Alice Close Your Eyes (Paperback)
Mira Books, 9780778315865, 268pp.
Publication Date: December 31, 2013
With haunting prose and deft psychological insight, Averil Dean spins a chilling story that explores the dark corners of obsessionlove, pain and revenge.
Ten years ago, someone ruined Alice Croft's life. Now, she has a chance to right that wrongand she thinks she's found the perfect man to carry out her plan.
After watching him for weeks, she breaks into Jack Calabrese's house to collect the evidence that will confirm her hopes. When Jack comes home unexpectedly, Alice hides in the closet, fearing for her life. But upon finding her, Jack is strangely calm, solicitousand intrigued.
That night is the start of a dark and intense attraction, and soon Alice finds herself drawn into a labyrinth of terrifying surrender to a man who is more dangerous than she could have ever imagined. As their relationship spirals toward a breaking point, Alice starts to see just how deep Jack's secrets runand how deadly they could be.
"Crisply written, wickedly suspenseful. Alice Close Your Eyes] reads like a dark, sensual nightmare, and it is the reader who won't want to close her eyes until all of the book's tantalizing secrets are finally revealed. Don't miss it."
David Bell, author of Never Come Back and Cemetery Girl.