Each time he struck, he took two victims. Day after day, he waited
for the first body to be discovered--a body containing all the
clues the investigators needed to find the second victim, who
waited...prey to a slow but certain death. The clock
ticked--salvation was possible.
The police were never in time.
Years have passed; but for this killer, time has stood still. As a
heat wave of epic proportions descends, the game begins again. Two
girls have disappeared...and the clock is ticking.
Rookie FBI agent Kimberly Quincy knows the killer’s deadline
can be met. But she’ll have to break some rules to beat an
exactingly vicious criminal at a game he’s had time to
For the Killing Hour has arrived....
** A Main Selection of The Literary Guild and Doubleday Book
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Mystery Guild, and Doubleday Large Print
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