This is a well-crafted mystery by a writer who understands the genre. She builds suspense slowly, allowing the reader to savor each richly nuanced, tautly written chapter of the book. This is a compelling and interesting mystery thriller that will create new fans for this talented author.
Dr. Fiona Campbell is a professor of psychology with a specialty that makes her helpful to the police in tracking repeat or serial offenders. She does this through computer technology and geographic profiling. She also lives, ironically enough, with a best selling author who specializes in writing thrillers about serial killers.
So, when it comes to her attention that a killer is targeting those who write best selling crime novels, Fiona becomes concerned for her significant other. It seems that this killer is having his victims die a gruesome death that is straight from the pages from one of the targeted author's own books. As Fiona races to assist the police in what can only be termed as a matter in which she has a personal stake, the suspense mounts for the reader. Who is killing all these authors and why?
Those who read this book will, no doubt, be riveted to its pages, as the author is one of the more adept writers in this genre, highly skillful in defining both the plot and its characters. This is a complex whodunit that will leave the reader wanting to read more by this author.