Hell hath no fury like a lady scorned…
Someone is killing and mutilating younger males in Amsterdam – the murders are brutal, sexual, and ritualized. For detective Joyce Pino, after a succession of disasters, this can be the appropriate case to get her again on track.
But because it turns into transparent the assassin is a middle-aged girl, the case shifts uncomfortably with regards to domestic. the various sufferers are affiliates, and a legal profiler and exterior firms are starting to aspect the finger at Joyce herself. additional to this, she has a brand new rookie associate who’s a ways too good-looking and smart for his personal good.
Detective Pino must hold a grip at the research lengthy sufficient to discover the killer.
Black Widow is a taut and chilling new crime novel, ideal for fanatics of Henning Mankell and Jo Nesbo.
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