Opening Moves (The Patrick Bowers Files, Book 0.5) by Steven James
By Steven James
Milwaukee, 1997. In a urban reeling from the crimes of Jeffrey Dahmer, a chain of ugly kidnappings and mutilations draw gurus right into a case like not anything they've ever noticeable. police officers imagine a Dahmer copycat is at the unfastened. yet Patrick Bowers, operating as a murder detective, suspects this is often greater than an ode to the notorious cannibal.
When he discovers that the stunning acts reference essentially the most infamous and macabre killers in our nation's historical past, the research spirals right into a nightmare of manipulation, brutality, and terror
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