An out-of-control arsonist seeking revenge. A fireman and a detective on his tail. COUNT TO TEN is a compulsive thriller, part of the Chicago series, by Sunday Times bestseller Karen Rose.
Abandoned years ago to the foster-care system, two young brothers end up in an unimaginable hell and when one dies, the other vows revenge on those responsible.
Chicago Fire department veteran Reed Solliday immediately knows he needs help when an autopsy reveals that a young girl found in the wreckage of an explosion was raped and murdered before fire ripped through the house.
Determined to bury herself in work after her partner is shot, Detective Mia Mitchell understands Solliday's case will be her most challenging to date. An arsonist who has escalated in this way is rare and they both know time to find him is running out....
(P)2018 Hachette Audio
'Karen Rose's COUNT TO TEN takes off like a house afire. There's action and chills galore in this nonstop thriller' - Tess Gerritson
COUNT TO TEN kept me up all night with the doors locked. Karen Rose writes hold-your-breath suspense - Karen Robards
'[Karen Rose] delivers the kind of high-wire suspense that keeps you riveted to the edge of your seat' - Lisa Gardner
Karen Rose was introduced to suspense and horror at the tender age of eight when she accidentally read Poe's The Pit and The Pendulum and was afraid to go to sleep for years. She now enjoys writing books that make other people afraid to go to sleep. Karen lives in Florida with her family. When she's not writing, she enjoys travelling, karate and, though not a popular Florida pastime, skiing.