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In this fast paced, character driven murder mystery set in the Pacific Northwest and told from multiple first person points of view, a serial killer, self-dubbed The Avenger, targets wealthy, prominent men. Lieutenant Michael Williams, a man who bends the rules, doesn't want Sergeant Nita Slowater on his team of misfit cops. The Special Crimes Team, deemed the Siberia of Law Enforcement, is the last place Nita wants transferred to, but she doesn't have a choice after assaulting an investigative reporter. When The Avenger communicates with a pushy, lesbian reporter Nita is forced to be the police liaison. But she isn't about to stand for the reporter digging into her private life! Unknown to anyone, Nita's unlikely friendship with a homeless, black artist holds the key to the killer's identity. Will Nita discover The Avenger's identity in time to save an innocent man from being the next victim? Can these disparate people work together to stop a savage killer?