One night a young woman disappears . . .
In broad daylight a retired teacher is stabbed to death . . .
In a small-town beauty parlor two women are butchered . . .
Three baffling cases, linked only by a lack of motive until psychologist Alex Delaware and LAPD Detective Milo Sturgis stumble upon a clue. A stolen luxury car is found undamaged and unblemished - except for a tiny, solitary bloodstain.
Soon they uncover other expensive cars 'borrowed' before a killing. Soon the pair are hunting for a multiple killer, from LA high society to its desperate slums, even to New York and a forgotten cold case.
However the killer proves to be a fleeting shape-shifter, defying identification. To unmask him, Alex and Milo will have to understand his murderous compulsion . . .
Jonathan Kellerman is the international bestselling thriller writer best known for his series featuring psychologist Alex Delaware. He has won many awards for his novels, including the prestigious Edgar. He is married to the novelist Faye Kellerman and lives in Los Angeles. Visit his website at www.jonathankellerman.com.