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Dub Walker #3

Winner, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN SILVER AWARD 2013, Mystery/Suspense Category

Finalist, USA TODAY BEST BOOK AWARD 2012, Thriller Category

What if a forensic evidence and criminal behavior expert must track down a seemingly average, very religious couple who murdered the killer of their only child, dumped their entire lives, and disappeared?


What would you do if someone brutally murdered your only child, got off on a technicality, served only months for a minor infraction, and continually taunted and threatened you from behind bars? Could you hide your growing rage from family and friends? Could you gun the killer down as he left prison? Could you change your ID and leave behind your entire life--family, friends, jobs, home---and disappear?


For Tim and Martha Foster the answer to each of these questions is yes.


This is the scenario that faces Dub Walker in RUN TO GROUND.

Murder is never as simple as the motive. There are too many loose ends, and when Dub Walker uses his expert knowledge of forensics and criminal behavior to solve the crime, you'd better be ready to RUN TO GROUND. Doug Lyle takes fear and revenge, adds a bucket of greed, and gives us a wild ride to the finish!—David Morrell, NY Times Bestselling Author of FIRST BLOOD

A first-rate thriller! RUN TO GROUND delivers the goods: great characters, fine investigative details and the kind of nail-biting action that leaves you rapidly flipping the pages, breathless to discover what will happen next!—Lisa Gardner, NY Times Bestselling Author of the Detective D.D. Warren thriller series


RUN TO GROUND boasts an intriguing premise, memorable and engaging characters, and the kind of technical gems that make Doug Lyle’s non-fiction forensics books such essential reading. Crisp, page-turning prose, nicely witty banter, and some genuine surprises. Highly recommended.  Zoë Sharp, author of the best-selling Charlie Fox crime thriller series


“This third series entry (after Stress Fracture; Hot Lights, Cold Steel) delivers a powerful punch of action and intrigue. Mystery and thriller readers will welcome Lyle’s likable characters and surprise-filled plot.”—Howard Katz, Library Journal



Dub Walker #2

Hippocratic oath meets hypocritical practice in D. P. Lyle’s exciting new book, HOT LIGHTS, COLD STEEL. Dub Walker, med school dropout and forensic criminologist, follows a trail of discarded bodies in this engrossing tale of medicine and murder, told in a witty tongue-in-cheek style that humors as it horrifies. A renowned physician himself, Lyle is a master of the medical thriller. Your prescription is simple, and highly enjoyable: Read this book.--Gayle Lynds, New York Times bestselling author of THE BOOK OF SPIES

With HOT LIGHTS, COLD STEEL Doug Lyle has written the ultimate serial killer novel. Think Silence of the Lambs on steroids with a fiendishly brutal villain every bit the equal of Hannibal Lecter fashioned in the polished touch of Jeffrey Deaver's Lincoln Rhyme novels. Accurate to a T and utterly bone-chilling, this is everything a thriller should be and more.--Jon Land, bestselling author of STRONG JUSTICE

With enough cool guys, bad guys and good guys for two novels, Hot Lights, Cold Steel is a great thrill ride. Doug Lyle keeps you guessing whom to root for and how a sinister plot is all going to end. A terrific story by a gifted writer. One of the best thrillers I’ve read this year. Robert Dugoni, New Your Times Bestselling Author of MURDER ONE

Dub Walker is tough, funny, and smart, the perfect hero for the nail-biting intensity of Hot Lights, Cold Steel. If this one doesn't make your spine tingle, have someone who's breathing check your pulse.--Jan Burke Edgar-winning author of BONES, THE MESSENGER, and DISTURBANCE



Dub Walker #1

STRESS FRACTURE is a cunning, imaginative thriller that will keep you up reading as I did, riveted from the first page to the last. There is tension and great medicine on every page of this finely written tale. D.P. Lyle, himself a physician, has crafted a story of utter fear. Brian Kurtz is one of the most electrifying madmen I have encountered. D.P. Lyle understands pacing, character, and story as few modern thriller writers do. This is a really good one. STRESS FRACTURE raises the bar for medical thrillers--MICHAEL PALMER, M.D.:New York Times Bestselling Author of THE LAST SURGEON

Cutting-edge forensics and a whip-cracking pace make STRESS FRACTURE a one- sitting read. If you love CSI, this is the book for you.--TESS GERRITSEN, NYT-bestselling author of THE KEEPSAKE

Stress Fracture is an intense, nail-biting adventure. The author’s knowledgeable voice adds a fear factor that can’t easily be found. A wonderful, thrilling read, an excellent work of fiction—and more!--HEATHER GRAHAM New York Times best-selling author

STRESS FRACTURE is just what I love in a book: lightning-paced, brutally executed, dynamic characters, and a story that grips you by the throat. If Michael Crichton had written an episode of Law and Order, here might be the result. Simply brilliant!--JAMES ROLLINS, New York Times bestseller of THE DOOMSDAY KEY


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