Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. 480 p.
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Detective Alex Cross is back-and he''s in love. But his happiness is threatened by a series of chilling murders in Washington, D.C., murders with a pattern so twisted they leave investigators reeling. Cross''s pursuit of the killer produces a suspect, a British diplomat named Geoffrey Shafer. But proving he''s the murderer becomes a potentially deadly task. As Shafer engages in a brilliant series of surprising countermoves, Alex and his fiancee become hopelessly entangled with the most memorable nemesis Cross has ever faced.