The first body is a mystery.Shes young. Shes beautiful. And her corpse, laid out in the office of Boston medical examiner Kat Novak, betrays no secretsexcept for a matchbook clutched in one stiff hand, seven numbers scrawled inside.The next body is a warning.When a second victim is discovered, Kat begins to fear that a serial killer is stalking the streets. The police are sceptical. The mayor wont listen. And Kats chief suspect is one of the towns most prominent citizens.The final bodymight be hers.With the death toll rising, Kat races to expose a deadly predator who is closer than she ever dreamt. And every move she makes could be her very last.