Look Away: A Renegade Justice Thriller

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NEW! from New York Times and USA Today bestselling author CJ Lyons:

After surviving her serial killer father, Morgan Ames has her first chance at a life without killing.

Until temptation crosses her path as she’s working at an anonymous call center and realizes someone there is playing vigilante…and getting away with murder.

Morgan’s fascinated, unable to look away as the killer grows bolder.

Only Morgan sees the pattern, only Morgan has any idea the vigilante exists, and they’re never going to stop killing—unless Morgan stops them.

But should Morgan accept that sometimes the only way to get justice is outside of the law? Should she join forces with the vigilante and return to her old life of murder and mayhem? Or risk her new life trying to stop them?

A note to those who are also fans of the Lucy Guardino Thrillers: the Renegade Justice stories take place in the year between Lucy’s adventures in KILL ZONE and AFTER SHOCK.

The complete chronology for those who enjoy reading in order is:
SNAKE SKIN: Lucy Guardino FBI Thrillers #1
BLOOD STAINED: Lucy Guardino FBI Thrillers #2 (Morgan and Jenna are introduced as well as Clinton Caine)
KILL ZONE: Lucy Guardino FBI Thrillers #3 (features Morgan and Jenna; Andre is introduced)
FIGHT DIRTY: Renegade Justice Thrillers, featuring Morgan Ames #1
RAW EDGES: Renegade Justice Thrillers, featuring Morgan Ames #2
ANGELS WEEP: Renegade Justice Thrillers, featuring Morgan Ames #3
LOOK AWAY: Renegade Justice Thrillers, featuring Morgan Ames #4
AFTER SHOCK: Lucy Guardino FBI Thrillers #4
HARD FALL: Lucy Guardino FBI Thrillers #5
BAD BREAK: Lucy Guardino FBI Thrillers #6
LAST LIGHT: Beacon Falls Mysteries, featuring Lucy Guardino #1
DEVIL SMOKE: Beacon Falls Mysteries, featuring Lucy Guardino #2
OPEN GRAVE: Beacon Falls Mysteries, featuring Lucy Guardino #3
GONE DARK: Beacon Falls Mysteries, featuring Lucy Guardino #4

Want to read Book #1, SNAKE SKIN for FREE? Sign up for CJ’s Thrillers with Heart newsletter at her website and receive a copy of SNAKE SKIN!

Praise for CJ Lyons’ Thrillers:
“A high stakes adventure with dire consequences.” ~New York Times bestselling author Steve Berry

“A compelling new voice in thriller writing…I love how the characters come alive on every page.” ~New York Times bestselling author Jeffery Deaver

“Everything a great thriller should be—action packed, authentic, and intense.” ~#1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child

“Highly engaging characters, heart-stopping scenes…one great rollercoaster ride that will not be stopping anytime soon.” ~Bookreporter

“Storylines as hypnotic as the characters are magnetic...(Lyons) delights and satisfies.” ~National Examiner

5 out of 5 stars: “CJ Lyons imparts such realism, it is hard not to become emotionally invested. Intense. Edgy. Believable. Highly recommend!” ~Best Fiction Books

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About the author

 CJ Lyons is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author and a former pediatric ER doctor. CJ has lived the life she writes about in her cutting edge Thrillers with Heart.
   
Two time winner of the International Thriller Writers’ coveted Thriller Award, CJ has been called a “master within the genre” (Pittsburgh Magazine) and her work has been praised as “breathtakingly fast-paced” and “riveting” (Publishers Weekly) with “characters with beating hearts and three dimensions” (Newsday).
   
Her novels have won the International Thriller Writers’ prestigious Thriller Award, the RT Reviewers’ Choice Award, the Readers’ Choice Award, the RT Seal of Excellence, and the Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery and Suspense.

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EdgyReads
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Published on
Nov 11, 2017
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Pages
132
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ISBN
9781939038715
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Language
English
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Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
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From New York Times and USA Today Bestseller, CJ Lyons:
 
Lucy’s back! In a story ripped from the headlines, the violence is the worst she’s ever seen, the stakes are higher than ever, and then…things get personal.
 
It’s a vicious, horrific crime: the brutal killing of a teenaged girl. When Pittsburgh detectives call FBI Supervisory Special Agent Lucy Guardino to the scene, their focus is on who and why?
 
Was it the girl’s Afghan father striving to regain his honor after she became too Westernized? Her Jewish boyfriend? Someone from Afghanistan settling an old grudge? Or one of the many drug cartels the father helped the DEA bring down seeking revenge?
 
The answers seem clear when Pittsburgh becomes engulfed in flames as a violent narcoterrorist turns the city into a kill zone…But in the dark of night, surrounded by men intent on destroying the truth, Lucy learns that secrets hide in shadows.
 
KILL ZONE is the third novel in the Lucy Guardino FBI Thrillers series. If you enjoy captivating suspense, intelligent storytelling, strong and vulnerable characters, and a freight-train pace, then you'll love this adrenaline rush of a heart-pounding thriller.

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Dean Koontz, Liliana Hart, Suzanne Brockmann, Carla Neggers

 

NEW! From New York Times bestselling author CJ Lyons:

Former FBI Special Agent Lucy Guardino faces what may be her greatest challenge: turning forty.

 

It’s been some birthday, filled with black balloons and gag gifts, a visit to her surgeon who isn’t happy with the way her leg has healed and suggests amputation as an option “before she gets too old,” and now a missed message from an old friend, a sheriff in a remote region of Idaho’s Bitterroot mountains, who needs her help.

 

Lucy calls back only to learn he’s missing, presumed dead. Was it an accident? Suicide? Murder? The grieving widow and stunned community aren’t sure what the truth is.

 

Accompanied by her husband, Nick, and armed only with her intuition, Lucy journeys into the wilderness to find her friend and solve the mystery. 

 

At least that’s the plan. Until Nick ends up in the crosshairs of a killer more cunning and devious than any Lucy has faced before. But what if she is too old, grown too slow, no longer has what it takes to bring down a killer?

 

Will Nick pay the ultimate price for Lucy’s relentless quest for the truth?

 

Join the millions of readers who've fallen for CJ’s Thrillers with Heart and grab your copy of BITTER TRUTH today! 

 

BITTER TRUTH is the eleventh Lucy Guardino novel, but they can be read out of order. If you enjoy captivating suspense, intelligent storytelling, strong and vulnerable characters, and a freight-train pace, then you'll love this adrenaline rush of a heart-pounding thriller from "a master of the genre."

 

Want to read Book #1, SNAKE SKIN for FREE? Sign up for CJ’s Thrillers with Heart newsletter at CJLyons. net and receive your copy of SNAKE SKIN!

 

Lucy Guardino FBI Thrillers in order:

SNAKE SKIN

BLOOD STAINED

KILL ZONE (a Suspense Magazine Best Novel of the Year)

AFTER SHOCK: a Lucy Guardino novella

HARD FALL (Thriller Award Winner)

BAD BREAK: a Lucy Guardino novella

 

Beacon Falls Mysteries featuring Lucy Guardino:

LAST LIGHT

DEVIL SMOKE

OPEN GRAVE

GONE DARK

BITTER TRUTH

LESSER EVIL, coming soon!

 

Praise for CJ Lyons’ Thrillers with Heart:

"A high stakes adventure with dire consequences." ~New York Times bestselling author Steve Berry

"A compelling new voice in thriller writing…I love how the characters come alive on every page." ~New York Times bestselling author Jeffery Deaver  

"Everything a great thriller should be—action packed, authentic, and intense." ~#1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child

"Highly engaging characters, heart-stopping scenes…one great rollercoaster ride that will not be stopping anytime soon." ~Bookreporter

 

"Storylines as hypnotic as the characters are magnetic...(Lyons) delights and satisfies." ~National Examiner

5 out of 5 stars: “CJ Lyons imparts such realism, it is hard not to become emotionally invested. Intense. Edgy. Believable. Highly recommend!” ~Best Fiction Books on SNAKE SKIN

 

TOP PICK! 4 1/2 Stars: Combine Dirty Harry with a loving wife and mother and you might end up with Lucy Guardino.  You won’t be able to put this one down. ~RT Book Reviews on SNAKE SKIN

 

“An action packed thriller from page one! An amazing fast paced story with characters that jump off the page and capture your heart. A must read!” ~My Book Addiction on BLOOD STAINED

 

“In true CJ Lyons fashion, this book pulls no punches.  It’s an in-your-face, no-holds-barred story depicting the cruel world of murder and drugs. As with all of her other books, CJ Lyons never disappoints.  This book was a true page turner and I didn’t want to put it down.  She is a brilliant writer and storyteller both, which is not often found in an author.  I am already looking forward to her next novel!” Booking It on KILL ZONE

 

“This tale is not for the faint of heart, for this is a tale of dark human emotions. A must read for anyone who enjoys high-octane emotions with realistic characters and an intriguing storyline.” ~My Book Addiction on HARD FALL

 

"A powerful taut thriller" ~Mystery Gazette

“Lyons proves once again that she is a master of suspense.” ~RT Book Reviews

 

 “Tinged with a compelling sense of dread, there are echoes of Kathy Reichs here, but Lyons has her own distinctive voice, and one that is a little more compassionate. She allows her female protagonist to become much more than just a woman in peril.” ~Daily Mail

 

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