A Novel of Psychic Suspense
By George D. Shuman
(Simon & Schuster, Hardcover, 9781416599791, 288pp.)
Publication Date: August 4, 2009
Other Editions of This Title: Mass Market Paperback
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From deviant subcultures to human trafficking, George D. Shuman always brings to life a terrifying aspect lurking just beneath the surface of our everyday lives. now he delves into the darkest corners of the pharmaceutical trade and blends riveting fact with captivating fiction.
• A heroine like no other: George D. Shuman has established blind psychic Sherry moore as one of the most engaging protagonists in the realm of suspense, the perfect character around which to build a perennial franchise. “Sherry’s unique talent opens doors for her,” writes Publishers Weekly, “but it’s her determination and grit when things get rough that makes her such an appealing hero.”
• Engrossing and dark: Shuman doesn’t pull any punches. As evident in the depraved predators that haunt his readers long past the final page, he not only has “the talent to put evil on the page and make it specific and real” (The Washington Post), but also the ability to deliver “fascinating characters, nonstop storytelling, and an explosive ending” (Robert Crais).
• A compelling story rooted in today’s headlines: In Second Sight, the fourth installment of Shuman’s acclaimed Sherry Moore series, Sherry faces off against a fiendish villain bent on her destruction. Set against the backdrop of heinous crimes perpetrated by Big Pharma run amok, Sherry fights for her life while confronting a question born of a miraculous medical innovation: Should she reclaim her sight or remain in the darkness that allows her to save so many lives?
George D. Shuman is the author of four thrillers featuring Sherry Moore. A retired, twenty-year veteran of the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department, he now lives in Pennsylvania, where he writes full time.
"Sherry Moore is one of the most fascinating and unusual protagonists in today's popular fiction, and Second Sight is without doubt her most thrilling undertaking yet. It takes guts to push the envelope of a winning formula, and in this book George D. Shuman demonstrates he has that kind of guts -- in spades." -- LINCOLN CHILD, New York Times bestselling author of Terminal Freeze
"If you love thrillers, if you love supernatural suspense, if you love books that keep you up all night, then Second Sight is for you. George D. Shuman provides unpredictable twists and turns from start to finish." -- JAN BURKE, New York Times bestselling author of Bones and The Messenger
"Sherry Moore has a long, long life ahead of her as one of the most compelling characters in contemporary thrillers. George D. Shuman has created a heroine who is as fascinating as she is brave and has written a page-turner as compelling as it is complex. This is a smart, smart stay-up-allnight must-read!" -- M.J. ROSE, internationally bestselling author of The Reincarnationist
"With the clarity of a 9-mm bullet, Second Sight hurtles you on a journey of fascinating psychological suspense. Settle into your favorite reading chair. You're in for a gripping read." -- GAYLE LYNDS, New York Times bestselling author of Masquerade and The Last Spymaster