Date: January 2002
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By PJ Parrish
Louis Kincaid is a tenacious survivor.
After a nightmarish experience as a police officer in Michigan,
he finds himself starting over on Florida's southwest coast. This
time, he's caught up in the search for a serial killer. He's not
a cop any more, but a private investigator, hired as a consultant
to a very small police force faced with an overwhelming problem.
Someone is killing black men in a ritualistic fashion and then spraying
them with black paint. Louis teams up with police chief Dan Wainwright
and FBI agent Emily Farentino to sort out the clues and answer the
This third book in the Louis Kincaid
series is extremely well written. The characters are precisely drawn
and believable and the story follows a logical and easily followed
path. There's certainly nothing predictable or boring here. The
pace is steady and quick, with enough action to satisfy the most
I was especially impressed with the
action-packed climax to the story. It arrived at precisely the right
time with enough of a surprise element to keep the excitement level
exactly where it needed to be. PJ Parrish just gets better and better.