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Singularity

A Sarah Armstrong Mystery

by Kathryn Casey

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Singularity by Kathryn Casey
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  • Published Jun 2008
    320 pages
    Genre: Mysteries

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Profiler Sarah Armstrong knows what it's like to be in a sticky situation. As a single mother and one of the few female Rangers in Texas history, she has had to work twice as hard to rank among the best cops in the Lone Star State. But when megawealthy businessman Edward Lucas III is found murdered along with his mistress, their bodies posed in grotesque ways, Sara quickly senses that this will be the deadliest case of her career. While others focus the investigation on Lucas's estranged wife, Sarah disagrees and hunts a suspect only she believes in. Yet nothing in her career could have prepared her for the horror of a young man who believes he has been sent from heaven to massacre innocent people. When Sarah picks up on the killer's elusive trail, following his scent all over Texas, the psychopath makes her his next target. And as Sarah closes in, the madman sets his sights on all she holds dear.

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"Starred Review. Casey's solid research, smooth plotting and sensitive depiction of Sarah's relationship with her grieving daughter lift what could've been standard serial-killer fare into poignant, exciting family drama." - Publishers Weekly.

"Starred Review. An impressive fiction debut for true-crime author Casey (She Wanted It All, 2005), whose memorable heroine has brains, moxie, and heart. Happily for readers, this is the first in a series." - Booklist.

"This well-written debut begins a promising premise that falls into predictability by the end. Readers should not be deterred, however, from discovering what may well develop into an outstanding new series with an original sleuth." - Library Journal.

"Slow and on occasion irritatingly predictable. Truth may be easier than fiction." - Kirkus Reviews.

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Kathryn Casey

Kathryn Casey is a former magazine reporter and the author of five true-crime books.

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