Rhyme is a forensic scientist who acts as a consultant on criminal investigations. NYPD Detective Amelia Sachs is his fiancee and fellow investigator. They are about to embark on their rather unusual destination wedding when they are called on to help with a kidnapping case, wherein a small noose is left as a chilling calling card.
Serial killer matches wits with detective in solid thriller with a few novel twists.
The mystery novel equivalent of watching paint dry.