By Tess Gerritsen
NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER • From Tess Gerritsen, bestselling writer of the Rizzoli & Isles sequence, her attractive first thriller!
A appealing younger woman’s corpse is located dumped in a garbage-strewn alley. Now specified by the workplace of medical expert Kat Novak is an unidentified physique that betrays no secrets—except for a matchbook clutched in a single stiff hand, seven numbers scrawled within. whilst a moment sufferer is chanced on, Kat starts off to worry serial killer is stalking the streets, utilizing a perilous drug to do his soiled paintings. The police are skeptical. The mayor won’t pay attention. one of many town’s such a lot trendy voters, with a lacking daughter of his personal, is additionally Kat’s leader suspect. because the loss of life toll rises, Kat races to show a dangerous predator who's shut adequate to the touch her.
Praise for Tess Gerritsen
“[The writer] has a knack for developing nice characters and mysterious plots that appear ordinary but additionally dazzle with complexity and twists.”—Associated Press
“[Gerritsen] has an mind's eye that permits her to conjure up depths of human habit so darkish and scary that she makes Edgar Allan Poe and H. P. Lovecraft look like goody-two-shoes.”—Chicago Tribune
“One of the main flexible voices in mystery fiction today.”—The windfall Journal
Previously released as Peggy Sue acquired Murdered