Shadow Man (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Jun 13, 2006 - Fiction - 450 pages
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Once, Special Agent Smoky Barrett hunted serial killers for the FBI. She was one of the best–until a madman terrorized her family, killed her husband and daughter, and left her face scarred and her soul brutalized. Turning the tables on the killer, Smoky shot him dead–but her life was shattered forever.

Now Smoky dreams about picking up her weapon again. She dreams about placing the cold steel between her lips and pulling the trigger one last time. Because for a woman who’s lost everything, what is there left to lose?

She’s about to find out.

In all her years at the Bureau, Smoky has never encountered anyone like him–a new and fascinating kind of monster, a twisted genius who defies profilers’ attempts to understand him. And he’s issued Smoky a direct challenge, coaxing her back from the brink with the only thing that could convince her to live.

The killer videotaped his latest crime–an act of horror that left a child motherless–then sent a message addressed to Agent Smoky Barrett. The message is enough to shock Smoky back to work, back to her FBI team. And that child awakens something in Smoky she thought was gone forever.

Suddenly the stakes are raised. The game has changed. For as this deranged monster embarks on an unspeakable spree of perversion and murder, Smoky is coming alive again–and she’s about to face her greatest fears as a cop, a woman, a mother…and a merciless killer’s next victim.

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Twisted plot, amazing characters. - Goodreads
He is a top-tier writer in the serial killer - Goodreads
The ending is compelling. - Goodreads
Cody McFadyen's writing takes my breath away. - Goodreads
Great character development. - Goodreads
Really generic plot but great for his first novel. - Goodreads

Review: Shadow Man (Smoky Barrett #1)

User Review  - Sue Barry - Goodreads

Enjoyed it immensely, would recommend this to everyone who enjoys a good read. Thrilling story EXCELLENTLY only took me 5 hours to read (early hours on the morning). Read full review

Review: Shadow Man (Smoky Barrett #1)

User Review  - Kersi - Goodreads

4.5 stars! Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Cody McFadyen lives with his family in California. Shadow Man is his first novel.

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