By Chelsea Cain
"[A] masterful combination of mental suspense and straight-up gore, chronicling the twisted bond among police detective Archie Sheridan and serial killer Gretchen Lowell."―Criminal Element
Detective Archie Sheridan simply has to get in the course of the following couple of days, then his birthday and Halloween should be over. yet with escaped serial killer Gretchen Lowell at the free, the research into the homicide of a DEA agent tough his awareness, and journalist Susan Ward displaying up at his residence wanting a want, it is going to be a protracted weekend.
"Grabs you love a dangerous undertow and does not allow you to go."―Parade magazine
Soon Archie unearths himself crashing a masked ball on a personal island owned by means of Jack Reynolds, a infamous neighborhood drug kingpin. by means of morning, Archie is again on painkillers, a visitor is lifeless, and Archie speedy realizes that little is what it sort of feels. something is apparent: Gretchen is again, and Archie's nemesis and someday lover has anything distinctive in brain for the birthday boy. Now, on Halloween Eve, with time operating out and the lifetime of anyone just about Archie at the line, Archie is familiar with his simply probability is to offer Gretchen precisely what she desires. yet Gretchen will end up extra frightening, and unpredictable, than Archie ever can have imagined…in Let Me cross by Chelsea Cain.
"Gretchen Lowell is not just the main attention-grabbing villain…to look in crime fiction in lots of, a long time; she's additionally changing into a multifaceted personality in a position to engendering a much broader diversity of feelings than one could anticipate of someone who enjoys carving up spleens."―Booklist (starred review)