By Edna Buchanan
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for her crime reporting, Edna Buchanan now occupies a spot of honor within the pantheon of yank suspense novelists; a grasp storyteller whose chillingly creative plots carry a reader spellboound from the hole word.Frank Douglas has every little thing to stay for. yet another person needed to die first.If Daniel Alexander had now not dedicated suicide, Miami businessman Frank Douglas may by no means have lived to determine his forty-fifth birthday. Now, with a donated middle beating robust and certain in his chest, Frank has been given a moment chance-but no peace. Disturbed through nagging emotions of guilt and uncertainty, he feels an extreme have to become aware of all he can approximately his mysterious overdue benefactor-a hope that's drawing Frank and the useless man's attractive, enigmatic widow throughout a country towards surprising revelations approximately Alexander's affairs...and deep into whatever corrupt and twisted and lethal. And by surprise the recent lifestyles Frank Douglas has been granted is in severe peril, threatened by means of secrets and techniques, lies, human savagery and greed...and by way of the genuine darkish nature of the organ that's now pumping the lifeblood via his physique.