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While attempting an arrest, a sheriff is slain by an enigmatic woman who vanishes in northern Florida. As the story comes over the wire, reporter Britt Montero is intrigued, but is distracted by her frantic Miami police beat. The murders continue. Men are lured into sex by the woman, their bodies dumped in ditches, woodlands, and along the road, their cars, cash, and valuables gone. The murderer leaves lipstick traces on the bullets she uses, slugs that blossom into flower-shaped blades designed to maim, and is dubbed the Kiss Me Killer.The killer's path leads to Miami, where she quickly dispatches a top politician and creates a media frenzy. The story belongs to Britt, and quick reader reaction comes - from the killer. They open a chilling dialogue, and the mutual fascination between killer and reporter builds into an explosive face-to-face meeting that turns deadly aas Britt begins aterrifying odyssey through the Sunshine State's dark heart, in the company of a murderer.
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