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A southwestern city endures an ambiguous malady. The first part of the novel focuses on the murder of a well-known local attorney. His clients and victims reflect on their experiences with him. Then another strange murder occurs. Gradually, a pattern starts to take shape and the possibility of a serial killer emerges. It reaches a tipping point when a handsome, charismatic young politician is found murdered in a hotel room. Nobody can piece together the puzzle and fear of a vigilante murderer starts to spread. The last part of the novel focuses on the dialogue between the police chief and his assistant, as they are confronted with growing public unrest and eagerness to solve the mystery.

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