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Author event: Eric Rickstad, Names of Dead Girls

Join us for a talk, reading, and book signing with Eric Rickstad, who will present his new mystery, The Names of Dead Girls. 

In a remote northern Vermont town, college student Rachel Rath is being watched. She can feel the stranger's eyes on her, relentless and possessive. And she's sure the man watching her is the same man who killed her mother and father years ago: Ned Preacher, a serial rapist and murderer who gamed the system to get a light sentence. Now, he's free.

Detective Frank Rath adopted Rachel, his niece, after the shocking murder of her parents when she was a baby. Ever since, Rath's tried to protect her from the true story of her parents' deaths. But now Preacher is calling Rath to torment him. He's threatening Rachel and plotting cruelties for her, of the flesh and of the mindWhen other girls are found brutally murdered, and a woman goes missing, Rath and Detective Sonja Test must untangle the threads that tie these new crimes and some long-ago nightmares together. Soon they will learn that the truth is more perverse than anyone could guess, rife with secrets, cruel desires, and warped, deadly loyalty.

Mesmerizing, startling, and intricately plotted, The Names of Dead Girls builds relentlessly on its spellbinding premise, luring readers into its dark and macabre mystery, right to its shocking end. 

Eric Rickstad is the New York TimesUSA Today, and international bestselling author of The Silent GirlsLie in Wait, and Reap, novels heralded as intelligent and profound, dark, disturbing, and heartbreaking. He lives in Arlington, Vermont.

Event date: 
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Battenkill Books
Cambridge, NY 12816
The Names of Dead Girls (Canaan Crime Novels) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062672803
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 12th, 2017

The Silent Girls (Canaan Crime Novels) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062351548
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Witness Impulse - January 27th, 2015

Lie In Wait (Canaan Crime Novels) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062424778
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Published: Witness - February 2nd, 2016

Reap Cover Image
ISBN: 9781451564846
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - July 5th, 2010

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