Carved in Darkness

She spent years hiding in fear...because he’s still out there. And now he knows that she is, too.


"Prepare to be overwhelmed by the tension and moodiness that permeates this edgy thriller. Beaumont's ability to keep the twists coming even when the answer seems obvious is quite potent." ―Library Journal (starred review) and Debut of the Month

Fifteen years ago, Melissa was kidnapped, tortured, and left for dead. She survived, but not as Melissa. Carved from the horrors of her captivity, Sabrina Vaughn was born.


With a new identity and a strength forged in the darkness of her past, Sabrina becomes a homicide inspector. Her mission in life is hunting down psychopaths like the man who tried to kill her...and nearly succeeded.


But when a childhood acquaintance with a suspicious past suddenly discovers Sabrina, her cover is blown. Believing that his sister has fallen victim to the same killer who attacked Sabrina, he is dead set on getting revenge―and using Sabrina as bait.


Now her nightmare has come to life. While Sabrina has been hiding, her abductor has kept killing young girls.


But now he knows that his Melissa didn’t die after all. And he’s coming for her.

What readers are saying:

★★★★★ "In a word, excellent!"


★★★★★ "I love a fast paced thriller and this book delivered."


★★★★★ "This book will make your heart pound and keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end! I could not put this book down."

★★★★★ "Just when you think you know what's happening there's another surprising twist which makes for a very engaging and suspenseful story."


★★★★★ "Excellent thriller by a fine writer. Taut pacing, tight writing, and great characters. These days, it's tough to keep the thriller reader on edge, but this is a book that will keep you guessing and enthralled until the end."

Praise for Meagan Beaumont and CARVED IN DARKNESS:


Named a Best Debut of 2013 by Suspense Magazine


"Pulse-pounding terror, graphic violence and a loathsome killer."―Kirkus Reviews


"Beaumont knows how to keep you on the edge of your seat...Buckle up for the ride of a lifetime."―Suspense Magazine


"Maegan Beaumont might be new to the thriller scene, but her debut thriller, Carved in Darkness, promises to be the first in a long line of novels. Be warned, however, this novel isn't for those who jump a mile every time they hear something go bump in the night. But for anyone who's ever dreamed about enacting a just revenge, this book is for you. Beaumont knows how to cook up and serve a dish called revenge, but she doesn't serve it cold. She serves it sizzling hot."―Vincent Zandri, bestselling author of The Remains and Murder by Moonlight