Mixing edgy psychological suspense, hard-boiled realism, and staccato bursts of pulse-quickening action, Raffi Yessayan’s chilling and twisty thrillers will leave you gasping. And 2 IN THE HAT makes another slam-dunk winning case for Yessayan.
Here are the facts:
The hero: Homicide detective Angel Alves
The situation: Memories of the infamous Blood Bath killer still loom large in Boston. So when a pair of students turn up bizarrely slain, Angel Alves fears that another serial killer is stalking the city. Alves and his ex-partner Wayne Mooney must set out to stop grim history from repeating itself. But as they’ll quickly learn, matching wits with a twisted mind is a dangerous game.
“George Wheeler felt around with his right foot until he found solid ground. He swung his left foot out of the minivan and tried to stand. It was impossible without the use of his hands, and they were tied behind his back.”
What others have said: “A terrific down-and-dirty crime novel that reeks of street authenticity. I loved it.”