Book of Shadows

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St. Martin's Press, Jun 8, 2010 - Fiction - 320 pages
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Homicide detective Adam Garrett is already a rising star in the Boston police department when he and his cynical partner, Carl Landauer, catch a horrifying case that could make their careers: the ritualistic murder of a wealthy college girl that appears to have Satanic elements. 

The partners make a quick arrest when all evidence points to another student, a troubled musician in a Goth band who was either dating or stalking the murdered girl. But Garrett’s case is turned upside down when beautiful, mysterious Tanith Cabarrus, a practicing witch from nearby Salem, walks into the homicide bureau and insists that the real perpetrator is still at large. Tanith claims to have had psychic visions that the killer has ritually sacrificed other teenagers in his attempts to summon a powerful, ancient demon.  

All Garrett's beliefs about the nature of reality will be tested as he is forced to team up with a woman he is fiercely attracted to but cannot trust, in a race to uncover a psychotic killer before he strikes again.


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User Review  - Meredy - LibraryThing

Six-word review: Macabre joyride is fast, forgettable entertainment. Extended review: This book really isn't a mystery, although it's structured like one. We don't get a lineup of suspects and try to ... Read full review

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I totally should have loved this book. I mean, it's a mystery and I love mysteries. In fact, there's only one thing I love more than I love mysteries and that's everything and anything to do with ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

ALEXANDRA SOKOLOFF is the Thriller award-winning author of The Unseen, The Price, and The Harrowing, which was also nominated for the Bram Stoker Award and Anthony Award for Best First Novel. She lives in California and North Carolina.

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