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Eclipse

Hilary Norman

Publisher: Severn House

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Summary

A serial killer on the loose in Florida proves to be Detective Sam Becket’s worst nightmare . . . A serial killer is at work in Florida and Detective Sam Becket is hoping and praying that a body doesn’t turn up on his patch. But when a local woman is found neatly arranged on her bed with two bullet wounds where her eyes used be, there can be no doubt that the ‘Black Hole’ killer has come to Miami Beach. The murderer’s unusual modus operandi seems to be the only thing that connects the victims, but can Sam piece together the clues and stop him from striking again?

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