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Perfect for October reading, this second in the Alex Morrow series promises to be heart-thumping scary and definitely gritty. I can't wait to see where this psychological thriller/police procedural mix is going to take me.
Sarah understood abruptly: he wasn't afraid that she would remember his face because he had come here to kill her. She would never get to leave this house. She would never get out of here.—From The End of the Wasp Season by Denise Mina (Little, Brown / Reagan Arthur Books, 2011 [from uncorrected proof, may differ from published edition])
She couldn't die here, in a cold, run-down house she had been fighting to escape her whole life, with a bare backside and two insolent kids coming into the room that was once her nursery.
Through a shimmer of tears she saw the space between them, the open door beyond.
Sarah put her head down and ran. (p. 9)