By Joe Schreiber

“You have a truly wonderful little girl,” breathed the voice at the cell. And similar to that, Susan younger is drawn right into a residing nightmare.

A stranger has abducted Sue’s daughter, Veda. yet he doesn’t wish her funds, in simple terms her suffering–and he'll kill Veda if Sue doesn’t persist with his each command. With distinctive directions, the faceless abductor leads Sue right into a blinding storm from snow at the longest evening of the 12 months, to a spot she has now not traveled to considering early life. The voice at the different finish of the road by some means is aware Sue’s private, such a lot chilling secret–an ominous incident from her prior, buried lengthy ago...
Across the loneliest again roads of Massachusetts, within the black expanse of a brand new England wintry weather, Sue is compelled to confront her so much lousy fears as she is met at each one step by way of ever expanding horrors created by way of a monster who's absolutely whatever lower than human. within the desire of saving her daughter from a kidnapper whose beginning turns out darker than whatever she may ever have imagined, Sue will notice simply how a lot trauma and fright the human physique is able to absorbing.

Set over the process a unmarried evening, Chasing the useless is a fast moving, ferociously annoying supernatural mystery. With the ability of masters like Dean Koontz and David Morrell, Joe Schreiber has created a tableau of outrage and horror, loss of life and destruction, that may draw you in and not allow you to move.

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The blue of her eyes matched the afternoon sky. They studied Jeremy. His heart slammed. His legs felt weak. “No wimps,” she said. The words froze his mind. ” someone yelled at Tanya. Me. That was me, Jeremy realized. ” he shouted. He still had a handful of sodden Super-Waffle. The remains of the cone had a swamp of melted vanilla ice cream at the bottom. He hurled it. Ice cream flew from the tumbling cone. But not all of it. Far from all of it. The cone struck a golden thigh. White glop exploded.

The seat of her swimsuit was no more than four inches across at the thin waistband, and tapered to a narrow strip before passing between her legs. “Hardly enough to cover her crack,” Cowboy muttered. “I sure wouldn’t mind trading places with the guy,” Jeremy said. The guy was kneeling beside her, squirting suntan oil onto her back. She shivered as the stream licked her skin. Her smooth buttocks trembled slightly. The guy set the plastic bottle aside and began to spread the oil around. He wasn’t just lending a hand, he was caressing her.

No funny stuff, just four pictures. We know you’re on duty and all, but we’re gonna be shipping out in a couple of days for the Persian Gulf, and…” “Why not,” she said. Dave couldn’t believe it. Seeming neither embarrassed nor annoyed, she let the leader of the group stand beside her. He leaned against her, mugging for the fellow with the camera. And before the picture was snapped, Joan put her arm around him. The kid’s face blazed scarlet. When his turn was over, he backed away from Joan, blushing and shaking his head, then whirled around and flopped on the boardwalk.

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