The Pawn (Patrick Bowers Mysteries) (Mass Market Paperbound)
When Special Agent Patrick Bowers is called to North Carolina to consult on the case of an area serial killer, he finds himself a pawn in a deadly game. Shrewd and lethal, the killer is always one step ahead of the law, and he's about to strike again. Thrilling, unnerving, and impossible to put down, The Pawn will hold suspense lovers in its grip until the very last page.— From Glynnis recommends
As an environmental criminologist, Patrick Bowers uses 21st-century geospatial technology to analyze the time and space in which a crime takes place. Using an array of factors, Bowers can pinpoint clues to solve the toughest of cases. Bowers's skills have made him one of the FBI's top agents?until now. Called to the mountains of North Carolina to consult on a gruesome murder, Bowers finds himself in a deadly duel with a serial killer who seems to transcend Patrick's analytical powers. Forced to track the killer's horrific murders one by one, Bowers finds his techniques and instincts are put to the ultimate test?
About the Author
Steven James is the national bestselling author of a dozen novels, including the critically acclaimed thrillers The King, Opening Moves, and The Queen. He has won three Christy Awards for best suspense and was a finalist for an International Thriller Award. His thriller, The Bishop, was named Suspense Magazine's book of the year. Publishers Weekly calls him "[a] master storyteller at the peak of his game." James has a master's degree in storytelling and has taught writing and creative communication around the world.