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An intense psychological thriller pitting the LAPD against a serial child killer. For homicide detective Robert Card, the nightmare hits home as the killer evades his every move--and targets Card's little boy as his next victim.
Paperback, 416 pages
Published January 1st 1994 by Signet
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Jul 02, 2016 Jason rated it really liked it
A good suspense story. The beginning was a tad slow, but it picked up near the end. The perspectives of the killer were a little too personal at times, so the suspense factor was taken out. A nice twist to the story having the killer suffer from Multiple Personality Disorder.
Nov 26, 2013 Teresa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If you are looking for a book that will keep you on the edge of your seat (couch, chair, bed), I highly recommend Shudder. The story has so many twists, turns, and unexpected scares, it will leave you breathless. I loved getting to know these characters, and Mr. Prescott's ability to write through the characters, regardless of age and gender, is truly genius. You do know each of the characters in this story intimately. The plot in Shudder is not "out there" where it is difficult to believe what ...more
Apr 01, 2008 Jon rated it it was ok
Wow....what can I say. What a waste of time. The most predictable book I have ever read. You can see every 'twist' coming well before the reveal. Now I can see why Mr. Harper switch from this pen name to Michael Prescott. I'd want to distance myself from this rubbish as well. Thankfully he has learned and Prescott's work is much much better.
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Sep 12, 2013 Nicole Caicedo rated it liked it
As much as I love Michael Prescott's books, I was thoroughly confused during the first few chapters. No way would I have guessed that Dominique was Angela's evil alter ego. Did NOT see that coming. The book over all was suspensful and kept me reading, but that alter ego bit just threw it off for me.
Jan 18, 2014 Nikki rated it it was amazing
you have to read all three shiver , shatter, shudder but Shudder had me from page one. I was 8 chapters in before I could put it down.
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Nov 13, 2013 Arthur Pendragon rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Excellent book, well written and enjoyable to read. A bit predictable but a few interesting twists
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A pseudonym used by Douglas Borton, aka Michael Prescott.

Douglas Child Borton, Jr. grew up in New Jersey and attended Wesleyan University, then moved to Los Angeles and pursued a career as a screenwriter. After working with several independent producers, he eventually switched to writing novels, a much less stressful occupation. He has published eight thrillers, from Comes the Dark (1999) to Morta
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