Synopses & Reviews
Meet the little known and even less understood heroes of police work in Las Vegas -- the forensic investigators. Led by veteran Gil Grissom, the remarkable team assigned to the Criminalistics Bureau's graveyard shift -- including Catherine Willows, Warrick Brown, Nick Stokes, and Sara Sidle -- must combine cutting-edge scientiÞc methods and old-fashioned savvy as they work to untangle the evidence behind the yellow police tape.
"If anything happens to me, get this cassette to the police," Lynn Pierce told her friends the night she disappeared without a trace. Pierce seemed to be a devout Christian, devoted wife and mother -- but she left behind a recording of her husband threatening to cut her into little pieces.
Jenna Patrick was a professional stripper who said she was trying to get out of the sex trade and into junior college. She wound up strangled to death in a locked room in the back of the club where she worked. What could these two women possibly have had in common -- aside from the fact that they are both victims of homicide?
Find out as Grissom, Willows, and the rest of the CSI team track down a sordid trail of secret lives and private dances, from the saintly to the seedier side of Sin City.
Lynn Peirce, devoted wife and mother, has disappeared without trace. However, her friends have an audio tape of her husband threatening to cut her up. Stripper Jenna Patrick, on the other hand, has just been found strangled. Gil Grissom and his CSI team must unravel the truths of both cases.
Based on the hit CBS series "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, " this original novel follows the forensic investigator team of Las Vegas' Criminalistics Bureau--led by Gil Grissom--as they investigate the deaths of two women: one a seemingly devoted Christian wife, and the other a professional stripper looking to get out of the sex trade and into junior college.
About the Author
Max Allan Collins is a New York Times bestselling author of original mysteries, a Shamus award winner and an experienced author of movie adaptions and tie-in novels. His graphic novel Road to Perdition has been made into a major motion picture by Tom Hank’s production company. He is also the author of the tie-in novel series based on the original CSI.