By John Manning
One by means of One. . .
Two a long time in the past, at a personal women's university in upstate manhattan, a pupil was once brutally attacked in her dorm room. Her assailant used to be by no means chanced on. . .
They Disappear. . .
Sue Barlow arrives at Wilbourne university two decades later. while a classmate disappears, Sue thinks it is an remoted incident. yet then different ladies vanish. . .
And Die. . .
As worry grows on campus, Sue starts to feel she's being watched. and because the physique count number rises, she quickly realizes twisted psychopath is summoning her to play a depraved game--a video game that simply will finish while she dies. . .
"If you're keen on Dean Koontz, you are going to love John Manning!" --Wendy Corsi Staub, New York Times bestselling writer
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She rolled it down partway. That was something else her grandfather had impressed on her: If you’re in the car alone and you get pulled over, make sure you don’t put the window down all the way and don’t unlock the door. Be respectful, but always remember that cops aren’t all nice men either. ” Sue gave him what she hoped looked like a respectful smile. ” His voice was deep but soft. He was wearing a brown uniform and sunglasses. She couldn’t tell how tall he was since he was having to bend down to talk through the crack in the window.
Once it had been a festive time for her, but now it terrified her. She dreaded what might come on Christmas Eve. She passed a Raising Cane, a Sonic, a Wendy’s, and the sight almost made her cry again. No, no, you’re almost there, keep going. The road swerved to the right and she followed the curve, and started passing into a residential area. The street she wanted was two blocks past the railroad tracks, and she turned right, watching the house numbers. She struggled to keep her eyes open and focused.
All of the articles and stories in the first grouping were from twenty years ago. The second pile was from the last two months. They all consisted of the same type of thing: occurrences of stigmata and sightings of the Virgin. Sue ran her hands through her unwashed hair. Maybe I have lost my mind. None of this will make any sense to anyone. All I have to go on is the word of two women, and both of them could be completely insane. But if they’re insane, that doesn’t explain— She choked back another sob.