Someone is killing people in Canyonville. He or she has never been seen. Killings include prostitutes, welfare mothers and their children, as well as a couple of drug pushers. Message have been left on some of the bodies suggesting that these killing are religious in origen. Lawarence Simmons an experienced policeman is sent from the Capital to help the local police deal with this serial killer. Before he is done, the killer will target him.
Henry Marks is a retired psychologist who now lives in Eugene, Oregon with his Jack Russell Terrier, Sophia. His first novel is drawn from some of the issues raised during his professional career. He has been deeply interested in the motivations for a variety of anti-social acts and his continuing novels reflect that interest. Dr. Marks is also interested in Roman and Byzantine culture and published the first book in English on Byzantine Cuisine. He has traveled extensively outside the United States. He is an accomplished cook of both modern and medieval foods. He gardens, raising vegetables for himself and friends. He also turns wooden bowls on his lathe, creating art out of blocks of wood.