Battling her demons takes up a lot of profiler and private investigator Keye Street's time. But on top of that she's battling the bad guys. If she can ignore the voices from her past, that is...
Keye Street, ex-FBI profiler and private detective, always looks out for those closest to her. But sometimes looking after herself is quite enough to handle. She's teetering on the brink, not quite sure if she's winning or losing in her battle with herself. But when her cousin, Miki Ashton, sees a stranger inside her house, it's time for Keye to lend a hand.
Meanwhile, Keye's mentor, Lieutenant Aaron Rauser, is embroiled in a disturbing case. When a dog returns alone from its walk, the hunt is on for its missing owner, a young boy. As the mystery deepens and the bodies pile up, Rauser needs Keye's expert profiling skills to unravel the killer's bizarre signature - tears.
Williams has created one of the most realistic protagonists in crime fiction that I've had the thrill to read. - Tess Gerritsen
An exceptionally smart, funny and character driven debut. - Karin Slaughter
This is one Street worth acquainting yourself with. - Sun
An explosive, unpredictable and psychologically complex thriller that turns crime fiction cliches inside out... Those looking for a strong female protagonist not a sexpot and as intelligent, tough, and flawed as any male thriller hero will be richly rewarded. - Publishers Weekly
Smart, ironic and compelling, this 21st century heroine is certain to gather ever more fans as the series unfolds. She is too great a character not to last. Catch her before she becomes a household name. - Daily Mail
Amanda Kyle Williams has contributed to numerous short story collections, has written some small press novels and worked as a freelance writer for the Atlanta Journal Constitution. In order to research this book, she studied criminal profiling and took law enforcement courses in Atlanta. This is her first serial killer novel, and she is currently working on her third, also featuring Keye Street.