By Stephen White
(Dutton Adult, Hardcover, 9780525949978, 416pp.)
Publication Date: March 6, 2007
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New York Times bestselling author Stephen White brings back his popular character, psychologist Alan Gregory, to take on the sociopathic killer from White's first novel--who, many years later, has walked away from a mental hospital, hungry for revenge.
It has been years since the mayhem was unleashed in Privileged Information. Now Michael McClelland, the brilliant, determined killer introduced in White's first novel, has left the Colorado State Mental Hospital--and he's coming after Alan Gregory's family. The timing couldn't be deadlier; like a cornered animal, Alan is in a deeply vulnerable state, facing severe doubts about his professional life, his marriage, and his own psyche. And McClelland holds the most powerful weapons of all: secrets from Alan's past. Secrets Alan thought he had successfully buried years ago. Secrets not even his wife knows. Time is running out as Alan scrambles to outwit his nemesis while confronting each of his worst nightmares. His becomes a captivating psychological journey into the events that forever change us, and the relentless drumbeat of the past. Faithful readers of the series and newcomers alike will be mesmerized by this searing view into the revered doctor's heart--with a haunting conclusion that will secure Dry Ice's place as the most memorable of White's novels.
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