Heartless - T Patrick Phelps


By T Patrick Phelps

  • Release Date: 2014-10-05
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
Score: 4.5
From 30 Ratings


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For Some, Heartless is a Description. For One, it is a Diagnosis

"I really can't say enough about this book. I just loved it. I've read it twice now. I love mysteries that keep me guessing, and this one does exactly that." Laura Pope 

First in the Derek Cole Thriller Series

"From the moment I started to read this book, I was immersed in the story! The story line, the events, the idea of it all will firmly old your attention until the very last word." Turckman 

Private Investigator Derek Cole in his Most Terrifying Case

Private Investigator Derek Cole is no stranger to unusual and bizarre cases. Since quitting his job with the Police Department and opening his “Freelance Detective” agency, he has seen all sorts of clients. But when he is hired by a family to protect them from a son who they were told had died at birth, Cole’s detective skills are put to a life or death test. 

The New Face of Horror

Alexander Black should not have lived. Born a conjoined twin, he share one heart with his twin. When doctors, desperate to save at least one child, separated Alexander from the shared heart, they expected him to die.

But Alexander Black refused to die.

Smuggled away and hidden in a psychiatric hospital, where he is tested by more doctors desperate to learn the medical mystery that is keeping him alive, Alexander grows. And as he grows, so too does his desire for revenge.

A Thousand Miles of Pain Leaves a Three Inch Scar

Still struggling with the tragic loss of his wife, Private Investigator Derek Cole finds that before the mysterious, bizarre and dangerous case of the heartless Alexander Black can be solved, he needs to solve a mystery from his own troubled past. And the answer to that mystery will prove to save his life, again. 

Praise for Heartless

"Exquisite writing! Keeps you on the edge trying to deduce what happens next! The ending drove me insane, don't know how I felt about that, irritated and maybe a little intrigued! Great read. Kitteh 

"An enjoyable read from the first to the last page. I truly recommend this book to anyone who is wanting to be so thoroughly engrossed in a story they forget to carry out planned tasks. A well written story that I would highly recommend" Gillian 

“Alexander Black is one of the scariest characters to enter the horror genre in a long time. Great premise and spot-on story-telling” John P

"Interesting and intriguing. I can't wait to read the next book! If you want a book to stimulate your imagination, this book is for you! Well-written indeed!" LH Thompson 


  • Great story

    By tommyp7
    Gripping and addictive story. Great fiction and suspense. Derek Cole is a fantastic character
  • Heartless

    By TJ Shep22
    Amazing book couldn't stop reading!