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Fresh off the most challenging case of her career, The 7th Victim
heroine and renowned FBI profiler Karen Vail returns in an explosive
thriller set against the backdrop of California’s wine country.
to find solace from the demons that haunt her, Vail makes her first
trip to the Napa Valley. But shortly after arriving, a victim is found
in the deepest reaches of an exclusive wine cave, the work of an
extraordinarily unpredictable serial killer. From the outset, Vail is
frustrated by her inability to profile the offender—until she realizes
why: the Behavioral Analysis Unit has not previously encountered a
killer like him.
As Vail and the task force work around the clock
to identify and locate him, they’re caught in a web knotted with
secretive organizations, a decades-long feud between prominent wine
families, and widespread corruption that leads Vail to wonder whom, if
anyone, she can trust. Meanwhile, as the victim count rises, Vail can't
shake the gnawing sense that something isn't right.
killer’s actions threatening the Napa Valley’s multi-billion dollar
industry, the stakes have never been greater, and the race to find the
killer never more urgent.
And through it all, a surprise lurks…one that Karen Vail never sees coming.Meticulously
researched during years of work with the FBI profiling unit and
extensive interviews with wine industry professionals, bestselling
author Alan Jacobson delivers a high-velocity thriller featuring the
kind of edge-of-your-seat ending that inspired Nelson DeMille to call
him "a hell of a writer."