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Rape and murder strike young single women on the sun drenched San Diego coast. Dr. Cory Cohen's patient is a victim, triggering flashbacks of the psychologist's own trauma. Her attacker went free, but she vows this one won't. Armed with psychological expertise, she is determined to catch him. Told from the dual POV of a sociopath, and of the psychologist out to catch him, this thriller provides insight into his mind and exposes the potential damage of managed care   
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   scarey (primal ax-wielding fear) Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book The crook is....    -   stalking/killing innocents Crime Thriller    -   Yes Is MAIN CHARACTER an EVIL criminal?    -   Yes General Crime (including known murderer)    -   Yes Who's the criminal enemy here?    -   rapist

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   scientist    -   psychiatrist Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Race    -   Japanese


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West City?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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