Cold Day in Hell
"But it's another gory detail that confounds both Malone and Megan Lamb, the troubled NYPD detective officially assigned to the case. Though Fox is in custody, the third victim's right hand has been placed over her heart and pinned with a four-inch nail, just as in the murders he's accused of. Is this a copycat killing, or is the wrong man on trial?" "Teaming up with Detective Lamb, Malone delves deeper into Fox's past, unpeeling the layers of the media darling's secret life and developing an ever-increasing list of suspects for Robin's murder. When yet another body turns up in Central Park, the message is clear: Get too close to Fox and get ready to die."--BOOK JACKET.
"In the stew and dazzle of New York City, savvy, irreverent Fritz Malone is embroiled in a string of grisly murders that drags him behind the lurid headlines into the tangled affairs of some of the city's most beautiful people and their ugly truths." "When two women linked with charismatic late-night TV personality Marshall Fox are found brutally slain in Central Park, Fox becomes the prime suspect and is charged with the murders. At the tabloid trial, one of Fox's ex-lovers, Robin Burrell, is called to testify - and is instantly thrust into the media's harsh spotlight. Shaken by a subsequent onslaught of hate mail, Robin goes to Malone for help. Malone has barely begun to investigate when Robin is found sadistically murdered in her Upper West Side brown-stone, hands and feet shackled and a shard of mirror protruding from her neck.".
New York : c2007
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