Hold Your Breath
The biting wind whips around the crystal-clear waters of the lake. The girl sits with her eyes open, as if transfixed by the waves on the shoreline, but she has taken her last breath…
When Detective Morgan Brookes is called to Lake Thirlmere one frosty night, she’s devastated to find the body of a young woman positioned in front of the glistening reservoir. She has ligature marks on her limbs, glue residue on her eyes, and her beautiful face is as cold as ice. Knowing only a dangerous serial killer would arrange a scene so carefully, Morgan is in a race against time to stop them before more innocent lives are lost.
The victim is twenty-year-old Jasmine Armer and her mother is distraught to hear that her beautiful daughter is gone. And Morgan is shocked when she learns that Jasmine’s father recently died by suicide at the same picturesque spot. The killer must have known the family. Then Morgan receives a terrifying package at the station of an intricate death mask. She immediately recognises Jasmine’s long lashes and perfectly-plump lips.
With the killer taunting her, Morgan knows time is running out. And then Morgan gets the heart-shattering call that her friend, Emily, has been killed. Ligature marks on Emily’s arms are identical to Jasmine’s. Heartbroken Morgan knows this isn’t the end of the killer’s twisted game, but can she track them down before they take another life?
A non-stop thrill ride from the very first chapter to the final, epic conclusion. Fans of Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott and Lisa Regan will be glued to the pages of this addictive rollercoaster of a read.
What readers are saying about Hold Your Breath:
‘Wowzers!… suspense, twists and mystery… A fast-paced read, hard to put down book that will keep you reading ‘til it’s done.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Exciting, gripping and completely addictive… heart-racing… completely unpredictable… I love how Phifer can captivate me from the first page. I flew through this one and have been left craving more.’ Littlemissbooklover87, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Gripping… Oh my goodness me what a thrill of a ride.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘The pages turn quickly as you hold your breath and cross your fingers. I can’t wait for the next case and whirlwind ride that Helen Phifer will take us on… A nail-biting read.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Addictive… outstanding, amazing leaving me looking forward to more thrill as you turn the pages, leaving you hungry for the next instalment, what a series this is.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘I read this in one sitting as it pulled me in so quickly. I couldn’t put it down.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Literally unputdownable… Outstanding, fantastic read that I very much enjoyed devouring. A story that left me breathless, that had me right from the start; full of twists and unexpected turns that had me guessing ‘til the very end.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Keeps you guessing until the very end… I read this page-turner in one session… A truly gripping read.’ @lostinliteracy, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Whoa! Great book and series! This book had a bit of everything! It had suspense, intrigue, action, murder, mystery, [a] serial-killer, a great who done it and great police work!… kept me glued to my Kindle!’ Sassy Southern Book Reviews, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Intriguing and chilling… intense, quick and a fast-paced… had me guessing until the end.’ @rubie_reads, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Woohoo!! I love this author… twists and turns throughout, I really didn’t want it to end.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Wow I devoured this book in a day, I was completely and utterly hooked on the story. It’s a book you honestly won’t want to put down once you start reading it… I had no clue who the killer was… Another brilliant read in this series.’ @lagirl2608, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Thrilling, fast-paced and addictive… HOLD YOUR BREATH is a solid addition to this compelling and addictive series… I had no clue who the killer was until nearer the end… the suspense [is] gripping, keeping you guessing with a few surprises along the way.’ Stina the Bookaholic, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐