|Messiah (1999) [Novel]|
by Boris Starling
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(From the publisher):
"The killer's good...The best I've ever seen."
The first victim was found hanging from a rope. The second, beaten to death in a pool of blood. The third, decapitated. Their personal backgrounds were as strikingly different as the methods of their murders. But one chilling detail linked all three crimes. The local police had enough evidence to believe they were witnessing a rare -- and disturbing -- phenomenon: The making of a serial killer...
"He'll kill again."
Investigator Red Metcalfe has made national headlines with his uncanny gift for tracking killers. Getting inside their heads. Feeling what they feel. He's interviewed the most notorious serial killers in the world. He knows what makes them tick. But not this time. The killer's motives and methods are so elusive, so brilliant, that Red is forced to search the darkest corners of his own soul -- and face the guiltiest secrets of his past -- to see the truth. This time, the life he saves could be his own...
Original title: Messiah
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Police Procedural