A chilling novel of murder and madness in post-World War II Germany
Winter 1945. Seven months after the Nazi defeat, Munich is in ruins. Mason Collinsa former Chicago homicide detective, U.S. soldier, and prisoner of waris now a U.S. Army criminal investigator in the American Zone of Occupation. Its his job to enforce the law in a place where order has been obliterated. And his job just became much more dangerous.
A killer is stalking the devastated cityone who has knowledge of human anatomy, enacts mysterious rituals with his prey, and seems to pick victims at random. Relying on his wits and instincts, Mason must venture places where his own life is put at risk: from interrogation rooms with unrepentant Nazi war criminals to penetrating the U.S. Armys own black market.
What Mason doesnt know is that the killer hes chasing is stalking him, too