The splendor of a Western New York summer is destroyed by the ugliness of serial murder. Marty Carbone and Bertan Crane both have vested interests in seeing that the murders are solved. Marty because it's his job, Bertan because the first victim was an acquaintance. The two men become partners of sorts in the pursuit of the truth. They are shocked by the brutality of the crimes. They are repulsed by the facts that they uncover about the murderer and the murderer's motives.

Chapter One

Chapter Two

Chapter Three