I’m Watching You by Mary Burton

A killer is on the loose. Lindsay O’Neil discovers the first victim in the yard at Sanctuary, the shelter for battered women that she runs in Richmond, Virginia. If that’s not bad enough, the detective who arrives on the scene is recovering alcoholic Zack Kier, her ex-husband. That brings his partner and her long-time friend, Jacob Warwick, into the picture as well.

It could have been a one time reunion, except for some reason Lindsay keeps being thrust into the middle of the investigation. That means Zack is way too involved in her life and he and Jacob are way too interested in her personal business.

She also can’t get TV news reporter Kendall Shaw off of her trail, which is a problem because Lindsay has her own secrets—including that she’s providing shelter at her own home for Nicole Piper, a friend on the run from her abusive husband.

As the killing continues it becomes shockingly clear that Lindsay is being stalked by an enraged murderer—and that she and those she loves are targets.

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Posted on November 25, 2008, in Book Synopsis, Crime, Mystery, Thriller. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. A chilling and true to life depiction of life for women in danger! Shelters are the only hope for battered women yet fear and discovery are always possible.

    This book is a walk on that darker side of love. A must read thriller.

  2. This is an amazing book. I’m reading it right now and it evenly brings together true life shelter situations and the fictional story being told.

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