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Jillian Talbot, a bestselling mystery writer in Greenwich Village, is receiving strange, vaguely threatening Valentine cards and gifts in the first two weeks of February. Her “secret admirer” is actually a stalker, a man from her past with a grudge against her–and a deadly agenda. Soon, Jillian will meet him on his terrible day of judgment. His triumphant day. Her darkest day. Valentine’s Day.

Source for the 2001 Warner Bros. film, VALENTINE is now available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iTunes and Kobo Books.


“A neat, tight suspense novel with a helluva twist at the end. Savage knows the mystery novel inside and out, and it shows on every page of Valentine.” — JAMES PATTERSON

“Valentine is a thriller with heart. Savage writes with fierce energy, piercing holes in the shredding fabric of our society, where no one is safe, no one is free from harm.” — LORENZO CARCATERRA

“A pleasurably crafty yarn…truly awesome.” — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

Genuinely shocking.” — BOOKLIST

“A pulse-pounding thriller, the kind of psychological tale that burns its way right into the reader’s mind.” — ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS

“Marvelously effective, with a truly surprising twist at the end. Valentine is a stylish suspense novel.” — WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD


Tom Savage is the author of four suspense novels: Precipice, Valentine, The Inheritance, and Scavenger. He wrote two detective novels under the name T. J. Phillips, Dance of the Mongoose and Woman in the Dark. His short stories have appeared in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, and anthologies edited by Lawrence Block, Harlan Coben, and Michael Connelly. His bestselling novel, Valentine, was made into a Warner Bros. film. In his younger days he was a professional actor, and he also wrote a Broadway show, Musical Chairs. Raised in the Virgin Islands, he lives in New York City, where he worked for many years at Murder Ink®, the world’s first mystery bookstore.