Hell to Pay
By Wendy Corsi Staub
Avon Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780061895081, 374pp.
Publication Date: September 2011
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And so it begins . . . again.
Survivors of a serial killer who invadedtheir childhood, Lucy Walsh and Jeremy Cavalon are married now, replacing nightmares of their terrifying past with joyful dreams of theupcoming birth of their first child. Fiercelydetermined to protect the fragile balance of their lives, Lucy doesn t know that her new husband guards a deadly secret . . . or that an Act of Godis about to unleash a vengeful fury.
For shell-shocked Lucy and Jeremy, thehorrible death of a loved one is a tragic accident. But for a shadowy predator, it's the first step toward completing a deadly mission that was interrupted so long ago. Now, at last, the members of the Walsh and Cavalon families will pay for their sins, one by one . . .
“Solid gold suspense ... this one is a wild ride.”
Once Staub’s brilliant characterizations and top-notch narrative skills grab hold, they don’t let go.
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Staub explores the conflict every parent feels between reasonable care for the safety of their children and paranoia in this compelling, well-crafted suspense novel.”
“Scared to Death, like Live to Tell, demonstrates Wendy Corsi Staub’s talent for depicting the menace behind everyday events.”
“Scared to Death is aptly titled--the momentum and chills keep going throughout the entire book.”
-RT Book Reviews
“Each twist and turn is methodical, meant to build anxiety as she cleverly yanks the rug out from underneath.”
-Shhanon Raab for Suspense Magazine
“Clever, well-written and riveting. Wendy Corsi Staub is a master storyteller!”
-New York Times bestselling author Brenda Novak
“A fast-paced, thrilling ride of suspense and terror that will keep readers guessing till the end.”
“...a gripping, intense novel I could hardly put down. Filled with action, suspense and creepy antagonists, this story had me turning the pages to find out what happens next.”
-Night Owl Reviews
“The narrative...stands on its own, with Staub’s trademark twists, turns, surprises and thrills carrying the day.”