Readers just can't seem to get enough of serial killers, and Coram's villain is one for the books. The product of years of sexual abuse at the hands of his sisters and mother, ""Lucifer"" wants revenge on women. In this taut psychological thriller by Coram (Atlanta magazine contributing editor and author of Running Dead), Lucifer exacts his revenge with a series of gory rapes and murders of the best and brightest young women at Atlanta's Emory University. Lucifer's escalating violence against his victims, an uncanny understanding of law enforcement and a full-blown God complex create a nightmare for Atlanta on the eve of the Olympic games. Nigel Trent, a retired sexual crimes investigator, is enlisted to bring Lucifer down. Nigel (nicknamed the ""Roach"" for his understanding of creatures of the night) has an old score to settle with Lucifer, and their cat-and-mouse game gives readers all the action and gory twists they can handle. (July)
Reviewed on: 07/01/1996 Release date: 07/01/1996 Genre: Fiction
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