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HarperCollinsPublisher, 1995 - Fiction - 323 pages
Sonora Blair, a Cincinnati cop, is called to a grisly crime scene--a college student had been burned to death in his car. In her investigation, Sonora decides the murderer is a woman, and the young man was not her first victim. Thus begins an obsessive hunt for a very smart and very evil killer who has begun to focus her attention on Sonora.

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Hightower, whose Satan's Lambs (1993) won a Shamus Award for best first p.i. novel, shows an equally gritty mastery of the police procedural with this tale of homicide cop Sonora Blair, one tough ... Read full review


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Sonora Blair, a Cincinnati homicide detective and single mother of two, is summoned in the middle of the night to the scene of a particularly gruesome murder. There, a naked, hideously burned young ... Read full review

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About the author (1995)

Lynn Hightower studied creative writing at the University of Kentucky and holds a degree in journalism. She lives in Tennessee.

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