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    À vingt-trois ans, Taylor Dawson débarque à Baltimore pour réaliser son rêve : travailler en tant qu'équithérapeuthe au centre Healing Hearts et aider les enfants victimes de traumatismes. Mais Taylor est aussi en quête de sa propre histoire. Son père, le détective Clay Maynard, qu'elle n'a jamais revu depuis qu'elle était tout bébé, travaille également à Healing Hearts.
    Lorsque Taylor est amenée à s'occuper de deux fillettes dont la mère a été brutalement assassinée, elle découvre Clay sous un autre jour et fait la connaissance de Ford Elkhart, dont le regard la hante.
    Mais au moment où Taylor se sent enfin prête à recommencer sa vie, une terrible menace surgit de l'ombre, lui révélant le vrai visage du mal.
     
    Traduit de l'anglais (États-Unis) par Mathilde Joly, Z. Papillon et Laura Génovèse
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    Après des études scientifiques à l'université du Maryland, et un premier métier d'enseignante, Karen Rose s'est tournée vers l'écriture. Son premier roman, publié en 2003, connaît une consécration immédiate. Traduite en vingt et une langues, elle voit ses ouvrages régulièrement classés parmi les meilleures ventes du New York Times et de USA Today.

  • Le 2e opus de la série « Cincinnatti  »
      La détective Scarlett Bishop sait depuis longtemps que les criminels échappent trop souvent à la justice. Jusque-là, la détective a toujours su maîtriser sa rage, mais elle se sent sur le point de craquer.
    Marcus O'Bannion, un ex-Ranger au passé chargé de secrets est convaincu d'avoir déjà vu le pire de ce dont l'être humain est capable. Mais son enquête sur le meurtre d'une jeune fille qui l'avait appelé au secours juste avant de mourir va repousser encore plus loin les limites de l'horreur - et le mener, avec Scarlett, sur la piste de trafiquants d'êtres humains. 
    Traduit de l'anglais (États-Unis) par Philippe Mortimer
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    Après des études scientifiques à l'université du Maryland, et un premier métier d'enseignante, Karen Rose s'est tournée vers l'écriture. Son premier roman, publié en 2003, connaît une consécration immédiate. Traduite en 21 langues, elle voit ses ouvrages régulièrement classés parmi les meilleures ventes du New York Times et de USA Today.

  • La psychologue Faith Frye exerce un métier à haut risque: la prise en charge des déviants sexuels. Parmi eux, se cache certainement l'homme qui la traque avec acharnement depuis qu'elle l'a envoyé en prison, et qui tue au gré de ses besoins pour se rapprocher d'elle. Elle se réfugie dans la maison familiale dont elle vient d'hériter. Inhabitée depuis vingt ans, isolée, cette maison représente pour Faith la chance et l'espoir d'échapper à l'horreur d'une vie hantée et de sauver sa peau. Mais à peine arrivée, Faith est plongée dans un nouveau drame : une jeune fille, nue, s'écroule devant sa voiture. Elle semble avoir surgi du sous-sol de la demeure... Sur tes traces explore le thème de la maison isolée, lieu par excellence des déviances cachées, des secrets de famille et des souvenirs traumatisants. De découvertes inquiétantes en révélations macabres, Karen Rose rapproche son lecteur, et une héroïne aux abois , de l'ultime menace et de son véritable visage, d'autant plus saisissant qu'il est inattendu. A propos de l'auteur :Après des études scientifiques à l'université du Maryland, et un premier métier d'enseignante,Karen Rose s'est tournée vers l'écriture. Son premier roman, publié en 2003, connaît une consécration immédiate. Traduite en 21 langues, elle voit ses ouvrages régulièrement classés parmi les meilleures ventes du New York Times et de USA Today.  «Il y a de l'action et de nombreux rebondissements dans ce thriller haletant.» Tess Gerritsen à propos de Et tu périras par le feu

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    L'incendie criminel dans lequel Tracey, une adolescente atteinte de surdité, a trouvé la mort en pleine nuit, est un véritable choc pour les habitants de Minneapolis. Révoltée par le sort de cette jeune fille que son handicap a sans doute empêché de fuir à temps, l'inspecteur Olivia Sutherland est prête à tout pour retrouver les coupables.
    Elle interroge rapidement David Hunter, le pompier qui a risqué sa vie pour tenter de sauver Tracey. Un homme secret et mystérieux qu'elle a aimé autrefois, et qui lui a brisé le coeur. Elle accepte pourtant son aide pour mettre la main sur ce criminel, un maître chanteur qui n'hésite pas à tuer les proies qui lui résistent.
     
    « Une histoire qui m'a glacé le sang et m'a tenue éveillée tard dans la nuit » Lisa Jackson
     
    Traduit de l'anglais (Etats-Unis) par Philippe Mortimer

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    Oublier. Telle est la raison qui pousse Dana Dupinsky à se consacrer corps et âme au foyer pour femmes victimes de violence qu'elle dirige à Chicago. Dana met un point d'honneur à ne jamais poser de questions à ses protégées sur leur passé. Pourtant, elle donnerait cher pour cerner la véritable personnalité de Jane Smith, une nouvelle pensionnaire qui lui inspire un profond malaise et dont le fils de douze ans, Alec, semble complètement léthargique.
    Quand ils prennent la fuite, quelques jours après leur arrivée, Dana décide de partir à la recherche du jeune garçon - même si elle sait que pour le retrouver, il lui faudra affronter Jane, une dangereuse psychopathe.
     
    Traduit de l'anglais (Etats-Unis) par Barbara Versini

  • Le 3e tome de la série Cincinnati, après Sur tes traces et Seule dans la nuit
      La mission de l'agent spécial Kate Coppola est de stopper la menace croissante du trafic d'êtres humains, à commencer par les clients et les fournisseurs du réseau récemment mis à jour de Cincinnati. Les nouvelles révélations de l'agent spécial du FBI Griffin Davenport, alias Decker, rendent réel son pire cauchemar  : l'un des clients des trafiquants achète des adolescentes qu'il destine au commerce sexuel sur Internet. Les vies de jeunes gens sont en danger, et Kate et Decker sont prêts à risquer la leur pour les sauver - mais l'instinct de survie et leur volonté de se protéger l'un l'autre sont beaucoup plus difficiles à gérer qu'ils ne l'avaient imaginé. La recherche du mystérieux client se fait chaque jour qui passe plus complexe et plus dangereuse, au fur et à mesure que les témoins, les suspects et même des membres de leur propre équipe sont abattus par un prédateur sans pitié...
      Après des études scientifiques à l'université du Maryland, et un premier métier d'enseignante, Karen Rose s'est tournée vers l'écriture. Son premier roman, publié en 2003, connaît une consécration immédiate. Traduite en cinq langues, elle voit ses ouvrages régulièrement classés parmi les meilleures ventes de  USA Today.

  • Une course contre la montre palpitante pour retrouver un tueur qui se cache depuis plus de vingt ans.
    « UN THRILLER NOIR À FAIRE FROID DANS LE DOS. À NE PAS LIRE LA NUIT... »
    Quand elle apprend que son fils de vingt ans a été enlevé, Daphné Montgomery, folle d'angoisse, pense aussitôt à une vengeance orchestrée par le criminel qu'en sa qualité de procureur de Baltimore elle vient de faire inculper pour meurtre. Une conviction qu'est loin de partager Joseph Carter, l'agent spécial du FBI chargé de l'enquête. Aux yeux de celui-ci, cette piste est trop simple, trop évidente.
    Tous deux se lancent alors dans une enquête complexe, terrifiante. Pour Daphné, il s'agit de sauver son fils, tout en faisant face aux souvenirs oppressants de l'enlèvement dont elle a elle-même été victime, enfant. Un traumatisme violent qui, elle le comprend peu à peu, pourrait être lié aux événements d'aujourd'hui. Se peut-il que son ravisseur d'autrefois, qu'on n'a jamais arrêté, soit mêlé à l'enlèvement de son fils ? Se peut-il qu'après toutes ces années il ait décidé de s'attaquer de nouveau à elle, à sa famille ? Aidée de Joseph Carter, cet homme qui l'attire depuis longtemps mais qu'elle se refuse à aimer, Daphné va devoir plonger dans le plus sombre des cauchemars pour trouver les réponses à ses questions.
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    Après des études scientifiques à l'université du Maryland, et un premier métier d'enseignante, Karen Rose s'est tournée vers l'écriture. Son premier roman, publié en 2003, connaît une consécration immédiate. Traduite en vingt et une langues, elle voit ses ouvrages régulièrement classés parmi les meilleures ventes du New York Times et deUSA Today.
    « Karen Rose sait mêler avec habileté suspense et rebondissements dans son dernier thriller. Une intrigue qui fait froid dans le dos. » - RT Book Reviews.
    « Un sens du détail bien plus choquant que dans les thrillers de Patricia Cornwell. » - Irish Independent.

  • Best be nimble, best be quick, I'm right here and you're my pick: DID YOU MISS ME is a page-turning thriller from bestselling author Karen Rose, and part of the Baltimore series. The last thing Ford Elkhart remembers is walking his girlfriend back to her university dormitory. Now he's lying tied and gagged on a cold, dark floor, with only one chance to escape before he ends up like the bones surrounding him... Assistant State's Attorney Daphne Montgomery is devastated by her son's disappearance, and is immediately convinced that his kidnapping is connected to the white supremacist she's just had jailed for murder. FBI Special Agent Joseph Carter isn't so sure - especially when he learns that Ford's girlfriend is also missing. Is Ford's abduction payback for Daphne's courtroom victory? Or is he a pawn in an even more dangerous game?

  • One by one, young girls are being murdered. Now a killer has a different victim in his sights. HAVE YOU SEEN HER is an unforgettable thriller, part of bestselling author Karen Rose's Raleigh series. Young girls are disappearing from their beds at night. Each one pretty with long dark hair. Each one found brutally murdered. Special Agent Steven Thatcher knows that a serial killer is at work. Finding the murderer is his sole focus but it doesn't help that his teenage son, Brad, is behaving strangely. Jenna Marshall is determined find out why Brad, her star pupil, has gone off the rails. But when she meets Steven, the watching murderer immediately turns his attention to her. He craves Jenna. Can Steven find the killer before it's too late?

  • In Karen Rose's brilliant thriller I CAN SEE YOU, the first in her Minneapolis series, a killer is targeting the participants of an online role-playing game called Shadowland. Perfect for fans of Tess Gerritsen and Karin Slaughter.The killer stalks his prey online. He learns about their dreams, their fears and their vulnerabilities. Then he finds them in the real world and for his victims the game is over. Eve Wilson has spent years hiding from the damage inflicted on her by a madman. Retreating into the virtual world, she made a new life for herself on screen. Now Eve is helping others use the virtual world to kick-start their own recovery. Detective Noah Webster knows that his victims' suicides have been staged. When Eve contacts Webster to say that one of the dead women was participating in her online study, it becomes clear that this killer is a new breed of predator. With Eve herself now a target, can they find a killer who can disappear with the strike of a key...

  • She was in the wrong place at the wrong time: in SILENT SCREAM, the brilliant novel from the bestselling Karen Rose, arson leads to murder and blackmail, and David Hunter, who first appeared in DON'T TELL, leads a desperate search for those responsible. Part of the Minneapolis series.
    An environmental protest turns deadly when a young girl becomes trapped in a burning building. Four students callously leave her to die but have they made the biggest mistake of their lives? For the ruthless blackmailer watching from the shadows, the students' error is a gift. He'll do whatever it takes to succeed and now he has the perfect candidates to do his dirty work. Firefighter David Hunter knows the devastation that fires can bring, but even he is shocked to find a body inside the blazing building he is trying to save. David vows to help homicide detective Olivia Sutherland find those responsible, but they are about to find that this blackmailer's plan goes far beyond anything they could have imagined...

  • Are you always guilty until proven innocent? NO ONE LEFT TO TELL is a chilling thriller from the bestselling Karen Rose, and part of her Baltimore series. Ramon Muïoz has spent five years in prison, convicted of a murder his family is convinced he didn't commit. In desperation they turn to private investigator Paige Holden for help. Paige cannot resist the family's pleas, but when Ramon's wife is brutally executed she is thrown headlong into a case which will place her job, her friends and her life in jeopardy. As Paige risks everything to prove Ramon was set up, she comes to realise that there is more at stake if Ramon is freed than she could have ever guessed. Can Paige stay alive long enough to unmask an unstoppable killer who will not rest until there's no one left to tell?

  • When admiration becomes obsession, will it turn to murder? I'M WATCHING YOU is a brilliant thriller from bestselling Karen Rose, and part of her Chicago series.Kristen Mayhew, the Chicago Public Defender's office star prosecutor, is no stranger to success. With success comes danger though and it's only a matter of time before she herself becomes a victim. A secret admirer is following Kristen's every move. He kills the criminals she herself is powerless to stop, then sends her letters offering the murders as tokens of his respect. Kristen's life is out of control and, as the body count rises, the killer's obsessive need for retribution will make Kristen a target, along with everyone she holds dear...

  • Held in a bunker by sadistic kidnappers, who can save these girls? KILL FOR ME is the brilliant thriller by bestselling Karen Rose, part of the Philadelphia/Atlanta series, and the finale to the trilogy she began with DIE FOR ME and SCREAM FOR ME. Susannah Vartanian's life changed overnight when, as a teenager, she was viciously raped by a sadistic gang of youths. Now she won't allow anyone to get close to her. Luke Papadopoulos is approaching burn-out. As a detective working on sex-crimes against children, he will do anything to find those responsible for such evil atrocities. Monica Cassidy's life is under threat. Held in a bunker with ten other teenage girls, she barely escaped with her life when her kidnappers fled, killing five of the girls as they left. Now Monica is the only one free who can identify her abductors, and they know where she is. Can they work together to find the five missing girls? The clock is ticking...

  • A killer's game is just beginning: NOTHING TO FEAR is a fantastic thriller from bestselling author Karen Rose, and part of the Chicago series. Sue Conway is out for revenge. Recently released from prison, she is determined to find everyone who helped put her there. And kidnapping an eleven-year-old deaf boy is only the first step in her plan. Running to Chicago, they head to Hanover House, an inner-city women's shelter, run by Dana Dupinsky. Dana safeguards many secrets for those around her but she would never knowingly harbour a kidnapper. Dana thought she had nothing to fear, but those around her begin to die in increasingly violent ways, and she realises the true extent of Sue's plan, she knows much worse is to come...

  • Held captive by a killer, will a young girl escape his clutches? SCREAM FOR ME is a terrifying thriller from bestselling Karen Rose, and part of the Philadelphia/Atlantic series, featuring Daniel Vartanian. 'Unforgettable' James Patterson. Special Agent Daniel Vartanian has made a horrific discovery - photographs, taken years ago by his brother Simon, show a gang of teenagers raping young girls. Disgusted, Vartanian vows to bring them all to justice. Alex Fallon's family fell apart when her sister was murdered thirteen years ago. And history now seems to be repeating itself with her stepsister Bailey's disappearance. When Vartanian meets Alex, and realises that her dead sister was in the photos, he starts to believe that the rapists may be behind Bailey's disappearance. Bailey Crighton is being held captive by a monster. Alone and unable to escape, all she can do is scream for help. Vartanian and Alex must now confront their pasts head-on if they are to find Bailey - before it's too late...

  • An out-of-control arsonist seeking revenge. A fireman and a detective on his tail. COUNT TO TEN is a compulsive thriller, part of the Chicago series, by Sunday Times bestseller Karen Rose. Abandoned years ago to the foster-care system, two young brothers end up in an unimaginable hell and when one dies, the other vows revenge on those responsible. Chicago Fire department veteran Reed Solliday immediately knows he needs help when an autopsy reveals that a young girl found in the wreckage of an explosion was raped and murdered before fire ripped through the house. Determined to bury herself in work after her partner is shot, Detective Mia Mitchell understands Solliday's case will be her most challenging to date. An arsonist who has escalated in this way is rare and they both know time to find him is running out....

  • A killer with a passion for the past, his victims tortured beyond endurance, and all done in the name of a game: DIE FOR ME is bestselling Karen Rose at her most chilling best. Part of the Philadelphia/Atlanta series. 'Delivers the kind of high-wire suspense that keeps you riveted to the edge of your seat' Lisa Gardner.A multimedia designer is hard at work. His latest computer game, Inquisitor, heralds a new era in state-of-the-art graphics. But there's only one way to ensure that the death scenes are realistic enough... In an isolated field in Philapelphia, Detective Ciccotelli's day begins with one grave, one body and no murder weapon. It ends with sixteen graves, but only nine bodies and the realisation that the killer is going to strike again. When it's discovered that the murder weapons are similar to those used in medieval torture, Ciccotelli, knowing he's going up against the most dangerous opponent of his career, enlists the help of archaeologist Sophie Johannsen to find the killer. Let the games begin...

  • They tried to escape him, but he wouldn't let them: DON'T TELL is a gripping thriller in the Chicago series by the Sunday Times bestseller Karen Rose. Desperate Mary Grace Winters knew the only way to save herself and her child from her abusive husband was to stage their deaths. Now all that remains of her former life is at the bottom of a lake. As Caroline Stewart, Mary Grace has almost forgotten the nightmare she left behind nine years ago. Slowly she has learned to believe that her new life, and new identity, is here to stay. Then her husband uncovers her hidden trail. Step by step he's closing in on her and everyone she loves. Now Caroline must decide whether to flee again or whether the time has come to stay and fight...

  • He's there. Stalking you. Killing for you. YOU CAN'T HIDE is a nail-biting thriller from bestselling author Karen Rose, and part of the Chicago series.Someone is tormenting psychiatrist Tess Ciccotelli's patients, pushing them to commit suicide, and setting her up to take the blame. But even police pressure won't make her break her oath to protect their secrets. Detective Aidan Reagan understands Tess's need to safeguard her clients but all the clues suggest that a nameless, faceless enemy is set on destroying her career, her family and, finally, Tess herself. As Reagan and Tess race to stop the killer, one thing becomes clear - the noose is tightening around Tess's neck and there is nowhere for her to go...

  • DIRTY SECRETS is an intense, pulse-pounding novella from Sunday Times bestseller Karen Rose.For months Emma Townsend has avoided her old house, haunted by its memories of her dead husband. Finding the courage to sort through their possessions, she's astonished to find an old love letter from friend Chris Walker, and determines to make amends for the past. Chris, now a college professor, is trying to deal with the tragic death of a graduate student. Seeing Emma again brings back a flood of memories, re-kindling a long-lost passion. But with police investigating the student's death, Chris cannot act on his desires. But is it too late? Because now someone's watching Emma and Chris. Someone who's nursing revenge. And they are about to be plunged into a nightmare where no one can be trusted and every dirty little secret is sealed with a kiss.Dirty Secrets previously appeared in the anthology Hot Pursuit

  • BROKEN SILENCE is a thrilling enovella from Sunday Times bestseller Karen Rose. 'Intense, complex and unforgettable' James Patterson.Assistant State's Attorney Daphne Montgomery has been told to take time off after recent personal trauma. But she refuses to sit on the side lines when she meets a six-year-old girl the police call Angel.Angel hasn't spoken a word since she was found four days ago next to a burned-out car, frozen with shock, not far from the bodies of two adults who may or may not have been her parents.FBI Special Agent Joseph Carter knows that helping Angel is exactly what Daphne needs. But when Daphne gets Angel to talk, a mysterious and chilling crime begins to unravel - one that will drive Daphne into the darkest corners of her past as she and Joseph track a ruthless killer.

  • CLOSER THAN YOU THINK is the gripping first novel in the Cincinnati series and sees Sunday Times bestseller Karen Rose at her tense, tantalising and thrilling best. 'Intense, complex and unforgettable' James Patterson.Deacon Novak has returned home. The experienced FBI Agent knows that his move to Cincinnati's Major Crime Enforcement Squad will be challenging, but the greater challenge will be saving his younger brother before he becomes the kind of criminal Deacon is chasing. Faith Corcoran has escaped her identity. Being a therapist to victims of sex crimes was rewarding, but her work with their offenders has jeopardized her life. Her move represents a chance to build a new life in the empty old house her grandmother has left her. What Faith doesn't know is that a killer has made the house his playground, taking girls into the basement and murdering them. And now Faith is about disturb his fun. With a murderer focused on her, Faith is going to have to put her trust in Deacon if she's going to survive. Because this killer is always closer than she thinks....

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