PRAISE FOR THE SHEPHERD:
"A fast paced, all too real thriller with a villain right out of James Patterson and Criminal Minds." - Andrew Gross, #1 NYT Bestselling Author of Reckless and Don't Look Twice
"Silence of the Lambs meets The Bourne Identity" - Brian S. Wheeler, Author of Mr. Hancock's Signature
"THE SHEPHERD is an intense novel that will have you locking your windows and doors, installing a safe room and taking Ambien so you can sleep through the night after finishing. Ethan Cross opens up the mind of a serial killer, exposes you to it, and leaves you with years of therapy bills. But this thrill-ride is worth every penny." - Jeremy Robinson, author of PULSE and INSTINCT
"The Shepherd is a superbly crafted thriller skillfully delving into the twisted mind of a psychopath and the tormented soul of the man destined to bring him down. Ethan Cross weaves a tale so chilling, I was afraid to turn out the lights. Highly recommended!" - D.B. Henson, Amazon bestselling author of Deed to Death
"In The Shepherd, Ethan Cross has penned a taut, violent and relentless nightmare designed to prey on a reader's darkest fears. Not for the faint of heart!" - A.J. Hartley, Bestselling author of What Time Devours and Act of Will.
"The Shepherd is a nonstop suspense novel with great twists, great drama, and an ending that will knock you on the floor." - New York Times bestselling author Lou Aronica
Marcus Williams and Francis Ackerman Jr. both have a talent for hurting people. Marcus, a former New York City homicide detective, uses his abilities to protect others, while Ackerman uses his gifts to inflict pain and suffering. When both men become unwilling pawns in a conspiracy that reaches to the highest levels of our government, Marcus finds himself in a deadly game of cat and mouse trapped between a twisted psychopath and a vigilante with seemingly unlimited resources. Aided by a rogue FBI agent and the vigilante's beautiful daughter--a woman with whom he's quickly falling in love--Marcus must expose the deadly political conspiracy and confront his past while hunting down one of the most cunning and ruthless killers in the world.