Guilty as Sin: A Novel

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Random House Publishing Group, Dec 30, 2003 - Fiction - 608 pages
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A cold-blooded kidnapper has been playing a twisted game with a terrified Minnesota town. Now a respected member of the community stands accused of a horrific act of evil. But when a second boy disappears, a frightened public demands to know: Have the police caught the wrong man? Is the nightmare continuing—or just beginning?
Prosecutor Ellen North believes she’s building a case against a guilty man—and that he has an accomplice in the shadows. As she prepares for the trial of her career, Ellen suddenly finds herself swept into a cruel contest of twisted wits, a dark dance of life and death . . . with an evil mind as guilty as sin.

Praise for Tami Hoag and Guilty as Sin
“Without a doubt . . . one of the most intense suspense writers around.”Chicago Tribune
“A chilling study of evil that holds the reader until the shocking surprise ending.”New York Times bestselling author Phillip Margolin
“The tangled relationships that lie just beneath the surface of Deer Lake are tantalizingly revealed.”The New York Times Book Review
“Accomplished and scary.”Cosmopolitan 

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This suspenseful novel, though it stands alone well, is the sequel to Night Sins (LJ 1/1/95), in which a child is abducted for sport by kidnappers who taunt the police, priding themselves on their ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cristian Gaymer - Goodreads

The trama is great, you really want to get to the end, and you can't imagine what's on the next page. Having said that, like any thriller-crime book it usually keeps the answer to the end but is not a solid ending. Read full review

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Page 15 - Reuben was bouncing up and down on the balls of his feet, as if he were an old man, daven/ ing. Then we heard footsteps and someone yelling "hep, hep!

About the author (2003)

Tami Hoag’s novels have appeared regularly on national bestseller lists since the publication of her first book in 1988. She lives in Florida.

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