The Secret Hour - Large Print Author:Luanne Rice Criminal defense lawyer John O'Rourke is on overload. Recently widowed, he's doing his best to be a loving father to his two children. But he is taken on a challenging case of serial killer Greg Merrill, a man who has admitted murdering seven young woman in the area. — Since then, John's become a pariah hated by friends and strangers ... more »alike. When Kate Harris knocks on his front door, he assumes she is the new babysitter. But Kate is searching for answers. Her sister disappeared six months ago and she wants John to find out if Willa was another of Merrill's victims.
John refuses on the grounds of confidentiality. But their paths continue to intersect and they begin to see each other as kindred spirits drawn together by a similar loss. Soon John and Kate will have something else in common: a terrifying showdown with a deranged killer in a shattering finale that will leave you breathless.« less