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2015 National Indie Excellence Award Winner for Best Suspense Novel Imagine a helpless, pregnant 16-year-old whos just been yanked from the serenity of her home and shoved into a dirty van. KidnappedAloneTerrified. Now forget her Picture instead a pregnant, 16-year-old, manipulative prodigy. She is shoved into a dirty van and, from the first moment of her kidnapping, feels a calm desire for two things to save her unborn son and to exact merciless revenge. She is methodicalcalculating scientific in her plotting. A clinical sociopath? Leaving nothing to chance, secure in her timing and practice, she waitsfor the perfect moment to strike. Method 1533 is what happens when the victim is just as cold as the captors. The agents trying to find a kidnapped girl have their own frustrations and desires wrapped into this chilling drama.

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Shannon Kirk

Shannon Kirk is the awarding-winning, international bestselling author of Method 15/33 (psychological thriller) , The Extraordinary Journey of Vivienne Marshall (Literary Fiction) , and the upcoming thriller, Aunty (Thomas & Mercer, exp. pub. July 2018) . Method 15/33 has received multiple accolades: 2015 Foreword Review Book of the Year (Suspense) ; IBPA GOLD Winner; Winner of 2015 National Indie Excellence Award, Best Suspense; 2015 USA Best Book Finalist; School Library Journal's Best Adult Books for Teens (2015) ; and Finalist in 2013 William Faulkner William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition (when a Novella) . Method 15/33 is optioned for a major motion film and has sold to over twenty foreign rights. The Extraordinary Journey of Vivienne Marshall has obtained multiple awards, including the Literary Classics Seal of Approval, and been described as "reminiscent" of Life of Pi.

When not writing, Shannon is a practicing attorney, residing on Massachusett's Cape Ann with her husband and son and two cat writing accomplices, Marvin Marquez (in honor of Gabriel Garcia Marquez) and Stewie Poe (Edgar Allen Poe) .

Shannon enjoys writing in several genres: literary fiction, psychological thriller, young adult, and poetry. She has been honored three times by the William Faulkner William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition for various works.

Shannon is a member of International Thriller Writers and Mystery Writers of America.

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