By James Patterson
Think a killer who thinks, "What is the worst factor a person has ever done?"--and then is going some distance past it. Now think 4 ladies --a police detective, an assistant DA, a reporter, and a health worker --who subscribe to forces as they stay away from their bosses to trace down criminals. referred to as the Women's homicide membership, they're pursuing a assassin whose twisted mind's eye has shocked a whole urban. Their leader suspect is a socially popular author, however the males liable won't contact him. at the path of the main terrifying and unforeseen killer ever, they find a surprising shock that turns every thing concerning the case the other way up.
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