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Watch Your Back

By Karen Rose

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The fifteenth compulsive thriller from the Sunday Times top ten bestseller is sure to have the reader hooked from the very first page.

Bestselling author Karen Rose is back with her fifteenth pulse-pounding thriller.

UNFORGETTABLE

Stevie Mazzetti knew she would never get over the murder of her husband and son. But with their killer behind bars, she was able to move on with her life, if only for her daughter's sake.

UNIMAGINABLE

Now, eight years later, the Baltimore detective always fights for the victims she meets and when she learns that her ex-partner may have miscarried justice, Stevie's determined to right the wrong, even if it means she is in danger.

UNDENIABLE

Clay Maynard has always wanted Stevie and when she is targeted by a vicious psychopath, he believes that protecting her may give him the chance to have her in his life forever. Clay will do anything to keep Stevie safe but with a killer on her tail who has everything to lose and a secret to hide, will they stay alive long enough to find happiness?

Biographical Notes

A former high school chemistry and physics teacher, Karen lives in Florida with her husband of twenty years and their children. When she's not writing, Karen enjoys traveling, karate and, although not a popular Florida pastime, skiing.

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  • Publication date: 13 Feb 2014
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'Intense, complex and unforgettable' — James Patterson
Fast and furious — Sun

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