Originally published in THRILLER (2006),edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author James Patterson.
Two New York Times bestselling writers merge their characters and worlds in “The Portal.” John Lescroart revisits the chaos of his legal thriller, Guilt, while M. J. Rose investigates Dr. Morgan Snow from The Halo Effect for a combination that highlights the best of both of their works.
Dr. Snow learns during her latest therapy session with Lucy Delrey that Lucy feels no emotion whatsoever when she destroys someone. Snow does not know whether to believe her or not, since this seems dramatically out of character for her client. She knows that Lucy is searching for someone from her childhood and wonders if finding him will help her patient…or make things much worse. When Lucy finally tracks him down, she has a plan that he clearly is not expecting.
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About the Author
John Lescroat (pronounced "less-kwah") is the author of more than twenty-five legal thrillers, short stories, and mysteries, including the Dismas Hardy series. Some of his top titles include The Fall, The Keeper, and The Second Chair. There are over 10 million copies of his books in print and he has appeared on bestseller lists around the world.
Hometown:El Macero, California
Date of Birth:January 14, 1948
Place of Birth:Houston, Texas
Education:B.A. in English with Honors, UC Berkeley, 1970