And After That the Dark Author:Charlotte Hughes Dear Readers: Before I made my name as a comedy writer, I wrote three award-winning mysteries. I am thrilled to announce that Avon Books is republishing these books, one of them, And After That, the Dark. As a teenager, Emily Wilkop witnessed a brutal murder. Although she escaped, she could never be certain whether the killer actually s... more »aw her. So, fearing for herself and her family, she kept silent, even when the murderer was arrested and charged with another crime. Now Emily is grown, trying to build a life of security for her adopted daughter, and struggling with her feelings for an ex-big-city cop who is seeking a new life as well. But the secret Emily has so carefully guarded for fifteen years has come back to haunt her when the killer is released from prison; and Emily discovers someone is out to scare her ... to death. For those of you who enjoy psychological thrillers, this book should offer you that and more. I know first hand because writing some of the scenes late in the night frightened me! I look forward to hearing from you! Charlotte Hughes« less
When I first started this book, I thought, keep writing comedy Charlotte Hughes, but half way through this book took off and it became suspenseful and thrilling, I could barely put it down. So that being said, I am off to find the other 2 thrillers that Charlotte Hughes wrote before switching to comedy writing.