English | 2019 | Mystery & Thriller | ePUB | 375 KB
A bustling thriller with a whip-smart female protagonist, Little’s debut novel offers moxie and menace on every page. Thirty-six-year old police officer Emma Thorne certainly has her hands full. As if it isn’t hard enough living in the twitchy-curtain town of Hampshire, Connecticut, her professor husband’s ongoing depression has become so severe he’s stopped teaching his Yale classes. Then, all of a sudden, he vanishes. Soon thereafter, Hampshire’s lecherous mayor promotes Emma to Chief of Police at the exact time that a serial killer starts terrorizing the town. The cops call him “Mr. Sharpie,” because of the permanent marker clues he inks on victims’ bodies. As they search for Mr. Sharpie, Emma’s loyalties are torn when her missing husband becomes a suspect. And when the small-town tides-of-favor turn and her fellow officers start to doubt her innocence, Emma goes rogue to protect both the townspeople and herself against Mr. Sharpie’s rage. Frantic to stop the murders, she is now on the run . hunted by her fellow officers.