When Maggie Collier learns her father-in-law's murder may have been the result of his discovering a kidnapper, she resolves to take up the investigation herself. It seems someone else is keenly interested and personally invested in her search and is less than pleased with her rapid progress. Will Maggie find the truth before the mysterious serial murderer and kidnapper manages to eliminate her?

Bleeding Heart 2001, Pocket Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780743422932

Mass-market paperback

Bleeding Heart 2000, Simon & Schuster

ISBN-13: 9780684866109