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Heartsick : A Thriller - Chelsea Cain

Heartsick

A Thriller

Paperback

Published: 20th July 2010
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In Chelsea Cain's bestselling series debut, Portland detective Archie Sheridan has spent years tracking Gretchen Lowell, a beautiful serial killer. In the end she was the one who caught him, but after torturing him for days she mysteriously let him go and turned herself in. Since then the she has been locked up, leaving Archie damaged but alive in a prison of another kind--addicted to pain pills, unable to return to his old life, powerless to get those ten horrific days or Gretchen off his mind.
When another killer begins snatching teenage girls off the streets, Archie has to pull himself together to head up a new task force, but even then he can't stop him without getting information from Gretchen--an encounter that may destroy him.
With Susan Ward, a hungry young newspaper reporter, profiling Archie and his team, Archie, the killer, and Gretchen enter into a dark and deadly game. Each novel in Chelsea Cain's scorching series leaves readers wanting more of the twisted and destructive relationship introduced in "Heartsick."

Chelsea Cain's novel is completely entrancing and totally original---what a read. Between the humanity of Portland cop Archie Sheridan and the chilling and twisted design of his beautiful nemesis, Gretchen Lowell, Heartsick is utterly unforgettable. Cain is a wonderful---and terrifying---storyteller--Dominick Dunne "Heartsick has it all: a tortured cop, a fearless and quirky heroine, and what may be the creepiest serial killer ever created. This is an addictive read!" --Tess Gerritsen"With Gretchen Lowell, Chelsea Cain gives us the most compelling, most original serial killer since Hannibal Lecter." --Chuck Palahniuk"Chelsea Cain's novel is completely entrancing and totally original---what a read. Between the humanity of Portland cop Archie Sheridan and the chilling and twisted design of his beautiful nemesis, Gretchen Lowell, Heartsick is utterly unforgettable. Cain is a wonderful---and terrifying---storyteller" --Dominick Dunne "Heartsick" has it all: a tortured cop, a fearless and quirky heroine, and what may be the creepiest serial killer ever created. This is an addictive read! "Tess Gerritsen" With Gretchen Lowell, Chelsea Cain gives us the most compelling, most original serial killer since Hannibal Lecter. "Chuck Palahniuk" Chelsea Cain s novel is completely entrancing and totally original---what a read. Between the humanity of Portland cop Archie Sheridan and the chilling and twisted design of his beautiful nemesis, Gretchen Lowell, Heartsick is utterly unforgettable. Cain is a wonderful---and terrifying---storyteller Dominick Dunne" ""Heartsick" has it all: a tortured cop, a fearless and quirky heroine, and what may be the creepiest serial killer ever created. This is an addictive read!"""---Tess Gerritsen "With Gretchen Lowell, Chelsea Cain gives us the most compelling, most original serial killer since Hannibal Lecter."---Chuck Palahniuk "Chelsea Cain's novel is completely entrancing and totally original---what a read. Between the humanity of Portland cop Archie Sheridan and the chilling and twisted design of his beautiful nemesis, Gretchen Lowell, "Heartsick "is utterly unforgettable. Cain is a wonderful---and terrifying---storyteller."""---Dominick Dunne Praise for "Heartsick""One of the most seductive and original psychopaths since Hannibal Lecter."--"Entertainment Weekly"""Heartsick" is a dizzying novel. Lurid and suspenseful with well-drawn characters, plenty of grisly surprises, and tart dialogue, it delivers."--"The New York Times Book Review""A distinctive and disturbing novel that blurs the lines between suspense fiction and psychological suspense."--"Chicago Tribune""Steamy and perverse."--"The New York Times" Praise for "Heartsick""One of the most seductive and original psychopaths since Hannibal Lecter."-"Entertainment Weekly"""Heartsick" is a dizzying novel. Lurid and suspenseful with well-drawn characters, plenty of grisly surprises, and tart dialogue, it delivers."-"The New York Times Book Review""A distinctive and disturbing novel that blurs the lines between suspense fiction and psychological suspense."-"Chicago Tribune""Steamy and perverse."-"The New York Times"

ISBN: 9780312657819
ISBN-10: 0312657811
Series: Archie Sheridan & Gretchen Lowell
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 326
Published: 20th July 2010
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.29