Private investigator Nick Gallo goes all out to catch a cunning mastermind behind bizarre Chicago killings.
He finds surprising clues in Miami's South Beach and endures life-threatening encounters in Vancouver (Canada) and Michigan's backwoods.
His beautiful but fragile client Kelly seduces him and then has puzzling personality changes. Sophisticated dandy Jake Starr and salty Upstream Sally elicit tangled but vital information. Vengeful lesbian Faye Rogers becomes an unexpected ally. Old chum Captain Majeski of the Chicago PD devises a startling final engagement. Mentor and best friend Professor Hunt gets involved in a shocking entanglement. Comic relief comes from jazz musician Bobby Lewis and street denizen Lenny the Pick.
This chilling story of homicidal greed probes multiple personality disorder and contrived hypnosis, complete with vivid characters, sharp dialogue, subtle humor and riveting surprises. Readers are treated to a suspenseful drama of human cunning, frailty, and betrayal.