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An Eye for an Eye

292 pages
Severn River Publishing Llc

A string of targeted kidnappings launches criminalist Ellie Matthews into the midst of a shocking case.

After surviving the brutal ordeal of her last investigation, Ellie Matthews just wants to return to teaching, and put her nightmares behind her. But fate has other plans. It isn’t long before the reluctant investigator finds herself drawn back into the field.

And once again, tragedy strikes close to home…

Ellie’s mentor, Sheriff Jayne Walsh, reaches out to her with a desperate plea for help. A series of women have gone missing. Each victim is a family member of a law enforcement professional. And each one has turned up dead. Now, the latest victim is Jayne’s niece…

Struggling to piece together a series of cryptic poems left by the killer, Ellie must work hand in hand with her old partner, plus a combative FBI agent who seems to butt heads with her at every turn. But when the trail leads to a cold case from Ellie’s past, she quickly discovers the killer’s vendetta may be even more personal than she thought.

Now time is running out, and the murderer is poised to strike again…

From USA Today bestselling author Caroline Fardig comes a How to Get Away With Murder-meets-CSI series nominated for multiple best fiction awards. An Eye for an Eye is the second in a gripping forensic mystery series that will enthrall fans of Melinda Leigh, Kendra Elliot, and Lisa Regan.


Praise for Caroline Fardig and the Ellie Matthews series:

"...a favorite thrill ride." —Kings River Life Magazine

"...strongly recommend..." —The Nerdy Girl Express

"...descriptions and details about forensics..." —Collectors of Book Boyfriends and Girlfriends

"...enjoyed it enough to stay up far too late reading it!" —The MOMinars

"Anyone looking for a good book in the crime/mystery genre should look no further than here." —Philly Review

"Ms. Fardig made all the dirty details of collection, processing and assessment of evidence so enjoyable." —Next Book in Your Hand


What readers are saying:

★★★★★ "Wow wow wow..."
★★★★★ "...twists and turns..."
★★★★★ "...intense suspense thriller..."
★★★★★ "... couldn’t turn the pages fast enough..."
★★★★★ "If you love shows like Criminal Minds and NCIS, then you'll probably adore these books."

Author Bio
Caroline Fardig is the USA Today bestselling author of over a dozen mystery novels. She worked as a schoolteacher, church organist, insurance agent, banking trust specialist, funeral parlor associate, stay-at-home mom, and coffeehouse owner before she realized that she wanted to be a writer when she grew up. When she's not writing, she likes to travel, lift weights, play pickleball, and join in on vocals, piano, or guitar with any band who'll have her. She’s also the host of a lively podcast for Gen Xers called Wrong Side of 40. Born and raised in a small town in Indiana, Fardig still lives in that same town with an understanding husband, two sweet kids, and three exhaustingly energetic dogs.