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Eric Rickstad

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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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Eric Rickstad Yes. The latest Canaan Crime novel, THE NAMES OF DEAD GIRLS, continues where THE SILENT GIRLS left off. You can pre-order it today! It hits stores…moreYes. The latest Canaan Crime novel, THE NAMES OF DEAD GIRLS, continues where THE SILENT GIRLS left off. You can pre-order it today! It hits stores Sept 12.(less)
Eric Rickstad Hi, There will be a sequel. Writing it now. There is a prequel, LIE IN WAIT, with Sonja Test as a lead on a murder a year prior. Not sure how many…moreHi, There will be a sequel. Writing it now. There is a prequel, LIE IN WAIT, with Sonja Test as a lead on a murder a year prior. Not sure how many there will be, but I have several in mind! Cheers, Eric(less)
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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, wh... Read more of this blog post »
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"Out of the 101 books I have read so far this calendar year, this one is the best. Authentic characters - I related to each and every one of them and walked every step with them. Cannot even remember the last time I was so fully invested in a book...." Read more of this review »
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"I just finished What Remains of Her and loved it! It is another creepy classic from Eric Rickstad. There is a lot to like about this book. The story is original and has really great twists. The dialogue is fantastic--between Jonah and Maurice--and..." Read more of this review »
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"3.5 stars

Fairly simple mystery involving the disappearance of a mother, Rebecca, and her daughter, Sally. The story jumps back and forth between Jonah, the husband and father who is the prime suspect, and the daughter's best friend, Lucinda.

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