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FBI Medical Examiner Dr. Jessica Coran is investigating a series of bizarre murders attributed to the Poet. His calling card is human skin engraved with toxic ink and verse. For Jessica, the most baffling aspect of the crimes is that no victim shows signs of resistance, or even fear. Only she has the insight to read between the Poet's lines-and to stop him before his final stroke of insane genius.

Synopsis:

FBI Medical Examiner Dr. Jessica Coran is pitted against a serial killer with a passion for poetry--and the need to carve it into his victims' flesh. But the most baffling part of the crimes is that each victim has been willing to die for the madman's art.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780515135695
Publisher:
Jove
Location:
New York
Author:
Walker, Robert W.
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Government investigators
Subject:
Serial murders
Subject:
Women physicians
Subject:
Philadelphia
Subject:
Medical examiners
Subject:
Coran, Jessica
Subject:
General Fiction
Edition Number:
Jove ed.
Series Volume:
53
Publication Date:
20030325
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
6.96x4.34x1.12 in. .43 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , FBI Medical Examiner Dr. Jessica Coran is pitted against a serial killer with a passion for poetry--and the need to carve it into his victims' flesh. But the most baffling part of the crimes is that each victim has been willing to die for the madman's art.
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