Behind the Door

by – A. Gavazzoni (Author)

A Sizzling, Psychological Suspense Thriller (Hidden Motives Book 1)

Available on Amazon

Book Description:

A sudden death, an inexplicable crime, a serial killer on the loose…

When Lara dies at the hands of Manhattan lawyer Mark, during a sex game at her summer house in the Hamptons, Carl, Mark´s defense attorney, hires Simone Bennet, a psychiatrist, professor, and author of books on sexual behavior, to help him buttress his argument that Lara´s death was accidental. To help his defense, Mark has written a detailed account of his steamy, year-long relationship with Lara. Carl gives the text to Simone for analysis.

While evaluating the presumed killer´s writing, Simone continues to receive psychiatric patients with sexual disorders and unusual fantasies and to research strange sexual behavior for her next book. Simone´s clinical partner, friend, and research colleague, Edward, is working with the police to capture a serial killer, who is torturing and killing women around Simone´s world.

From hot and unusual sex to the swing houses of New York and Paris, this fast-paced gripping page-turner is a blend of mystery, suspense, humor, romance, and erotica. With a shocking twist at the end that no one sees coming, the serial killer may not be whom you think…

Reviews for the Book

★★★★★ - “The story was fast-paced, intense, and very well written. It was so intense and simply too entertaining to put down!”
★★★★★ - “A psychological suspense thriller that kept me guessing right up until the end. There is twist after twist which kept me hooked.”
★★★★★ - “It grips you, holds you down, and sets your mind on fire. A brilliant first novel. I was so impressed, and I absolutely loved it. Well, Done!”

About the Author: A. Gavazzoni

A. Gavazzoni is a Brazillian Multi-Award-Winning Novelist of five published literary works within two novel series titled, ‘Hidden Motives’ and ‘Where The Road Goes.’

Adriana has become a critically acclaimed popular steamy romance fiction writer of light erotic with cross-genres of steamy murder mystery suspense, historical romantic thrillers, coming-of-age, and women’s gripping crime fiction. Adriana’s break-out debut of “Behind The Door” book one of the “Hidden Motives” series firmly placed her on the literary map nationally and internationally. All her novels are available on Amazon Books, Amazon Kindle, and Kindles available within Kindle Unlimited. All her novels are featured on online literary book sites, Book Stores, and literary magazines.

Born and raised in Brazil, she is of full Italian lineage. By day she is a Brazillian lawyer, former professor of law, and also writes legal books. She speaks four languages: English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish. When she is not practicing law or writing her next novel, she enjoys many interests as a very active person and is an avid reader.

Adriana loves to dance, especially the (Tango), she enjoys cooking and enjoys good food and good wine. She believes in exercising along with living a healthy lifestyle. She enjoys traveling and visits New York often, but her “Happy Place” is always spending time with her big happy family and her pets as a passionate animal lover. Adriana continues to work and reside in Brazil.

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***Novel Awards & Achievements For A. Gavazzoni****

“Where The Road Goes Novel Series” Book One – Sketches of Life – Gold Pinnacle Book Achievement Award – Honorable Mention-Los Angeles Book Festival 2021 – Finalist – Book Excellence Awards

Book Two – Life Has Other Plans – Gold Pinnacle Book Achievement Award – Book Excellence Award – Finalist – Eric-Hoffer Award – NIEA – National Indie Book Award – Honorable Mentions – Hollywood Book Festival 2022 & Paris Book Festival 2022 –

All Novels Awarded 5-Star Reader’s Favorite Editorial Book Reviews.

Multiply Awards Won For All Three Novels In The “Hidden Motives” Series…

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