Series: Brandon Fisher FBI series, Book 6, 260 pages
INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR
Publication date: April 11, 2017
Published by: Hibbert & Stiles Publishing Inc.
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-988353-49-4
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-988353-50-0
ISBN (hardcover): 978-1-988353-51-7
All that remains are whispers of the past…
When multiple body parts are recovered from the Little Ogeechee River in Savannah, Georgia, local law enforcement calls in FBI agent and profiler Brandon Fisher and his team to investigate. But with the remains pointing to three separate victims, this isn’t proving to be an open-and-shut case.
With no quick means of identifying the victims, building a profile of this serial killer is proving more challenging than usual. How is the killer picking these victims? Why are their limbs being severed and bodies mutilated? And what is it about them that is triggering this killer to murder?
The questions compound as the body count continues to rise, and when a torso painted blue and missing its heart is found, the case takes an even darker turn. But this is only the beginning, and these new leads draw the FBI into a creepy psychological nightmare. One thing is clear, though: the killing isn’t going to stop until they figure it all out. And they are running out of time…
Excerpt from Chapter 1 of Remnants (Brandon Fisher FBI series):
My senses were busy taking in the crime scene: marshland, relative seclusion, an arm and leg discovered last week, an arm yesterday. Aside from the human remains that had been found here, the property had a serene feeling to it, a sense of peace. There was a tangible quality to the air, though—or maybe it was the presence of law enforcement and crime scene investigators—that made it impossible to deny that death had touched the place.
“What else can you tell us about the limbs that were recovered?” Paige asked.
The lieutenant cleared his throat. “Well, both arms didn’t have hands, and the leg didn’t have a foot. We found incision marks indicating the hands and foot had been intentionally cut off.”
“Our killer could have taken them for trophies or to make identification impossible,” I suggested.
Pike gave a small nod and continued. “And while we know the hands and foot were removed, it’s not as clear how the appendages separated from the torso. It would be something we’d need the medical examiner to clarify.”
Jack’s brow furrowed, and I could tell his mind was racing through the possibilities.
“But,” Pike continued, “all the limbs have one thing in common: muscle tissue remained, even though the skin had been removed.”
“It is possible that the skin was also taken as a trophy,” Zach speculated.
“We could be looking for a hunter or a sexual sadist,” Jack said.
Hunters were typically identified by the type of weapon they used—a hunting knife, rifle, or crossbow, for example—and they tended to dispose of their victims’ bodies in remote, isolated areas. A sexual sadist, on the other hand, got off on the torture and pain. But we’d need to gather more facts before we could build any sort of profile on our unsub. Even knowing more about the victims themselves would help. Was the killer choosing people he or she was acquainted with? Were the victims of a certain gender, age group, occupation? The list went on and on. From there, we could more easily speculate on our killer’s motive and what they had to gain.
What to expect from the Brandon Fisher FBI series:
Profilers. Serial killers. The hunt is on. Do serial killers and the FBI fascinate you? Do you like getting inside the minds of killers, love being creeped out, sleeping with your eyes open, and feeling like you’re involved in murder investigations? Then join FBI agent and profiler Brandon Fisher and his team with the Behavioral Analysis Unit in their hunt for serial killers.
This is the perfect book series for fans of Criminal Minds, NCIS, Silence of the Lambs, Seven, Dexter, Luther, and True Crime.
Read in any order or follow the series from the beginning.
The Books in the Brandon Fisher FBI Series
Rookie FBI agent and profiler Brandon Fisher takes on his first investigation, and the serial killer turns their sights on him.
Book 1 in the series.
FBI agent and profiler Brandon Fisher must stop a serial killer who plays out his twisted game of rape and torture, all in the name of “love.”
Book 2 in the series.
The FBI team packs their bags and heads to Colorado to stop a serial killer targeting men who beat charges of animal abuse.
Book 3 in the series.
The FBI team is hunting a serial killer who seems to be preying on women who define themselves by their relationships.
Book 4 in the series.
FBI agent and profiler Brandon Fisher sets out to prove the innocence of a fellow agent suspected of murder and finds himself on the hunt for a serial killer. Book 5 in the series.
FBI Special Agent Brandon Fisher,
early thirties, is the newest member of Jack Harper’s team with the Behavioral Analysis Unit. A stereotypical redhead, his temper sits close to the surface, and dealing with Jack’s need for perfection requires that Brandon use every ounce of self-control not to lash out. Sometimes he doesn’t succeed, and he often takes out his aggression on a punching bag. His athleticism attracts the women—and often gets him into trouble.
FBI Supervisory Special Agent Jack Harper,
midfifties, served with the military as Sergeant Major of the 7th Special Forces Group before coming on board with the FBI Behavioral Analysis Unit. Since his time in the service, he believes hell is on Earth and, as a result, tends to shut himself off emotionally. He very rarely shows his soft side. His two vices are smoking cigarettes and vodka martinis, the latter in more moderation than the former.
FBI Special Agent Paige Dawson,
early forties, is a beautiful redhead who holds her own on a team with three men, but she’s not averse to using her feminine wiles if it helps an investigation. An only child, she grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. She worked in the FBI New York field office for eleven years before teaching at the Academy for a year. She’s been with the BAU for five years.
FBI Special Agent Zach Miles,
midforties, has the IQ of a genius, but his sense of humor makes him down-to-earth. Women tend to like him but he plays it modestly. He loves to push Brandon’s buttons and then sit back and watch him lose his temper…just a little.
FBI Analyst Nadia Webber,
late thirties, works out of Quantico but is worth millions and doesn’t really need to hold a job. Still, she’d rather be making a difference in this world, and if that takes the form of helping catch serial killers, she’s in.
CAROLYN ARNOLD is an international best-selling and award-winning author, as well as a speaker, teacher, and inspirational mentor. She has four continuing fiction series—Detective Madison Knight, Brandon Fisher FBI, McKinley Mysteries, and Matthew Connor Adventures—and has written nearly thirty books. Her genre diversity offers her readers everything from cozy to hard-boiled mysteries, and thrillers to action adventures.
Both her female detective and FBI profiler series have been praised by those in law enforcement as being accurate and entertaining, leading her to adopt the trademark: POLICE PROCEDURALS RESPECTED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT™.
Carolyn was born in a small town and enjoys spending time outdoors, but she also loves the lights of a big city. Grounded by her roots and lifted by her dreams, her overactive imagination insists that she tell her stories. Her intention is to touch the hearts of millions with her books, to entertain, inspire, and empower.
She currently lives just west of Toronto with her husband and beagle and is a member of Crime Writers of Canada.
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