The Hidden: A Novel of Suspense

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Bloomsbury Publishing USA, Oct 1, 2010 - Fiction - 224 pages
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A series of seemingly random murders along a fifty-mile stretch of the
rugged northern California coast, committed by an unknown dubbed by the
media the Coastline Killer. A young couple with marital problems, Shelby
and Jay Macklin, who decide to spend the week between Christmas and New
Year's at a friend's remote coastal cottage. Two couples in a
neighboring home whose relationships are thick with festering menace. A
fierce winter storm that leads to a night of unrelenting terror. These
are the main ingredients in Bill Pronzini's chilling and twist-filled
tale about the hidden nature of crime and its motives.

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The Hidden: A Novel of Suspense

User Review  - Eric Norton - Book Verdict

Jay Macklin is hoping that spending the time between Christmas and New Year's with his wife, Shelby, at a friend's cottage on the Northern California coast will bring them closer together after a hard ... Read full review

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A Sling Blade like killer that kills people, and mostly because he is upset and doesn't like litterbugs or old men chainsawing trees down.
Enter a couple coming to spend some time at a friend named
Bens' cottage....plus an eerie and very spooky evening ride going to it.
Edge of your seat thrill ride!
 

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About the author (2010)

Bill Pronzini is the author of more than forty novels, including three
in collaboration with his wife, the novelist Marcia Muller, and is the
creator of the popular Nameless Detective series. A six-time nominee for
the Edgar Allan Poe Award (most recently for A Wasteland of Strangers),
Pronzini is also the recipient of two Shamus Awards. He received a
Grand Master award from the Mystery Writers of America in May 2008. He
lives in Northern California.

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