NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER It came in a plain brown wrapper, no return addressan audiocassette recording of a horrifying, soul-lacerating scream, followed by the sound of a childlike voice chanting "Bad love. Bad love. Dont give me the bad love." For Alex Delaware the tape is the first intimation that he is about to enter a living nightmare.
Others soon follow disquieting laughter echoing over a phone line that suddenly goes dead, and a chilling act of trespass and vandalism. He has become the target of a carefully orchestrated campaign of vague threats and intimidation rapidly building to a crescendo as harassment turns to terror, mischief to madness. "A wonderful, roller-coaster ride .
. . a guaranteed page-turner." USA Today With the help of his friend, LAPD detective Milo Sturgis, Alex uncovers a series of violent deaths that may follow a diabolical pattern. And if he fails to decipher the twisted logic of the stalkers mind games, Alex will be the next to die.
The latest suspense tale featuring psychologistdetective Alex Delaware is Jonathan Kellermans biggest success yet. A terrifying audio tape received in the mail is Delawares first intimation that he is stepping into a living nightmare. As he investigates the connections among a number of violent deaths, Delaware himself becomes the target of a psychotic individuals terror campaign.