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  • Leslie Tentler

    Amid asultry Atlanta summer, someone is targeting police. The investigation becomespersonal for APD Detective Ryan Winter when a colleague and friend is shotdead-the second victim in weeks. But even as he finds himself being drawninto the tense hunt for a serial cop killer, he is forced to reexamine his ownshattering personal tragedy. An ER physician at Atlanta's busy Mercy Hospital,Dr. Lydia Costa is no stranger to suffering. Still, the recent police slayingsreopen barely healed wounds-and bring her face-to-face with her ex-husband,Ryan Winter. As the body count rises and paranoia tightens its grip on thepolice force, Lydia and Ryan are pulled together by circumstances and fate,...read more

  • Leslie Tentler

    "I don't plan to killyou ... unless, of course, you force me to." Late-night radio show psychologist Rain Sommers is used tothe crazies calling in to rage from the back alleys of the French Quarter andthe shadows of the bayou. But one caller's chilling obsession with her and her long-ago murdered mother-aniconic singer beloved among the city's goth community-has even the jaded Rainrunning scared as a sadistic serial killer known as the Vampire prowls NewOrleans. FBI agent Trevor Rivette is convinced her midnight callerand the killer are one and the same. As it becomes disturbingly clear that theVampire has a sick bloodlust only Rain can satisfy, she allows Trevor to getcloser and closer....read more

  • Leslie Tentler

    The collection isn't complete without her... The writer becomes the story when crime reporter Mia Hale is discovered on a beach in Jacksonville, Florida-bloodied and disoriented but alive. She remembers nothing, but her wounds bear the signature of a sadistic serial killer. After years lying dormant, the Collector has resumed his grim hobby of abducting women and taking gruesome souvenirs before dumping their bodies. Not one of his victims has ever escaped-and he wants Mia back more than he ever wanted any of the others. FBI agent Eric MacFarlane has pursued the Collector for a long time-the case runs deep in his veins, bordering on obsession-and now Mia holds the key. She'll risk...read more

  • Leslie Tentler

    "I trusted you, Caity." The still of the night is once again shattered by CaitlynCahill's recurring nightmare-her brother standing before her, gripping abutcher knife, his eyes black with hatred. Two years ago, the formerWashington, DC, socialite defied her powerful senator father and risked theruin of her family by helping the FBI link her troubled brother to a string ofhorrific murders. The "Capital Killer" was sent to prison for life-and Caitlyn'sentire world fell apart. Now FBI agent Reid Novak is forced to rend the peace Caitlynhas found on a rural Virginia horse farm. A copycat killer is on the loose andslowly toying with Caitlyn-his ultimate target-in a terrifying...read more

  • Leslie Tentler

    When she closed her eyes, she was back in that apartment again-shivering, shards of glass around her, her hands stained with blood . . . Six years earlier, Trina Grissom disappeared, on the run for her life. Now living under an assumed identity-as Samantha Marsh-she still struggles with the dark secret she harbors and the fear she might one day be found. When she moves to the coastal town of Rarity Cove, South Carolina, to open a cafe, a handsome widower begins to chip away at the walls she's built to protect herself. Mark St. Clair lost his wife two years ago in a tragic accident. Head of the grand St. Clair resort, he distracts himself from his lingering grief by running the family...read more

  • Leslie Tentler

    Hollywood leading man Carter St. Clair had it all-until a brutal stalker attack nearly takes his life. Seriously injured, he returns to his hometown of Rarity Cove, South Carolina, to recover in private, his outlook on fame forever changed by someone claiming to be his 'number-one fan.' Physical therapist Quinn Reese fled San Francisco to be free of her soon-to-be ex-husband, professional football player Jake Medero. Staying at her mother's house in Rarity Cove seems like her only option until she can get back on her feet financially. When the St. Clair family makes her a lucrative offer of employment, Quinn sees the potential for starting over, even if it means working with Carter, who...read more

  • Leslie Tentler

    One year after the tragic loss of her husband, Mercer Leighton returns home to Rarity Cove to be near family and resume her former job at the St. Clair resort. Feeling adrift in life, what she doesn't count on is being witness to a double murder in nearby Charleston's French Quarter. Charleston Homicide Detective Noah Ford is no stranger to the dark, violent side of humanity. Nor is he happy about the lone eyewitness in his investigation being part of one of the South Carolina Lowcountry's most prominent families. However, when an attempt is made on the beautiful widow's life, Noah vows to protect her. As it becomes increasingly clear that the killer will stop at nothing to eliminate...read more

  • Leslie Woodcock Tentler

    A sweeping history of American Catholicism from the arrival of the first Spanish missionaries to the present This comprehensive survey of Catholic history in what became the United States spans nearly five hundred years, from the arrival of the first Spanish missionaries to the present. Distinguished historian Leslie Tentler explores lay religious practice and the impact of clergy on Catholic life and culture as she seeks to answer the question, What did it mean to be a 'good Catholic' at particular times and in particular places? In its focus on Catholics' participation in American politics and Catholic intellectual life, this book includes in-depth discussions of Catholics, race, and...read more