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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Callahan Mysteries
  • Series Number:1
  • Pages:308
  • eBook ISBN:9798350917802
  • Paperback ISBN:9798350917796

A Deadly Echo

by Edward Thornton

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"A Deadly Echo" is a story that draws you in and keeps you wanting more. A grieving husband—who is also a law enforcement officer—is determined to find the killer of his wife and unborn child, an illicit child-trafficking ring, and a mentally unstable but brilliant serial killer. This haunting tale of justice, vengeance, and unexpected alliances, sets the stage for a thrilling journey filled with suspense and psychological intrigue.
"A Deadly Echo" is an enthralling murder mystery that takes readers on a chilling journey where the boundaries of justice and friendship blur. Sergeant Michael Callahan, haunted by the murder of his wife Katie and their unborn child, embarks on a relentless quest to catch a serial killer, known as "The Artist." Although not responsible for Katie's death, The Artist forms a precarious alliance with Callahan, intertwining their fates. As they delve into the investigation together, secrets unravel as they uncover an illicit child-trafficking ring with apparent connections to those in prominent government positions. "A Deadly Echo" is a riveting tale of suspense, psychological intrigue, and the unbreakable connection between two adversaries in a world where justice and vengeance collide. The exploration of their alliance and the psychological tension between the two will intrigue those who enjoy morally ambiguous and thought-provoking narratives. The novel builds to an intense climax, challenging Callahan's convictions and leading to a heart-wrenching decision that will forever impact their lives. The narrative intensifies, reaching a climactic peak that tests Callahan's staunch convictions and leads to a heart-rending decision with lifelong consequences. "A Deadly Echo" is a riveting blend of suspense, psychological drama, and a study of the complex relationship between two adversaries in a world where the lines between justice and vengeance overlap Additionally, "A Deadly Echo" will captivate readers who enjoy stories that explore themes of justice, revenge, and the blurred boundaries of morality. The intricate puzzle-like plot, filled with cryptic clues and surprising twists, will keep the audience engaged and guessing until the very end.
About the author
Originally from Indiana, Edward embarked on an unconventional journey that molded him into a compelling storyteller. After attending Butler University on a basketball scholarship, he served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. Following his discharge, Edward joined the Tucson Police Department, displaying commitment in various units. An injury during an arrest led to severe spinal damage and intermittent paralysis for him. Despite limited therapeutic options, Edward forged his own path to recovery, earning a degree in Kinesiology from the New York Institute of Technology. Alongside his wife Victoria, he has spent the past 25 years using their expertise in human physiology and movement to help patients regain mobility and improve their lives. This unique life experience serves as a rich backdrop to his thrilling storytelling in "A Deadly Echo".