Badlands: a novel of suspense

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Philadelphia homicide detectives Kevin Byrne and Jessica Balzano take on a high-profile cold case in Montanari's superior thriller, which combines a genuinely creepy villain with fully fleshed-out victims.
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display_description "Save this one for a weekend when you won't have to stop reading."—The Globe and Mail
A teenage runaway's body is found in the basement of a rancid tenement building in the desolate, dangerous North Philly district dubbed the Badlands. The inexplicable cause of death: drowning. Months later, this dormant homicide case stirs back to life. A confession to the bizarre murder sends Philadelphia police detectives Kevin Byrne and Jessica Balzano rushing to make an arrest. But what they find will chill these hardened veterans to the bone. As the body count grows, a terrifying design literally takes shape. Pieces of a gruesome puzzle are being set into place by a madman using the city as his game board. His playthings are the innocent, and his opponents—and pawns—are Byrne and Balzano, who must, before time runs out, decipher the truth about a shadowy house of horrors and its elusive master.
BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Richard Montanari's The Echo Man.
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series Jessica Balzano and Kevin Byrne novels
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subject_facet Code and cipher stories, Homicide investigation -- Fiction, Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Fiction, Police -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Fiction
title_display Badlands : a novel of suspense
title_full Badlands : a novel of suspense / Richard Montanari, Badlands Kevin Byrne & Jessica Balzano Series, Book 4
title_short Badlands :
title_sub a novel of suspense
topic_facet Fiction, Homicide investigation, Mystery, Police, Suspense, Thriller