Synopses & Reviews
A little sex. A little death.
Most people would kill to live in glamorous Palm Beach, with its beautiful women, five-star resorts, and dazzling coast. But most people don't know what really goes on in the bedrooms of the rich and famous....Mark Durand did -- and now the handsome high-class walker, who escorted the wealthiest women to posh affairs, is dead, his beheaded corpse found in an abandoned cattle pen.
South Florida detective Louis Kincaid feels out of his elementin Palm Beach, especially after receiving a ticket fordriving an ugly car. But plunged into the gruesome homicidecase, he's agreed to help prime suspect Reggie Kent, an agingmale walker who may or may not have been the victim's lover.And as his investigation snakes through the privileged class, Kincaid uncovers shocking truths about a powerful lady senatorwhose husband collects dangerous weaponry...a silvertongueddowager with a taste for gossip...and a seductivesocialite who tries to make Kincaid forget about his girlfriendJoe Frye -- by whispering three little words: Die with me.
THE LITTLE DEATH
The sizzling new page-turner from the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of South of Hell and A Thousand Bones.
After the headless corpse of a young man is discovered in glamorous Palm Beach, Louis Kinkaid suspects a prominent female U.S. Senator with a history of scandal. Then a second headless body turns up and the trail turns cold, allowing the killer to set his sights on Louis's best friend. Original.
Police discover a headless corpse in glamorous Palm Beach and Louis Kincaid must find the killer to save an innocent man.
When the headless corpse of a young man is discovered in glamorous Palm Beach, Louis sets his sights on his most likely suspect—a prominent female U.S. Senator with a history of scandal and a known penchant for sadistic and dangerous sex. Then a second headless body turns up and the trail runs cold, allowing the real killer to slip in dangerously close, intent on making Louis’s best friend the next victim.
Beautifully written yet packed with raw power, The Little Death is a suspenseful thriller of the highest order and will satisfy fans of writers such as Ed McBain, James Patterson, and Michael Connolly.
About the Author
P. J. Parrish
is actually two sisters -- Kristy Montee and Kelly Nichols -- who pooled their talents and their lifelong love of writing to create the character of Louis Kincaid. Their New York Times
and USA Today
bestselling novels include An Unquiet Grave
, A Killing Rain
, Island of Bones
, Thicker Than Water
, Paint It Black
, Dead of Winter
, and Dark of the Moon
Their collaboration is unique in that the sisters live in separate states (Kelly in Mississippi, Kristy in Florida). The sisters were born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. Kristy graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a teaching degree but went on to journalism, working as a police reporter and a features editor; she also served as the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel's dance critic for eighteen years. She now lives in Fort Lauderdale with her husband.
Kelly attended college at Northern Michigan University in the state's remote upper peninsula. Kelly has lived in Arizona and Nevada, and currently lives in northern Mississippi. She worked in the gaming industry for the last twenty years, and was a senior specialist in the human resources department of a Native-American casino in Mississippi. She has two daughters, a son, and three grandchildren.