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at the Getty Museum kills a gifted teacher and a student, Jason
Redding. Jason's uncle, Edmond Sweetwater, a famed terrorist tracker,
believes John Dantes is the bomber and is instrumental in his capture.
psychologist Dr. Sylvia Strange is called to Los Angeles to interview
Dantes. She is still upset by the suicide of one of her patients
and is particularly vulnerable to Dantes' machinations.
wily Dantes admits to a number of bombings, but claims he is innocent
of the one at the Getty Museum. Though here have been a series of
bombings while Dantes is incarcerated, the authorities believe he
knows who the bomber is and hope that he will divulge the identification
in his interview with Strange.
Strange is convinced of Dantes' innocence and that he is being made
a pawn by an unknown predator. It all becomes a contest of wills
between Strange and Dantes over the mysterious "M," who
is setting out to destroy the infrastructure of Los Angeles.
journey into the dark underground world of Los Angeles is graphic
and truly terrifying. The characters are developed in depth, giving
insight into motive and mood.
suspense builds from the first introduction of Dantes and "M",
and the reader never knows who will be successful or when. Woven
into the story are references to the literary Dante's Inferno, comparing
Dante's Hell with the scenario "M" plans to create for
is truly a gripping story that takes the reader on an exhilarating