THIS WEEK’S GIVEAWAY: BRAD PARKS CLOSER THAN YOU KNOW Feb22

THIS WEEK’S GIVEAWAY: BRAD PARKS CLOSER THAN...

Disaster is always closer than you know. It was a lesson Melanie Barrick learned the hard way growing up in the constant upheaval of foster care. But now that she’s survived into adulthood—with a loving husband, a steady job, and a beautiful baby boy named Alex—she thought that turmoil was behind her. Until one Tuesday evening when she goes to pick up Alex from childcare only to discover he’s been removed by Social Services. And no one will say why. It’s a terrifying scenario for any parent, but doubly so for Melanie, who knows the unintended horrors of what everyone coldly calls “the system.”Her nightmare grows worse when she arrives...

Park’s CLOSER THAN YOU KNOW is featured in this week’s giveway Mar16

Park’s CLOSER THAN YOU KNOW is featured in t...

This week,  CrimeSpree and  Friday Reads Facebook page are pleased giving away copies of CLOSER THAN YOU KNOW by Brad Parks Disaster, Melanie Barrick was once told, is always closer than you know. It was a lesson she learned the hard way growing up in the constant upheaval of foster care. But now that she’s survived into adulthood–with a loving husband, a steady job, and a beautiful baby boy named Alex–she thought that turmoil was behind her. Until one Tuesday evening when she goes to pick up Alex from childcare only to discover he’s been removed by Social Services. And no one will say why. It’s a terrifying...

Review of CLOSER THAN YOU KNOW By Brad Parks

CLOSER THAN YOU KNOW Brad Parks March 2018 Dutton This is one hell of a ride, and one that is impossible to get off until the very last page. Anxiety swelled in my chest from the word go, but I couldn’t put it down. Melanie Barrick grew up in the system. But she’s made good now, after years of bouncing from one foster home to care facility to another, even living in her car for a while. But she has a loving husband and new baby Alex. Both parents dote on the little boy even though he’s the product of the night Melanie was raped by the Whisper Rapist. But disaster strikes again when Melanie goes to pick up Alex from daycare and learns that...

Brad Park’s SAY NOTHING Is Featured In This Week’s Giveaway Dec29

Brad Park’s SAY NOTHING Is Featured In This ...

This week,  CrimeSpree and  Friday Reads Facebook page, are giving away copies of SAY NOTHING by Brad Parks   Judge Scott Sampson doesn’t brag about having a perfect life, but the evidence is clear: A prestigious job. A beloved family. On an ordinary Wednesday afternoon, he is about to pick up his six-year-old twins to go swimming when his wife, Alison, texts him that she’ll get the kids from school instead. It’s not until she gets home later that Scott realizes she doesn’t have the children. And she never sent the text. Then the phone rings, and every parent’s most chilling nightmare begins. A man has stolen Sam and Emma. A man who...

THE PLAYER BY BRAD PARKS

THE PLAYERBrad ParksMarch 2014Minotaur Books  People in a small Newark neighborhood are getting sick—flu symptoms, bones snapping… some are even dying.  Carter Ross gets a tip from one of the residents and goes to investigate.  Hours later he comes down with the same symptoms of the mysterious “flu” the residents are experiencing.  He soon tracks the problem to a large construction site in the area, but the owner of the site promises that everything harmful has been removed from the ground.  When the owner winds up dead and tossed in the street like a sack of trash a few days later, Ross has more to investigate than health problems. ...