The past has come back to haunt P.I. Jack Carpenter, former head of the Broward County Missing Persons Unit. As a young cop he failed to stop the kidnapping of a college coed by a shockingly large assailantaand neither victim nor attacker was ever seen again. But eighteen years later, when his daughter, Jessie, asks him to bird-dog a creep whoas been shadowing her college basketball team, Carpenteras pursuit of the voyeur leads him smack into another run-in with his old nemesis, who abducts one of Jessieas teammates. With the assistance of the kidnap victimas tycoon father and precious little time before the trail goes cold, Jack and his dog, Buster, hit the ground runningafollowing a twisted trail from the ruins of a shuttered mental asylum with an infamous past to the streets of a sinister small town with a ghastly secret.The rear bumper was dented, and someone had keyed the drivera#39;s door.a aWhich way did ... I left a message and asked her to call me back. After a few minutes had ... aTherea#39;s a Jeep Cherokee in the median, and the driver is refusing to get out.
|Title||:||The Night Monster|
|Publisher||:||Ballantine Books - 2009-09-15|