Autumn brings beauty fun and excitement to the tiny mountain village of Hummingbird Falls as residents play and the fall hunting season begins. But fall brings trouble too. Bank robbers take Ellie Hastings hostage. Suffering post-traumatic reactions she struggles to remember a crucial clue. Police Chief Dave Shaffer searches for his officers as first Colby Conners and then Rosie O'Rourke disappear. An unexpected fall blizzard threatens three lost hunters and an old black bear named Scar Face. The Fall Hunt is on Ellie hunts for her memory Dave hunts for his officers three lost men hunt for help the robbers hunt for their money and Scar Face hunts for survival. 'Spin-tingling and fast paced THE FALL HUNT is also sweet. I'm enthralled by Hummingbird Falls and its folks.' The Book Reporter. 5 stars. 'A perfect combination for a mystery novel'smooth writing style and Clarey's characters' so interesting and her narrator so likeable we want more.' Writers Digest.
When forensic psychologist Christie McMorrow and detective Bill Drummond investigate the grisly murders of 3 young girls they discover human traffickers operating a child prostitution ring. Suspecting collusion between the traffickers FBI state and local authorities Christie and Bill search for evidence to indict the conspirators. Stephen Scott a psychopathic killer who has returned to Maine to finish his mission to kill Cristie brings their search to a horrifying end. Bill fights for his sanity. Christie fights for her soul as she struggles to recover from the tortuous post-traumatic consequences of Scott's previous assault.
Christie knew she would have to fight him with what she did best. Her only defense against the madman was her psychological training and skill her knowledge of the motivations and behaviors of the criminally insane. Tied and wounded hidden where no one would think to look for her outwitting her tormentor was her only hope for survival. Dr. Christine McMorrow dedicates her life to helping victims of trauma in private practice and as a consultant to the Maine State Task Force on Violence. She believes that truth will prevail bringing healing and justice. Stephen Scott dedicates his life to bringing his perverted truth to the world. Tortured and programmed as a child to believe that the ritualistic murder of women will expose them as innately evil his mission is to encourage others to follow his path. When Christie disappears her colleague Detective Bill Drummond and housemate Alex Harris do all they can to find the woman they both love.Can Christie save herself? Will Bill or Alex find her in time? Or will Stephen's twisted truth triumph over an innocent woman once again?
Joseph M Knight