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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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It's been a while since I had a book out in the world.

But, boy have I been writing!

I have some VERY EXCITING NEWS TO SHARE, VERY SOON!

Thanks as always for reading!

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"Another terrific ride filled with suspense, mystery and a plot that leaves you baffled. I loved this second in the series. Once again Rickstad knows how to write. Hoping he writes another one with Rath as the inspector/hero. "
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"This book just keeps building with suspense and mystery. I could not put it down. I had to stay up late to finish the last part as I could not believe what I was reading. Very good writing, plot and dialogue. It ended with a cliffhanger, which I am h" Read more of this review »
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