In this thrilling installment of the New York Times bestselling series, Special Agent Maggie O’Dell puts herself in the path of a hurricane to investigate a mysterious murder.
While the Coast Guard is preparing Pensacola Beach for a severe hurricane, they find an oversized fishing cooler filled with body parts tightly wrapped in plastic floating offshore. Special Agent Maggie O’Dell is sent to investigate, despite the fact that she is putting herself in the projected path of the hurricane. She’s able to trace the torso in the cooler back to a man who mysteriously disappeared weeks earlier after a hurricane hit the Atlantic coast of Florida. How did his body end up six hundred miles away in the Gulf of Mexico? Using her signature keen instincts and fearless investigating, O’Dell discovers Florida’s seedy underworld and the shady characters who inhabit it. Damaged is Alex Kava’s most terrifying thriller yet.
Alex Kava is the New York Times bestselling author of the critically acclaimed series featuring former Marine Ryder Creed and his K9 dogs, and the international bestselling Maggie O’Dell series. Her novels have been published in more than thirty countries around the… More about Alex Kava
“If you are looking for the beach book of 2010, I think I’ve found it for you… DAMAGED moves and rides and thrills right along from page to page… [It] is…the perfect book to take along on vacation — for so many frightening, twisted and entertaining reasons.” —Bookreporter.com
“This intense thriller builds to an eye-popping revelation that will leave fans eager for the sequel.” —Publishers Weekly
“This action-packed thriller… will appeal to the adrenaline junkies.” —Booklist
“Rip-roaring action that only builds in intensity with every page, Damaged kept me so riveted during a long plane ride that I completely forgot where I was—the mark of a true thriller!” —Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling author of Ice Cold
“Read this gripping, can’t-put-it-down thriller. O’Dell could be Reacher’s long-lost twin.” —Lee Child