By Richard Montanari
On a frigid December evening, Karen sits on the fringe of Philadelphia’s Schuylkill River, wearing a flowing costume, like a customer from the far away prior. a gorgeous and shining younger lady, she gazes up at a bone-white wintry weather moon like a fairy-tale princess frozen in time. at the beginning look, one would possibly not even become aware of that she is useless, covered in a glistening patina of ice.
Homicide police officers Kevin Byrne and Jessica Balzano take the lead at the case, uncovering a plethora of eerie clues–each extra warped and spine-chilling than the final. but the id of Karen’s pitiless killer is still a secret. Then the following sufferer is located upriver at an deserted waterworks, posed with an not likely item in her clasped arms. suffering to hyperlink the sufferers and make feel of the madman’s time table, Byrne and Balzano keep on with his twisted path, which stretches right into a earlier of darkish crimes forgotten by way of all yet a number of.
Now the prior roars again into the current with a vengeance because the inventive killer unleashes a torrent of rage upon the streets of Philadelphia. As Byrne and Balzano sift via suspects and clues, they unearth a surprising mystery historical past: a legacy of malevolence and cold-blooded retribution courting again two decades. And the farther they make their means up the body-strewn banks of the Schuylkill River, the nearer they get to a villain from their worst nightmare, an evil as sufferer because it is cruel.
Lightning speedy and razor sharp, this jolting mystery from acclaimed writer Richard Montanari coils again in time to convey a fiendish secret, a shattering revelation, and one hell of a wild journey. Lock your doorways and switch up the lighting fixtures. Montanari’s terrifying bedtime tale will hold you up all night.
From the Hardcover edition.