How do you find a killer who leaves no trace? New York Times bestseller Julia Spencer-Fleming returns to her gripping Clare Fergusson/Russ Van Alstyne mystery series with a compelling case that spans decades. 'Thrilling, chilling and the suspense is killing' Val McDermidTwo murders, twenty years apart, with eerie similarities: a woman in a party dress murdered with no obvious cause of death.
The last known suspect? Russ Van Alstyne, never convicted but never completely cleared either. Now, decades later, a third young woman is found under similar circumstances.
It's a new case that opens old wounds for Russ, now a police chief himself. With three crimes spanning generations, and Russ himself under suspicion, the pressure is on for him to solve the murder or risk losing everything he loves. PRAISE FOR JULIA SPENCER-FLEMING:'Julia Spencer-Fleming is one of mystery fiction's treasures' JOHN CONNELLY'A superb murder mystery' LOUISE PENNY'A powerful psychological thriller and a pulse-pounding action adventure that shows us once again why Julia Spencer-Fleming is one of our finest writers of suspense' JOSEPH FINDER