The Butcher's Theater (Mass Market Paperbound)

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They call the ancient hills of Jerusalem the butcher's theater. Here, upon this bloodstained stage, a faceless killer performs his violent specialty. The first to die brutally is a girl. She is drained of blood, then carefully bathed and shrouded in white. Precisely one week later, a second victim is found.
Crisp . . . suspenseful . . . intense. "The New York Times Book Review"
From the sacred Wailing Wall to monasteries where dark secrets are cloistered, from black-clad Bedouin enclaves to labyrinthine midnight alleys, veteran police inspector Daniel Sharavi and his crack team plunge deep into a city simmering with religious and political passions to hunt for a murderer whose insatiable taste for bloodshed could destroy the delicate balance on which Jerusalem's very survival depends.

About the Author

Jonathan Kellerman received his Ph.D. in psychology at the age of twenty-four. In 1985, his first novel, When the Bough Breaks, became a New York Times bestseller, was produced as a TV movie, and won the Edgar Allan Poe and Anthony awards for best first novel. Since then, he has written twenty-eight bestselling crime novels.

Praise For…

“Roller-coaster suspense . . . a beautifully rendered setting.”—Los Angeles Times
“Spellbinding . . . a vivid, fascinating tale.”—Time

Product Details
ISBN: 9780345540188
ISBN-10: 0345540182
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: February 26th, 2013
Pages: 720
Language: English