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Stalked (The Profiler #4)

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If you're reading this, I'm already dead…

That's the note seventeen-year-old Haley Cooke leaves behind when she disappears from inside her high school. FBI profiler Evelyn Baine is called in to figure out who had reason to hurt her. On the surface, the popular cheerleader has no enemies, but as Evelyn digs deeper, she discovers that everyone close to Haley has something to
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Mass Market Paperback, 384 pages
Published December 27th 2016 by Mira
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Deanna
Dec 03, 2016 Deanna rated it really liked it
4.5 Stars!

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Haley Cooke has been missing for one month. Her boyfriend, Jordan dropped her off at cheerleading practice and she hasn't been seen since. She walked into the school to get changed for practice but never came out....


How do you walk into a school and disappear without ANYONE seeing?


The book opens as Linda Warner is searching her daughter's bedroom. She wants to see if she can find something the police might have mi
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Chelsea Humphrey
Jan 04, 2017 Chelsea Humphrey rated it it was amazing
Shelves: from-publisher
Once again, I put on my big girl panties and picked up a book in the middle of a series I’d not read before. Geez Louise; talk about nerves! Elizabeth Heiter’s Profiler series had come highly recommended though so it really wasn’t my fault that I had to read this, right? Lucky for me there was a concise letter in the front of the book filling me in on what I missed before that was pertinent to this book, which wasn’t much. These books can basically be read as stand-alones, but if you pick one up ...more
Danielle (The Blonde Likes Books)
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"If you're reading this, I'm already dead"

When the above note is found in a missing girl's bedroom, even more questions are asked by her family and the police. Now that it seems like 17 year old Haley Cook knew something bad would happen to her, and possibly who was after her, the local police call in Evelyn Baine, a profiler for the FBI.

Stalked is the fourth installment in The Profiler series, and I have to be honest, I h
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Judy Collins
Talented thriller author, Elizabeth Heiter returns with her highly anticipated Profiler series, following Hunted (The Profiler, #1), Vanished (The Profiler, #2), Avenged (The Profiler#2.5), Seized (The Profiler #3), to her latest:

STALKED (The Profiler #4) FBI profiler Evelyn Baine returns, as we delve into the innermost connections of deep secrets of the victim as well as the heroine’s past. An intriguing puzzle, as two cases connect. "The best of the series, thus far!

A teenage girl
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Tamara
Full review to come closer to pub day.

Quick thoughts:
I've read the first book in Heiter's profiler series and now the 4th book. I enjoyed this storyline much more than the debut and the character growth between books 1 & 4 makes me want to check out 2&3.

Quick read. Good mystery. Enjoyable.
Shelley
Dec 15, 2016 Shelley rated it really liked it
*Source* NetGalley
*Genre* Mystery, Thriller
*Rating* 3.5

*My Thoughts*

Stalked, by author Elizabeth Heiter, is the fourth novel in The Profiler series. Evelyn Baine is a Special Agent & Profiler who works for the FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit. She excels at her job, and has gone above and beyond her actual job description in order to solve some really dangerous cases. One could say that Evelyn has stepped in it a time or two, but her desire to do her job better than anyone is why I continue to
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Sam (Clues and Reviews)
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When a seventeen-year-old girl, Haley, goes missing, police are puzzled to what could have happened to this all-American girl. Enter FBI profiler, Evelyn Baine. On the surface, this popular teenager seemed to have no enemies but as Evelyn digs deeper, building her profile, she discovers that maybe people around Haley have more to hide and maybe Hailey had some secrets. And one of those secrets could have gotte
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Books and Spoons
Jan 09, 2017 Books and Spoons rated it really liked it
The intense investigation that burst into a riveting action at the moment's notice as the investigators put their own lives at risk as they are trying to solve the myriad of crimes that come to the light while trying to profile the kidnapper of the missing girl.
If you are a fan of the early production of Patricia Cornwell and her Scarpetta novels like I am, you are going to enjoy the profiler series, as they echo the same kind of atmosphere, darkness, and female lead who is not afraid of taking
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Jordan  Perkins
I'm a sucker for a good suspense/thriller/mystery - definitely one of my guilty pleasures- so when I saw StalkedI was totally intrigued and had to indulge. I'm not at all familiar with this author, in fact, I've never read anything by Elizabeth Heiter before and when I picked up Stalked I wasn't aware that it was book four of the Profiler series but I took a risk and read it anyway and this book can absolutely be read as a stand alone. I'm sure that had I read the series in order I would have a ...more
The Book Review Café
When I picked up this book I didn’t realise it was the 4th book in the Profiler series, now I’m not sure about you but I usually hate to start a book which is already part of a well established series, but I’m pleased to report it can be read as a standalone. I’m going to be honest with you here and admit that although I enjoyed Stalked it just didn’t meet my expectations. The first chapter certainly intrigued me, but as I read on this wasn’t a book that grabbed me by the throat. Don’t get me wr ...more
Amy
Dec 14, 2016 Amy rated it really liked it
Shelves: physical-arcs
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This read much like an episode of Criminal Minds which I mean as a huge compliment as it’s one one of my favorite shows. My husband and I have watched every single episode from all twelve seasons, so to say that I’m a fan is putting it mildly. I was initially grabbed by the blurb because it sounded so similar, and though it definitely is, this book is unique enough that it stands out on it’s own. It’s also the fourth book in Heiter’s Profiler
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Elizabeth Neal
Dec 27, 2016 Elizabeth Neal rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Seventeen-year-old Haley has seemingly vanishes without a trace. A month later, her devastated mother, Linds, finds a hidden note in which Haley predicts her own death.

Kyle and Evelyn have been dating for six months now, but have only recently been able to go public, as in telling their employer, with their relationship. The rule restricting them is no longer an issue, which is a relief for them, but unfortunately, it's only because of Kyle's injury, one he sustained on a mission that resulted i
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Kathy
Dec 26, 2016 Kathy rated it really liked it
4.5 stars.

Stalked is a mesmerizing addition to Elizabeth Heiter's The Profiler series starring FBI Agent Evelyn Baines. Although this newest release is the fourth novel in the series, it can be read as a standalone but I highly recommend the previous installments as well.

Seventeen year old Haley Cooke has been missing for a month when profiler Evelyn Baines is assigned to the case after the teenager's mother, Linda Varner, finds a troubling note in her daughter's room. With Detective Sophia Lope
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Krystal
Dec 10, 2016 Krystal rated it liked it
Let me begin my saying that although this is book number four in a series, you do not need to have read the previous three books in order for this story to make sense.

I'm sure there will be a lot of people who enjoy this story. It was well written, and I imagine it goes the same way a lot of police work goes - lots of dead ends, lots of theories, and one eventual thread that ties it altogether.

However, this story just seemed to be entirely way more complicated than it needed to be. There was a
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Tom Donaghey
Nov 20, 2016 Tom Donaghey rated it it was amazing
Shelves: suspense, thriller
STALKED by Elizabeth Heiter is far better than it should have been. I under appreciated this book from the moment I received it from Harlequin Enterprises. I assumed it would be a massive love story wound about a thriller core, but I was wrong. This is a first class crime novel, rich in detail and dripping with suspense from the opening pages.
When high school cheerleader and all-American good girl Haley Cooke disappears from her school, the local police are baffled. Her family is devastated, h
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Stormi (Books, Movies, Reviews. Oh my!)
Stalked was a little disappointing since I really enjoy this series, but for some reason, I just had a hard time getting into this one. The first half of the book to me was just a tad boring and didn't flow.

It seems that everyone has secrets when Evelyn, an FBI profiler is brought into help find Haley, a high school student, who just suddenly vanished with nobody seeing it while she was on her way to cheerleading practice. The more she looks into things it seems to bring her into a case her boyf
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Sparkymom
Dec 31, 2016 Sparkymom rated it it was amazing
In this fourth book of another of my favorite series we find Evelyn called in to consult in the case of a missing teenager. Kyle is on a new squad since his injury in the last book sidelined his HRT career. He's not happy about the change, but it does put him closer to Evelyn. He and his new partner (a familiar face from a previous book) get called in on a possible human trafficking near where Evelyn is working, and that's where things get interesting. Kyle's human trafficking case may be a fals ...more
Betty
Dec 29, 2016 Betty rated it really liked it

"If you're reading this, I'm already dead..."


Seven little words. That's all it took tosell me on reading this book. I had to know who wrote it and why. Most importantly, I needed to know if they were dead. And it didn't matter that I'd barely begun to read the blurb, and had no idea what the story was about. A blurb that starts like that simply cannot be ignored.


When I requested the ARC, I didn't noticeit was part of a series.I don't like reading books out of order, but fortunately it wasn't a

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Cris
Oct 23, 2016 Cris rated it really liked it
I often favour action-packed, high-octane romantic suspense/thriller books, so Elizabeth Heiter’s The Profiler series is a tamer, more cerebral read for me-- which says a lot, considering the fourth instalment, STALKED, involves suspected human trafficking! That said, I’m a big fan of Profiler heroine Evelyn Baine, BAU’s youngest profiler extraordinaire, and hero Kyle McKenzie, Hostage Rescue Team badass-turned-field-agent, and the growth & character development throughout the series. Withou ...more
Elizabeth of Silver's Reviews
Dec 27, 2016 Elizabeth of Silver's Reviews rated it really liked it

STALKED had many layers and many secrets, and most of them were deadly.

Kidnappings, disappearances, questionable police officers, accidents involving the police involved in the case, human trafficking, and barely a clue about anything or any connection that could be found.

STALKED was an intense but very good read.

STALKED focused on the investigation of a teenager who disappeared and led to many other issues and many suspects along with the questions of why and how.

The writing style of Ms. Heiter
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Chrystal Garrett
Dec 08, 2016 Chrystal Garrett rated it it was amazing
I have read the Profiler series in order, Hunted, Vanished, Seized, and now Stalked. They CAN be read out of order, but the main characters are developed in Hunted, and they continue to grow throughout, so I definitely recommend starting with Hunted. I opened Stalked and was instantly sucked into a story which sounded exactly like news stories we are hearing about in our world today. I had a hard time putting it down, but I had to a few times, otherwise I would have easily finished it in about 2 ...more
Dave
Nov 20, 2016 Dave rated it liked it
Thank you to author Elizabeth Heiter and publisher Mira Books for this Advance Uncorrected Proof copy of Stalked. Also, thank you to Goodreads for making this opportunity possible through the First Reads program.

Overall, I enjoyed this book. Good story, flowed well. A little shallow in spots with some hand holding to explain things. There are a few areas that made me think, "uh, no." For example, the raid on the house is done by the three FBI and one local police officer. No assist? SWAT? Runnin
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Dee
Dec 27, 2016 Dee rated it it was amazing
I have had the good fortune to read this series from the beginning. Although each book can stand alone, each book leaves you looking forward to more. This series is becoming better and better with each book. The story is told from Evelyn Blaine’s point of view. Evelyn is an FBI profiler called in when there is an abduction or someone is missing and the local police seek more help looking at the victim for answers. You are engaged from the first sentence and the suspense carries you through the b ...more
Stella Potts
Dec 16, 2016 Stella Potts rated it liked it
I won this ARC on Goodreads.

First of all I will say that I don't as a rule read anything but Christian Fiction because I can read those without all the swearing and gutter language and this one had plenty. I am aware that that doesn't bother a lot of people but it does me. I made an exception to the rule due to the fact that I won this book and I wanted to be able to do a review of it, although it will be a short one. I enjoyed the plot of the book as it seemed to be well researched and I also e
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D.L.
Nov 30, 2016 D.L. rated it liked it
Shelves: challenge-2016
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Cindy
Jan 01, 2017 Cindy rated it really liked it
Shelves: gf-suspense
A young girl disappears from her high school without a trace. FBI profiler Evelyn Baine is called in to help profile the abductor or abductors. Starting with the girls family and friends Evelyn learns she was dating a college guy and heads to him to see when he last saw Haley.
This unravels a string of events you will not see coming. There are man things you will think you have figured out and then BAM! Wait, what just happened. Now, I'm not saying there aren't things you will see coming but for
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Debra Jeakins
Jan 17, 2017 Debra Jeakins rated it really liked it
STALKED BY ELIZABETH HEITER: is the fourth in the series of the profiler books. This is the first book of the series I have read. I usually find it somewhat difficult stepping into the middle of a series but not with this one. The very first thing the author did was to recap what the plot line was from books 1-3 which was a huge help in getting up to speed with the series and its characters. A huge plus there on that point! Second, it really wasnt a big deal stepping into the series since the au ...more
Kevin
Dec 09, 2016 Kevin rated it really liked it
Shelves: advanced-reader
This is the first book by this author. I received an ARC through Goodreads and I have to say I truly enjoyed the book and I am now a fan. The story starts off with a missing girl in the beginning. At the same time a college girl shows up in a hospital claiming to have been blackmailed into a sex trafficking ring. The to story lines play out along two investigations that eventually come together. It is an easy read and keeps you thinking throughout the book as the author throws out multiple theor ...more
Wendy W
Dec 27, 2016 Wendy W rated it really liked it
ARC provide through Goodreads giveaway.

High school student Haley Cooke is last seen entering her high school headed to cheerleader practice. FBI profiler Evelyn Baine is assigned to investigate her disappearance. While Evelyn is studying the disappearance of the popular student, her boyfriend Kyle is handed his first case with the Washington Field Office for the Bureau. A college student badly beaten claims to have been a victim of sex tracking. No surprise to readers both cases are intertwined.
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Bookworm LLC
Jan 05, 2017 Bookworm LLC rated it really liked it
Shelves: cindy-bookshelf
A young girl disappears from her high school without a trace. FBI profiler Evelyn Baine is called in to help profile the abductor or abductors. Starting with the girls family and friends Evelyn learns she was dating a college guy and heads to him to see when he last saw Haley.
This unravels a string of events you will not see coming. There are man things you will think you have figured out and then BAM! Wait, what just happened. Now, I'm not saying there aren't things you will see coming but for
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ELIZABETH HEITER likes her suspense to feature strong heroines, chilling villains, psychological twists, and a little bit (or a lot!) of romance. Her research has taken her into the minds of serial killers, through murder investigations, and onto the FBI Academy’s shooting range. Her novels have been published in more than a dozen countries and eight languages; they've also been shortlisted for th ...more
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Other Books in the Series

The Profiler (4 books)
  • Hunted (The Profiler, #1)
  • Vanished (The Profiler #2)
  • Seized (The Profiler #3)

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