Perfect Victim

Author: Christine McGuire,Carla Norton

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062284525

Category: True Crime

Page: 100

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Called the "sex slave," and "the girl in the box" case, this is the story behind Colleen Stan's terrifying, seven-year-long imprisonment by Cameron Hooker as told by the district attorney who tried the case. Too bizarre to be anythin g but true, it is a tale of riveting intensity and gripping courtroom drama.
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The Edge of Normal

Author: Carla Norton

Publisher: Minotaur Books

ISBN: 1250031052

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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''Norton has given us living, breathing characters that we know and understand . . . and who inhabit our imaginations after we've finished this book." —Jeffery Deaver In many ways, Reeve LeClaire looks like a typical twenty-two year old girl. She's finally landed her own apartment, she waitresses to pay the bills, and she wishes she wasn't so nervous around new people. She thinks of herself as agile, not skittish. As serious, not grim. But Reeve is anything but normal. Ten years ago, she was kidnapped and held captive. After a lucky escape, she's spent the last six years trying to rebuild her life, a recovery thanks in large part to her indispensable therapist Dr. Ezra Lerner. But when he asks her to help another girl rescued from a similar situation, Reeve realizes she may not simply need to mentor this young victim—she may be the only one who can protect her from a cunning predator who is still out there, watching every move. From the author of the #1 non-fiction bestseller Perfect Victim: The True Story of the Girl in the Box comes a novel that draws you into a chilling and engrossing world. With masterful plot twists and shifting points of view that make it as irresistible as Gone Girl, Carla Norton's The Edge of Normal is a stunning debut thriller.
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Hunted

Author: Carla Norton

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447251687

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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'You live nearby? You need a ride?' She stopped and looked at him: a chubby guy with a beard, younger than her father, but older than a teenager. She could never guess the ages of adults. 'You need some help?' the man asked again. 'I can't fix your bike, but I can give you a lift. It's no trouble.' 'Uh, no thanks. I better not.' He looked nice enough, and in all her twelve years she'd never met anyone dangerous or crazy, but she'd been warned many times about strangers . . . Reeve LeClaire is not a victim. Not any more. It's been seven years since she escaped from evil psychopath, Daryl Wayne Flint. He held her captive for four of her precious teenage years, and now she's finally getting her life back. But Flint, imprisoned in a top psychiatric hospital, has been watching and waiting -meticulously planning his getaway. And now his chance has finally come. His escape is Reeve's worst nightmare. As he persistently evades capture, baffling authorities and leaving a bloody trail through the forests of Washington State, Reeve is hit by a fearful realization: She will have to face her kidnapper one last time. His perfect victim. His little cricket.
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The Edge of Normal: A Reeve LeClaire Novel 1

Author: Carla Norton

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1743513313

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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"Told with exceptional insight, and a Hitchcock-like capacity for suspense, it shows Norton could become one of the finest female thriller writers of her generation" Daily Mail Tell me, what are you really afraid of...? Reeve St Claire was abducted when she was twelve years old and held in captivity for four years. Now, in her twenties, she has a fragile stability but with the help of her psychiatrist, she has started to build a life of independence. But she will never shake off the terror and memory of the monster she believes is behind bars. When Tilly Cavanaugh is rescued from a basement having suffered a similar experience, her parents call Reeve to ask for her help in helping their daughter rediscover a 'normal' life. But it is only when two other girls go missing that the police confirm the link and that there is a serial abductor in their midst. Reeve knows that she alone has the knowledge which will help to find the perpetrator - but can she overcome her demons to discover the truth? PRAISE FOR CARLA NORTON "What stands out about this debut novel is the thoughtful and unhistrionic treatment of a difficult theme" Guardian "Carla Norton's debut is guaranteed to keep you up until the small hours" Good Housekeeping
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One True Thing (Mills & Boon Vintage Intrigue)

Author: Marilyn Pappano

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 147207761X

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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Ex-detective Jace Barnett's finely tuned instincts went into overdrive when he met his beautiful new neighbor with the fictitious past. His attempts to uncover her true identity met a dead end every time. She was a tantalizing mystery–one that spelled trouble for them both.
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Hunted: A Reeve LeClaire Novel 2

Author: Carla Norton

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1743538561

Category: Fiction

Page: 360

View: 4819

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"Told with exceptional insight, and a Hitchcock-like capacity for suspense, it shows Norton could become one of the finest female thriller writers of her generation" Daily Mail 'You live nearby? You need a ride?' She stopped and looked at him: a chubby guy with a beard, younger than her father, but older than a teenager. She could never guess the ages of adults. 'You need some help?' the man asked again. 'I can't fix your bike, but I can give you a lift. It's no trouble.' 'Uh, no thanks. I better not.' He looked nice enough, and in all her twelve years she'd never met anyone dangerous or crazy, but she'd been warned many times about strangers . . . Reeve LeClaire is not a victim. Not any more. It's been seven years since she escaped from evil psychopath, Daryl Wayne Flint. He held her captive for four of her precious teenage years, and now she's finally getting her life back. But Flint, imprisoned in a top psychiatric hospital, has been watching and waiting -meticulously planning his getaway. And now his chance has finally come. His escape is Reeve's worst nightmare. As he persistently evades capture, baffling authorities and leaving a bloody trail through the forests of Washington State, Reeve is hit by a fearful realization: She will have to face her kidnapper one last time. His perfect victim. His little cricket.
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True Stories of Crime and Detection

Usborne True Stories

Author: Gill Harvey

Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1409568970

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

View: 9496

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Nine exciting stories of real life crime and detection featuring serial killers, art forgers, kidnappers, robbers, runaways and forensic scientists. Gripping and engaging for readers who prefer real life to fiction.
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