Alex Morse is having a bad year, it has just gotten worse with the death of her sister, who told Alex on her death bed that her husband has killed her and begs her to save her son. This starts Alex on a single minded mission to do two things, prove her brother-in-law a murderer and more importantly, save her nephew.
As her investigation progresses, she uncovers the next victim and enlists his help, he is skeptical at first but slowly realizes that she is right. As Alex and eventually others get closer to the truth, the murderer decided to cut his losses and leave and the bodies start piling up.
Greg Iles does a masterful job of pulling all the threads together and writes in such a fashion that the reader actually feels the tension, when Dr. Shepard realizes his wife really does want him dead, I felt like I had been smacked in the face. I wanted to call in sick so I could finish the book that day.
Category: Suspense/ Thriller
# pages: 509
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