By Andrew Gross, James Patterson
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Book 2 of the continued "Women's homicide Club" series
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A brutal madman sprays bullets right into a crowd of youngsters leaving a San Francisco church. Miraculously-or was once it intentionally?-only one individual dies. Then an aged black girl is hung. Police murder inspector Lindsay Boxer senses a connection and including health worker Claire, assistant D. A. Jill, and Chronicle reporter Cindy, unearths a hyperlink that sends a relax in the course of the complete state. This killer's causes are unspeakable.
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