A tense, taut, standalone thriller by the Number One bestselling Jeffery Deaver THE BODIES LEFT BEHIND is both a cat-and-mouse chase that takes place over only 24 hours and a harrowing look at the consequences of heartless evil. A spring night in a small town in Wisconsin. A call to police from a distant lake house is cut short - a glitch or an aborted report of a crime Off-duty deputy Anna McCafferty drives to find out. She stumbles onto the scene of a heinous murder. Before she can call for backup, though, she finds herself the next potential victim.