Quiet Desperation is a psychological thriller focusing on a serial killer and the two New Jersey police officers trying to catch him.
Full of non-stop action and intensity, Quiet Desperation draws the reader into the mind of Richard Abbott as he unleashes his Christmas time killing spree. While Abbott kills mercilessly, his motive is his writing. Wanting to write a best-selling novel, Abbott decides to become a killer and then write about his adventures.
Detective Michael Donovan and his nephew, Detective Gerard Donovan, are in charge of the search for Abbott. Both men, but in particular Gerard, have had hard lives full of heartbreak and disappointment, and this case may prove to be too much for the men.
As Gerard and Michael are forced to come to grips with pasts that haunt them, they must somehow push forward and stop Abbott before he kills again.