THE FIRST BODY IS A MYSTERY. She s young. She s beautiful. And her corpse, laid out in the office of Boston medical examiner Kat Novak, betrays secrets except for a matchbook clutched in one stiff hand, seven numbers scrawled inside. THE NEXT BODY IS A WARNING. When a second victim is discovered, Kat begins to fear that a serial killer is stalking the streets. The police are sceptical. The mayor won t listen. And Kat s chief suspect is one of the town s most prominent citizens. THE FINAL BODY . . . MIGHT BE HERS. With the death toll rising, Kat races to expose a deadly predator who is closer than she ever dreamt. And every move she makes could be her very last.