escaping her abductor with her life, Karen Hamilton faces a new trauma:
her stalker's family sues her for his death.
exciting novel explores stalkers: who they are, how they function and
why. Those who have never been stalked will gain a new
appreciation of the victim's pain; those who have, will understand;
those presently being stalked will find help in the Resource section
that guides you through steps to take, how to avoid confrontation, and
where to go for help.
"You have strong talent for someone
so young. I believe you will have more good things forth coming.
You've developed a natural power of observation, the most important
thing for an artist or a writer to develop, their ability to
see." - D Flood
Being a criminologist I
found this book accurate and extremely interesting. Its defiantly on its
way to best seller keep it up -- Les Simerly
I began writing in
1988, three weeks after my
I saw it as a gift of divine intervention and produced three
to five pieces daily. Before that, serious writing had never
crossed my mind.
years, my poems resembled ing
epics, and my songs and lyrics entire albums. I knew then it was
time to write books. I chose the
horror genre initially, but
now favor mystery and thriller
because I realizethat
most horror events aren't
inflicted by the dead or spirits at all,
but by seemingly ordinary
I adore writing. I
love creating both sympathetic
and despicable characters. I love creating worlds and
families and struggles. I love watching those characters overcome
their hardships by courage and determination. The majority
of my stories have happy endings.
However, some have
rather strange conclusions because life doesn't always give us the
happy endings we desire.
to avoid excessive psychology,
over-analyzing, and political comment in my stories. Too
much ruins the simple enjoyment
and mood of the story. Too
often the modern author's eagerness
to incorporate his political
views goes past creating a
subtle character trait and the book
becomes instead a political manual.
On the same note,
I dislike college literary
professors dissecting a
work until the enjoyment disappears. Creativity
should be enjoyed and allowed to
entertain, not dissected
and destroyed. An
author's work should not be
used to determine how
an author actually lived, but read
for what it is, a story.
My main influences and
inspirations are Poe, Bradberry, Agatha Christie, Koontz, Kingand
the majority of the classic literary greats. I have always adored
non-fictional folklore in dealing with hauntings and strange events.
I live in Southwestern
Virginia my three-year-old son and my
husband of four years, whose hobby is World History.
He often helps me with