INTERVIEW WITH MEG GARDINER

  INTO THE BLACK NOWHERE by Meg Gardiner is such an intense plot that the light should be on when reading this.  It is a testament to her writing that she can have a dark action-packed plot without the gory details and still grab readers from page one.  This novel delves into the minds of a serial killer and those in law enforcement who pursue them.  In this second book of the series the psychopath mirrors the real-like killers Ted Bundy with a little of Dennis Rader. The premise of the story is that people can vanish without a trace.  The book opens with a gripping scene in which the killer is holding an infant on his lap.  He lures...

Review of INTO THE BLACK NOWHERE by Meg Gardiner

INTO THE BLACK NOWHERE Meg Gardiner 2018 Dutton Last year a book came across my desk that grabbed my attention for two reasons. The first was the author of the book being Meg Gardiner. Every book I’ve read by Gardiner has been fabulous, she is a master storyteller who has never failed to keep my flipping pages as fast as I can. The second attention grabber was the title. UNSUB. If you read crime fiction or watch crime movies and TV you know this is shorthand for unknown subject. It is used to describe a criminal, usually a killer, who is committing ongoing crimes. As a reader this tells me I’m in for a story that is going to be suspenseful...

INTERVIEW WITH Meg Gardiner

UNSUB by Meg Gardiner is the first in a new series with detective Caitlin Hendrix. She is asked to join the homicide unit because of who she knows. Twenty years ago the Prophet terrorized the city and haunted the detective trying to capture him who also happens to be Caitlin’s father. Wanting to pick Mack Hendrix’s brain those working the case feel his daughter would be the best person for the job. Unfortunately, this “unsub” has returned with a vengeance. As with her father, he is playing with Caitlin’s mind, teasing and taunting her. Mack still has regrets about the one who got away and she is motivated to find the Prophet and bring him...

Meg Gardiner’s UNSUB is this week’s giveaway Apr14

Meg Gardiner’s UNSUB is this week’s gi...

This week, CrimeSpree and  Friday Reads Facebook page, are  offering up the chance to win a copy of UNSUB By Meg Gardiner A riveting psychological thriller inspired by the never-caught Zodiac Killer, about a young detective determined to apprehend the serial murderer who destroyed her family and terrorized a city twenty years earlier. Caitlin Hendrix has been a Narcotics detective for six months when the killer at the heart of all her childhood nightmares reemerges: the Prophet. An UNSUB—what the FBI calls an unknown subject—the Prophet terrorized the Bay Area in the 1990s and nearly destroyed her father, the lead investigator on the case....

AUTHOR WORK-SPACES: Gardiner, Segura, Ulfelder and...

This is our latest in a series of author’s sharing photos of where they work when they create the great books we love to read. I find it interesting that the work spaces seem to be a different at the writing styles. If you click on the photos you can see them larger. Meg Gardiner: In the last year I have moved from London to Austin. Much of my upcoming novel was written on airplanes. When the tray is not in an upright position, it works as a desk. Steve Ulfeder: Believe it or not, the attached is a photo of my favorite workspace: the mall in Natick, Massachusetts! Twice a week, I come here and bang out 2000 words. The wireless is great,...