Nominated for the 1992 Edgar Award for Best Mystery Novel!
They're watching.They've wiretapped the apartment.They've got their daughter.They told them they'd hurt her if they spoke about it.They told them, "Don't say a word . . ."Or else . . .
Dr. Nathan Conrad is ready to go home. He's spent the day in his central park west office counseling the forlorn, the depressed: patients who have earned him the nickname "Psychiatrist of the Damned." Today, more than most, his ability to empathize has taken its toll. As he wearily climbs into his taxicab on his way downtown, he wonders "how can they live with something so bad?"
He's about to find out.
Back to top