By David Baldacci
After alleged serial killer Edgar Roy is apprehended and locked away in a psychiatric unit, inner most investigators Sean King and Michelle Maxwell are referred to as in by way of Roy’s lawyer—an outdated buddy of Sean King— to seem into the case. yet their research is derailed prior to it starts: whereas en path to their first assembly with the attorney, King and Maxwell detect his useless body.
A rash of terrifying occasions starts off to spread and it really is as much as King and Maxwell to discover the reality: is Roy a killer or no longer? however the extra they dig into his earlier, the extra they're bombarded with hindrances, half-truths, and useless ends that make filtering the evidence approximately most unlikely. As each one new thought brings a brand new revelation, King and Maxwell may be driven to the restrict. might this lethal case be the one who leaves the duo completely parted?
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