Be Afraid

Be Afraid


The fear is terrifying, but the truth is even worse . . .

'Gripping. Keeps you guessing right until the end' 5***** Reader Review
'Kept me hooked from start to finish' 5***** Reader Review

When police rescue five-year-old Jenna Thompson from the closet where she's been held captive, they tell her she's lucky.

Compared to her family, it's true.

But even with their killer dead, Jenna can't find peace twenty-five years later.

She returns to Nashville, the city where she lost so much.

But instead of closure, she finds a new horror.

Because Detective Rick Morgan needs Jenna's expertise in identifying the skeletal remains of a young child.

Now other women are dying.

And as the links between these brutal killings and Jenna's past becomes clear, she knows this time, a madman will leave no survivors.


'Burton once again demonstrates her romantic suspense chops with this taut novel' Publishers Weekly


  • Burton once again demonstrates her romantic suspense chops with this taut novel
    Publishers Weekly on You're not Safe

About the author

Mary Burton

Mary Burton is the New York Times best-selling and critically acclaimed author of I'm Watching You, Dead Ringer, Dying Scream, Senseless, Merciless, Before She Dies, The 7th Victim, No Escape, You're Not Safe, and Cover Your Eyes - all set in Virginia, USA, where Mary lives with her family.
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