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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Ballantine Books
Publication date October 1, 1995
Pages 378
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780345386441
ISBN-10 0345386442
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.50 by 9.75 in.
Weight 1.45 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $18.00
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
One of Britain's foremost thriller writers presents an intricate, fast-paced novel of heart-racing terror about a man whose obsessive lust for a woman drives her to the point of revenge--and into his arms.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: "If thriller-reading were a sin, Stephen Gallagher would be responsible for my ultimate damnation. His work is fast-paced, well-written, infused with a sense of dark wonder, and altogether fresh."
--Dean R. Koontz
Though Tim Hagan appears wistful and sweet, beneath his polite veneer and boyishly handsome face lies a rage as deep as the ocean, and a conflict as sharp as a dagger. He needs a woman to save him from his gruesome past--and those who fail will simply become part of it.
Usually decisive and in command, thirty-something Ruth Lasseter finds herself on shaky ground. In order to mask an office affair, she must bring an escort to the company dance--someone who can play the part of paramour with convincing precision. Finally she makes her choice: Tim Hagan seems a suitable young man.
The darkness torn from that single night will consume Ruth with a need for vengeance and strip her life to the bone.
For Ruth escapes the hellish fate Hagan planned for her, only to become obsessed to know his tortured soul. So she looks for him, delving into his grisly history...traveling back to his birth near the primordial swamps of Louisiana...charting his descent, and hers, into personal hell...searching for anything that will help answer the many piercing questions lodged like thorns in her mind.
But as Ruth penetrates the very heart of madness, she finds herself irrevocably locked in a chilling dance to the death.
Bestselling author Elizabeth George hailed Stephen Gallagher's Nightmare, with Angel, calling it "a world-class, first-rate novel." Now, with Red, Red Robin, Gallagher once again delivers a taut thriller that is a masterpiece of suspense, right up to its shocking conclusion.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780345386441 Book cover for 9780708988800
 
Large print edition from Ulverscroft Large Print Books (July 1, 1996)
9780708988800 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.75 lbs | List price $29.99
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from Ballantine Books (October 1, 1995)
9780345386441 | details & prices | 378 pages | 6.50 × 9.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.45 lbs | List price $18.00
About: An intricate novel of terror focuses on a man whose obsessive lust for a woman drives her to the point of revenge--and into his arms
Paperback
Book cover for 9780345406491 Book cover for 9781499372236
 
from Createspace Independent Pub (June 19, 2014)
9781499372236 | details & prices | 506 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.27 in. | List price $17.99
About: When Ruth Lasseter hires an escort to cover for a workplace affair, she unwittingly lets a deeply disturbed young man into her life.
With A. Heller | from Ballantine Books (December 1, 1996)
9780345406491 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $5.99
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About: An intricate novel of terror focuses on a man whose obsessive lust for a woman drives her to the point of revenge--and into his arms

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