Stranger in the Room

Stranger in the Room

A Novel

eBook - 2012
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“One of the most addictive new series heroines since Stephanie Plum.”—The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta private investigator and ex–FBI profiler Keye Street wants nothing more than time alone with her boyfriend, Aaron—but, as usual, murder gets in the way. A.P.D. Lieutenant Aaron Rauser is called to the disturbing scene of the strangling death of a thirteen-year-old boy. Meanwhile, Keye, a recovering alcoholic, must deal with her emotionally fragile cousin, who has her own history of drug abuse and is now convinced that she is being stalked. But all hell breaks loose when another murder—the apparent hanging of an elderly man—hits disturbingly close to home for Keye. Though the two victims have almost nothing in common, there are bizarre similarities between this case and that of Aaron’s strangled teen. With the threat of more deaths to come, Keye works on pure instinct alone—and soon realizes that a killer is circling ever closer to the people she loves the most.

BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Amanda Kyle Williams's Don't Talk to Strangers.
Praise for Amanda Kyle Williams and Stranger in the Room
“Keye Street remains the most interesting, cynically funny and smart series detective today. . . . The tension buzzes like cicadas on a hot Georgia night and the pace is relentless.”—Seattle Post-Intelligencer
“The best fictional female P.I. since Sue Grafton’s Kinsey Millhone.”—The Plain Dealer
“Keye Street immediately puts herself in the top echelon of suspense heroes. She’s a mess of fascinating contradictions—effortlessly brilliant on a case, totally inept in managing her own life. She is brutally funny and powerfully human—one of the most realistic protagonists in crime fiction that I’ve had the thrill to read.”—Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling author of Last to Die
“There’s a new voice in Atlanta, and her name is Amanda Kyle Williams—captivating, powerful and compelling.”—Julia Spencer-Fleming, New York Times bestselling author of One Was a Soldier
“Readers of this fast-paced thriller will be eager for the next Street tale.”—Publishers Weekly

Baker & Taylor
Tapped by the Atlanta Police Department to help solve a serial murder case involving apparently random victims, Keye Street learns that her cousin is possibly being stalked by the killer, a situation that is complicated by a grisly discovery upstate, turmoil in Keye's relationship with Aaron and her struggles to keep sober. 20,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, [2012]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9780345534576
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (308 pages)


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Apr 25, 2018

I loved this book, listening to it read by a narrator with a Southern accent. The protagonist is both flawed and funny, and the author's prose flows smoothly. I'm listening to and loving Williams' next book and anxiously looking forward to finding out "who done it" but also regretting that that will mean the end of the novel. I highly recommend this author

Feb 12, 2013

Read 'The Stranger You seek' , first. Both are good with a few similarities in the plot .
Keye Street the PI is very likeable as is her cat.

grandquilter Sep 01, 2012

A "who done it" with funny overtones. Love the characters and can't wait for the next in the series, don't talk to strangers.


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