Jack Caffery realizes that the carjacker he's pursuing was actually going for the 11-year-old in the back seat. Hayder, who's reaped lots of attention, including finalist status for a Barry Award and the Crime Writers' Association's Dagger Award, has always struck me as pretty riveting. For all thriller readers.

In her latest page-turner, the author of "Skin" and "Ritual" delivers a thrilling and horrifying story that follows the investigation of a brilliant yet twisted carjacker with a disturbing game to play.