Richie Forman is freshly out of prison. By night, he makes a living impersonating Frank Sinatra in San Francisco's lounges and corporate parties. But then his ex-best friend - the man who stole his fiancée while he was in prison - is found hacked to death in his garage, and Richie is the prime suspect. In a murder mystery with the twists and turns of a microchip, Carnoy weaves his characters like a master. He has written an authentic, unputdownable thriller that is sure to chill and delight.
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"[Carnoy]'s spot on with his characterizations, all of which seem both archetypal and yet sparkling with individual personalities and interesting back stories. Add an intriguing semi-red herring or two, and the climax comes with a satisfying twist. A first-rate crime caper." - Kirkus
"Gripping, suspenseful, totally believable - and shockingly good." - Harlan Coben
"Starred Review. Carnoy follows his 2010 debut, Knife Music, with a thriller set in California's Silicon Valley that has it all: a convoluted but convincing plot, a likable protagonist facing terrible odds, and a meaty supporting cast working for and against him... This exceptionally satisfying murder puzzle should whet readers' appetites for more." - Publishers Weekly
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