By Andrew Gross, James Patterson
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Book 2 of the continued "Women's homicide Club" series
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A brutal madman sprays bullets right into a crowd of kids leaving a San Francisco church. Miraculously-or used to be it intentionally?-only one individual dies. Then an aged black girl is hung. Police murder inspector Lindsay Boxer senses a connection and including health worker Claire, assistant D. A. Jill, and Chronicle reporter Cindy, unearths a hyperlink that sends a relax during the whole kingdom. This killer's reasons are unspeakable.
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He thought of all the times his dear friend had extended this same hand to shake Langdon's or offer a warm embrace. For several seconds, Langdon felt his mind go blank, like an untuned television set broadcasting only static. The first clear image that broke through was utterly unexpected. A crown . . and a star. Langdon crouched down, eyeing the tips of Peter's thumb and index finger. Tattoos? Incredibly, the monster who had done this appeared to have tattooed tiny symbols on Peter's fingertips.
So tell me, Kate,” her brother had asked while she was home on vacation during her sophomore year at Yale. ” Katherine had stood in her family’s book-filled library and recited her demanding reading list. “Impressive,” her brother replied. “Einstein, Bohr, and Hawking are modern geniuses. ” Katherine scratched her head. “You mean like . . ” He smiled. ” At twenty-seven, Peter had already made a name for himself in the academic world, and he and Katherine had grown to savor this kind of playful intellectual sparring.
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