|Author: Chelsea Cain|
|Detective Archie Sheridan has spent years tracking serial killer Gretchen Lowell. In the end, it was she who caught him, tortured him, then mysteriously set him free and turned herself in. Now as he trails a new case, Archie needs Gretchen in more ways than one.|
From the Publisher:
In Chelsea Cain’s bestselling series debut, Portland detective Archie Sheridan has spent years tracking Gretchen Lowell, a beautiful serial killer. In the end she was the one who caught him, but after torturing him for days she mysteriously let him go and turned herself in. Since then the she has been locked up, leaving Archie damaged but alive in a prison of another kindaddicted to pain pills, unable to return to his old life, powerless to get those ten horrific days or Gretchen off his mind.||When another killer begins snatching teenage girls off the streets, Archie has to pull himself together to head up a new task force, but even then he can’t stop him without getting information from Gretchenan encounter that may destroy him.||With Susan Ward, a hungry young newspaper reporter, profiling Archie and his team, Archie, the killer, and Gretchen enter into a dark and deadly game. Each novel in Chelsea Cain’s scorching series leaves readers wanting more of the twisted and destructive relationship introduced in Heartsick.
Chelsea Cain crafts a riveting tale of suspense in her story of a detective haunted by his run-in with a serial killer. Two years ago, Detective Archie Sheridan was kidnapped and brutalized by the diabolical Gretchen Lowell. Gretchen is now behind bars, but Archie visits her repeatedly to question her about her other victims. Suddenly there is a new vicious killer on the loose, and despite his troubled past, Archie is assigned to the case. He struggles to piece together the clues, all the while hoping that capturing the new killer will bring some peace to his broken life. In Gretchen Lowell, Cain has crafted a truly disturbing but fascinating character, and Gretchen is likely to stay with the reader long after the book is safely back on the shelf.