She found the first victim…now she might be the next. In South-Western Ontario a crafty, vicious psychopath is at work excising the kidneys of the women he abducts. Doctor Claire Valincourt, recently jilted, finds his first victim and assists with the autopsy. But little does she know the killer has his sights on her, too. Relationship-jaded Detective Gerry Rosko desperately searches for a serial killer who is on a quest of his own—the hunt for a perfect kidney for the terminally ill mother he tends. Will Rosko track him down before Claire becomes his next victim?
“A fine medical thriller.” ~Lee Child
“Gripping terror and exploding suspense…a can’t put it down thriller.” ~John Jeneroux, Crime Writers of Canada award winner
“Another spectacular psychological thriller from Bev Irwin.” ~Regan reviewer
Five-year-old Clayton Kingsley was in his backyard building a sandcastle two minutes ago. Now the sandbox is empty, so is the swing. And the gate that kept the world at bay is open… His mother Jenny, recently divorced, has left behind a controlling mother and an abusive husband, who thought more of his buddies and the bottle than being a father to his son. Now that son is missing. Is Jenny’s ex really the distraught parent he seems or is he the culprit? As the days go by with no sign of Clayton, Jenny searches frantically for her son. Who could have taken him? If not his father, could it be her sexy, secretive neighbor, a man suspected for the disappearance of another child? Or is there a serial predator in the serene bedroom community that Jenny thought would be the perfect place to raise her son?
Award-winning author, Bev Irwin, lives in London, Ontario, with two cats and a mischievous puppy named Shayla. Her three children have flown the coup, but her granddaughter, Jasmine, is a frequent visitor.
As a registered nurse, she likes to add a touch of medical to her romance and mystery novels. She writes YA, children’s, and poetry. She prefers spending time in her garden, writing, and reading to being in the kitchen.
WHEN HEART COLLIDE, a medical romance under the pen name, Kendra James, was her debut novel in 2012.
GHOSTLY JUSTICE, MISSING CLAYTON,IN HIS FATHER’S FOOTSTEPS were also published in 2012 by Black Opal Books as Bev Irwin. WITHOUT CONSENT followed in Jan 2013.
To learn more about Bev, please visit her website.
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