"A taut and haunting story that will stay with you long after you finish reading it." --Jeff Lindsay, creator of the DEXTER seriesFor Cleveland forensic investigator Maggie Gardiner, dead bodies are part of the job. It's the mind of a killer that keeps her awake at night . . . When Maggie Gardiner notices a connection between the battered body of a young girl left in a cemetery and a career criminal shot in an alley, she must follow a trail no one else wants to see, picking up crumbs of evidence that no one else notices. Jack Renner is accustomed to being the hunter, not the hunted. He kills to make the world a safer place--even if that makes it a more dangerous one for Maggie. He will not let her stop him. One body at a time, Maggie circles in on a killer. But it's what she find inside herself that will bring the terrible truth to light . . .
About the Author
New York Times bestselling author Lisa Black is the author of seven novels in the Theresa MacLean mystery series and two novels written as Elizabeth Becka. As a forensic scientist at the Cuyahoga County Coroner's Office, she analyzed gunshot residue on hands and clothing, hairs, fibers, paint, glass, DNA, blood and many other forms of trace evidence, as well as crime scenes. Now she is a latent print examiner and CSI for the Cape Coral Police Department in Florida, working mostly with fingerprints and crime scenes. Lisa has lectured and appeared on panels at writers' conventions, and is a member of Sisters In Crime, Mystery Writers of America, and International Thriller Writers. She is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Scientists, the International Association for Identification, the International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts and is a Certified Latent Print Examiner. She has testified in court as an expert witness over 65 times. Her books have been translated into six languages. She lives near Fort Myers, Florida. Visit her on Facebook, Twitter, or at www.lisa-black.com.