INTO THE BLACK NOWHERE
Author: Meg Gardiner
Data: 384 pages, Dutton, $26
By Brandy Hilboldt Allport
For the Times-Union
Edgar Award-winning author Meg Gardiner offers readers yet another thriller with “Into the Black Nowhere.”
Protagonist Caitlin Hendrix, who debuted in Gardiner’s crime novel from 2017 called “Unsub,” (FBI lingo for “unknown subject”) is back. As a rookie FBI agent in the Behavioral Analysis Unit, she tracks disturbed criminals all over the U.S. while maintaining a long-distance relationship with her boyfriend.
In a small town in southern Texas near Austin, someone is abducting women on Saturday nights. Two victims turned up dead in the woods. Both were brutalized, dressed in white nightgowns and surrounded by Polaroids of more, similar looking women, who had also been murdered and were clad identically. Caitlin and