January 8, 2018
Available in: e-Book
Prepare for edge-of-your-seat suspense in this Thriller Short.
In this propulsive Thriller Short, bestselling author Mariah Stewart spins a tale of justice and revenge about a young woman who does what people only think about doing in their darkest moments. A night of drinking turns to tragedy when Deanna Bradley drives her intoxicated coworker, Jessie, home and into the clutches of a marauding gang. Witnessing the attack from her car, Deanna is frozen with fear. And when she does react, it’s with the greatest cowardice imaginable. She hits the gas and drives away. Consumed by guilt and shame, she embarks on a mission of revenge to bring down the men who traumatized Jessie. It’s an errand of violence and death that leads to a shocking conclusion—an ending no one saw coming.
Don’t miss any of these exciting stories from THRILLER 2:
The Weapon by Jeffery Deaver
Remaking by Blake Crouch
Iced by Harry Hunsicker
Justice Served by Mariah Stewart
The Circle by David Hewson
Roomful of Witnesses by R.L. Stine
The House on Pine Terrace by Phillip Margolin
The Desert Here and the Desert Far Away by Marcus Sakey
On the Run by Carla Neggers
Can You Help Me Out Here? by Robert Ferrigno
Crossed Double by Joe Hartlaub
The Lamented by Lawrence Light
Vintage Death by Lisa Jackson
Suspension of Disbelief by Tim Maleeny
A Calculated Risk by Sean Chercover
The Fifth World by Javier Sierra
Ghost Writer by Gary Braver
Through a Veil Darkly by Kathleen Antrim
Bedtime for Mr. Li by David J. Montgomery
Protecting the Innocent by Simon Wood
Watch Out for My Girl by Joan Johnston
Killing Time by Jon Land
Boldt’s Broken Angel by Ridley Pearson
Originally published June 2009 in hardcover and May 2010 in trade paperback from within the anthology THRILLER 2, edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author Clive Cussler.
Mariah Stewart is the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and USA Today bestselling author of forty-one novels, three novellas, and several short stories, and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal. She has been a RITA finalist in romantic suspense and the recipient of the Award of Excellence for contemporary romance, a RIO Award for excellence in women’s fiction, and has received a Reviewers Choice Award from Romantic Times Magazine. A three-time winner of the Golden Leaf Award presented by the New Jersey Romance Writers, Stewart was awarded their Lifetime Achievement Award and is in their Hall of Fame. She is the author of several bestselling contemporary romance series, including the Chesapeake Diaries; the Hudson Sisters, a women’s fiction trilogy, and several series of suspense novels (the Dead series, the Mercy Street series, among others), and has been published by Random House and Simon and Schuster. She is currently working on a new novel of women’s fiction. A native of Hightstown, NJ, Mariah lives in Chester County, PA, with her husband of forty years and two rowdy rescue dogs. The mother of two adult daughters, she’s the happy grandmother of five.