The Perfect Woman

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Pinnacle Books, 2010 - Fiction - 380 pages
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One Man's Obsession. . .Pharmacy clerk William Dremmel is hooked--on drugging pretty young women and lulling them into slow, blissfully quiet deaths. Then he packs his victims in luggage--a nod to the cops that he works alone. Dremmel's no fool, he's also a college professor. He just likes using his intellect for darker purposes. . ..Is Another Man's Anguish. . .Haunted by his own daughter's unsolved disappearance, Detective John Stallings is committed to finding runaways and busting their abductors. When a series of girls is found dead and stuffed into duffle bags, he's consumed with capturing The Bagman--at the risk of his marriage, his career, and possibly his tough-as-nails partner, Patty Levine. . .And Neither Intends To Give UpAs The Bagman grows more brazen in his crimes, the clues line up. But when he draws terrifyingly close to Patty, Stallings is determined to play by his own rules--and they won't be pretty--or quiet. . . James Andrus is a career law enforcement officer who still works major investigations. He has been involved in real serial crime cases, which formed the basis for some of this novel. He has been featured on network news shows and been recognized for his law enforcement achievements. Andrus lives in the Southeast United States with his family, dividing his time between police work and writing.One of the best cop novels to come along in years. Hard-hitting, fast-paced, yet heart-felt, Perfect Woman gives us a portrayal of policing as gritty and realistic as the best nonfiction. And what a great hero, Det. John Stallings. . . . We need more cops (and thriller characters) like him! --Jeffery Deaver, New York Times bestselling authorThis book moves with deadly speed and the assured hand of a writer who knows his stuff. --Michael Connelly, New York Times bestselling authorAn insider's view of how a true police investigation unfolds. It's as close a look at police work as you can get. --Elmore Leonard, New York Times bestselling authorA perfect thriller for Hollywood to grab. The author's police experience and knowledge of the turf keeps the police action highly visual and at a boiling point throughout. --Joseph WambaughThe Perfect Woman delivers perfect suspense. You won't be able to put this book down! --Kevin O'Brien, New York Times bestselling author

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User Review  - whoizme8 - LibraryThing

This was an interesting book for me. There was enough plot to keep you interested in the book. Enjoyed it. J. Robert Ewbank author "John Wesley, Natural Man, and the 'Isms'" Read full review

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User Review  - KenBour - LibraryThing

"The Perfect Woman" is a fast-moving crime story set in Jacksonville, FA in which Jack Stallings, a detective for the Sheriff's Office, tracks down a serial killer. The characters are well developed ... Read full review

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