By Tess Gerritsen
NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER • From Tess Gerritsen, bestselling writer of the Rizzoli & Isles sequence, her lovely first thriller!
A attractive younger woman’s corpse is located dumped in a garbage-strewn alley. Now specified by the place of work of health worker Kat Novak is an unidentified physique that betrays no secrets—except for a matchbook clutched in a single stiff hand, seven numbers scrawled inside of. while a moment sufferer is chanced on, Kat starts off to worry serial killer is stalking the streets, utilizing a dangerous drug to do his soiled paintings. The police are skeptical. The mayor won’t hear. one of many town’s so much sought after electorate, with a lacking daughter of his personal, can also be Kat’s leader suspect. because the dying toll rises, Kat races to reveal a perilous 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 in addition dazzle with complexity and twists.”—Associated Press
“[Gerritsen] has an mind's eye that enables 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 received Murdered