A young detective’s first case in Tennessee puts her on the path of a gruesome serial killer in the New York Times bestselling author’s romantic thriller.
One by one, they will die. He has waited patiently, envisioning their final moments. Their tortured screams, their pleas for mercy—all will be in vain as he executes his sadistic plan.
Homicide detective Julia Cass has witnessed plenty of crime scenes. But the murder of a Chattanooga judge is shocking in its brutality. Teamed with FBI agent Will Brannock, Julia delves into an investigation that soon unearths more bodies—all mutilated in the same way, all left with a gruesome souvenir of a killer's ruthless rage . . .
The only way to stop the slaughter is to predict the next victim. But when you're dealing with vengeance at its most ruthless, one wrong move can make you a target . . . and the next word you utter could be your last . . .