Life penalty

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She's searching for the man who killed her daughter.nbsp;nbsp;But will he find her first? In a novel that grips like a waking nightmare, master storyteller Joy Fielding creates a searing examination of a horrifying crime, the limits of the law, and a woman's terrifying journey into a killer's twisted mind. In one tragic afternoon everything changed.nbsp;nbsp;Until then, Gail Walton had considered herself lucky.nbsp;nbsp;With a successful husband, two daughters, and a house in the New Jersey suburbs, Gail lived a safe and predictable life.nbsp;nbsp;Then the unthinkable happened: her six-year-old daughter Cindy was abducted, sexually assaulted, and murdered.nbsp;nbsp; Consumed by grief and rage, Gail has retreated into herself.nbsp;nbsp;Her family and friends fear she's losing her grip on reality.nbsp;nbsp;The police warn her to let them handle the investigation.nbsp;nbsp;But not one of them knows the truth: that Gail has a description of the killer, a plan to set herself up as a decoy, and a room in a run-down boardinghouse.nbsp;nbsp;And Gail Walton has just bought herself a gun....
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It's every mother's worst nightmare and Gail Watson is living it: her six-year-old daughter Cindy was found brutally raped and strangled in a park only blocks from their home. Family and friends urge Gail to get on with her life, but Gail is living for just one thing: to see her daughter's killer caught and punished. After giving up on the police, Gail decides to go after Cindy's murderer herself, daring him to strike again in a spine-chilling search through a dark and dangerous underworld where only one of them can come out alive...
Joy Fielding is the bestselling author of the now-classic SEE JANE RUN, as well as STILL LIFE, NOW YOU SEE HER, SHADOW CREEK, WHISPERS & LIES, MAD RIVER ROAD, THE WILD ZONE, and other acclaimed novels of suspense. She divides her time between Toronto and Palm Beach, Florida.
"Fielding has made the woman-in-jeopardy genre her own."
People
"Fielding knows how to turn the screws of suspense."
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
"Dramatic and heart-rending ... The emotions are almost tangible."
Richmond Times Dispatch
"Tense and unforgettable."
Anniston Star

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subject_facet Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Murder -- Fiction, Murder victims' families -- Fiction, New Jersey -- Fiction
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