, SHE'S NOT THERE, is now available. We know it's been a while and you've been patient. (We read every email you've sent us!) But we hope you'll feel it's been worth the wait.

She's desperate to remember. He's desperate to forget.

We'd like to introduce you to Amelia Tobias and Clay Buchanan. They're the two people whose special stories we needed to tell. This is a different kind of book for us—not a private eye adventure or ticking-clock thriller. Some folks call it "psychological suspense." We like to think of it as a deeply personal look into the souls of two troubled people trying to find their way back to living an authentic life—but with plenty of frightening twists and turns along the way.

She knows her name is Amelia. But after waking up in a hospital battered and bruised with just the clothes on her back, her name is all she knows. Unable to piece together her shattered memory, she's haunted by menacing faces and voices whispering that her nightmare is far from over. She goes on the run, fearing that her husband is the person who tried to kill her. Clay Buchanan is skip tracer, "a liar for hire," who hunts down people who don't want to be found. As he tracks Amelia, he expects this to be just another easy job. But Amelia isn't like his usual prey—and his own ghosts are catching up with him fast.

SHE'S NOT THERE is now in trade paperback, eBook and audio.


We're happy to announce some fabulous news! Our latest Louis Kincaid thriller HEART OF ICE just won the Shamus Award, from the Private Eye Writers of America. The award is given out at the Bouchercon conference every year. Alas, because of book deadlines, we couldn't attend. But our friends and fellow writers Michelle Gagnon and Greg Herren were there and created this lovely tribute. Thanks to all our loyal readers and lovely friends!


First, many of you have been asking for "tree book" versions of our early books that have been unavailable. So we're pleased to tell you that Dead of Winter, The Killing Rain and Island of Bones are now available in beautiful trade paperbacks.

Dead of Winter   The Killing Rain   Island of Bones

Heart of Ice


Louis returns to Michigan where old lovers, nemeses and his new-found daughter await. A case as cold as ice lures him to an old island lodge and a forgotten skeleton. A daughter missing for two decades, a powerful family yearning for closure, two damaged cops looking for redemption—and Louis trying desperately to reconnect with the two things he loves most.


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