1993 NY: Birch Lane
First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dustjacket.
Cry Vengeance bristles with the excitement and terror of the hunt for a rapist's killer, which turns into a terrifying standoff with an unlikely and deadly cabal. Novice reporter Jessica Mitchell is drawn into a hot and overzealous pursuit of the story behind a murder, only to learn that the victim was not the only one. Four others have died horrible deaths in the past four years, with all of the murders unconnected and unsolved. Until now. In her desperate obsession with the story, Jessica comes to depend upon an over-the-hill homicide detective whose own life becomes endangered by Jessica's search. Against all odds, and in the best tradition of investigative journalism, Jessica slowly pieces the murders together. The twists and turns of her tense odyssey soon attract the attention of the police department and an outspoken feminist prosecutor who wants Jessica off the case. Jessica eventually makes a startling discovery: a small group of victims who are bent on righteous revenge. Now they find themselves threatened not only by another predator, but also by one of their own. Jessica's efforts to expose the group lead her down a path of self-discovery and danger, ending in a final, shocking confrontation.
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