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About Carter

USA Today and #1 Denver Post bestselling author Carter Wilson explores the depths of psychological tension and paranoia in his dark, domestic thrillers. Born in New Mexico in 1970, Carter grew up primarily in Los Angeles before attending Cornell University in New York. Carter is a two-time winner of both the Colorado Book Award and International Book Award and his novels have received critical acclaim—including multiple starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Library Journal. He lives with his two children in a spooky Victorian house in Erie, Colorado.

Mister Tender’s Girl

At fourteen, Alice Hill was viciously attacked by two of her classmates and left to die. The teens claim she was a sacrifice for a man called Mister Tender, but that could never be true: Mister Tender doesn’t exist. His sinister character is pop-culture fiction, nothing more. Over a decade later, Alice has changed her name and is trying to heal. But someone is watching her. They know more about Alice than any stranger: her scars, her fears, and the secrets she keeps locked away. She can try to escape her past, but he is never far behind.

Inspired by a true story, this gripping thriller plunges you into a world of haunting memories and unseen threats, leaving you guessing until the harrowing end.

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