Skin Deep

Skin Deep

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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 woman is sacrificed. The stakes increase when he realizes his own wife has caught the killer's eye.
In this stunning psychological thriller, bestselling author Gary Braver explores the nature of beauty, and the forbidding yearnings that kill in its name.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 450 pages
  • 106.68 x 172.72 x 38.1mm | 204.12g
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0765348543
  • 9780765348548

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“An outstanding medical thriller, sharply plotted, with crisp dialogue, intelligent characters—and a premise that will freeze your blood. Gary Braver is one hell of a good writer. Wow!”—Douglas Preston, "New York"" Times" bestselling author on "Skin Deep"
“As a long-time devotee of literate thrillers, I can’t say enough about "Skin Deep." I found it well written, compelling, and unputdownable. Gary Braver manages some clever twists and turns in this terrific new book.”—Anita Shreve, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Body Surfing
"“"Skin Deep" cuts to the bone, a nerve-jangling thriller that combines the horror of "The Silence of the Lambs" with the medical terror of Robin Cook. Here is a novel that will make you question your own reflection in a mirror. As terrifying as it is ingenious, the book is destined to become a classic of suspense and horror.”—James Rollins, "New York Times" bestselling author of
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About Gary Braver

Gary Braver is the pen name of Gary Goshgarian, the bestselling author of six critically acclaimed suspense novels: three under his own name ("Atlantis Fire, Rough Beast, "and "The Stone Circle") and three under his pen name ("Elixir, Gray Matter, "and "Flashback"). "Flashback" is the only thriller to have won a prestigious Massachusetts Book Award (2006). He is also the author of five popular textbooks on creative writing. He teaches fiction writing as well as courses in popular literature as a professor English at Northeastern University. he has taught fiction-writing workshops throughout the united states and Europe for more than twenty years. He lives with his family in Arlington, Massachusetts.
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167 ratings
3.4 out of 5 stars
5 17% (29)
4 32% (53)
3 32% (54)
2 11% (18)
1 8% (13)
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