Chill of Night (Night #6)
A twisted serial killer is stalking the streets of New York City, dealing his own perverse brand of justice. He kills silently, leaving his calling card—a red "J"—on the bodies of his victims. The only man with a shot at finding the killer is tough-as-nails retired NYPD homicide detective Artemis Beam. And he’s more than willing to ret...more
There's a twisted serial killer stalking the streets of New York City, dealing his own perverse version of justice. He kills swiftly and silently, leaving his calling card: a red J on the bodies of his prey. His victims have one thing in common: they've all been jurors in the city's most infamous cases; cases in which the killer was found not guilty. Overnight, the Justice Killer has the city in a s...more
Against the backdrop of a terrorized city, Lutz delivers a solid thriller with typical skill and style. Ex-NYPD homicide detective Artemis Beam made his reputation by running down serial killers. Now retired—in part because of a gunshot wound, in part his disrespect for the police hierarchy—Beam morosely deals with the inactivity of retirement, tragically complicated by the recent suicide of his wife. When Deputy Chief Andy da Vinci asks for his help in catching a serial...more
I never would have guessed the serial killer in this one in a million years. They kept it quite well hidden with lost od clues leading to other characters. The little synopsis at the end saying what happ...more
And then, there is a question at the end of another murder which this person may or may not have committed.
I like my mysteries tied up with a pretty bow and handed to me at the very end. If I miss "who done it"....then my bad. But, for heaven's sake please...more
So hey this is a good one. I kept going back and forth between who the killer was. In the end I was wrong, which I actually like. Nothing bothers me more in a book than a too-easy-to-solve mystery. Yanno?