When the farm community of Medicine Creek, Kansas, is terrorized by a series of disturbing murders, FBI agent Pendergast discovers a link between a moonshine operation and an unsolved killing from more than 150 years earlier.
Lincoln Child dedicates this book to his daughter, Veronica. Douglas Preston dedicates this book to Mario Spezi.
Medicine Creek, Kansas. Early August. Sunset.
The cluster of psychiatrists and students at the glass did not even notice the dark, slender presence slip away, they were so busy discussing just where the diagnosis would be found in the DSM-IV manual - or if, indeed, it would ever be found there at all.