The Woman Who Couldn't Scream
A Novel (The Virtue Falls Series #4)
From New York Times bestselling author Christina Dodd comes the next riveting novel in the Virtue Falls series, The Woman Who Couldn't Scream
Merida Falcon is a world-class beauty, a trophy wife who seems to have it all…except she has no voice.
For nine bitter years, Merida lived to serve her wealthy elderly husband, never leaving his side, always doing his bidding…
On his death, Merida vanishes…and reappears in Virtue Falls with a new name, a new look, and a plot to take revenge on the man who loved her, betrayed her and walked away, leaving her silent, abused and bound to an old man's obsession.
But Merida faces challenges. Her school friend Kateri Kwinault is the newly elected sheriff of Virtue Falls. A chance meeting with her former lover intrigues him and brings him on the hunt for her, and meeting him face to face shakes her convictions. Will she have time to discover the truth about the events that occurred nine years ago? For someone in Virtue Falls is stalking women and slashing them…to death.
Danger closes in. Merida's fears build. There’s no one to turn to…no one she dares to trust. And she has to wonder—who is the killer stalking? Is he trying to silence forever THE WOMAN WHO COULDN'T SCREAM?
Praise For The Woman Who Couldn't Scream: A Novel (The Virtue Falls Series #4)…
Praise for The Woman Who Couldn't Scream:
"Dodd's new title delivers complex storytelling, a rollicking pace, and surprising twists and turns, plus sly humor, a touch of the supernatural, and a full cast of interesting and diverse characters. Readers will be thrilled to get back to Virtue Falls." —Kirkus Reviews
"Tense, taut, and beautifully paced, this latest addition to Dodd's series is another stunner; it will appeal to romance and suspense fans alike." —Library Journal (starred review)
Praise for Because I’m Watching:
“Two emotionally damaged characters find hope, self-forgiveness, and love in this exquisitely crafted, modern version of Gaslight that hooks readers and keeps them mesmerized until the end. A chilling and gripping tale, beautifully done.” —Library Journal (starred review)
"Romantic suspense favorite Dodd heads back to Virtue Falls for another smart, dramatic mystery that will keep readers flipping pages until the very end, with unexpected twists, psychological tension, and emotional depth...Another Virtue Falls winner." —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
Praise for Obsession Falls:
“Dodd delivers another white-knuckle tale of romantic suspense...The plot’s twists and turns are handled with a positively Hitchcockian touch, while the brilliantly etched characters, polished writing, and unexpected flashes of sharp humor are pure Dodd.” —Booklist (starred review)
“This one is impossible to put down. A remarkable, mesmerizing series.” —Library Journal (starred review)
Praise for Virtue Falls:
"A winning read. Intense and suspenseful, with touches of romance, humor and mysticism." —Kirkus Reviews
"Mega talent Dodd returns with a truly stunning work of mystery, danger and romance." —Romantic Times (Top Pick)
“Dodd slowly ratchets up the suspense level to the breaking point, while introducing readers to the diverse and quirky characters…a nail-biting book.” —Booklist
St. Martin's Press, 9781250028488, 352pp.
Publication Date: September 5, 2017