Someone is killing the most alluring women of Boston. Someone whose keen eye for beauty masks a twisted mind. Someone who insinuates himself into his victims' lives and leaves them with nothing but an elegant black stocking knotted around their necks.Homicide detective Lieutenant Steve Markarian must stop the killer before another vulnerable woman is sacrificed. And the stakes are only increased when he realizes his own wife has caught the attention of the killer.Beset with loneliness and an addiction he can't shake, Steve pursues leads all over greater Boston - from the haunts of blue-blooded Brahmins to seedy strip joints, from mansions by the sea to the halls of prestigious universities and the offices of his own precinct. He is even forced to look into the recesses of his own heart, fearing that he himself may actually be the killer.In this psychological thriller, bestselling author Gary Braver explores the nature of beauty, how some women strive to achieve it, and the forbidding yearnings that kill in its name.
- Hardback | 448 pages
- 157.48 x 238.76 x 35.56mm | 680.39g
- 08 Jul 2008
- United States