By Robert Crais
Elvis Cole is Back--In a determined struggle to transparent his Name...
It's fireplace season, and the hills of l. a. are burning. whilst police and hearth division team of workers rush door to door in a frenzied evacuation attempt, they realize the week-old corpse of an obvious suicide. however the gunshot sufferer is much less ugly than what they locate in his lap: a photograph album of 7 brutally murdered younger women -- one in line with yr, for seven years. And while the suicide sufferer is pointed out as a former suspect in a single of the murders, the inside track turns Elvis Cole's international the wrong way up.
3 years past Lionel Byrd was once delivered to trial for the homicide of a feminine prostitute named Yvonne Bennett. A taped confession coerced by means of the police encouraged a admired safeguard legal professional to take Byrd's case, and Elvis Cole used to be employed to enquire. It used to be Cole's eleventh-hour discovery of an exculpatory videotape that allowed Lionel Byrd to stroll loose. Elvis used to be hailed as a hero.
however the discovery of the dying album in Byrd's lap now manufacturers Elvis as an unwitting companion to homicide. Captured in photos that can in simple terms were taken through the assassin, Yvonne Bennett was once the 5th of the seven sufferers -- extra younger women have been murdered after Lionel Byrd walked loose. So Elvis can't aid yet ask yourself -- did he, Elvis Cole, expense extra younger ladies their lives?
close out of the research by means of a unique LAPD job strength made up our minds to shut the case, Elvis Cole and Joe Pike desperately struggle to discover the reality approximately Lionel Byrd and his nightmare album of loss of life -- a fact hidden via lies, politics, and corruption in a global the place not anything is what it kind of feels to be.
Chasing Darkness is a blistering mystery from the bestselling writer who units the normal for severe, strong crime writing.
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