In this outstanding thriller, the first in a new series, Cain (Confessions of a Teen Sleuth) puts a fresh spin on a scenario familiar to fans of. Heartsick: A Thriller and millions of other books are available for instant access. . Sweetheart: A Thriller (Archie Sheridan & Gretchen Lowell) by Chelsea Cain. Heartsick: A Thriller and millions of other books are available for instant access. . This item:Heartsick (Archie Sheridan & Gretchen Lowell) by Chelsea Cain.

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Portions of the story were told from her perspective which made for multiple interesting perspectives to the issues.

Archie Sheridan becomes one of her victims.

Cain also composed a weekly column for Portland’s alternative newspaper, The Portland Mercury and started contributing to Portland’s major daily, The Oregonian in With her pink bubblegum hairher intent for the truth and her determination, i liked her. Plot Outline When I saw this was a cop and serial killer story, I immediately assumed we were going to have a Silence of the Lambs relationship.

Around The Year In 52 Books: The main mystery is hdartsick conventional with a quirky female reporter getting pulled into a police investigation. The essays move from one to the next without enough connective tissue to elevate it to the “great” category. Gretchen Lowell is a killer. Heartsick chdlsea gore, horror, and pain. Susan the reporter is okay, too. Please provide an cheslea address. Jul 01, Jun 18, In fact, I thought all the characters were multi-layered and interesting, which is what earned this a fifth star.


Heartsick (Archie Sheridan & Gretchen Lowell, #1) by Chelsea Cain

Jan 30, Lynx rated it liked it Shelves: It’s probably more like a 3. So fair to say i didn’t like these characters either, and they had no excuses at the end of the day. I am simply giving approximations. Detective Archie Sheridan was the lead investigator in the Beauty Killer Task Force who was captured and tortured to chelsae brink of death by Gretchen Lowell, a psychopathic serial killer, before she was captured and sent to life in prison, barely escaping the death sentence.

The character of Susan Ward, the reporter, was well drawn and interesting. This occurs throughout the book and it is graphic at times.

Chelsea Cain (Author of Heartsick)

Archie knows he chellsea probably going to die. The book opens with Detective Archie Sheridan’s moments-too-late realization that he’s fallen into the clutches of a serial killer, the beautiful, sociopathic Gretchen Low Serial killer stories are a dime a dozen but Chelsea Cain’s HeartSick is a cut above the rest no pun intended.

I’m dumber for having read this. Archie Sheridan was a detective who was happily married and daddy to a little boy and little girl.

I understand after reading this novel why her character was the way she was, but i dont have to like it or respect it. Hhmmm, not holding my breath with excitement, but I could be wrong!! Most mystery series have two names of detectives, this mystery is different in the fact that Gretchen Lowell is the killer and Archie Sheridan is the cop detective to solve the case.


Chelsea Cain

Susan has her own issues, Archie his, and the imprisoned Gretchen Lowell seems deadlier than ever as she manipulates the world from behind bars.

Will these tortured victims ever come to an end? That said, there are issues with novel.

She’s in prison now Talk about a psychological thriller! Books by Chelsea Cain. Starved for closure, he goes back to work on a task force investigating a new series of brutal killings, hoping that he can find some sort of peace by catching another murderer.

The sick and twisted chemistry between these two flawed characters is well done and what makes this so special. If the rest of the series is written in such an entertaining way, this will threaten to become a favorite series.