The First Girl
The cold night breeze slams the barn door shut with a sickening crash. The girl curled in the corner wakes with a start. Her gold butterfly necklace catches the pale moonlight as she clutches it tight, thinking of her family. Will she ever escape? Or is his the last face she’ll ever see?
Detective Katie Scott stares in horror at what she and her service dog Cisco have discovered: seven shallow graves, the bodies of young women each wrapped carefully in a blanket and buried in makeshift coffins. Miles of abandoned farmland stretch out from the treeline behind her. Has Katie uncovered the horrifying graveyard of a monster who has been stealing Pine Valley’s daughters for years?
Katie quickly identifies one of the victims as Abigail Andrews, a beautiful young woman who disappeared fifteen years ago. Katie is heartbroken that she’ll have to tell Abigail’s mother her darling girl is gone.
When Katie is ambushed working late at the scene, fired upon by an unknown assailant, she knows she must be close to finding the killer. But the shooter vanishes into thin air. And when a new young woman is taken, dark haired and dark eyed like the others, Katie realizes her time is running out. Can she stay alive long enough to track down this twisted murderer before another young life is stolen too soon?
An absolutely jaw-dropping crime thriller for fans of Lisa Regan, Rachel Caine and Melinda Leigh. You’ll up be all night glued to the pages with this totally pulse-pounding read from USA Today and Amazon bestseller Jennifer Chase!
Readers love Jennifer Chase:
“THERE WAS NO WAY I WAS PUTTING THIS BOOK DOWN!!!!!… I was literally holding my breath… I HAD TO KNOW!!!!! As for the explosive ending: WOW definitely not what, or who I was expecting.” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“Edge-of-your-seat suspense to the very end!… Clear your schedule… you will not want to put it down!” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“I couldn’t put it down… action-packed with excellent plot twists… I had no idea what was coming next… so gripped with many twists and turns.” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“I was really wowed… I couldn’t put the book down and was trying to read as fast as I could… I was literally gasping for air.” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“Excellent, nail-biting thriller with a plot that’s had me enthralled from page one… I’ve been gripped through each twist and turn… jaw-dropping and totally unexpected… brilliant.” NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“I still have goosebumps!Omg… amazing… I flew through the pages with Olympic speed. I was hooked from the very first page.” NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“One hell of an unpredictable rollercoaster ride… I almost had to read through my fingers… brilliant.” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐