By Lisa Gardner
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-- An excerpt from Lisa Gardner's Love You More.
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You have reliable cause to be afraid. . . .
It was once a case that haunts Bobby stay away from to this day—the case that almost killed him and altered his existence ceaselessly. Now, in an underground chamber at the grounds of an deserted Massachusetts psychological health center, the ugly discovery of six mummified corpses resurrects his worst nightmare: the go back of a killer he proposal lifeless and buried. There’s no position to run. . . . Bobby’s basically lead is wrapped round a lifeless woman’s neck. Annabelle Granger has been in hiding for so long as she will be able to have in mind. Her adolescence used to be a blur of latest towns and assumed identities. yet what—or who—her kin was once operating from, she by no means knew. Now a physique is unearthed from a grave, donning a necklace bearing Annabelle’s identify, and the risk is simply too on the subject of break out. This time, she’s unlikely to run. you recognize he'll locate you. . . .
The new hazard may be the lifeless psychopath’s copycat, his protégé—or whatever way more terrifying. circumvent is aware the one technique to locate him is to unravel the secret of Annabelle Granger, and to do this he needs to staff up together with his former lover, associate, and good friend D. D. Warren from the Boston P.D. however the path leads again to a girl from Bobby’s earlier who might be each piece as harmful because the new killer—a appealing survivor-turned-avenger with an eerie hyperlink to Annabelle. From its stressful establishing pages to its stunning climax, Hide is a mystery that delves into our inner most, darkest fears. the place there isn't any one to belief. the place there is not any position left to conceal.
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The gold I got out of Sam Hegg's mine ain't been more than about a hun- 45 How to Write a Damn Good Mystery 46 dred and fifty grand, total, and that ain't no lie. But I've been real careful not to do anything stupid like spend a lot in one place. I sell the nuggets off as I go— telling people I bought them at the bar off guys who bring it in. I'm content, a happy man. I blow my cool and have to beat the crap out of somebody once in a while when I'm acting as a deputy, or in the bar with some drunk, but most of the time I keep a lid on my temper.
I've been in the writing racket for a few decades now and, the horrible truth is, I've never been able to figure out what editors will find mildly interesting story-wise, let alone what will make them flip. I've heard other writers, agents, and even editors say that they know this trend is hot, this other trend is not; that Ideas to Get You Started small-town mysteries, say, are in, hard-boiled are out; that cross-genre books or some such are the next trend, the wave of the future. It's all a bunch of pap.
31 32 How to Write a Damn Good Mystery O u r murderer will be evil. We know a murderer is a mythic "evil one" and an evil one always acts out of his or her own self-interest. An evil one is the golden star at the center of his or her own universe. Our murderer will be self ish. Sure, we've all read books in which the murderer does the deed for a good cause, heroically, but this motif almost always results in a weak climax. " If the murderer is not acting out of his or her own self-interest and instead is self-sacrificing and acting heroically, the reader is robbed of this satisfaction, which is, after all, one of the principal reasons the reader bought the book in the first place.