A gun dealer is the first to die, his entire stock ofweapons cleaned out. But the killer isn’t finished yet, as aseries of brutal, blood-chilling murders paralyzes the smallSouthwestern community the maniac has chosen to feed upon.Every stranger is suspect, every house the possible sanctuaryof a monster who skillfully eludes each move of his pursuers.With fear electric and crackling in the bone-dry Arizona air,Sheriff Joanna Brady of Cochise County knows that she isthe one who must protect the town she was chosen to serve.But her desperate hunt for a murderer is leading her intoterrifying places . . . and it threatens to take a terriblepersonal toll on the people she most dearly loves.
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About the Author
J.A. Jance is the New York Times Bestselling author of more than sixty books. Born in South Dakota and raised in Bisbee, Arizona, she and her husband live in the Seattle area with their two longhaired dachshunds, Mary and Jojo.
Date of Birth:October 27, 1944
Place of Birth:Watertown, South Dakota
Education:B. A., University of Arizona, 1966; M. Ed. in Library Science, University of Arizona, 1970