The Whisper by Carla Neggers
From New York Times bestselling author Carla Neggers comes The Whisper, a spellbinding tale of suspense, romance and that most timeless of crimes: murder.
It was meant to be an adventure–a night alone on a remote Irish island. Archaeologist Sophie Malone never expected to find Celtic treasure or to end up in a fight for her life in a dark, desolate cave. Now, a year later, she’s convinced answers to the mysteries of that night lie in Boston. Is the recent violence there connected to her night of terror? Who has the priceless gold artifacts that disappeared from the cave…and who is responsible for the whispers she heard in the dark?
Nearly killed in an explosion a month ago, Boston detective Cyrus “Scoop” Wisdom has recovered from his injuries. He’s after the bomber–and he thinks it’s another cop. But when Sophie unknowingly leads him to a retired officer’s body amid symbols of ritual sacrifice, it’s clear nobody’s safe, and everyone’s a suspect.
Tough and stubborn, Scoop is the best on the force at detecting lies…except maybe those of Sophie Malone. Together Sophie and Scoop face the greatest challenge of their lives: Someone is using ancient rituals to commit modern-day murder–and the killing has only just begun.
“No one does romantic suspense better!” Janet Evanovich
“Flat out great!” Providence Journal on THE MIST
With more than 10 million books in print, Carla Neggers has penned more than 50 novels, including 15 that have scored on the New York Times list since 2000. With her trademark blend of pulse-pounding action, mystery, suspense and adventure, Neggers’ thrillers have been translated into 22 languages, including Russian and Japanese.
A magna cum laude graduate of Boston University and a former arts-and-entertainment reporter, Neggers is a former president of Novelists, Inc. and an accomplished musician. She was only 20-something when her first novel was published.
Neggers and her husband make their home on a hill near Vermont’s Quechee Gorge. When not writing, she enjoys kayaking, gardening, snowshoeing, hiking and traveling.
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