It started with a college course assignment, then escalated into a dangerous obsession. Eighteen-year-old honor student Jason Moss wrote to men whose body counts had made criminal history: men named Dahmer, Manson, Ramirez, and Gacy. Posing as their ideal victim, Jason seduced them with his words. One by one they wrote him back, showering him with their madness and violent fantasies. Then the game spun out of control. John Wayne Gacy revealed all to Jason - and invited his pen pal to visit him in prison.... It was an offer Jason couldn't turn down. Even if it made him....
"Pulling the Covers back and Exposing True Evil"
Dr. Charlotte Stone sees what others do not. A sought-after expert in criminal pathology, Charlie regularly sits face-to-face with madmen. Obsessed with learning what makes human monsters commit terrible crimes, Charlie desires little else from life - no doubt because when she was 16, she herself survived a serial killer's bloodbath: A man butchered the family of Charlie's friend, then left the girl's body on a seaside boardwalk one week later. Because of the information Charlie gave police, the Boardwalk Killer went underground.
"Needs something, just not sure what"
Amid death and destruction, hurricane-savaged New Orleans has a new dark force to fear. As the rescue efforts unfold, a grisly discovery is made at one of the massive refrigerator "graveyards". One of these metal hulks contains six human hands - all female, all right hands. The press has dubbed the unknown perpetrator "The Handyman". Captain Patti O'Shay is the straight-arrow, by-the-book cop assigned to the case.
I over 4000 år har figuren af gudinden Ishtar ligget under sandet. Nu er hun tilbage, og alle vil eje hende. For at vinde ære og berømmelse. For at opnå rigdom og magt. For at besejre en livstruende sygdom. Men ingen ved, hvilken pris gudinden kræver. Før det er for sent. Den unge videnskabsjournalist Thea Vind bliver hvirvlet ind i et brutalt magtspil, der fører hende fra det københavnske forskermiljø til et blodigt opgør i Damaskus. Fra en nedbrændt moske på Nørrebro til en arkæologisk udgravning i Mellemøsten.