An exciting new thriller, introducing Francesco Patrese, FBI expert on religious crime, for fans of Richard Montanari and `Messiah'. When Pittsburgh homicide detective, Franco Patrese, and his partner Mark Beradino are called to a domestic dispute at the lawless Homewood estate events quickly spiral out of control.
With two dead, Patrese believes he's got his killer - but things aren't always as simple as they seem. On the other side of town, the charred body of Michael Redwine, a renowned brain surgeon, is found in one of the city's most luxurious apartment blocks.
Then Father Kohler, a Catholic bishop, is set alight in the confessional at his Cathedral.
But they are just the first in a series of increasingly shocking murders. Patrese's investigation uncovers high-class prostitution, medical scams and religious obsession, but what Patrese doesn't realise is how close to the case he really is - and how it will take a terrible betrayal to uncover the truth.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 560 pages
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- Publication Date: 10/06/2010
- Category: Thriller / suspense
- ISBN: 9780007347902
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