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February 25 , 2009

The Gift: a Karin Schaeffer short story


A gift inspires unexpected insight and generosity

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ONE COLD NIGHT SHE DISAPPEARED....New York Police detective Dave Strauss is haunted by the one case he couldn't solve. A schoolgirl vanished off the streets of Brooklyn, with only a trail of blood and a series of untraceable phone calls from "the Groom" hinting at her fate. Now the cold dark night has engulfed another young girl –…

Karin and Mac enjoy a quiet Christmas morning at home with their family. But after Mac gives Karin a special gift, she finds herself alone in Coney Island on a cold, winter day with a band of misfits who want her gift for themselves.

“Mesmerizing.” –Lisa Gardner

“Taut, clean storytelling.” –Publishers Weekly

“Readers will want to read more of this talented writer’s work.” –New York Journal of Books

"Karin Schaeffer is both complex and compelling, and arguably one of the strongest female figures in contemporary crime fiction—and her absolute strength of will is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit." —John Valeri, Hartford Books Examiner

Katia Lief is best known for her internationally acclaimed crime novels, some written pseudonymously as Kate Pepper.  Her Karin Schaeffer thriller series, which began in 2010 with You Are Next and concludes in 2013 with The Money Kill, is currently being published by HarperCollins.  Katia teaches fiction writing at The New School in Manhattan and lives with her family in Brooklyn, New York.  Learn more at

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