St. Martin's Paperbacks, Mass Market Paperback, 9780312363918, 432pp.
Publication Date: February 2, 2010
The first victim is murdered in his bed. A clean-cut college boy with no criminal record. Then a second victim is killed in the shower, then a third each one striking closer to home for M.C. When loved ones become targets, M.C. must walk a fine line between upholding the law and taking it into her own hands. At stake is her job, her relationship with Kitt, and possibly, her life. The key to finding this emotionless killer lies in the stolen computers of his victims a secret network of false identities and true evil where no one is who they seem. If M.C. hopes to capture Breakneck, she'll have to put her own neck on the line
New York Times bestselling author Erica Spindler has written many novels, including Blood Vines, Watch Me Die, Bone Cold, In Silence and Last Known Victim. Her books are published in 25 countries. Raised in Rockford, Illinois, Spindler planned on becoming an artist, and earned visual arts degrees from Delta State University and the University of New Orleans. But one day in 1982, she picked up a romance novel and was immediately hooked. She soon tried to write her own romance, but it was when she leapt from romance to suspense that she found her true calling. Spindler has won the prestigious Daphne du Maurier Award for excellence, the Kiss of Death Award, and has been a three-time RITA Award Finalist. She lives just outside New Orleans, Louisiana, with her husband and two sons.
“A GRIPPING STORY that unfolds with breakneck speed, heart-quickening suspense and characters you can’t help but root for.”—Bookreporter.com
“TOP PICK! Filled with well-developed, multidimensional characters, Spindler’s latest boasts fast-paced action and emotional tension…. The intricately woven plot makes this novel a sure winner for readers who like to keep guessing all the way to the end.”—Romantic Times BOOKreviews
“A MUST READ. In this gripping new thriller, we are introduced to a tough, new detective duo set to take the crime fiction world by storm…a great read.”—Evening Telegraph (UK)
“BREAKNECK SUSPENSE…Breakneck is a taut thriller, which proves Erica Spindler is still a master of suspense. With adrenaline fused prose, you will find yourself sitting up into the wee hours unable to put the book down until you reach the very last page.”—Ulster Tatler (Ireland)
“A FIRST-CLASS THRILLING READ…Breakneck grabs the interest immediately and never lets go. This is a timely and enthralling piece of work, and has a message for all computer users.”—Fresh Fiction Review
“Erica Spindler never disappoints…Breakneck literally moves at breakneck speed.”—Reader to Reader.com