Sunday, August 29, 2010
Think of a Number by John Verdon
How can someone know in advance which number you will pick when they ask you to? It's impossible, right?
The uncorrected proof I read was provided by Crown Publishers and Read It Forward. This book has been published and is available now at your local bookstore. It is also available as an eBook and on audio.
This is a very complex, detailed thriller that has more than one issue involved.
Dave Gurney has just retired as NYPD's top homicide investigator and he and his wife have moved to the country. He's a bit lost with nothing to do each day. His spouse loves the country, the weather, the freedom of the outdoors, but he's not as enthused. Then he gets a frantic phone call from a man he knew in college, but had not seem much of after that. It seems he's getting strange letters and the man is afraid. He should be...
What Dave founds out is that there is a series of letters and then murder. And it's not a single murder, it's a serial killer. But there is no connection between the dead that he can find.
While he's pursuing the investigation, his wife is getting more and more irritable with him because he's supposed to be retired. He begins to wonder if he might be losing his wife.
Between the tension in the household and the deviousness of the killer's mind, Dave is not having a good time. All he can do is press forward and see where it takes him...
If you would like my copy of this uncorrected proof, please follow these steps:
1) Leave a comment here on my blog;
2) Send me an email at info @ bookfaerie.com (take out the spaces) with your name and address and tell me why you'd like to read it.
I'll pick a winner in about a week.