He is waiting... He is watching... He will hunt her down.
Angel is on the run. Her mother is dead, her body buried in a shallow grave by her latest boyfriend, Scotty, a ruthless, illegal hunter who is prone to violence and who now wants Angel dead before she can talk to the police.
Angel has lived through more than a young girl should have but she's determined to stay alive.
But in the scorching heat of the open desert, where can she hide?
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Price's pacing is tight, aided by direct, clipped prose that underscores Scotty's brutality and Angel's fragile emotional state. Both the best and worst of humanity shine through in this gripping novel - Publishers Weekly
If suspense is your bag, this is a book to read - VOYA
Price's fast-paced thrilling story paints a bleak and depressing picture of American 'trailer' life set against an unforgiving landscape . . . Revealing, raw and shocking but it's also moving, uplifting and totally unmissable - Blackpool Gazette
Compulsively readable - Books for Keeps
I was completely hooked - South Wales Argus
. . . An exciting and suspenseful thriller with some important things to say about the human capacity for good and evil. - School Librarian
Desert Angel is a seriously terrifying and tense story . . . I got very emotionally involved . . . I'd recommend it to both teen and adult readers. - andthenireadabook.blogspot
Raised in Colorado and Montana, Charlie is now settleD in Northern California. In addition to writing and working with therapeutic groups, Charlie is a trainer, an executive coach, and a business consultant. He is an avid reader, a decent guitar player, a pretty fair free-throw shooter, and a hopelessly addicted fisherman. His previous novel, The Interrogation of Gabriel James, won the 2011 Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Mystery.