Laine Cunningham

SHORTLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM FAULKNER AWARD
When FBI agent Priya Conlin-Kumar tracks two different serial killers hunting in the same city, she hones in on the seemingly inhuman predator who slaughters at whim. Inexplicable events make Priya wonder what’s really capturing the victims in a dark and strange web.
Showcasing a powerful female protagonist, Beloved blends the darkness of “Sharp Objects” with the ingenious depth of “Stranger Things.”

"It is impossible to read this book unmoved." Pamela King Cable, Author of Televenge, ALA Top Pick 

"A captivating must read!" Robin Perron, Reviewer 

"I found it difficult to put down [this] deep,dark novel." Jennifer Cameron-Smith, Top 1000 Reviewer 

"Had me on the edge of my seat from the first paragraph to the last. Incredibly well written-a dark sensation. The setting, the prose, the plot, all of it comes together to create a nail-biting story." Leah Griffith, Author Cosette's Tribe 

"Beautiful, smart ... with lyrical storytelling and strong character development." C. Hope Clark, Author, Lowcountry Bribe and The Carolina Slade Mystery Series, Editor of Award-winning FundsforWriters.com