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Eric Rickstad is the New York Times, USA Today, and International bestselling author of WHAT REMAINS OF HER, one of the most addictive and creepy reads of the summer of 2018. Now on sale.

Praise for WHAT REMAINS OF HER

"Atmospheric, moving, and deep. As much a complex, beautifully wrought meditation on love and family, as it is a relentless mystery to keep you riveted page after haunting page." — Lisa Unger, New York Times bestselling author of THE RED HUNTER

"Shattering. A fiercely good read. Add it to the shelf w/ Karin Fossum, Stuart Neville and Karen Slaughter." — New York Journal of Books

"Chilling and heartbreaking. A twisty, diabolical read." — PeterSwanson, author of ALL THE BEAUTIFUL LIES

"A brilliantly creepy page-turner, electrified
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NEW BOOK, 9/12/17

Eric RickstadThe Names of Dead GirlsDear Readers,

THE NAMES OF DEAD GIRLS, the latest novel in my Canaan Crime Series with Frank Rath and Sonja Test hits shelves and virtual shelves September 12, 2017. Just in time for Halloween season. It picks up where THE SILENT GIRLS left off and, if I say so myself, it is one damned creepy, ominous, suspenseful, terrifying page-turner. Edge-of-your-seat, what- Read more of this blog post »
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