Killing Season: A Thriller

By Faye Kellerman
Read by Charlie Thurston

19.06 Hours 10/17/2017 unabridged
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New York Times bestselling author Faye Kellerman delivers an electrifying crime novel of suspense as a young man’s obsessive investigation into his sister’s death draws him into the path of a sadistic serial killer. He went searching for the truth. Now a killer has found him. The more you know, the more there is to fear… Three years ago, fifteen-year-old Ellen Vicksburg went missing in the quiet town of River Remez, New Mexico. Ellen was kind, studious, and universally liked. Her younger brother, Ben, could imagine nothing worse than never knowing what happened to her—until, on the first anniversary of her death, he found her body in a shallow grave by the river’s edge. Ben, now seventeen, is relentlessly driven to find answers to Ellen's homicide. Police believe she was the victim of a psychopath known as the Demon. But Ben's analytical mind sees patterns that don't fit, tiny threads and clues that are derived from other unsolved murders he has researched. Despite his all-consuming push for a real solution to the crime, Ben has hit a wall until he gains an unlikely ally  - the school's popular new girl, Ro Majors, who has secrets of her own. As the body count rises, a picture emerges of an adversary who is as cunning and methodical and deadlyl. And uncovering the truth may not be enough to keep Ben, Ro and their loved ones safe from a twisted and fixated killer who has nothing left to lose.

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Summary

Summary

New York Times bestselling author Faye Kellerman delivers an electrifying crime novel of suspense as a young man’s obsessive investigation into his sister’s death draws him into the path of a sadistic serial killer.

He went searching for the truth. Now a killer has found him.

The more you know, the more there is to fear…

Three years ago, fifteen-year-old Ellen Vicksburg went missing in the quiet town of River Remez, New Mexico. Ellen was kind, studious, and universally liked. Her younger brother, Ben, could imagine nothing worse than never knowing what happened to her—until, on the first anniversary of her death, he found her body in a shallow grave by the river’s edge.

Ben, now seventeen, is relentlessly driven to find answers to Ellen's homicide. Police believe she was the victim of a psychopath known as the Demon. But Ben's analytical mind sees patterns that don't fit, tiny threads and clues that are derived from other unsolved murders he has researched. Despite his all-consuming push for a real solution to the crime, Ben has hit a wall until he gains an unlikely ally  - the school's popular new girl, Ro Majors, who has secrets of her own. As the body count rises, a picture emerges of an adversary who is as cunning and methodical and deadlyl. And uncovering the truth may not be enough to keep Ben, Ro and their loved ones safe from a twisted and fixated killer who has nothing left to lose.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Book after book, Kellerman has been a consistently outstanding storyteller, but she really knocks it out of the park with this new stand-alone detective thriller…These characters with their all-too-real flaws really invoke empathy and sympathy as they struggle to make it through adolescence…When it comes to detective thrillers, Kellerman is second to none, but lowering the age of her dogged detectives takes this story to a whole new level. Absolutely not to be missed!” RT Book Reviews (5 gold stars)
“Narrator Charlie Thurston does an admirable job of bringing life to a wide range of characters, including Ben, his family and friends, the killer, and the detectives involved in the investigation. Thurston transitions well between these characters while providing each with a distinctive voice.” AudioFile
“Kellerman delivers a great story, some fine characters, and a disquieting, look-over-your-shoulder atmosphere that should keep readers turning the pages as fast as they can…Compelling and sharply written.” Booklist

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Author Bio: Faye Kellerman

Faye Kellerman is the New York Times bestselling author of the Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus novels, as well as historical thrillers and a short-story anthology. She has won the Macavity Award and has been nominated for a Shamus Award.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, CD
Runtime: 19.06
Audience: Adult
Language: English