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Onyx, 1999 - Fiction - 457 pages
A former reporter and a specialist in kidnap negotiations releases a debut serial killer novel that reveals the making of a mass murderer. Three bodies are found with their tongues cut out and replaced with silver spoons. The killer's motives and methods are so elusive that talented investigator Red Metcalf must search the darkest corners of his own soul to stop the killings.

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User Review  - mazda502001 - LibraryThing

What a superb and suspenseful thriller this was. I couldn't put it down. Back Cover Blurb: London is in the grip of a heatwave: airless days, strange steamy nights and a killer stalking the streets ... Read full review

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Another re-read... and a second time that I didn't remember the killer! I truly am slipping - though this is only my second time reading this book. It's a good book, but this time around it seemed like the timing was kind off... at least in some of the age differences... well, I guess it does work, but it definitely stopped me from reading to do the math. Anyways, it is a good book, and though I have never read anything else by him, I am definitely interested in doing so. This is a book that I have recommended to mystery-lovers before, and I will continue to do so. I mostly just love how everything does fit together. 

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