2019 American Fiction Awards winner (general horror)
2019 Best Book Awards winner (horror)
2019 American Fiction Awards finalist (crime thrillers)
When the bizarre death of a mob foot soldier sparks an escalating war between Boston’s Irish and Italian mafia, detective Ray Hanley’s relentless search for the truth uncovers evidence of a serial killer obsessed with the art of human suffering.
As the body count rises, Detective Hanley must navigate a minefield of crime families, dirty politicians, and crooked cops, while matching wits with a deranged serial killer. But temptation, betrayal, and death threaten to derail the investigation, and justice doesn’t come without a price.
From the author of Colony of the Lost (a 2016 Silver Falchion Award Finalist for best horror) comes a novel for fans of Thomas Harris, Michael Connelly, and Dennis Lehane.A crime thriller reminiscent of The Silence of The Lambs and The Departed.