by Jeffery Deaver
Read: Oct. 17-20, 2008
Challenge: No challenge; personal read
First Line: The interrogation began like any other.
CBI Agent Kathryn Dance is interrogating a modern day Manson killer, Daniel Pell. He escapes and Dance is put on the case to track him down. But Pell is always one step ahead of Dance, it seems. So Dance has to review the case that put him in jail – the murders of William Croyton, Croyton’s wife and two of their three children. The child that survived, Theresa, who was dubbed the Sleeping Doll, is who Dance wants to see in order to figure out what Pell might be up to. But with a psychopath like Pell on the loose, time is of the essence.
I enjoyed this book a lot. It was a little slow in the beginning, but once it picked up – boy did it pick up! And there were surprises left and right. I couldn’t possibly say enough good things about this book.