Category: Crime, Mystery & Thrillers / Crime & Mysteries
Publication date: 16 February 2006
Number of pages: 544
In the most brutal killing crusade Philadelphia has seen in years, a series of young Catholic women are found dead, their bodies mutilated and their hands bolted together. Each clutches a rosary in her lifeless grasp. Veteran cop, Kevin Byrne and his rookie partner, Jessica Balzano set out to hunt down the elusive killer.
What the papers say:
"'A relentlessly suspenseful, soul-chilling thriller that hooks you instantly' -- Tess Gerritsen 'Readers of this terrifying page-turner are in the hands of a master story-teller. Be prepared to stay up all night' -- James Ellroy 'A relentlessly suspenseful, soul-chilling thriller that hooks you instantly' - Tess Gerritsen 'Readers of this terrifying page-turner are in the hands of a master storyteller. Be prepared to stay up all night' - James Ellroy 'A specialist in serial killer tales... a wonderfully evocative writer' - Publishers Weekly 'A no-holds-barred thriller that thrusts the reader into the black soul of the killer... those with a taste for Thomas Harrls will look forward to the sure-to-follow sequel' - Library Journal 'One of the most terrifyingly evil stories I have read. Yet, with all it's violence, it is balanced by much compassion and beauty. I just couldn't put it down. This could be the book of the year.' - Norman Goldman, Barnes & Noble"
Richard Montanari is the Sunday Times top ten bestselling author of The Echo Man, The Devil's Garden, Play Dead, The Rosary Girls, The Skin Gods and Broken Angels, as well as the internationally acclaimed thrillers Kiss of Evil, Don't Look Now (previously published as Deviant Way) and The Violet Hour. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio. To find out more about Richard Montanari visit his website at www.richardmontanari.com.
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