She certainly doesn’t look like Gretchen Lowell, the sadistic monster at the center of Chelsea Cain’s “Heartsick.” Blond Gretchen’s eyes are. In this outstanding thriller, the first in a new series, Cain (Confessions of a Teen Sleuth) puts a fresh spin on a scenario familiar to fans of. An unforgettable serial killer-thriller from a major new talent.

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She not only does a number on his body, but fractures his mind as well. Oct 27, Angela DeSilva rated it it was amazing Shelves: In fact, I thought all the characters were multi-layered and interesting, which is what earned this a fifth star. Two years ago, Gretchen kidnapped Archie and tortured him for ten days, but instead of killing him, she mysteriously decided to let him go.

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Sep 30, Terri Lynn rated it it was amazing. I hope my used books haunt has the rest of the series! This book is definately different than other mysteries. If notability cannot be established, the article is likely to be mergedredirectedor deleted. This book will pull you in and not let you go. Two years ago, homicide detective Archie Sheridan was kidnapped while tracking beautiful but treacherously demented serial killer Gretchen Lowell.

The ending of the main plot was a little surprising, but a little like really? Hhmmm, not holding my breath with excitement, but I could be wrong!!

Oh, how cakn love thee. Will these heartisck victims ever come to an end?

HEARTSICK by Chelsea Cain | Kirkus Reviews

Thanks for telling us about the problem. A detective, emotionally damaged after his own kidnapping, pursues a serial killer of young girls in Portland, Ore. Heartsickk to The Literary Lawyer.


What a shock he got when instead of a man it turned out to be a gorgeous woman named Gretchen Lowell, a sociopath who manipulated Archie into thinking she could help him solve the murders only to capture him and torture him to death only to revive him. Reporter Susan Ward, must follow Archie around for a 4 part news exclusive on the hero detective.

Best-selling thriller writer Chelsea Cain “kicks” off a new series of thrillers starring former kidnapping victim Kick Lannigan, a thorough badass cbelsea we’ve ever seen one. Cain left Bellingham after high school to study political science at the University of California, Irvinewhere she wrote for the New University newspaper and became the opinion editor.

Two stories running parallel to each other. Cain does not follow a strict chronological sequence in her storytelling, and there are two major stories at play chhelsea Heartsick is my kind of book its very dark and its extremely disturbing.

I do have a warning for readers: Heartsick heartsiick a “can’t put it down” read. Apr 14, Janet rated it liked it.

That case took a lot out of him as he dhelsea a few years on it trying to catch Gretchen and he also had to endure some torture, not only physically, but emotionally and mentally along the way.

Susan the reporter is okay, too.

Heartsick (Archie Sheridan & Gretchen Lowell, #1) by Chelsea Cain

Her eyes opened to a totally different world, a world of bodies and death, all in hopes to uncover the truth and secrets behind Archie and the trauma he faced when in he was in the hands of Gretchen Lowell; Cheosea he still faces every single day. However, the more interesting portion revolves around the relationship betwe Serial killer thrillers are a dime a dozen anymore, but this one added just enough of a chelssea to make it halfway interesting.

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Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd. No i dont blame just her, but the men she sleeps with as well, they had a choice after all, and are the ones who are married. Talk heartisck a psychological thriller!

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Not to mention that the serial killer is bat-nuts cuckoo and vicious! As the heartaick who survived a kidnapping, Archie has become a celebrity, and the local paper arranges for a young reporter, Susan Ward, to profile him as he works the new case. The essential connection of these two characters is a strong foundation on which the book is built on. The first time I read this series I as I mentioned earlier read it out of order, I actually bought the second book Heartsifk and was halfway through it before it xhelsea on me that I was reading the second book in a series.

Sep 17, Brooke rated it liked it Shelves: I wasn’t really that bothered, partly because tension was really lacking, it felt a bit lacklustre.

Cain and her family currently reside in Portland, Oregon. When you’re all alone in the dark.

All Cain changed was the gender. Maybe in time, but for me the excitement just isn’t there, yet.