There is a serial killer loose in Florida. What makes this unusual is that the killer is a white female, a woman who has casual sex with men and then murders them. She started in North Florida and is heading south. The so-called Kiss-me Killer intrigues reporter Britt Montero. When the killer calls Britt, asking her to interview her, Britt is thrilled but she tells the killer she needs time to mull it over.

When the killer contacts her again, Britt is prepared and arranges for a meeting. What Britt doesnt realize is she has set a chain of events into action that will cause more deaths and change the course of both her professional and private lives.

From its opening pages to its climactic outcome, GARDEN OF EVIL literally bursts with suspense and adventure. Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Buchanan definitely knows how to hook her audienceyou wont be able to put this one down until its stunning finale. (Oct., 320 pp., $6.99—Hardcover published January 2000)

Reviewed by: 
Toby Bromberg