“There, see it’s not so bad is it? I want you to notice me.”
Chilling words uttered in the darkness. Kate had tried to flee the otherwise empty bookstore, but before she could get out the door, she found herself pressed against it. Now, the mysterious, malevolent stranger who’s been stalking her every movement has her in his grasp and under his control. And although he doesn’t hurt her, he says something that haunts her. He tells her he’ll be back…and he means it.
It all started with a bloody purple rose left on Kate’s doorstep. Then her neighbor goes missing, and the situation escalates into a murderous rampage. Kate gains police protection, but the stalker is patient and clever.
Kate eventually finds a chance to disappear from Portland and relocate to a small town in Wyoming. But just as she is finally beginning to rebuild her life, her predator makes good on his promise once again.
Ripe with suspense, romance, and plenty of drama, The Purple Rose tells a chilling tale of violent obsession and the people who come together in the face of it. It’s a fast-paced nail-biter that enthralls until the very end.