Cruel Season for Dying
New York police detective James Sakura is up against the most challenging
case of his career.
killer has targeted gay men, leaving them naked, with swan feathers
inserted into their backs to simulate angel wings. Forensics has
difficulty finding the cause of the deaths.
enlists the aid of his former partner and of a FBI profiler to help
him find the killer, who has changed his MO, now killing a child.
situation becomes desperate when a reporter infiltrates the police
department and reveals the situation in the press, causing panic
with the public.
the help of a Yeshiva University professor, the team is given clues
which can lead to the killer's identity. Sakura is challenged by
the killer in a race to prevent his latest target: Sakura's family.
is a chilling story of the struggle to stop a demented psychotic
killer. The plot is deftly constructed with a compelling story.
The writing style is smooth, realistic and easy to read. The story
is intriguing, with much psychological suspense.
are flashbacks to Sakura's Japanese upbringing and to his relationship
with his blind wife, which help the reader's understanding of his
Cruel Season for Dying is a riveting story which will hold
the interest of the reader.