Some crimes shock.Some crimes horrify.And some defy the imagination.Mo Hayder steers into a nightmarish world of victims and their victimizer...and of a cop crashing up against his own limits as a man.Five mutilated women,whose corpses yeild a treasure trove of abominations...including the little present found inside their bodies.
This is acclaimed as one of Laymon's best books, and considering that I have not found even one of his books inferior,but a few are superior,such as this one. The vampire is coming-Sam's in the closet with a hammer in one hand and a wooden stake in the other. His former girlfriend Cat is laying on the bed naked--
From the master of aviation fiction comes this white-knuckle adventure. Airliners are inexplicably plunging to destruction along with the unfortunate passengers. If the usual reasons, pilot error,missile attack,or plane malfunction are not the cause, could it be something more insiduous?
This is another "Kay Scarpetta" mystery,complete with all the forensic info and plot twists Patricia Cornwell is famous for. I have yet to be disappointed in any of her books in this series. A good read.
The Beast House is a tourist draw-they flock to see its blood soaked corridors and creeky doors. Some go deeper in the house and some never return. The men are dealt with quickly. the women have to wait longer....first they are tortured and sexually ravished.
This is Laymon at his finest, and that is good indeed!
In a cabin in the blur ridge mountains,a woman is trapped with a stranger (She hit him with her car)during a brutal blizzard.She knows that five women are missing from nearby Cleary,NC. Could this stranger be responsible for their disapppearence?
The NYPD have only one clue to the ingenious killer who changes his appearance faster than he adds to his trail of victims:a tattoo of the Grim Reaper waltzing with a woman in front of a coffin. Detective Lincoln Rhyme,a quadriplegic from a line of duty accident and his beautiful protege Amelia Sachs tracks the murderer thru the subways,parks,and airports of New York City-knowing that they have only forty eight hours until the Coffin Dancer strikes again.
The rains came-and just did not stop.Cities and towns disapppeared under the flood,but that was not the worst part. Even more terrifying was the unimaginable creatures the flood drove up from beneath the earth.Writhing,burrowing creatures devouring all in their path.What hope does an already devastated mankind have against THE CONQUEROR WORMS!
Creatures stalk the shadows,surrendering to their wildest needs and satisfying hungers that take their victims beyond fear to the dark edge of desire.Four of your favorite authors present their favorite characters in all-new tales of bloodlust,of appetitews that must be sated again and again,and of the passion that feeds them---
Spencer Grant is on the run from a nameless,violent government agency. His goal is to keep away from his pursuers long enough to find the woman he met the night before,who appears to be their real target.With his dog,Rocky, Spencer leads the killers on a frustrating chase.