Synopses & Reviews
Hailed by Dan Brown (andlt;iandgt;The Da Vinci Code)andlt;/iandgt; for his "utterly consuming" suspense fiction, andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestselling author Greg Iles melds forensic detail with penetrating insight into the heart of a killer in a southern town. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;iandgt;Some memories live deep in the soul, indelible and dangerous, waiting to be resurrected....andlt;/iandgt;Forensic expert "Cat" Ferry is suspended from an FBI task force when the world-class odontologist is inexplicably stricken with panic attacks and blackouts while investigating a chain of brutal murders. Returning to her Mississippi hometown, Cat finds herself battling with alcohol, plagued by nightmares, and entangled with a married detective. Then, in her childhood bedroom, some spilled chemicals reveal two bloody footprints...and the trauma of her father's murder years earlier comes flooding back. Facing the secrets of her past, Cat races to connect them to a killer's present-day violence. But what emerges is the frightening possibility that Cat herself has blood on her hands....
"Grabs you right from page one and carries you straight through the night." andlt;BRandgt; -- Lisa Scottoline
"...will have readers turning pages at a breakneck pace." andlt;BRandgt; -- andlt;iandgt;New Orleans Times-Picayuneandlt;/iandgt;
Suspended from a serial murder case in New Orleans, FBI forensics expert Catherine "Cat" Ferry returns to her small Mississippi hometown, where she uncovers evidence of her father's murder from years earlier. Cat soon realizes it may be related to the current murders.
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Greg Iles andlt;/bandgt;was born in 1960 in Germany, where his father ran the U.S. Embassy medical clinic during the height of the Cold War. After graduating from the University of Mississippi in 1983, he performed for several years with the rock band Frankly Scarlet and is currently a member of the band The Rock Bottom Remainders. His first novel, andlt;i andgt;Spandau Phoenixandlt;/iandgt;, a thriller about Nazi war criminal Rudolf Hess, was published in 1993 and became a andlt;i andgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestseller. Iles went on to write numerous bestselling novels, including andlt;i andgt;Third Degreeandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;i andgt;True Evilandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;i andgt;Turning Angelandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;i andgt;Blood Memoryandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;i andgt;The Footprints of Godandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;i andgt;24 Hoursandlt;/iandgt; (released by Sony Pictures as andlt;i andgt;Trappedandlt;/iandgt;, with full screenwriting credit for Iles). He lives in Natchez, Mississippi.