Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child’s CEMETERY DANCE opens with a particularly bloody and grisly murder. New York Times reporter William Smithback is attacked in his fancy Upper West Side Manhattan apartment, while his Museum of Natural History anthropologist wife, Nora Kelly, is out getting their anniversary cake. She returns to find her husband dead and the killer standing over him with his knife dripping blood. When he sees Nora, he attempts to kill her too --- but she survives. Neighbors, the doorman and an indisputable security tape enable Nora to identify the murderer as Colin Fearing. A sometime actor and resident in their building, he is reclusive and no one really knows anything about him. But the eyewitnesses and the tape will help the detectives who must catch him.
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