Ashes to Ashes: A Novel (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Dec 30, 2003 - Fiction - 484 pages
25 Reviews
“Without a doubt . . . one of the most intense suspense writers around.”—Chicago Tribune
 
“[Tami Hoag] demonstrates just why she has become one of the hottest names in the suspense game. Bottom line: Leaves competition in the dust.”—People
 
He performs his profane ceremony in a wooded Minneapolis park, anointing his victims, then setting the bodies ablaze. He has already claimed three lives, and he won’t stop there. Only this time there is a witness. But she isn’t talking.
 
Enter Kate Conlan, former FBI agent turned victim/witness advocate. Not even she can tell if the reluctant witness is a potential victim or something more troubling still. Her superiors are interested only because the latest victim may be the daughter of Peter Bondurant, an enigmatic billionaire. When Peter pulls strings, Special Agent John Quinn gets assigned to the case. But the FBI’s ace profiler of serial killers is the last person Kate wants to work with, not with their troubled history. Now she faces the most difficult role of her career—and her life. For she’s the only woman who has what it takes to stop the killer . . . and the one woman he wants next.
 
“You’ll want to lock the doors while you’re reading.”—Minneapolis Star Tribune
 
“An up-all-night read.”—The Detroit News


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Tami Hoag is a brilliant writer. - Goodreads
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The premise of the story, to catch the Cremator. - Goodreads

Review: Ashes to Ashes (Kovac and Liska #1)

User Review  - Janie Johnson - Goodreads

I have been buying Tami Hoag books for awhile and just have never gotten around to reading them. So I finally chose a book and got to it. Ashes to Ashes is book 1 in the Kovak and Liska series, and I ... Read full review

Review: Ashes to Ashes (Kovac and Liska #1)

User Review  - Jessie - Goodreads

So I liked this book, possibly more than the 3 stars indicates. The characters were good and so was the mystery. Was I not in the habit of skimming the last chapter midway through, I would have been ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Tami Hoag’s novels have appeared regularly on national bestseller lists since the publication of her first book in 1988. She lives in Florida.


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