Biography

Meg Gardiner

Meg Gardiner is the author of 11 critically acclaimed novels, including the Evan Delaney series, of which CHINA LAKE won the Edgar Award. Originally from Santa Barbara, California, she divides her time between Austin, Texas, and London.

Meg Gardiner

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Books by Meg Gardiner

by Meg Gardiner - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Caitlin Hendrix has been a Narcotics detective for six months when the killer at the heart of all her childhood nightmares reemerges: the Prophet. An UNSUB --- what the FBI calls an unknown subject --- the Prophet terrorized the Bay Area in the 1990s and nearly destroyed her father, the lead investigator on the case. Twenty years later, two bodies are found bearing the haunting signature of the Prophet. Caitlin has never escaped the shadow of her father’s failure to protect their city. But now the ruthless madman is killing again and has set his sights on her, threatening to undermine the fragile barrier she rigidly maintains for her own protection, between relentless pursuit and dangerous obsession.

by Meg Gardiner - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Harper Flynn is trying to rebuild her life a year after her boyfriend was gunned down in the L.A. club where she worked. Meanwhile, the investigation into the shoot-out has been closed, as the two gunmen were killed when the building collapsed. Certain that a third gunman escaped and is targeting the survivors, Harper enlists the help of L.A. Sheriff Deputy Aiden Garrison. She soon realizes that her presence during the attack was no coincidence --- and that her only ally is unstable, mistrustful of her, and seeing the same enemy everywhere he looks.

by Meg Gardiner - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Sarah Keller is a skip tracer, an expert in tracking people who have gone on the lam. When a school bus accident sends her young daughter Zoe to the ER, their quiet life explodes. Zoe’s medical tests reveal that Zoe is not her daughter. Zoe’s biological mother --- Sarah’s sister, Beth --- was murdered shortly after the child’s birth. And Zoe’s father is missing and presumed dead. With no way to prove her innocence, Sarah must abandon her carefully constructed life and go on the run.

by Meg Gardiner - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

Rory Mackenzie is back in her hometown of Ransom River, California. While most of the town is focused on the tense and shocking circumstances of a high-profile murder trial, Rory’s return dredges up troubling memories that she can no longer ignore. But she soon realizes that exposing these dark skeletons has connected her to an old case that was never solved, and bringing the truth to light just might destroy her.

by Meg Gardiner - Fiction, Mystery

Autumn Reiniger expects something special for her 21st birthday. Her father signs up her and five friends for an “ultimate urban reality” game: a simulated drug deal, manhunt and jailbreak. It’s a high-priced version of cops and robbers, which is convenient for the gang of real kidnappers zeroing in on their target and a mammoth payday.