|Independent crime scene specialist Maris Middleton is locked in a deadly game of mind-over-murder. The only rule is, the loser must die!A sadistic serial killer is on the loose -- a highly intelligent predator who kills for sport and carefully covers his tracks. Determined to stop the sexual psychopath before he strikes again, Maris meticulously retraces his footsteps to a string of similar murders that took place more than 15 years ago. The bloodstained trail leads her on a horrifying journey into the dark recesses of the killer's mind -- a journey that endangers her life and her dearest love.This is the second book featuring Detective Maris Middleton. Kaye's first Naiad Press book was Devil's Leg Crossing, published in 1997. She is a criminalist for the state of Texas and lives in the Dallas area with her partner and two dogs.