|About the Book|
A serial killer is playing a deadly game.There are no rules except one:The killer always wins.The loser always dies. Since joining the force, rookie cop Emily Thompson has had one ambition: to work homicide. Now shes got her chance. A twistedMoreA serial killer is playing a deadly game.There are no rules except one:The killer always wins.The loser always dies. Since joining the force, rookie cop Emily Thompson has had one ambition: to work homicide. Now shes got her chance. A twisted sociopath is turning her safe Chicago suburb into a brutal killing field, and every single one of his grisly clues leads directly to Emily. In 72 hours, on her fortieth birthday, he intends to make her his greatest trophy. If she doesnt stop him before then, Emilys first case will be her last.In a city gripped by terror, and with little more to go on than her instincts, Emily must match wits with a madman bent on chilling revenge. It is an investigation that will lead her into a nightmare world of unimaginable crimes, the dark secrets of her own past--and to a final shocking discovery. . . Real cops, terrific action, a twisted plot and a tough-gal detective who makes it all happen. More please! --Roy Huntington, American Cop magazineBlown Away tightens the plot around detective Emily Thompson like a terrifying noose. --Thomas Frisbie, author of Victims of JusticeShane Gericke is a former deputy financial editor of the Chicago Sun-Times. Winner of a dozen awards and Whos Who in America citations for his writing and design work, Gericke is a popular speaker at national conferences and community groups. Blown Away is his debut suspense thriller. Hes also a writer and photographer for national magazines, a member of International Thriller Writers, Mystery Writers of America and Society of Midland Authors, and lives in Naperville, Illinois, with his wife, Jerrle.