A Secret to the Grave
He needs to save her, but she doesn't want to be saved.
Detective Parker Bell has just returned to work after a shooting when he and his partner land the case of a young woman abducted by a man who has left a list of clues pointing to nine other women he plans to kill.
Throughout the course of the investigation Parker meets Tessa Micah, a potential victim and the most interesting, stubborn, infuriating woman he has ever met. When Tessa refuses to shed any light on why she is in the sights of a serial killer it's up to Parker to find the madman before he can bring his plan to fruition, leaving ten dead women in his wake.