Watch Me Die

( 45 )

Overview

THE PERFECT LIFE

Stained-glass restoration artist Mira Gallier had it all. A career she loved. An idyllic marriage. A  bright future in her favorite city. Then Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans and Mira lost everything?even her husband, swept away by floodwaters, never to be seen again?

A SHATTERED WORLD

Years later, Mira has finally healed and is ready to start over. But her fate is once again altered...

See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (53) from $1.99   
  • New (2) from $6.98   
  • Used (51) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$6.98
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(166)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
2012 Mass Market Paperback New clean, tight, unmarked (Fine), Stained-glass restoration artist Mira Gallier had it all. A career she loved. An idyllic marriage. A bright future ... in her favorite city. Then Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans and Mira lost everything-even her husband, swept away by floodwaters, never to be seen again? Years later, Mira has finally healed and is ready to start over. But her fate is once again altered by forces beyond her control. Instead of a killer storm, she faces a psychopath determined. Read more Show Less

Ships from: Niagara Falls, NY

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$11.98
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(278)

Condition: New
125000327X New item in stock, may show minimal wear from storage. No remainder mark. I ship daily and provide tracking! 100% Money Back Guarantee!

Ships from: FORT MYERS, FL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by
Watch Me Die

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK Study
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook - First Edition)
$7.99
BN.com price

Overview

THE PERFECT LIFE

Stained-glass restoration artist Mira Gallier had it all. A career she loved. An idyllic marriage. A  bright future in her favorite city. Then Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans and Mira lost everything—even her husband, swept away by floodwaters, never to be seen again…

A SHATTERED WORLD

Years later, Mira has finally healed and is ready to start over. But her fate is once again altered by forces beyond her control. Instead of a killer storm, she faces a psychopath determined to shatter her life once more. First, church windows that she restored are vandalized—with haunting religious scripture—and a priest is found dead at the scene. Next, New Orleans is rocked by a series of murders that seem to be linked to her…and the police can’t help but wonder if the murderer isn’t Mira herself.

A JOURNEY INTO FEAR AND DARKNESS

As Mira begins to unravel under pressure from all sides, she has no one left to trust. One by one, the people in Mira’s life are targeted—and soon it’s clear that the killer has been saving her for last. And now there’s nowhere left for her to run…

“A gripping thriller [with] numerous twists and turns until the startling conclusion.”—Publishers Weekly 

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

BLOOD VINES

“A pulse-pounding, page-turning, absolutely can’t-put-it-down roller coaster ride of a read! Get ready to stay up all night.”—#1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner

Blood Vines is as mysterious and delicious as a fine cabernet…TOP-NOTCH SUSPSENSE.”—Linda Castillo, New York Times bestselling author of Sworn To Silence 

“A fast-paced, intense story that's hard to put down.”—RT Book Reviews (4 stars)

BREAKNECK

“SPINE-TINGLING.”—Star Magazine

“A GRIPPING STORY that unfolds with breakneck speed, heart-quickening suspense and characters you can’t help but root for.”—Bookreporter.com

“TOP PICK! Filled with well-developed, multidimensional characters, Spindler’s latest boasts fast-paced action and emotional tension…. The intricately woven plot makes this novel a sure winner for readers who like to keep guessing all the way to the end.”— RT Book Reviews

“A MUST READ. In this gripping new thriller, we are introduced to a tough, new detective duo set to take the crime fiction world by storm…a great read.”—Evening Telegraph (UK)

“BREAKNECK SUSPENSE…Breakneck is a taut thriller, which proves Erica Spindler is still a master of suspense. With adrenaline fused prose, you will find yourself sitting up into the wee hours unable to put the book down until you reach the very last page.”—Ulster Tatler (Ireland)

“A FIRST-CLASS THRILLING READ…Breakneck grabs the interest immediately and never lets go. This is a timely and enthralling piece of work, and has a message for all computer users.”—Fresh Fiction Review

“Erica Spindler never disappoints…Breakneck literally moves at breakneck speed.”—Reader to Reader.com

…and FOR ERICA SPINDLER’S PREVIOUS BESTSELLERS

“Creepy and compelling…a real page-turner.”—The Times Picayune

“Shocking, emotional…engrossing.”—Stella Cameron

“A smooth fast ride to the end. Spindler is at the controls, negotiating the curves with consummate skill.”—John Lutz, author of Single White Female

“Part procedural, part psychological puzzle…told at an unrelenting pace.”— RT Book Reviews

“A chilling shocker. One of the best, most frightening novels of the year.”—Painted Pink Reviews

“Ingenious twists and turns.”—The Mystery Reader

“If you enjoy the suspense of the classic ‘women in jeopardy’ mystery, [Erica Spindler] makes perfect beach reading.”—Cleveland Plain Dealer

“Outstanding! A first-rate romantic thriller.”—Rendezvous

 “Spindler’s latest moves fast and takes no prisoners. An intriguing look into the twisted mind of someone for whom murder is simply a business.”—Publishers Weekly

“Shocks, stuns and entertains with each and every page.”—Newmysteryreader.com

Publishers Weekly
At the start of this gripping romantic suspense thriller from bestseller Spindler (Blood Vines), someone bashes in the head of elderly Father Girod at New Orleans' Sisters of Mercy Catholic School and Church. The unknown killer also spray-paints the church's stained-glass windows with the words: "He will come again to judge the living and the dead." When Det. Spencer Malone questions Mira Gallier, who restored the church's stained-glass windows after Hurricane Katrina six years earlier and still mourns her husband, Jeff, who perished in that catastrophe, the police detective has to wonder why she appears more distraught by the vandalized windows than by Father Girod's death. As the body count rises, Mira becomes one of the chief suspects in the murders. Meanwhile, Jeff's best friend, Connor Scott, returns to New Orleans, and Mira, who can't stop thinking about Jeff, feels guilty about her attraction to Connor. The plot takes numerous twists and turns until reaching the startling conclusion. (June)
Library Journal
Mira Gallier, who restores stained glass, is getting on with her life after losing her husband to Hurricane Katrina. Then a man called the Preacher assails her, her house is broken into and one of her restored windows vandalized, her husband seems to appear in a crowd, and she's blamed for the grotesque murder of an assistant. If you like them really chilly, this is for you.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781250003270
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 2/28/2012
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 4.08 (w) x 6.82 (h) x 1.03 (d)

Meet the Author

Erica Spindler

New York Times bestselling author Erica Spindler has written tewnty-nine novels, including Blood Vines¸Breakneck, Last Known Victim, Copycat, Killer Takes All, See Jane Die, Dead Run, and Bone Cold. Erica lives just outside New Orleans, Louisiana, with her husband and two sons.

Read More Show Less

Read an Excerpt

CHAPTER ONE
 

New Orleans, Louisiana
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
1:48 A.M.

He had been alone so long. Among the living but not of them.
Until now.
Mary had come back for him. They’d been together all those many years ago, separated by his father’s will and the whole screwed-up, broken-down world.
But that was the past. She was again within his reach, and this time they would not be torn apart.
It had begun.
He climbed the stairs to his grandmother’s bedroom, treading softly, careful not to wake her. Moonlight crept around the edges of the closed drapes, creating bright knifelike slivers on the dark stairs.
He knew these steps so well he could climb them blind. How many hundreds of times had he carried up a tray of food or drink first for his mother, struck down while still so young, now for his grandmother?
He peeked in at her sleeping form. She lay in her bed, head propped up on pillows, coverlet tucked neatly around her. He wrinkled his nose at the smell—of age and illness. She’d become so frail over the past months. So thin, not much more than skin and bones. And weak. Hardly able to lift her head.
Unable to fight him off.
He frowned. Now, why had he thought that? He loved his grandmother; he owed her his life. When his mother had passed, she’d sacrificed everything to raise him. For these past twenty-two years, she had supported and guided him. She had believed in him. In who he was and who he was meant to be.
He shook his head, clearing it. He had told her about Mary’s return. They’d argued. She’d said terrible things about Mary. Ugly, hateful things. Each word had pierced his heart.
But in this, his love for Mary, he would not be swayed.
He crossed to the bed. The jagged moonlight fell across her torso and onto him. He lifted his hands into the light, spreading his fingers.
Blood staining his hands.
The blood of the lamb. Splattering on impact.
You’re troubled.
He blinked at the clearly spoken words. He looked behind him at the empty room, then down at his sleeping grandmother. “Who’s there?” he asked.
You know me. I am the one who’s always with you.
“Father,” he whispered, “is it you?”
Yes, my Son. What troubles you tonight? It has begun. You should rejoice and fear not, for through the Father the Son will be glorified!
“One of your Holy ones, Father. I had to. He came upon me so suddenly—”
A martyr. He will be remembered, sanctified for his role on this day of new beginning.
At his Father’s words, certainty washed over him. Renewed purpose and peace. “Yes, Father. It is indeed the day you foretold and the one I have awaited. I’m in your hands, Father.” He bowed his head. “I am your servant. Direct me.”
Leave the old one now. Remember, only one can stand beside you.
“Mary.”
Yes. Her moment is coming as well.
He eased one of the bed pillows from behind his grandmother’s head. He gazed down at her, drinking in her face, emotion swamping him. What would he do without her?
Tears stinging his eyes, he plumped the pillow and bent and carefully replaced it, cautious not to awaken her.
He pressed a kiss to her forehead. “Good night, Grandma. Sleep well.”

 
Copyright © 2011 by Erica Spindler

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4
( 45 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(26)

4 Star

(9)

3 Star

(6)

2 Star

(3)

1 Star

(1)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
See All Sort by: Showing 1 – 20 of 45 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted March 4, 2012

    Great

    I enjoy Erica Spindler's books, and this is as good as they come. It is a real page turner, and I didn't want to stop reading it. The plot, the characters, everything about the book is a pleasure to read. I highlyrecommend it.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2011

    Loved it...must read

    Watch me die keeps you on the edge from the first page until the very end. That's what I like about this book and other Erica Spindler books.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted November 21, 2011

    Entertaining!

    I have enjoyed Erica Spindler's books for years. This book was fast-paced and kept me guessing. One negative is how clueless she made the cops. If you leave fingerprints at the scene, why are the cops still chasing down people who don't match the prints. Still a very enjoyable read and recommend it to fans of Spindler and NOLA.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted August 2, 2011

    Guess and guess again

    With "Watch Me Die", Erica Spindler not only raises the bar, but also hurdles it, snatches it up, and slams it across your imagination. You find yourself so invested in the main character that you want to reach into the book and shake anyone who doubts her. You feel her helplessness and frustration and try to imagine what you would do to prove yourself sane in the same situation. Usually, I can pinpoint the villain early on. But this time, i found myself thinking - he did it; no, she did it; no, they did it. This is what a true thriller mystery is supposed to do. The story is compelling and reads fast - less than 24 hours for me. The only regret is that the book has to end. I have two words for this novel - satisfaction guaranteed.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted July 31, 2011

    I'm still spinning! A must read!

    This book truly has so many twists that you will be left spinning. You will care about all of the chacters and hope none of them are guilty. Then you will suspect them all. One of her best.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted July 18, 2011

    LOVED IT - A MUST READ

    Erica Spindler did it again. She delivered another great read. Could not put it down. Enough clues given that you are never certain whodunnit until she reveals it. Great setting and terrific setting. Highly recommend.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted October 11, 2012

    Greatest author ever!!!!!!!

    I absolutely love erica spindlers books. Once i start reading them i can hardly put them down. She is a great author and i am hoping she will be doing more books in the future!!!!!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted July 29, 2012

    Always like Erica Spindler books

    Good book!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted June 19, 2012

    Linda

    Very good book i always enjoy reading erica spindler books

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted February 2, 2012

    Couldn't put the book down!

    Great read and fast paced! Loved every minute of the story.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted November 26, 2011

    Love all Erica Spinkler Books!

    Great book - fast read! I just wish she would write faster to get books out sooner!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted October 22, 2011

    Disappointed

    I am a big Erica Spindler fan I look forward to her new book every year. This one I should have skipped. I know she is a better story teller, not one of her best efforts. That said I am looking forward to her next book.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted August 25, 2011

    Library check out only, save your $$$$

    I have always enjoyed Spindler's books but I did not find this one to be very suspenseful; in fact, I found it to be quite predictable. This was the type of stupid heroine that made you wish the bad guy, also not a surprise, would kill her just to put us out of our misery. Plus there was no real defined hero per se. Sorry, but I think you should check this out from your local library before dropping any bills for this one.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted July 30, 2011

    Sounds great

    Soumds like a great book! I might wanna get it but its a high price, oh well.

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted July 20, 2011

    Very fast moving!

    A great read. Interesting setting and great characters. Had trouble putting it down.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted July 19, 2011

    MYSTERY AT YOUR FINGERTIPS!!!

    Another awesome book by Erica Spindler!! This is a must read if you like mysteries with a twist! She keeps you hanging on and wanting to read just one more chapter... Hard to put down! Great book for your "to-do list"!!!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted July 11, 2011

    more from this reviewer

    Watch Me Die

    Well I have read every book by Erica - and this one was just as hard to put down! I found myself picking it up constantly - even when I should have been doing something else. Suspense is fantastic - you think maybe you know who the killer is - and then a new idea comes in and you change choices. She is truly a great author. I really enjoyed this book immensely - and highly recommend it to anyone who likes a good suspense novel. Erica is the B E S T !!!! Enjoy!!!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted July 9, 2011

    Must Read!!

    Watch Me Die is a page turning, can't put it down kind of story. A pyschological puzzle that was fun and entertaing. Great charachters, hopefully Spencer Malone and his family will be back!!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted July 7, 2011

    I Also Recommend:

    Couldn't put it down!

    If you have any plans for the day don't start this book. Once started you cannot put it down. Love Erica Spindler and once again she delivers.
    Her characters are very real and you will be reading as fast as you can to find out what is going to happen. The only bad thing is when it ends you wish you hadn't read it so fast because now it is over and you have to wait for the release of her next book. Highly recommended.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted July 3, 2011

    more from this reviewer

    Loved it

    Extremely good read. I loved the outcome of Karin Bealy as I think her character reach the logical next step. Looking forward to the next eventure.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
See All Sort by: Showing 1 – 20 of 45 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)