Heat of the Moment - Gutter Books

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Heat of the Moment

By Steven Axelrod

He was a good teacher, until his student became his master....


David Hamlin is a regular guy with a nice wife and good job teaching at a prestigious private school. His future looks bright, if predictable—until he does the one thing no teacher should even think about.

When David finds himself helpless against the advances of an underage sexpot, he is racked by guilt. Soon, however, the well-meaning teacher discovers that statutory rape is the least of his problems.

Susan Bishop turns out to be a sociopath, and when she's sure she has her teacher where she wants him his criminal career begins in earnest. But there’s someone else out there, a serial snuff-film maker who calls himself the Auteur, and fate has just drawn the young seductress into his orbit. Part crime story, part noir nightmare, this twisted thrill-ride will have you covering your eyes—and peeking through your fingers.

Praise for Steven Axelrod

"Axelrod is a full speed powerhouse of a writer." —Domenic Stansberry
About the Author: Author Steven Axelrod was born in New York City, and grew up in Beverly Hills and Manhattan. He watched his dad (a playwright and screenwriter named George Axelrod) work on such films as “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and “The Manchurian Candidate”. Axelrod is a father of two and lives on Nantucket Island. Here, he paints houses and writes novels. At times, he works on both at the same time, much to his customers’ annoyance. His first novel was released in the year 2000, and was called “Paranoid”. Axelrod’s work is from the genre of mystery, and he writes the “Henry Kennis Mystery” series. This series began publication in the year 2013, when “Nantucket Sawbuck” was released.