“Katzenbach’s wonderful, tense narrative flows effortlessly, drawing you deeper and deeper into a chilling atmosphere of evil, darkness, and shadows.” The Miami Herald
What Comes Next
The Mysterious Press
978-0-8021-2125-7 • $15.00 • Paperback • June 2013
“This is an exceptional noveland a most troubling one.” The Washington Post
A retired professor is diagnosed with a rare degenerative disease that will lead him to lose his memory and die within a few years. On his way home from the doctor’s office, he witnesses a young girl being kidnapped right off the street. As the police drag their heels, he realizes that if he doesn’t act the girl may never be found alive. The kidnapped girl is being held prisoner by a sadistic couple who run a Web site“What Comes Next”where viewers can watch, in real time, the horrors inflicted on their victims. She’s at the mercy of her kidnappers, with thousands tuning in for every episode of her ongoing nightmare.
What Comes Next is a bold and timely thriller about what lurks within the depths of society’s most depraved minds, and how a girl at the beginning of her life must depend on a man nearing the end of his own to save her.