THE DARKER SIDE
and unforgettable suspense story is filled with haunting images, horrible deeds and hope for better days. His heroine Smoky has been to hell and back. She's strong, passionate and scarred -- inside and out -- and one of the most fascinating characters to emerge from a series in a long time.
The killer has left clues, hinting that he has been killing for years and wants to be stopped. Smoky and her team need all the resources available to them in order to solve this case before another victim is discovered. (BANTAM, Oct., 349 pp., $24.00)